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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Lunchtime Seminar Series

Posted: 09/17/2020

Introduction

Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) is a relatively new form of concrete that exhibits enhanced strength and durability properties in comparison to conventional concretes. However, associated higher binder contents and significantly higher initial costs requires improved material sustainability performance. Conducted in Sligo Institute of Technology, this research examined the development of new UHPC mixes […]

New Lunchtime Seminar Series

Posted: 09/07/2020

Introduction

A research team from Trinity College has finished a very extensive in-field and laboratory investigation into how the known fact that high percentage GGBS mixes normally have slower hydration rates might be overcome in precast works. Normally GGBS’s inclusion is less suited to the  very early age stress-transfer and/or striking times so paramount for […]

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