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Types of Concrete and Their Uses in Construction

Posted on: Monday, August 5th, 2019

Concrete is used worldwide for construction projects of all types and sizes, thanks to its reliability, its durability and the various types of concrete available to use. However, while this variety makes concrete a versatile material, it can be confusing to the uninitiated. In this article, Concrete Drilling Services will look at some of the […]

How to Recycle Your Old Concrete

Posted on: Friday, May 31st, 2019

We all understand the importance of recycling paper, plastic, cardboard, wood and even some types of metal, but believe it or not, concrete, which happens to be one of the most used materials in the construction industry, can also be recycled.   Therefore, we’ll be presenting you with some benefits to recycling your old concrete, […]

What Can You Use Concrete For?

Posted on: Monday, April 29th, 2019

Concrete has been used for many different things over the years and the industry still shows no sign of stopping.   With its consistent popularity, concrete is still very much a favourable material, useful for everything from domestic driveways to structural beams. So what types of concrete are there and what can they be used […]

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 […]

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 […]

Concrete wall sawing: dos and don’ts

Posted on: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Concrete wall sawing – also known as track sawing – is a specific type of concrete cutting which utilises circular blades on a track mounted machine. The wall sawing technique can be carried out remotely and was designed for cutting through vertical slabs of concrete; it can, however, also be used on masonry, reinforced concrete, […]

Your guide to safety equipment for concrete cutting and drilling

Posted on: Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Concrete cutting and drilling is demanding, specialist work which comes with a range of risks. To carry out such work properly and safely, workers should be aware of the hazards posed, adhere to safe working practices and use the appropriate protective equipment. All businesses which carry out concrete drilling and cutting should ensure their operatives […]

A guide for storing and maintaining concrete saws

Posted on: Friday, September 29th, 2017

If you look after your concrete saws by carrying out appropriate maintenance and storage techniques, you will significantly extend their lifespan. Not only will well-maintained equipment last longer, it is also safer and easier to use. Concrete saws by their very nature carry out tough and wearing work and so keeping them in top condition […]

Tips for quality concrete saw cutting

Posted on: Monday, July 31st, 2017

Concrete cutting which is completed to a high standard takes skill, know-how and the right equipment. Concrete saw cutting is a task which requires particular precision as the vast majority of the time, you only get one chance to get the job done right. This ability is very useful in a wide variety of construction […]

Concrete Burns: How To Prevent And Treat Them

Posted on: Friday, March 31st, 2017

Concrete burns are a serious issue for anyone who works with the substance, and for their employers. Despite this, concrete burns are relatively common due to the ease of which the issue can occur.   The good news is that concrete burns are preventable and, when dealt with swiftly, can be treated easily too. In […]