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Developers bring it to Life | High Concrete Group

Precast concrete provides both structural integrity and aesthetic design options making it an all-in-one solution. Precast concrete meets LEED certification requirements for resilience, sustainability, reliability, and durability. It is natural, locally sourced, and increases project efficiency setting up the project for success from the start.

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PDF) Innovative resilient system of precast segmental RC

This study introduces an innovative resilient system for precast segmental reinforced concrete (RC) bridge columns. The proposed system consists of a typical precast hollow core RC segmental

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How Precast Concrete Builds - Versatility - PCI

Precast concrete is the epitome of a well-organized, time-saving, labor-saving, cost-effective architectural and structural building system. Efficiency and economy go hand in hand. Precast concrete design results in a building that showcases the material with open spaces and an absence of superfluous material.

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Winter - Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute

the opportunity that precast concrete offers in terms of construction, structural strength, design innovation, social value, maintenance and durability. Finalists will have the opportunity to produce their precast concrete benches and display them at the location of

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Graphic Concrete: It's the new face of precast - Altus Precast

Available exclusively in North America through AltusGroup precasters, Graphic Concrete allows you to impart nearly any pattern, image or design onto precast wall surfaces. It opens up an unlimited range of design possibilities with the renowned resilience of precast concrete. Graphic Concrete has been used successfully on more than 1,500 projects worldwide. The technology transfers []

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Architectural Precast Concrete | High Concrete Group

There are four (4) compelling reasons to choose architectural precast concrete for your building's exterior: 1. Architectural precast is the only cladding material that permits you, the designer, to custom design shape, color, texture, and pattern - only you control your building's unique, custom exterior look. 2.

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Sustainability, Resiliency and the Precast Advantage

The National Precast Concrete Association has reported on numerous projects that have obtained or are applying for LEED Gold certification and the numbers are growing. For example, Amesbury, Mass.-based Shea Concrete Products recently moved into a new 13,000-square-foot office, built primarily with precast.

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Resilience and Robustness of Composite Steel and Precast

Sydney Harbour Bridge (SHB) is an iconic structure constructed in 1923 in Sydney, connecting North Sydney and Sydney CBD. It is a steel-arch structure that caries 8 road lines and 2 rail tracks. Rail tracks of the bridge presently use conventional timber transoms (or sleepers) as track support structure. Replacement of aging and failing timber transoms annually cost public tax money

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Resilient Infrastructure | School of Civil and

Innovative Seismic Retrofits for Resilient and Sustainable Reinforced-Concrete Buildings – The goal of this proposed project is to validate, via innovative large-scale field testing, a new class of retrofits for reinforced concrete buildings. Five retrofit measures will be investigated to achieve this goal, consisting of novel bracing systems

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8 Precast concrete panels ideas | precast concrete

CEU: Innovation and Resilience with Precast Concrete Precast concrete is an environmentally sound material produced from natural materials Precast Concrete Panels Concrete Facade Advertising Tools

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PDF High Performance & Resilient Precast Educational

2. Explain basic approaches to high performance and resilient school design using precast concrete. 3. Promote the concept of functional resilience and its importance in educational facilities. 4. Learn how prefabricated, integrated architectural and structural precast concrete design solutions contribute to life safety features

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Durability and Resilience of Tall Buildings with Precast

In this paper, precast concrete wall systems are compared to curtain wall and window wall systems in terms of durability and disaster resilience of multi-story buildings. Window wall systems are currently the enclosure system of choice for tall residential buildings in most parts of North America.

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Precast concrete solutions for risk management

Jan 12,  · Plant-cast precast systems offer even greater risk enhancement because of the superior quality control and protection from the environment during fabrication. Since 2004, this has been recognized by CSA A23.3, Design of Concrete Structures, which allows for an increased resistance factor for precast concrete produced in a precast plant that is

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Products & Services | CEMEX UK

View information about CEMEX Products and Services or locate one of our local businesses for cement, aggregates, asphalt or ready mix concrete sales.

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Mark Lambie - Commercial Manager - GTA Aggregates

Collaborated with Precast, Ready-Mix, Asphalt, Heavy Civil, and Landscape customers to develop solutions and products to meet their needs. - Actively manage a team of 20+ quality professionals to drive performance and personal growth. - Utilizing role of GTA Management Team to promote and grow Lafarge's brand in Eastern Canada.

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Precast Versus Cast Stone Copings| Concrete Construction

Precast concrete is formed with a low-slump fluid concrete that is poured into forms. Precast concrete also can be colored and textured to provide a variety of different appearances. Precast concrete products can be easily air-entrained, improving their durability.

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Concrete Pipe Week: Governors Across the Country Declare

Aug 08,  · Concrete Pipe Week was created to recognize the vital role reinforced concrete pipe plays in communities across the nation. During Concrete Pipe Week, pipe producers host plant tours and engage federal, state and local elected officials in discussions about product quality, performance and resilience as they relate to storm water infrastructure.

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Resiliency: Stand Up to Natural Disasters with Precast

NPCA is a member of the Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative (CJSI) and is partnering with other concrete industry members to encourage enhanced resiliency. For questions about this article, please contact Claude Goguen, NPCA's director of Technical Services, at (317) 571-9500 or [email protected]

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Videos | PCI Foundation

Precast Concrete Industry Video Gallery / Library. Who would you like to honor

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Frost Science | Gate Precast

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is one of two projects located in Downtown Miami’s waterfront Museum Park. Frost Science is adjacent to the Perez Art Museum completed by GATE Precast in 2013. The museum’s robust program includes a number of science galleries, a planetarium, a “Living Core” aquarium and wildlife center providing a range of entertaining educational

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How Precast Builds: Parking Structures that Deliver the

The learning content will focus on how the precast concrete components were able to be designed to meet the building’s program requirements. They will also describe how the use of precast concrete for the project facilitated seamless integration with adjacent natural features and adjoining structural and architectural systems. Learning Objectives

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PDF MergedFile - Precast innovation powered by collaboration

With precast concrete, designers are not given the budget to take advantage Of its unique properties to add trusted building material for years before the t, precast Concrete has increasing popularity for its resilience and sustainability. Of a structure's energy has led to a focus on the building envelope its Con-

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Engineering and Aesthetics Combine for the Right Building

The structural design implemented by M&W will provide both resilience and thermal efficiency. All of the precast concrete wall and roof panels were cast inside M&W's plant, then transported and assembled on-site within a matter of just a few hours. The entire structure sits on a pre-poured concrete slab in which the pump lines were installed.

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Resilience - Sustainable Design Using Precast - Wells Concrete

Resilience - Sustainable Design Using Precast. Posted on January 13, by Rick Hodek. Sustainability is generally defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Precast Concrete is the future of sustainable construction. Sustainable construction is the concept of

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Wastewater and drainage | India - BSI Group

Concrete pipes inspection chambers and drainage gullies Larger pipes and inspection chambers are tested on-site, are very often reinforced with steel, depending on their size and usage requirements. Comprehensive testing of these products includes durability, crush strength tests, watertight durability of joints, water absorption, core strength

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webinar - Wells Concrete

Understand best practices in designing parking structures with precast concrete systems for aesthetics, resilience and safety. Use a mixed-use structure case study that includes a precast concrete parking structure to (Ft. Wayne, IN) to help participants understand the core value of precast concrete parking structures for owners and design teams.

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