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Vibration dampening with high density concrete foundation

29 January 2021
The compressor in a large factory near Zuidbroek, The Netherlands, is installed on a foundation of heavy concrete. A high density has been chosen to reduce the risk of vibrations and, to prevent internal cracks.
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UK Concrete Show 2021

6th and 7th May, 2021
The new dates for the Concrete Show 2021 are now set to May 5 and 6, 2021.
Counterweights for heavy machinery

Counterweights with MagnaDense

7 September 2020
“More weight, less volume” is very essential to all the counterweight producers we supply.
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Learning in lockdown

7 July 2020
“When all events and customer meetings were cancelled, digital events helped LKAB Minerals to continue to educate and update the industry”, explains Adele Redhead, Marketing & Communications Manager.
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Managing hydrostatic pressure with heavy ballast

25 June 2020
You can solve the need to deal with pressure caused by hydrostatic uplift using heavy ballast. This is a proven concept for tunnels, underground railways and train stations, as well as underwater ramps and other constructions below groundwater level.
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Myths about heavy ballast

24 June 2020
As high density ballast is not a commonly used solution, not everyone is experienced with this way of working. And we all know that the unknown might seem intimidating. However, we believe that with the right support, you will embrace this solution. In this article, we discuss the myths or challenges that surround dense ballast.
Pipecoating

From below ground to below water

23 June 2020
MagnaDense is the most used high density aggregate in the world for Concrete Weight Coating applied to offshore pipelines.
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Infilling shafts with MagnaDense Concrete

10 June 2020
In 2019, work was completed on the infill of four shafts in Essex with high density concrete. The concrete was designed to act as a plug to resist hydrostatic pressure uplift caused by the close proximity of the River Thames.
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MagnaDense concrete from a construction perspective

8 June 2020
Concrete containing the High Density aggregate MagnaDense is widely used in projects where space is limited or there is a requirement for additional weight to overcome civil engineering challenges.