New Tate Modern extension showcases concrete flooring

Bosses at the Tate Modern Gallery have decided that the new flooring in its latest extension is an important part of its overall look, and should be seen by visitors, rather than be covered up by carpeting or other floor coverings. The addition to the Tate is opening on June 17th 2016, and the extension […]

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Booming market for concrete flooring predicted

A recent report by Transparency Market Research predicts that the European market for concrete floors will grow by 6.3% a year over the next four years. The report, titled ‘Concrete Floor Market – Global Industry Analysis’, forecasts that the worldwide growth in demand for concrete floors will grow by 6.8% worldwide and 6.3% in Europe. […]

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Concrete floor market expected to top billion dollar mark by 2020

It has been estimated that the global value of the concrete floor coatings market will surpass the $1bn (£664m) mark by 2020. Research firm Transparency Market Research has recently published a report that analyses the growth and trends of the market between 2014 and 2020. This document assessed factors of the market through the use […]

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Three generations of one family building the next generation of business space

It’s not often that three members of the same family work on a job together but in the case of John, Sean and Nathaniel Couldwell it’s three generations of the same family working together to help build new units at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) at Waverley in Rotherham. Couldwell Concrete Flooring Ltd are installing […]

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Various Methods Of Installing Concrete Floors

There are a wide variety of different methods that builders use to get their concrete flooring foundations put into their construction projects. There are so many different methods because each construction project is unique and requires a specific strategy for getting the concrete flooring foundation installed. This article will review three of the most common […]

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University of Oregon breaks ground on $50 million fitness facility

University of Oregon students have okayed a $50 million expansion of the Student Recreation Centre. The big project includes adding a three-court gym and the finished Student Recreation Centre will have polished concrete floors, and tile accents throughout. Ground-breaking is scheduled for July 10 and when construction is completed about 18 months hence, the difference […]

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Sustainable Oasis for Students

Products from Johnstone’s  Ecological Solutions range have ensured the new £24million Oasis Academy MediaCityUK in Salford is provided with a sustainable and durable finish for years to come, including heavy traffic areas such as the concrete floors. The Academy contains a wide variety of contrasting substrates, including new plastered and exposed concrete, softwood, metalwork, MDF […]

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Partnership formed between industrial concrete contractors

Two companies, Twintec Industrial Flooring and Llevell Laser Floors, have formed a strategic partnership for the design and construction of industrial concrete flooring throughout South Africa. The Twintec Group is recognised as a world leader in steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) ‘jointless’ floor slabs design and construct in excess of 6 million m² worldwide each […]

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Floor Seal Technology Reduces Risk of Moisture-Related Concrete Floor Failure

Three large San Francisco hospital construction projects scheduled for completion between 2013 and 2015 are using floor seal technology to reduce moisture related concrete floor failure. These installations represent a combined total of more than one million square feet, bringing the total concrete floor treatment applications to more than 60 million square feet. When floor […]

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Precast Flooring Federation’s Code Expanded

The Precast Flooring Federation’s Code of practice has been expanded to embrace aspects not previously covered. Precast concrete floors offer excellent in use performance with respect to durability, acoustics, fire and thermal mass, and now installation by PFF members will be even safer. The manual handling operations regulations have been extended to incorporate noise and […]

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