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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 […]

The Difference Between Diamond Core Drilling & Reverse Circulation (RC) Drilling

Posted on: Thursday, June 7th, 2018

There are many applications for diamond drilling and diamond-imbued drill bits, thanks to their unmatched strength and precision. As well as the many uses for diamond drilling on a construction site, diamond drilling can also be used by geologists and in mining for exploratory work. Let’s take a look how diamond core drilling compares to […]

How to reduce noise pollution in construction

Posted on: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

When first thinking of pollution from construction, many people would consider the emissions from machinery and vehicles first and foremost, but another prominent issue with construction sites comes in the form of noise pollution.   Excessive noise, particularly for prolonged periods of time, is not only a nuisance to workers and neighbours, it can lead […]

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