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Why structural reinforced concrete is being used increasingly to build super-tall buildings

Designers occasionally use concrete columns in buildings with structural steel beams supporting the floors. This reduces cost by about one fifth over steel columns, though concrete columns are bulkier and add weight to a structure. From an architectural perspective, concrete is more adaptable because it can be molded into interesting designs. With sustainability an increasing issue for all building construction,…



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Coloured / Stamped Concrete

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Coloured / Stamped Concrete When most people think about concrete construction, they picture unfinished basements and ugly utilitarian structures like prisons and parking garages. But there is no reason for concrete construction to be unattractive. Through the magic of stamped concrete from Ahuja Decorative Concrete homeowners can enjoy all the practical benefits of concrete, such as strength and durability, as…



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Concrete Producers Should Work Smarter, Not Harder

Concrete Producers Should Work Smarter, Not Harder - By Karan Ahuja - Managing Partner Technology helps producers run more efficiently, instead of running into the ground. When I ask concrete producers what keeps them up at night, a common fear is losing business to competitors. If one supplier can’t meet a customer’s needs, another will. The flipside of today’s strong market…



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Budget 2018: Govt’s infra theme may benefit construction, metal, cement stocks

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Budget 2018: Govt's infra theme may benefit construction, metal, cement stocks The infrastructure related stocks including construction, metal and cement stock will benefit from the government infrastructure development theme In Budget 2018 the government continued to put more focus on infrastructure development as they allocated Rs 5.97 lakh crore towards the infrastructure development. The affordable housing sector will continue to…



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Researchers develop eco-friendly concrete in the UK

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Researchers develop eco-friendly concrete in the UK : A potentially sustainable new form of concrete has been recently created that might make it the most environmentally friendly type of building material. Concrete in its traditional form is made from cement, mixed with a range of coarse aggregates such as gravel, limestone or granite, and some finer particle aggregates such as…



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Future Growth of Concrete Business in India

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Future Growth of Concrete Business in India Concrete is a basic building block. But so far, Indian concrete consumers prefer to make the concrete they use. Ready-mix concrete (RMC) accounts for only 4-7 per cent of the country´s cement consumption whereas 70 per cent of the cement produced in Japan gets consumed by its RMC business. Corresponding conversion ratios are…



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The right Concrete Mixing Ratios

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When making concrete it's important to use the correct concrete mixing ratios to produce a strong, durable concrete mix. To make concrete there are four basic materials you need: portland cement, sand, aggregate (stone), and water. The ratio of aggregate to sand to cement is an important factor in determining the compressive strength of the concrete mixture. A concrete mixture…



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