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Refurbishing aging dams for sustainable hydropower generation

Solutions and experiences from Master Builders Solutions   “…infrastructure cannot be taken for granted and the world needs to overcome the environmental damage faced by ...
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Refurbishment and protection of busy viaduct in the Czech Republic

Bridges, roads or viaducts are exposed to demanding conditions daily – heavy vehicles crossing the infrastructure bring the architecture to its limit of load-bearing ...
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7 key tips for durable waterproofing using liquid membranes

The versatility of liquid membranes allows their application for waterproofing of all types of structures, from roofs to cellars, including car parks, and from ...
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9 factors to consider when choosing a protective car park ...

A sustainable solution that provides effective protection and waterproofing plays a key role in the long-term structural integrity of a facility and its ...
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The urgency of aging infrastructure in our smart and urbanized world

If you look around, you can see concrete structures almost everywhere – whether they are residential or commercial buildings, roads, bridges or dams, we, humankind, are ...
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10 ways to reduce segmental tunnel linings’ carbon footprint

Segmentally lined tunnels use a large quantity of concrete, with the associated carbon burden that brings. However, rethinking your approach early on can reduce the ...
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The role of materials for a sustainable construction and ...

Compared to other construction materials like steel or plastic, concrete has a much lower environmental impact as per kilo basis. However, as it is the second most ...
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Watertight and water vapour permeable materials - Is that possible?

Permeability of waterproofing membranes to gases - Part 4
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Tradition meets innovation from the floor up at leading Austrian dairy

Ucrete floors from Master Builders Solutions can be found all over the world – even high up in the Austrian Alps! Discover how one Austrian dairy with a reputation for ...
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Antistatic and ESD flooring: standards and testing methods

Floors which help prevent damage due to electrostatic discharge (ESD) must be specified, installed and tested according to the relevant standards. Rather than relying on ...
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Top summer reads for construction industry experts - Part 2

Trends and digital tools Do you know this craving for reading a book or catching up on some articles as soon as the summer holidays arrive? During those few weeks off ...
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The sand crisis and recycled concrete: how admixtures open up the ...

Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world – and also the most environmentally discussed. One reason for this is its reliance on sand as a ...
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