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What is Steel Slag Concrete?

What is Steel Slag Concrete?

Brief  Steel slag concrete is a type of concrete made by mixing steel slag, a byproduct of steel production, with traditional concrete ingredients. It is known for its high compressive strength and durability, making it a suitable material for construction projects....

Avoide of these 7 Connection Killers in Your Workplace

Brief  One of the biggest connection killers is layoffs, not just because it sends some team members away, but it leaves those who remain in need of reassurance that their job is safe. "Rather than laying people off, it's preferable to find other ways to reduce...

The Past, Present and Future of Graphene-based Concrete

The Past, Present and Future of Graphene-based Concrete

Brief Researchers believe graphene as a concrete additive could cut the amount of cement required by as much as 50%, which could vastly reduce carbon emissions and potentially cut costs while improving durability and strength. A UK venture recently developed...

Concrete Experiment from 1910 Wrapping up at UW-Madison

Concrete Experiment from 1910 Wrapping up at UW-Madison

Brief  The University of Wisconsin at Madison is completing a 113-year-old experiment testing the strength and durability of concrete cylinders exposed to various conditions. The aged concrete differs greatly from modern concrete due to chemical composition, but the...

Asphalt Vs. Concrete Driveway: What’s The Cons and Pros?

Asphalt Vs. Concrete Driveway: What’s The Cons and Pros?

Brif If you're ready to replace your driveway or patio, there are several things you'll want to think about. One of the first decisions to make is whether you want an asphalt or concrete driveway. While these two materials may sometimes be confused with one another,...

Strategies to Make Every Meeting Productive

Strategies to Make Every Meeting Productive

Brief  Make meetings effective by honoring people's time, inviting only those who need to be there, outlining a clear intent and purpose and clarifying who makes decisions, as well as how and when those occur and a method for updating everyone, write Karin Hurt and...

These Red flags Mean Your Leadership is Weak

These Red flags Mean Your Leadership is Weak

Brief  Weak leaders are those who provide little guidance, support, accountability, respect or growth and development for their teams, writes Lolly Daskal, which can lead to disengaged and disenchanted employees. "By recognizing and addressing these warning signs, you...

Study Notes Best Practices for Surface Glass Aggregate

Study Notes Best Practices for Surface Glass Aggregate

Brief  Exposed-aggregate, polished concrete floors are in high demand, and the use of glass is an emerging trend used to create an aesthetically pleasing surface. The American Society of Concrete Contractors and the Concrete Polishing Council conducted a field study...

What Is a Gable Roof?

What Is a Gable Roof?

Brief  There are many types of roofs that top our homes, and the popularity of each varies from region to region. Here in the Northeast, we’re big fans of the modest gable roof. It’s practical and offers a classic design that’s easy to work with. Read this guide on...

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