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.
A magazine to celebrate 10 years of the concrete industry sustainable construction strategy.
Gives likely structural options for a concrete frame, with useful points to note - written by engineers for engineers.
This publication seeks to provide information for structural engineers who are designing tall buildings in concrete.
An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
The buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
Concrete's ability to provide passive cooling is widely applied in both new and refurbished buildings; this guide explains thermal mass and its advantages.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
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This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.
This publication widens the understanding of post-tensioned floor construction and illustrates the considerable benefits.