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Concrete

Cement, cement admixtures, concrete blocks and aggregates.

Strong composite building material made from the combination of aggregate and cement binder.

This page lists aggregate suppliers and concrete block manufacturers for use in a wide range of building projects.

Concrete is a durable and long-lasting material, regularly reinforced with steel bars or ‘rebars’. Prestressed concrete is reinforced with prestressing tendons of tensioned steel rod or cable to increase its tensile strength. Precast concrete, e.g. concrete blocks and masonry units are moulded and cured offsite, then transported to the project.

Concrete admixtures and additives help overcome common pitfalls in the material. Chemical cement admixtures improve water resistance, appearance, or durability. Concrete accelerators or retarders speed up or slow hardening, whilst concrete plasticisers improve workability. Mineral admixtures such as fly ash, lime or silica fume may also improve quality. Recycled materials used in aggregate help improve the green credentials of the material.

Suppliers and manufacturers of cement, cement admixtures, concrete blocks and aggregate can all be found here.

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Ancon Guide to CE Marking to the CPR
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DRAMIX steel fibre reinforcement solution
Introductory document to Dramix steel fibres, including benefits over traditional reinforcement and typical applications.
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RonaScreed 1 Day Overlay Rapid Drying Screed
A cement replacement for rapid drying screeds used when laying bonded, unbonded or floating can receive floor coverings such as tiles, vinyl, carpet, and epoxy resin after 1 day @ 75mm thick. The ...
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Fosroc contacted the designers of the Victoria Dock project in early 2013. Working with the design team Fosroc UK used its highly experienced sales...
 
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Triton has supplied 3,280kg of TT Admix, its BBA certified concrete waterproofing system, to a prestigious new build project in West London. The pr...
 
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Two 20 storey buildings, one a hotel and the other a luxury residential and commercial apartment block, have been constructed near Wembley Stadium....

Featured Companies

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With over 100 years experience and over 60,000 employees in more than 50 countries, CEMEX is one of the world’s leading suppliers of building materials. In the UK, it is a leading supplier of rea...
 
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WINCRO designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of high quality structural fixing components for use in masonry and concrete construction. The company produces an extensive range of cavity w...
 
Acheson & Glover
Acheson & Glover specialise in the manufacture of paving flags and blocks, retaining walls and architectural masonry. Acheson & Glover are an innovative technology driven company using adv...
 
Aggregate Industries - Concrete
We manufacture and supply a range of specialist concrete mixes and screed products for the UK construction market. We also offer a national small load and collect service through our Minimix operat...
 
Aggregate Industries - Roofing and Walling
Aggregate Industries produces reconstituted stone walling and roofing products.
 
Ancon Building Products
Ancon designs and manufactures a wide range of high integrity structural fixings for use in masonry and concrete construction. Ancon’s technical services team will advise on correct product or mate...
 
BASF plc, Construction Chemicals
At BASF, they create chemistry for a sustainable future. They combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation they enable their cust...
 
Bekaert Building Products
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Betafence Limited
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Bostik Ltd
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Brett Landscaping
Brett are one of the UK's leading manufacturers of high quality paving and landscaping products suitable for use within both commercial and domestic applications - including driveway paving, na...
 
CEMEX UK
With over 100 years experience and over 60,000 employees in more than 50 countries, CEMEX is one of the world’s leading suppliers of building materials. In the UK, it is a leading supplier of rea...