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    Background of Indian Cement Industry – Complete Overview 

    by  • November 17, 2016 • Articles, Building Construction, Cement, concrete • 0 Comments

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    ​Indian Cement Industry – Background The Cement Industry in India is over a 100 years old and due to its constant growth and high energy prices, uses the best available technologies in the sector. Most of the large cement plants in India can be characterised as modern with efficient production processes and strict environmental...

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    ACC Coolcrete Ready mix concrete

    by  • June 14, 2016 • Building Construction, Cement, concrete, Editorial, Expert Lecture, Introduction • 0 Comments

    Coolcrete : Ready-Mix Concrete Temperature –  controlled Concrete. Coolcrete has placement temperatures much below ambient temperatures and and can be designed as low as 12 degree Celsius or as per client requirement. Temperature controlled concrete is necessary to prevent the rise of internal temperature of the concrete beyond specified limits for mass concrete or...

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    Manufactured sand its Properties

    by  • April 16, 2014 • Building Construction, Building Materials, concrete • 0 Comments

    Manufactured Sand is a sand produced from crushing of granite stones in required grading to be used for construction purposes as a replacement for river sand. Read More about Manufactured Sand. The properties of Manufactured sand used for construction are: Higher Strength of concrete: The manufactured sand has required gradation of fines, physical properties...

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    MANUFACTURED SAND IN CONSTRUCTION called M-Sand

    by  • April 15, 2014 • Building Construction, concrete, Recent Construction News • 0 Comments

    MANUFACTURED SAND IN CONSTRUCTION called M-Sand Manufactured sand is a substitute of river for construction purposes sand produced from hard granite stone by crushing. The crushed sand is of cubical shape with grounded edges, washed and graded to as a construction material. The size of manufactured sand (M-Sand) is less than 4.75mm. Why Manufactured...

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    How to make a small Building Earthquake resistance

    by  • April 9, 2014 • Building Construction, EarthQuake • 0 Comments

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    Steps to Improve the Earthquake Resistance of a small Building……..  The earthquake resistance of small buildings may be increased by taking some precautions and measures in site selections, building planning and constructions as explained below: 1. Site Selection for small buildings: The building constructions should be avoided on (a) Near unstable embankments (b) On...

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    Common Concrete Damages and its Prevention

    by  • April 4, 2014 • Building Construction, Cement, concrete • 1 Comment

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    CONCRETE DAMAGES, DEFECTS AND PREVENTION Concrete structure damages, defects and its prevention Concrete structures get damaged or defective during its lifetime. The causes for such damages or defects can be many such as poor quality control during construction, overloads on structure, natural calamities, environmental factors etc. But it is essential to restore the strength...

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    Tunnel Form Construction Technique – Complete Procedure

    by  • April 3, 2014 • Building Construction, Construction Information, Editorial • 0 Comments

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    Tunnel Form Construction Technique was invented over 50 years ago. The use of tunnel-form produces high quality monolithic structures. It eliminates the use of any subsequent wet trades (Plastering etc). It is basically an operation to cast walls and slabs in one operation in a daily cycle. This technique is highly systematic, earthquake proven...

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    HYBRID CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE : Benefits of Precasting

    by  • March 28, 2014 • Building Construction, concrete • 0 Comments

    INDEPENDENT ACTION

    HYBRID CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE AND STRUCTURAL ACTIONS HYBRID CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE: Hybrid concrete construction is the combination of precast and in-situ concrete. The different materials are used according to their strengths and weaknesses to provide simple, buildable and competitive high-quality structures that offer consistent performance. Hybrid concrete construction can incorporate all the benefits of precasting, (e.g....

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