Types of Rebar Support and Chair Spacing (Made EASY)

Types of Rebar Support

So you are involved in a construction project comprising of heavy steel rebar and you are wondering what different types of rebar support are available in the market and what could the best choice be for rebar chair for seamless spacing. Reinforcement is provided in concrete at certain spacing and orientation for ensuring adequate area … Read more

Hydrovac Excavation – The process – Benefits and Applications

When would you need a hydrovac excavation

So you are stuck in a situation when you have to decide between mechanical excavation and soft excavation by hydrovac; so here I am to tell when would you need a hydrovac ? Alongside, we’ll go deep into process, benefits, and applications of hydrovac excavation. If you are client or owner of the project who … Read more

Hempcrete Blocks – light weight REPLACEMENT of Concrete

Hempcrete Blocks an innovative replacement of Concrete

Hempcrete Blocks are basically made with the help of two ingredients i.e. lime as binding agent or binder mixed with the core of hemp plant. After decades of modernization, advancement and innovation in science and particularly in construction engineering, the humans have realized that they had moved far away from nature resulting in so many … Read more

Plate Bearing Test (Complete Guide WITH PICTURES)

Plate Bearing Test also known as plate load test or static loading test, is an in-situ load bearing test of soil.  The activity of plate bearing test is performed in order to determine the bearing capacity of soil underneath that is likely to take the anticipated load of temporary or a permanent structure. It is … Read more

Pile Driving Analysis Test (PDA Pile Testing)[With PICTURES]

PDA Pile Testing

High Strain Dynamic Pile Testing or PDA Pile Testing is an alternate pile testing technique which takes less time for test preparation and conducting, compared to the conventional static pile load test. This test method is used to obtain the force and velocity through measured strain and acceleration induced in a pile during the impact … Read more

15 Types of Cranes used in Construction 15+ (SURPRISE List)

Types of Cranes

For different types of lifting jobs in construction sites there are different types of cranes each having its pros and cons and are specific for certain jobs. So in today’s post we will be discussing in detail about the different construction crane types, their applications, advantages and disadvantages. So after reading the post you’d be … Read more

Soundness Test of Cement by Le-Chatelier Apparatus (BONUS TIPS)

Apparatus for Soundness of Cement by Le-Chatelier

Soundness test of cement by Le-Chatelier apparatus is very easy but very important test along with many other quality tests on cement. Before going to the exact details, procedure and calculations of soundness test of cement by Le-Chatelier apparatus, let’s first discuss about the overview of soundness. A sound cement doesn’t undergo volumetric changes i.e. … Read more

Turbidity Curtain – Arrangement – Structure – Installation

Silt Curtain Installation

So now you have got the turbidity curtain and are now looking for curtain installation process so here is a step by step guide for you. I am actually glad that you have chosen the turbidity curtain for your marine construction, dredging and remediation projects. You top priority here is that you want to control … Read more

Erosion Control by Concrete Blocks (Fast, Cheap and Sustainable)

Erosion Control by Concrete Blocks

Gone are the days when a water canal projects are delayed by a time taking rip rap erosion control works.Why?Yes, because now the erosion control by concrete blocks is a fast and easy solution. These blocks can be used in projects involving light to moderate water wave and open-channel flow conditions. These concrete blocks are … Read more