A new test method will help ensure the quality of roller-compacted concrete (RCC) by measuring its density and air content. ASTM International’s committee on concrete and concrete aggregates (C09) created the standard, which is needed to proportion and optimize mixtures in labs and in the field and to verify specification
Milwaukee is pleased to announce a heavy-duty solution for quick leveling and angle finding – the new Die Cast Pocket Level with 360° Locking Vial. As you may recall, late last year Milwaukee Tool announced its new torpedo levels with the industry’s strongest magnets and a 360° vial locking mechanism.
We’ve long known that Romans knew how to make highly durable concrete structures. After all, many of their concrete structures, like the Parthenon, are still standing. The Pantheon was built 2,000 years ago and its roof is still the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. ABC News in Australia has posted
W. R. Meadows rolls out its newest addition to their vapor barrier product line with Perminator Evoh. This seven-layer co-extruded barrier manufactured from state-of- the-art polyethylene and Evoh resin is specifically designed for brownfield sites. Perminator Evoh provides superior resistance to gas and moisture transmissions. Perminator Evoh is a highly
Houses can be made from wood, or they can be made from concrete. Why not make concrete from wood? The website Science Daily has recently reported that concrete can now be made from wood! Houses can be made of wood, as they were in the past — or of concrete,
Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment and SUNY Upstate Medical University have found a link between green buildings and improved cognitive function. “The Impact of Working in a Green Certified Building on Cognitive Function and Health” study found occupants