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VRMCA Implements Concrete Testing Program

There’s no doubt that inconsistencies and discrepancies with on-site testing can create stress and cost our members money. And while we have some fantastic partners who we rely on to help us in this area, it’s fair to say that not all testing is handled...

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OSHA Issues New Stronger COVID-19 Workplace Guidance

  Executive Summary: On January 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued stronger, more detailed guidance – Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace. Previously, on January...

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‘Tis the Season for Laboratory Batches – Got Heat?

Yes, it’s that time of year again; as business slows down in the winter months concrete producers scramble to make use of this extra time to get mix designs updated for the coming year – hence a lot of laboratory trial batches are being made at either a...

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When is a Curing Box Not a Curing Box?

If you have ever been involved with a construction project, the odds are good that you have probably been on the receiving end of a Concrete Test Report. Found on most reports is information that discloses whether a curing box was present and used for the initial...

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Determining Chloride Content of Concrete

The water-soluble chloride ion content is limited by specifications in order to provide corrosion protection of the reinforcing steel. Limits for the chloride ion content are predicated upon the exposure conditions of the concrete element to water and/or external...

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