Roller-compacted concrete is a durable paving material that is capable of withstanding heavy loads. It is a fast, economical construction method for dams, off-highway pavement projects, heavy-duty parking and storage areas, and as a base for conventional pavement. It uses a stiff, no-slump concrete mixture with the consistency of damp gravel comprised of local aggregates or crushed recycled concrete, Portland cement, and water.
The mixture is placed and roller compacted with the same commonly available equipment used for asphalt pavement construction. The process requires no forms, finishing, surface texturing, or joint sawing and sealing.
This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.
An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
Guidance on how concrete can be used to achieve credits under the latest version of BREEAM NC:2014.
This book summarises the reference material that will be used in the design of reinforced concrete buildings to Eurocode 2.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
This eighth annual report report presents the concrete industry’s sustainability performance in 2014.
This publication explores the key themes of whole-life, including future flexibility, resilience and ease of maintenance.
This guide focuses on the use of concrete at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre and its part in creating a low energy building.