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The Benefits of Interlocking Precast Concrete Blocks

Interlocking precast concrete blocks are extremely robust and can form structures that are able to withstand strong impacts. The blocks available from us here at Page Concrete and Steel are 1600mm long x 800mm wide x 400mm high so they are large and also very durable. Due to the simple design of the blocks, assembly […]

The Use of Concrete in the Widening of Bridge Road, Exeter

Since February 2016, Devon County Council have been working on a £13.4m project to widen Bridge Road and create two lanes to run continuously between the Countess Wear and Matford roundabout. The work is designed to improve the flow of all traffic, especially at peak times, as well as the facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. […]

The UK Concrete Show 2017

The UK Concrete Show is the largest specialist show in the industry in Europe. This year, the convention is on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th of February at the NEC in Birmingham. This show is well-established within the industry and has been running for seven years. It does very well at keeping visitors up-to-date with […]

Benefits of Using Concrete in Agriculture

Concrete is used heavily in agriculture for a variety of reasons, namely its strength and resiliency, but it has other properties that make it a great choice for farming. It has a number of purposes in agriculture, although most commonly it is used for flooring and storage structures such as silos. There are a number […]

Building Structure Can Impact Your Insurance

When it comes to investing in a new building structure there are lots of things that you should consider to avoid being hit by huge financial bills in the future. What many people often forget is that the structure and the materials of the building can sometimes impact the cost of your insurance. There are […]

How to Care for Concrete in the Winter

Now that we’ve reached the colder months, with sub-zero temperatures approaching, we need to appropriately care for concrete when laying and in the aftercare process. Concrete is an incredibly durable material but to keep it in top condition throughout the winter, certain techniques can be recommended to maintain its appearance. Aftercare Advice Don’t: use de-icers […]

World of Concrete 2017

World of Concrete 2017 is the first international concrete show of the year. It will be help between Tuessday the 17th and Friday the 20th January, with Monday the 16th featuring as a ‘pre-show education’ day. The convention will take place in the Las Vegas Convention Centre. This convention is full of seminars and exhibits […]

Raith Interchange Gets Largest Pre-Stressed Bridge Beams

Nine pre-stressed concrete bridge beams have been installed at the Raith Interchange and are reportedly the largest of the type that have been fabricated in the United Kingdom for recent years. The 90 tonne beams that are a whopping 42 meters long, are part of the £500 million project by the Scottish Roads Partnership for […]

The UK Concrete Show 2017

Europe’s largest specialist concrete event has set a date for their annual UK Concrete Show with the event taking place on the 15th and 16th of February next year. The show will take place at the NEC Arena in Birmingham and will once again showcase businesses and manufacturers in the concrete world, following the massive […]

Retrofitting Concrete Plants To Reduce C02 Emissions

Carbon Cure Technologies have come up with a way to reduce concrete production emissions by retrofitting concrete plants with technology that can recycle waste carbon dioxide that is produced so that concrete production can be greener for the environment. The technology stops the CO2 from being released into the atmosphere and actually traps the gas […]