Is Self Healing Concrete the End to Cracks?
Posted on: Saturday, March 30th, 2019
As a country, we spend a huge amount of money on maintaining infrastructure, from the roads we drive along to the bridges we walk across. But what if we told you that one day, it would be possible for cracks in the road to heal themselves? Developments in the UK Abir […]
The Best Concrete Cutting Tools
Posted on: Thursday, February 28th, 2019
When water and cement are mixed together, they combine to make concrete: one of the toughest surfaces known to man. Revered for being extremely robust and durable, concrete is fantastic for providing stability to buildings and structures, but challenging to cut, remove or destroy. Luckily, the construction industry has seen its saws and cutting […]
Is Concrete Sustainable?
Posted on: Saturday, January 5th, 2019
Reports have emerged citing the harmful by-products associated with concrete production. Many of these reports claim that concrete is unsustainable — largely because of the amount of CO2 produced as a result of its production. For every tonne of cement produced, a tonne of CO2 is produced — or so is the claim. Whether […]
Why Are Diamonds Used in Drills?
Posted on: Friday, December 28th, 2018
Many people are surprised to find out that diamonds are used in drilling. The highly revered gemstone is typically associated with precious jewellery, and therefore using it in such a harsh activity seems preposterous to many. In fact, only a quarter of diamonds are used in fine jewellery; the majority are used for […]
Will AI Replace Structural Concrete Engineers?
Posted on: Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Artificial intelligence is advancing each and every day. And while we may not be close to being overrun with transcendent, tyrannical robots as much science fiction media has prophesied, the steady replacement of AI over human labour is looking to become an unquestionable reality. AI crack detection units are being developed for the construction […]
How to Break Concrete
Posted on: Monday, October 29th, 2018
Concrete is tough. Very tough. So tough in fact that we use concrete in the majority of construction projects all over the world. From bridges to houses, roads to skyscrapers, – it’s not an exaggeration to state that concrete is the fundamental building material in modern society. A material as robust as concrete is […]
Diamond Drilling: The Best Drilling Solution
Posted on: Friday, September 28th, 2018
Diamond drilling is the cutting edge of modern drilling solutions in the construction industry. Unlike standard drills, diamond drills feature drill bits embedded with diamonds: the toughest natural material in the world. The addition of diamonds greatly improves the drill’s performance, making it exceptionally robust, accurate and efficient. Consequently, the diamond drill has a huge […]
Different Sawing Techniques & Methods
Posted on: Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Following industrial advancements and a greater demand for concrete renovations, the electric saw branched off into multiple variations with different uses. Concrete Drilling Services are comprised of an expert team who are fully equipped to handle all types of sawing. This article seeks to explain the different types of saws and the varying techniques used […]
How the Construction Sector is Preparing for Brexit
Posted on: Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
On the 23rd of June 2016, Britain shocked the world when it voted to leave the European Union. A little over two years on, with not much progress achieved, many professionals are feeling uncertain on how the departure will impact their business. The construction industry are seemingly anticipating a significant change to their work after […]
Dust in Construction: the Silent Killer
Posted on: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
When working in construction, there various controls and procedures you should follow to ensure the health and safety of all workers. Whilst there are a lot of safety procedures in place to prevent workplace accidents, the precautions for protecting workers’ health are often harder to pin down. This is despite long-term, work-related health issues affecting […]