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.
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.
Production ramp-up in the Kiruna mine
30 June 2020
"Although we are mining less ore in total, for the time being, we have no restrictions to deliver contracted MagnaDense volumes," says Roger Johansson, Vice President Magnetite.
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.
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.
Online Seminar: Civil Engineering Solutions for Infrastructure
14 - 18 September 2020
With Covid-19 and social distancing preventing live events this year, we decided to take our event online!