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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 […]

Interesting Facts About Spaghetti Junction

Posted on: Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham, UK – the most complex motorway intersection in the world. It’s unique layout and dull colour has made it one of the most famous eyesores in the world.   With its winding roads and unexpected gradient variations, it makes for one of the most confusing junctions in England for motorists to […]

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 […]

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 […]

How the Construction Sector is Preparing for Brexit

Posted on: Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

On the 23rd of June 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union. Over two years on, with not much progress achieved, many professionals are feeling uncertain on how the departure will impact their business. Update: PM Borris Johnson has stated that we are going to leave the EU on October 31st 2019, if we […]

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 […]

Top 5 construction industry trends to expect in 2018

Posted on: Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The construction industry often favours tried and tested methods, but to evolve, keep ahead of the competition and future-proof your business, it is important to stay up to date with industry trends. With technology progressing rapidly, 2018 is set to be a year in which making use of tech in construction can revolutionise old processes […]

Concrete Drilling Services obtains gold Constructionline membership

Posted on: Friday, December 22nd, 2017

View our certifications Concrete Drilling Services are proud to announce that we have recently achieved certification and gold membership status with Constructionline. This upgrade on our membership demonstrates our dedication to excellence and to providing our clients with the best, safest and most transparent service.   Why Constructionline is important Constructionline makes supply chain management […]

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