Concrete
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All about Concrete

History

Discover the history of concrete in all its dimensions, from its early beginnings and the invention of reinforced concrete at the end of the 19th century to the technological innovations that make high-performance concrete possible.

Manufacturing process

The mix of water, cement and aggregates that goes to make up concrete, the use of additives to obtain specific properties... Discover the key steps in the manufacture of concrete.

The terminology of concrete

Every profession has its technical jargon. Our glossary explains the words used to talk about the manufacture and use of concrete.

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