In-situ Soil testing Methods | Applications

Standard penetration test

In-situ Soil testing  In-situ soil testing is necessary to obtain the soil property information, to measure groundwater pressure, to gather the moisture content and other important data points. In-situ soil testing can be accomplished in a variety of different ways. Every soil test has its own place and benefit. Following are the in-situ tests which … Read more

Website Design Firms: Benefits Of A Business Website

On site design optimization (Source YouTube.com Wiprovideos)

Of course, there are great opportunities associated with the utilization of a business website for digital marketing purposes. Don’t let your business be left behind by the competitors. According to They Make Design, “Every business owner these days should still have a website. Along with a web app and/or a mobile application, there are greater … Read more

Interlocking Bricks | Features of Interlocked Brick Masonry | Benefits | Disadvantages

No Plasterwork required (Source: YouTube/Malaysia Interlocking Bricks (MyIB))

What are Interlocking Bricks? Typically, the construction process and masonry can be tedious, time consuming, and expensive. To overcome the hardships and issues encountered during construction, varied methods of construction is being considered and developed. Simultaneously, materials and equipment used for construction are also being fabricated to enhance the quality of construction and furthermore minimize … Read more

15 Most Important Aspects of Concreting Process | Checklist for Site Supervision of Concreting Work

Swimming Pool Concrete Pouring height below 1m

Concreting is one of the important process for any kind of construction. Contractors & builders pay huge money for concreting process comparing to other civil works. Before and while concreting site engineer or supervisor needs to monitor and certify the following aspects for proper execution of concreting work. 1. Shuttering Stability The shuttering and centering … Read more

Testing Bricks at Site | Quality of Clay Bricks | Visual and Experimental Tests for Quality Bricks

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Bricks are basic building blocks of masonry work and construction material for load bearing walls, partition walls, and other elements of buildings. Basically, bricks are made of naturally available material like clay, aggregate, sand and other mixtures like concrete. There are various types of quality bricks available in the market based on location, type & … Read more

Brick Masonry | Inspection Checklist for Brickwork | Site Supervision Tips!

Brick Mason Placing Brick Layers over mortar

Brick Masonry A structural system in which the bricks are placed in a systematic manner and the joints are filled by the mortar to form a solid structure is termed as Brick masonry. It is generally used in walls and buildings. These Brick Masonry structures are used as both load bearing and non-load bearing walls. … Read more

Methods of Underwater Concrete Repair | Concrete Structures Rehabilitation Underwater

Repair of underwater structures

Methods of Underwater Repair of Concrete Structures Underwater concrete structures are prone to damage due to many reasons. There are some methods which are specially adapted to repair these damages. Care should be taken to ensure that the damaged area is not contaminated before the application of the repair material. The material used for the … Read more

Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beam (RC Beam) | Methods

Strenthening techniques implemented on an existing building

Strengthening of RCC beams The need for strengthening a reinforced concrete beam or a number of beams in a structure is usually caused by problems due to degradation of characteristics of materials with time, reduction in cross section, corrosion, wrong initial design or the increase in the load demand on the building when its utilized for … Read more

Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) & Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC) | Differences

Ordinary Portland & Portland Pozzolana Cement Portland Pozzolana Cement – PPC Cement:  Unlike Ordinary Portland Cement, Portland Pozzolana cement (PPC) is manufactured by combination of pozzolanic materials. Pozzolana is an artificial or natural material which has silica in it in a reactive form. Along with pozzolanic materials in specific proportions, PPC also contains OPC clinker … Read more