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20 February 2018

Newly constructed bunds and channels lined using CC Hydro on Saudi Aramco rig site in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Back in November, 7,800m² of CCH5™ was used to line and protect two bunds and adjoining channels on a rig site owned by Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The newly constructed bunds were 320m and 172m in length and required protection ahead of the approaching rainy season to prevent damage.

Newly constructed bunds and channels lined using CC Hydro on Saudi Aramco rig site in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
16 February 2018

Portland-based designer's Concrete Canvas creations featured on Dezeen website

The Portland-based designer Neal Aronowitz has been featured on the Dezeen website for his incredible Concrete Canvas designs. The artist-designer has received incredible feedback and acclaim for the piece, which has even won an award.

Portland-based designer
14 February 2018

Concrete Canvas specified to reline a channel at a Mine Water Treatment Works in Silkstone, Barnsley

In October 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to line a channel at the Silkstone Mine Water Treatment Works (MWTW) in Silkstone, Barnsley. The channel had previously been lined with HDPE which had been damaged in recent flood events, risking untreated water entering the nearby stream before reaching the reed bed treatment system. CC was specified to reline the channel.

Concrete Canvas specified to reline a channel at a Mine Water Treatment Works in Silkstone, Barnsley
13 February 2018

Concrete Canvas' Muck Burn Flume installation featured on geosynthetica.net

Concrete Canvas has been featured on geosynthetica.net with our remediation installation at the Muck Burn flume in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. To see the publication's feature in full, click here.

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12 February 2018

Drainage channel on former Colliery site in South Wales lined using over 6000m² of CC

In March 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to provide an erosion protection layer for dilapidated sections of drainage channel as part of remedial drainage measures at the Bedwas Colliery site in South Wales.

Drainage channel on former Colliery site in South Wales lined using over 6000m² of CC
09 February 2018

CC used as temporary erosion protection solution at former paint factory site in Machen, South Wales

In September 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to provide a temporary erosion protection layer for an open channel, replacing a collapsed section of flood overflow for pipework at a former paint factory site in Machen, South Wales.

CC used as temporary erosion protection solution at former paint factory site in Machen, South Wales
07 February 2018

CC Hydro used to line ponds in mammal and bird enclosures at St Quentin Zoo, France

In December 2016, CC HydroTM (CCH, branded Cimtex Hydro in France) was used to line newly constructed bird and mammal ponds in St Quentin Zoo, France, as part of a regeneration project.

CC Hydro used to line ponds in mammal and bird enclosures at St Quentin Zoo, France
05 February 2018

Road-side channel lined using CC as part of Government project to improve the A55

In March 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to line a road-side drainage channel. The channel was over 1500m long, and in need of erosion protection to reduce the risk of flooding on the road. The works were carried out as part of a £22m Welsh Government project to improve safety and flood risks on a 2.2km stretch of the A55.

Road-side channel lined using CC as part of Government project to improve the A55
01 February 2018

Milliken and Nuna recognised for Myra Falls as Top Project by Storm Water Solutions

Congratulations to Milliken and Nuna for being recognised by Storm Water Solutions. The storm water pollution prevention plan management company has recognised the Myra Falls ditch lining project as a Top Project. A fantastic achievement! To find out more click here. Or read Storm Water's case study for Myra Falls here.

Milliken and Nuna recognised for Myra Falls as Top Project by Storm Water Solutions
01 February 2018

Overspill channel on mine site in South Wales lined using CC to prevent flooding of local communities

In September 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to line an overspill channel on the site of the former Parc Slip opencast mine. The installation was part of the Margam Restoration, and was required to control water levels in the void and prevent flooding of nearby communities.

Overspill channel on mine site in South Wales lined using CC to prevent flooding of local communities
31 January 2018

Concrete Canvas' Lee Church to present at IGS evening seminar

Lee Church of Concrete Canvas will be presenting “EROSION AND LAND LOSS: A GEOTECHNICAL CHALLENGE” at the Haworth Lecture Theatre in Birmingham University as part of the UK IGS evening seminar. Find out more about the event here.

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30 January 2018

CC used as multi-application solution at Gas Distribution Plant in Brazil

In November 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a slope in Guarantingeta, São Paulo, Brazil. The slope, located on the site of a Gas Distribution Plant owned by Comgas, Brazil’s largest gas distribution company, co-owned by Cosan and Shell, was heavily vegetated prior to installation. The client also required a channel lining solution for a newly dug drainage channel created at the toe of the slope.

CC used as multi-application solution at Gas Distribution Plant in Brazil
29 January 2018

CC used to line cofferdam as part of land reclamation for construction in Hong Kong

In November 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to cover ballast fill materials in a steel tank cofferdam in Hong Kong. The cofferdam had been temporarily constructed in the sea off the site of a new highway which was being constructed along the coast of Junk Bay. As an environmental protection requirement, a cofferdam was erected in the sea to enclose the entire construction site.

CC used to line cofferdam as part of land reclamation for construction in Hong Kong
26 January 2018

CC Hydro used to provide containment at Nuclear power plant in Sweden

Back in December, CC Hydro was used to provide secondary containment in a chemical storage facility at the Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant, owned by Vattenfall, in Uppland, Sweden. A total of 500m² of CCH8 was laid and thermally welded, providing a solution for a facility which will hold over 50 chemicals. See how the installation was carried out here.

CC Hydro used to provide containment at Nuclear power plant in Sweden
25 January 2018

Concrete Canvas announced as Finalist for SWCC Welsh Business Awards

Concrete Canvas has been announced as a Finalist for TWO South Wales Chamber of Commerce Welsh Business Awards! It has been announced that we have been shortlisted for the Success Through Innovation award and Success Through Overseas Trade award.

Concrete Canvas announced as Finalist for SWCC Welsh Business Awards
23 January 2018

Artist Frances Richardson wows with Concrete Canvas at London Art Fair

Artist and friend of Concrete Canvas, Frances Richardson, has wowed once again, gaining critical acclaim for her latest designs which were featured at the London Art Fair.

Artist Frances Richardson wows with Concrete Canvas at London Art Fair
22 January 2018

Our case study from Lebanon is here! CC was used to remediate an irrigation channel in Adloun...

In April 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to remediate a 45-year-old concrete irrigation channel in Adloun, South Lebanon. The project was carried out as a trial for the client, Litani River Authority, to establish whether CC was a suitable solution for remediation of the full length of the channel.

Our case study from Lebanon is here! CC was used to remediate an irrigation channel in Adloun...
18 January 2018

Forestry company uses CC in channel lining installation on industrial estate in Uruguay

In August 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to line a series of channels in Colonia, Uruguay. The channels were located on an industrial estate owned by forestry company, Montes del Plata, owned by Arauco and Storaenso. The works were carried out by Pronto Cemento for Montes del Plata. Find out more about this installation here.

Forestry company uses CC in channel lining installation on industrial estate in Uruguay
17 January 2018

Grootegeluk gravity thickener case study featured by Geosynthetica

Our recent case study from Lephalale, South Africa's Grootegeluk mine, where CCH was used to line a gravity thickening tank, has been featured on Geosynthetica's website. To take a look at Chris Kelsey's write-up of the installation, click here.

Grootegeluk gravity thickener case study featured by Geosynthetica
16 January 2018

Damaged water diversion pipe on hydroelectric plant site in Turkey remediated using CC

In May 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to line and protect the interior of a damaged diverting pipe in a remote area in the town of İkizdere, Turkey. The pipe functions as a water diversion pipeline from the İkizdere hydroelectric plant, owned by Zorlu Energy Group. The pipeline, originally constructed using concrete, had badly deteriorated and were in need of remediation.

Damaged water diversion pipe on hydroelectric plant site in Turkey remediated using CC
12 January 2018

CC used for installation in Damang Gold Mine site in Ghana

In October 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to line a Pit Cut Back Drain at the Damang Gold Mine in the south-west of Ghana. The lining of the Pit Cut Back Drain was selected for trial purposes to determine the advantages of CC over HDPE lining methods. The client also wanted to witness CC's unique properties first-hand.

CC used for installation in Damang Gold Mine site in Ghana
10 January 2018

CC used to repair canal in Tonnoy, France and prevent further water loss

In February 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM (CC) was used to remediate a concrete canal in Tonnoy, North-East France. The canal, owned by Voies Navigables de France (VNF), was expanded several decades ago. However, the installation was not carried out correctly and has resulted in leakages and water loss.

CC used to repair canal in Tonnoy, France and prevent further water loss
08 January 2018

CC furniture designs created by Zeller and Moye displayed in Switzerland museum

In April 2017, design studio Zeller & Moye began working with Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) as the material of choice for ‘stiff’, which would be exhibited at the Textilmuseum St. Gallen in Vadianstrasse, Switzerland.

CC furniture designs created by Zeller and Moye displayed in Switzerland museum
05 January 2018

CC used to remediate heavily corroded culvert in West Sussex, UK

In September 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a culvert in Cooks Bridge, Midhurst, West Sussex. The culvert had suffered erosion over time.

CC used to remediate heavily corroded culvert in West Sussex, UK
04 January 2018

Check out our brand new Instructional Animations!

Concrete Canvas has launched its brand new Instructional Animations! The animation videos illustrate best practice installations for Channel Lining, Slope Protection and Bund Lining. We have also released a fantastic Introduction to Concrete Canvas and CC Hydro animation, as well as an introductory video to our Four Principles. Take a look via our Youtube Page here.

Check out our brand new Instructional Animations!

 

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