About Concrete Slabs and How They Are Used

Concrete slabs were first used in ancient Egypt around 5000 BC in order to make the pyramids that you can still see standing today.   This version of concrete was slightly different to the concrete that is used nowadays however the common principles remain the same.   Instead of using aggregate such as sand or gravel, mixed with water and cement, the Egyptians used mud mixed […]

Different Grades of Concrete and their uses …

Different Grades of Concrete explained … Different projects often require different grades of concrete. In this instance, the grade is defined as the strength and composition of the concrete based on the minimum strength the concrete needs to be after 28 days following initial construction.   C Grade concretes are measured using cubic concrete testing. This is where samples of concrete are taken from batch of concrete and tested to ensure the concrete […]