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Civil Construction Project Technical Specification and its Contents

What is Technical Specification of a Civil Construction Project? Technical specifications are written requirements and instruction which is used with construction drawings to complete heavy civil construction projects. So, information provided in technical specifications and construction drawings are different. If the information ...

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Common Site Problems During Masonry Construction

Masonry structure is easy to design and construct, but various site issues may occur such as incorrect mix proportions, use of unauthorized admixtures, sulphate attack, freeze and thaw cycles and aesthetic failures. Common Site Problems During Masonry Construction 1. Incorrect Mix Proportions Incorrect ...

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Techniques to Treat Contamination of Brownfield Land for Construction

The need to redevelop brownfield land for construction purpose led to develop several contamination treatment methods. These techniques of brownfield contamination treatment will be discussed in the following sections. Techniques to Treat Contamination of Brownfield Land for ConstructionExcavation and refilling ...

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What Factors Affects Air Content of Concrete?

Generally, concrete is required to be air entrained event if it is not exposed to freezing and thawing due to important benefits that concrete enjoys in other ways such as improving concrete workability. Concrete air entrainment is not an easy process ...

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