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Nine-year test for corrosion protection proves benefit of ConmicShield® additive in concrete.
Nine-year test for corrosion protection proves benefit of ConmicShield® additive in concrete.
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For precast manhole producers in Louisiana, corrosion prevention is a major consideration. In today’s depressed economy, cities are forced to stretch…
January 20, 2021
Real-time sensing technology can help determine concrete strength and construction schedules
All images: Purdue University / Erin Easterling
How does a DOT decide when to open a road to traffic after concrete pavement construction? The current methodology is to perform mechanical testing…
April 01, 2020
Four studies have shown that soil quality is not harmed by slurry deposition, and at least some vegetation responds favorably to it.
Four studies have shown that soil quality is not harmed by slurry deposition, and at least some vegetation responds favorably to it. Photo: J Roberts
What is slurry? The dictionary defines slurry as “a watery mixture of insoluble matter.” The word describes a physical state and not a mixture’s…
February 03, 2020
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