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 commemorate 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
Gives likely structural options for a concrete frame, with useful points to note - written by engineers for engineers.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
Guidance on how concrete can be used to achieve credits under the latest version of BREEAM NC:2014.
This guide focuses on concrete and masonry housing, and presents requirements for Part L1A of the Building Regulations.
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This publication summarises the material used in the design of reinforced and prestressed concrete bridges using Eurocode 2
This publication widens the understanding of post-tensioned floor construction and illustrates the considerable benefits.
This guide focuses on the use of concrete at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre and its part in creating a low energy building.
The buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.