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American Concrete Institute Publishes Code Requirements for GFRP Bars

The American Concrete Institute, through the work of ACI Committee 440, has released ACI CODE-440.11-22: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete Reinforced with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Bars. An ANSI-approved consensus process was key to developing the code. The code addresses structural systems, members, and connections, including cast-in-place, precast, nonprestressed, […]

Sulzer and Blue Planet Deepen Collaboration to Accelerate Decarbonization of Concrete

Sulzer Chemtech is strengthening its collaboration with Blue Planet to continue developing their highly innovative carbon capture and storage (CCUS) technology. The two companies are working together to commercialize a ground-breaking mineralization process that permanently sequesters carbon emissions captured from emissions-heavy industries in aggregate form, which can then be used […]

Ameripolish Introduces AquaShield Water Proofing Treatment

Ameripolish, a leading architectural concrete products provider, today launched AquaShield, a waterproofing treatment that provides water repellency to any concrete surface, preventing staining and damage. “AquaShield is extremely long-lasting and ideal for use on any concrete or masonry surface, indoors or outdoors,” said Clint Howle, President, Ameripolish. “As we move […]

New Residential Tower Treated with Penetron Admix Helps Bolster Penetron Admixin Chile

In November 2022, the first residents moved into the Life Tower, the newest tall building in the skyline of Iquique, Chile, in Northern Chile. Penetron Admix, a concrete waterproofing admixture, was used for all below-grade concrete structures, including the retaining walls of the five-floor underground parking garage and foundation slab. […]

Penetron Provides Protection and Durability for the safe at Libyan Islamic Bank in Benghazi

Penetron Provides Protection and Durability for the Libyan Islamic Bank’s Safe in Benghazi

The newest office of the Libyan Islamic Bank opened its doors in November 2022 in Benghazi, Libya. Penetron Admix was specified to protect the bank’s below-grade reinforced concrete structures from the marine environment of the nearby coastal lakes of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. Established in 2017, the Libyan […]

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