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Concrete finish problems

The skill required by carpenters to make and erect formwork for concrete is seldom fully appreciated. The formwork must remain ‘true to line and level’ despite substantial…

Construction and other joints

The resident engineer must agree with the contractor where construction joints should be placed; but he should not require them to be placed in impracticable positions and…

Conveyance and placing of concrete

Specifications often contain clauses dealing with the transport of concrete, requiring re-mixing after transport beyond a certain limit, limiting the height through which concrete can be dropped,…

Practical points in producing good concrete

Provided certain simple rules are followed good concrete can be achieved by methods varying from the ‘bucket and spade’ hand-labour method to use of the most sophisticated…