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, […]
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 […]
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 Proper Concrete Floor Preparation Is Important
Posted on: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Concrete, while a robust and sturdy material that has proved an invaluable foundation for our society, can suffer immensely if it isn’t well maintained. Concrete flooring in particular is vulnerable to wear, making it essential that is laid and cared for responsibly. Here, we’ll be explaining just why it is especially important to prepare floors […]
Why you should choose professional demolition services over DIY demolition
Posted on: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
A demolition project requires plenty of attention and foresight. No matter how careful you think that you are being in overseeing your own demolition project, you are sure to overlook some aspect of the project that a professional service would have planned for. DIY projects are often undertaken in an attempt to keep costs low, […]
Construction industry suffering from considerable skills shortage
Posted on: Monday, September 7th, 2015
Britain is, at present, facing a serious shortage in skills in its construction industry. The worst shortage experienced by the industry for a generation, the present situation sees a serious talent gap across a number of construction-related professions. Though this lack of skills in key construction sectors may not appear of urgent importance, there have […]
How does concrete work?
Posted on: Thursday, July 9th, 2015
One of the most integral materials in the construction industry today, concrete is vital to many building projects the world over. Despite its commonplace in the majority of the buildings surrounding us every day, many do not know exactly how this material works. Here, we explain a little more about how concrete is created and […]
A Guide to The Drilling and Sawing Association
Posted on: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
The Drilling and Sawing Association represents the interests of those companies which make up the drilling and sawing industry. With 30 years in industry, the DSA proudly represent the sole organisation maintaining and representing the interests of these companies, and the past three decades have led the organisation to provide a continual, consistent service to […]