concrete

Resource pages for "concrete"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Surface Preparation

MAGNETACH Surface Preparation Accessories

The MAGNETACH Tooling System is designed for use on single- and dual-head concrete grinding equipment with either left- or right-hand rotation.
corrosion protection

MCI-2020 Gel Delivers Robust Corrosion Protection

MCI-2020 Gel is an injectable corrosion inhibitor which provides a robust dose of corrosion protection directly at or near the depth of steel reinforcement in concrete.
concrete construction

2020 Excellence In Concrete Construction Awards Announced

The Kennedy Center Expansion in Washington, DC was chosen as Overall Winner, while 12 other projects have also been recognized.
stadium maintenance

Protecting Stadiums From Elements, Wear And Tear

Restoration experts Western Specialty Contractors recommend routine maintenance to extend stadium life and protect fans.
floor safety

Floor Safety Solution Offers High Traction

The PIG Safety Border Mat with Adhesive Backing combines a highly visible border pattern with a high-traction walking surface.
resilient design

Measuring The Value Of Resilient Design And Construction

A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.
winter weather damage

Question Of The Week: How Can I Prepare My Facility For Winter?

Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future
building envelope preventive maintenance

Protecting Facilities Against The Elements

Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.
Penetron

Penetron Helps Clear Utah Roads In Winter

Penetron crystalline technology provides the crucial protection concrete needs to resist the aggressive, chloride-rich environment of the Utah Department of Transportation’s new and expanded Cottonwood Maintenance Complex.
building inspection

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.
concrete

Friday Funny: What Could You Do With A Bag Of Concrete?

Most of us would be challenged to construct something more imaginative than a patio paver. Joey Eddington made a floating ghost table.
concrete floors

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.
environmental product declaration

Echelon Masonry Products Obtain EPDs

Oldcastle Architectural's Echelon Trenwyth CMU block and InsulTech wall system have obtained an Environmental Product Declaration under ASTM C90 guidelines for loadbearing concrete masonry.
concrete flooring

Concrete Flooring by Concreate

Concrete Flooring is plank flooring that provides the performance of decorative concrete without the cost or complications of pouring a slab.
blow molding

20,000 Plastic Spheres For JFK Performing Arts Center Expansion

The design incorporates long spans without the use of beams and lightens the structure by displacing approximately 30% of the concrete normally required for a comparable flat slab.
concrete

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

Four Types Of Concrete Damage And How To Address Them

The type of damage you see on your concrete is often a clue as to how it occurred in the first place. Proper diagnosing of the problem can help you determine how best to fix it, and how soon you need to address it.

Five Common Misconceptions About Concrete Floor Maintenance

To give maintenance professionals a better understanding of some of the key principles behind concrete floor maintenance, the IICRC has developed a list of commonly held misconceptions

Friday Funny: How Is A Building Like A Bowling Ball?

You may wonder how and why a building would have anything to do with a bowling ball, but the engineers out there will probably recognize the relationship fairly quickly.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Concrete Crack Up!

Is there a product or process that we can use to keep the smaller cracks from opening up farther and breaking up the concrete beyond repair?

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

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