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    Emerging Materials and methods in Emerging Materials and methods in Concrete Construction

    by  • April 25, 2017 • Articles, Construction Information, Editorial, Expert Lecture, Recent Construction News • 0 Comments

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    ICI is organizing a conference on Innovation in concrete Construction (ICC-2017). The event will be on 29th April and is planned to be held in Green Park Hotel, Chennai. This conference aims at discussing the recent innovations in the construction sector as well aiding in an accumulation of funds for the ICI Technology center....

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    Patna Metro Rail will start from Airport

    by  • April 9, 2017 • Articles, Construction Information, Infrastructure & Project Focus, Patna Metro Rail Project, Rail Projects, Recent Construction News, Recent News for Civil Engineers • 0 Comments

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    Initiation of Patna Metro Rail Project It will be a rapid transit system in Patna. It will be constructed under PPP mode with the help of 12,000 crore. The Metro rail is expected to run on three routes by 2021. For First Phase – Routes 1A, 1B, 2 – i.e. Danapur to Mithapur Bypass...

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    First cable-stayed bridge for monorail built in Korea

    by  • January 29, 2015 • Bridge, Civil Engineering Projects, Editorial, Recent News for Civil Engineers • 0 Comments

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    SK Engineering & Construction Co. has completed construction of the first cable-stayed bridge for a new monorail in Korea. The nearly 700-foot-long span has a tower height of 231 feet. SK Engineering & Construction Co. (SK E&C) has completed the development of a railroad cable-stayed bridge mistreatment proprietary technology for the primary time in...

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    Estimating Life cost of a Construction Project

    by  • April 23, 2014 • Civil Engineering Projects, concrete • 0 Comments

    LIFE CYCLE COST IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Life cycle cost in construction projects is a process of economic decision analysis, which helps taking decisions on investments in new construction. These decisions on investments are analyzed for the payback over the life of the investment. This method is also known as life cycle costing technique in...

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    Comparing High Strength and Performance Concrete individually

    by  • April 23, 2014 • concrete • 0 Comments

    High-Strength versus High Performance Concrete High strength concrete and high-performance concrete are not synonymous because strength and performance of concrete are different properties of concrete. High-strength concrete is defined based on its compressive strength at a given age. During 1970s, any concrete mixtures which showed 40 MPa or more compressive strength at 28 days were...

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    How to Repair Concrete and requirement for concreting?

    by  • April 23, 2014 • Cement, concrete • 0 Comments

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    Concrete Repair Materials and its Requirements. Besides being of compatible properties, repair materials for cement, concrete/mortar shall also be easy to apply and require no attention after the repair has been applied. The essential parameters for deciding upon a repair material for concrete are: Low shrinkage properties Requisite setting/hardening properties Workability Good bond strength...

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    Change Mix Design according to Coarse Aggregates

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

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    Coarse Aggregate Properties affecting Mix Design Strength Maximum size of coarse aggregate: Maximum size of aggregate affects the workability and strength of concrete. It also influences the water demand for getting a certain workability and fine aggregate content required for achieving a cohesive mix. For a given weight, higher the maximum size of aggregate,...

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    What is Reactive Power Concrete?

    by  • April 15, 2014 • Cement, concrete • 0 Comments

    COMPOSITION OF REACTIVE POWDER CONCRETE (RPC) REACTIVE POWDER CONCRETE COMPOSITION & MANUFACTURING:  Reactive powder concrete has been developed to have a strength of 200 to 800 Mpa with required ductility. It is new technique involved in the civil engineering .Reactive powder concrete in made by replacing the conventional sand and aggregate by grounded quartz less than300 micron size,...

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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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