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Optimizing offshore foundation design choices

Perhaps one the greatest achievements of the offshore wind industry has been its capacity for standardisation. Standardisation is gold dust in any industry and ...
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Why does concrete crack? Part 2 - The impact of cracks

Cracks in a concrete structure reduce its strength and durability, leading to unplanned repair costs. As explained in Part 1 of this article, cracking is an unavoidable ...
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Flooring – a critical factor for food safety

Following the wide interest shown in Ucrete at IFFA, the world’s leading trade fair for the meat industry, as the brand celebrates its 50th anniversary, Ucrete’s ...
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Why does concrete crack? Part 1 - The reasons

Concrete is the most common building material around the world. Since the invention of modern cement by Louis Vicat in 1817, research and development efforts have ...
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Happy 50th, Ucrete – the world’s toughest floor since 1969

The world’s most resilient floor from Master Builders Solutions is celebrating a major anniversary: half a century ago, the Ucrete flooring solution was patented. On its ...
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Maintenance insights at the world’s largest chemical site

Maintenance professionals are often offered presentations of new products. This usually means that they invest a lot of time and eventually learn a little more than they ...
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Quality in the sense of the customer

High demand, scarce capacity and growing cost pressures are currently leading to a paradigm shift in the construction materials market. Significant price increases are ...
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The significance of flooring for food production and food safety

In the food industry, food safety and customers’ trust are closely linked and are the pillars on which successful companies build a long-lasting brand reputation. But ...
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Effective concrete admixtures for industrial floors

In November, Master Builders Solutions issued invitations to the event “Industrial Floors – Right First Time” at Expert Forum Construction – Network for Innovations in ...
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The potential of additives in cement production

As a construction material, concrete faces growing requirements – the same therefore applies to cement. One of the key objectives is to reduce the cost of cement ...
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Highly Flowable Concrete

Highly flowable concretes have many advantages: they are easier to pump, lay and compact than conventional concretes with a stiff, plastic consistency. Nevertheless, ...
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Concrete Tanks for the Fish Farming

In 2017, Norway’s fish and seafood exports amounted to the equivalent of 36 million meals every day, year round, the Norwegian Seafood Council reports. A large portion ...
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