Upstate New York producer Taylor Concrete pinpoints GGBF slag as a means of reducing block and brick unit mix designs’ portland cement by 20 percent, but increasing finished products’ net area compressive strength nearly 50 percent over ASTM C 90 requirements
Early-June ASTM committee meetings in St. Louis saw the launch of Subcommittee C09.50 Risk Management for Alkali Aggregate Reactions (AAR), targeting standards that will assist users to minimize or possibly prevent deleterious expansion in hydraulic cement mortar and concrete due to AAR
Recognizing distinctive new construction or retrofit applications as manufactured stone veneer demand is poised for continued growth, the MVMA named 19 projects in its first annual Design Awards program
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