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    Background of Indian Cement Industry – Complete Overview 

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

    cement industry in India

    ​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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    Concrete Society Report – Concrete core testing for strength

    by  • February 10, 2015 • Articles, Books, concrete, Download Free Civil Engineering Books • 0 Comments

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    Report of Concrete Society working Party. This report provides recommended procedures for obtaining and the compressive testing of concrete cores and for the interpretation of the results. Evidence from practice and research is provided for the formulae and conversion factors recommended.  

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    65 photos of gorgeous concrete residences

    by  • April 26, 2014 • Civil Engineering Projects, concrete, Gallery • 0 Comments

    Concrete Pretty Works India and Aborad

    Concrete structures designed by Brutalist architects have evolved from looking like parking garages and fortresses to something “palpably and unmistakably beautiful,” writes Amy Schellenbaum. This piece features a collection of more than 60 photos of homes all over the world that are made from concrete and are as aesthetically pleasing to the eye as...

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    A Complete over view of concrete mix design

    by  • April 24, 2014 • concrete • 0 Comments


    Concrete mix design is defined as the appropriate selection and proportioning of constituents to produce a concrete with pre-defined characteristics in the fresh and hardened states. In general, concrete mixes are designed in order to achieve a defined workability, strength and durability . The selection and proportioning of materials depends on: The structural requirements...

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    Testing High Strength Prestressed Concrete Cubes

    by  • April 23, 2014 • concrete, Prestressed Concrete Structures, Testing • 0 Comments

    High strength prestressed concrete cube tests guidelines are guidelines prescribed in the Indian standard code IS: 1343-1980 with respect to quality of materials used in prestressed concrete. The minimum 28 day compressive strength of concrete cubes of 15 cm size, prescribed in the Indian standard code IS: 1343-1980, is 40 N/mm2 for pre-tensioned concrete and 30 N/mm2 for post-tensioned concrete. The...

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