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Latest on Design Codes for Concrete

21 Aug 2018

The process to update the Eurocodes is underway. Earlier this year some 1800 ‘informal’ comments were made across Europe on a 2nd draft of a revised EN 1992-1-1. A 3rd draft was delivered by Project Team I in May 2018.

Download: This is Concrete - 10 Years, 10 Insights

19 Jul 2018

This new ‘This is Concrete’ 32-page magazine features expert viewpoints and the latest industry data to provide 10 sustainability insights based on best practice and reflecting lessons learnt in the 10 years since the launch of the concrete industry sustainable construction strategy.

New Cements

06 Jul 2018

The specification of concrete code BS 8500 is being amended this summer to include three-part blends of cement such as Portland cement, GGBS and limestone fines or Portland cement, fly ash and limestone fines. These are low carbon cements which will improve the range of options available to designers, specifiers and producers.

BS8666 – Call for Comments

06 Jul 2018

BS8666, Scheduling, dimensioning, bending and cutting of steel reinforcement for concrete is to undergo a general revision with work having just started.

Concept Software – the Economical Concrete Solution

06 Jul 2018

Did you know that there is a free simple spreadsheet that can give you the most economical concrete option for your building and size the columns for you too?  Concept gives you 13 different reinforced concrete floor options with simplified costings to help you choose the best solution. 

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