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Why does concrete crack? Part 1 - The reasons

Concrete is the most common building material around the world. Since the invention of modern cement by Louis Vicat in 1817, research and development efforts have ...
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Happy 50th, Ucrete – the world’s toughest floor since 1969

The world’s most resilient floor from Master Builders Solutions is celebrating a major anniversary: half a century ago, the Ucrete flooring solution was patented. On its ...
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Waterproofing solution for multistorey car parks

An effective protection and waterproofing coating plays a crucial role in the long-term structural integrity and cost efficiency of any multistorey car park. Master ...
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Maintenance insights at the world’s largest chemical site

Maintenance professionals are often offered presentations of new products. This usually means that they invest a lot of time and eventually learn a little more than they ...
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Quality in the sense of the customer

High demand, scarce capacity and growing cost pressures are currently leading to a paradigm shift in the construction materials market. Significant price increases are ...
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The significance of flooring for food production and food safety

In the food industry, food safety and customers’ trust are closely linked and are the pillars on which successful companies build a long-lasting brand reputation. But ...
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Effective concrete admixtures for industrial floors

In November, Master Builders Solutions issued invitations to the event “Industrial Floors – Right First Time” at Expert Forum Construction – Network for Innovations in ...
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The potential of additives in cement production

As a construction material, concrete faces growing requirements – the same therefore applies to cement. One of the key objectives is to reduce the cost of cement ...
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Highly Flowable Concrete

Highly flowable concretes have many advantages: they are easier to pump, lay and compact than conventional concretes with a stiff, plastic consistency. Nevertheless, ...
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Concrete Tanks for the Fish Farming

In 2017, Norway’s fish and seafood exports amounted to the equivalent of 36 million meals every day, year round, the Norwegian Seafood Council reports. A large portion ...
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Varying requirements despite a common legal basis: European ...

European regulations regarding waterproofing solutions for potable-water facilities remain complex and there is no common approach applicable across all EU member states.
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Risk Management in the Construction Industry

We have invited civil engineer Carles Cots, founder and owner of engineering and consulting firm C-REHAB to talk about his international experiences on construction risk ...
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