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Understanding Concrete Carbonation

Understanding Concrete Carbonation
Outside of direct mechanical damage or fire, the corrosion of steel reinforcement remains at the heart of most cases of concrete failure. The process of structural failure via concrete carbonation...Understanding Concrete Carbonation

Saving Time on PPQs, RFQs and Similar Tasks

Saving Time on PPQs, RFQs and Similar Tasks
How much time do you spend filling out construction related forms with the same standard information? Whether you're on the client or supplier side you'll no doubt be familiar with the often hefty...Saving Time on PPQs, RFQs and Similar Tasks

Damage Caused By Chloride Attack

Damage Caused By Chloride Attack
Chloride attack poses a significant threat to reinforced concrete especially for structures in marine environments or those that are likely to be exposed to high concentrations of salts. The net...Damage Caused By Chloride Attack

The Heritage CSCS Card Scheme

The Heritage CSCS Card Scheme
We’re very pleased to announce that eight of our site team have now received the new Heritage CSCS Experienced Worker Card. Acting as a tangible form of proof that workers are skilled,...The Heritage CSCS Card Scheme

Masonry Ruins Training

Masonry Ruins Training
Finding specialist conservation training up here in the North can sometimes be difficult – so much so that we have to send our people as far away as West Dean College in Sussex for what we...Masonry Ruins Training