The latest news, case studies and articles featuring Concrete Canvas.
In March 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to provide temporary protection of a slope during the reconstruction of a collapsed retaining wall at Hámori lake, Miskolc, Hungary.
A 30m section of the outer part of a road slipped, along with its supporting wall on a hillside. Although a wider part of the road remained intact there was a serious risk of further slip.
In June 2017, CC Hydro™ (CCH) GCCB* was used to provide a waterproof layer to bridge decking on the Old Elvet Bridge in Durham, UK. An inspection identified that the arch barrels were saturated in localised areas, indicating any waterproofing was not adequate and probably not present at all. As a result Durham County Council who maintain the bridge required a solution for repairing the bridge deck and preventing water ingress.
In November 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line an irrigation channel in Accra, Ghana. The installation was carried out as part of the Ashaiman Irrigation Scheme for the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority.
In October 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a bund slope at the Maasvlakte Oil Terminal (MOT) in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands - owned by of the major oil refineries (BP, ExxonMobil, Shell, Total and Aramco) and Vopak.
In July 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used for bund lining at a petroleum tank farm in Athens, Greece. The existing bunds of the petroleum tank farm were subject to weathering and erosion affecting the ground’s integrity and failure of stability.
In December 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to remediate an existing channel which ran alongside a road in the grounds of the Yanbu Refinery, owned by Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian oil company.
In August 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to remediate a dilapidated culvert in Laurencekirk, Scotland. The original corrugated steel culvert, known as the Kirk Burn culvert, had sustained significant degradation and erosion due to heavy water flows and abrasion.
In November 2016, CC Hydro™ was used to line a gravity thickener tank floor at Exxaro’s Grootegeluk mine in Lephalale, South Africa. As part of Exxaro’s maintenance programme it was deemed necessary to remediate each of these tanks so as to extend their operational life and ensure efficient functioning.
Concrete Canvas has been featured on Geosynthetica's website! Geosynthetics News & Technology source, Geosynthetica, has featured our Avoca Mines case study on their news blog. The post gives a detailed account of the project's background and execution, and gives the installation fantastic exposure. You can read their post here.
In March 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a slope in Buraydah, Al-Qassim in Saudi Arabia. The aim of the project was to prevent the flow of rainwater from causing erosion on the slopes of ponds on the site.
In August 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to remediate a dilapidated concrete flume forming part of a hydro-electric system in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.
In February 2015, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to remediate a series of existing concrete channels, and protect adjacent slopes, at a Geothermal plant in Baja California, Mexico in a project known as the Cerro Prieto Project.
In October 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a drainage channel on the A21, along the Tonbridge to Pembury Dualling stretch. The works were carried out by Balfour Beatty for Highways England.
In January 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a steep slope
in Caisan, Paredones, in the province of Chiriqui in Panama. Due to the steepness of the slope, access was difficult, meaning the works would have to be carried out using climbing equipment, and would also make the job more time consuming.
Concrete Canvas has been named as the winner of a Lloyds National Business Award! The company has won the Samsung Innovation Award. Our co-director Will Crawford attended an awards dinner last night, where he was presented with the prestigious award!
In May 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a slope above Route FT68 KM37.9 in Selangor, Malaysia. The slope formed part of a cliff face, adjacent to the road, and had over time, scoured to form a natural collection point of surface rainwater, channeling the water directly onto the road below. This had caused severe erosion over time and during the rainy season, mud, rocks, fallen trees and rain water made the road impassable to vehicles.
To read on, and find out more about this case study, click here.
Concrete Canvas co-founders, Will Crawford and Peter Brewin, have been featured in Business News Wales as the official success stories for the Faces of a Vibrant Economy campaign run by Grant Thornton UK LLP.
In June 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a series of drainage channels to divert surface water around a remediated contaminated spoil site at the Avoca Mines in Wicklow, Ireland.
In December 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect and stabilise a slope in Linha do Douro, Mosteirô, Baião, Portugal. The slope was situated alongside a single track railway, which created several access issues for installation.
In April 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a channel that runs alongside an access road leading to Kenyir Dam in Hulu Terengganu, Malaysia. The channel collected rain and surface water from the mountain and transported it to a nearby river.
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In September 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to provide channel lining at a site in Corbridge, Northumberland, UK. The channel was part of a crest drain situated at the top of a 25m deep cutting on a site near a railway line.
In August 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect 2 slopes located at Highway A24, Nó da Régua, Peso da Régua, Portugal.
Part of each slope had previously been lined with concrete using more conventional methods, however, to continue the protection of the remaining slopes an alternative was sought.
Shotcrete was considered, however the rebound would have necessitated closing the adjacent highway lanes, creating issues to existing traffic.
To find out more about this installation click here.
In May 2017, CC Hydro™ GCCM* was used to provide a retrofit below tank liner for a tank overhaul project at a refinery in the UK. CCH5™ was specified by IKM Consulting and work was carried out by Sean Carr Lining Technology (SCLT) on behalf of the client. In challenging weather conditions, and in a tank area of extremely limited access, the entirety of the 900m² of CC Hydro™ was installed over a six-day period by a crew of 5 operators. Find out more about the installation here.
In March 2017, CC Hydro™ was used to line 4 irregular shaped water ponds and 2 tank storage areas for wildlife in the Shaybah Wildlife Sanctuary in Saudi Arabia.
In January 2017, Konstfack University design student, Nadia Zabihi began working with Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) as the material of choice for her bachelor degree project, which would be exhibited at her university in Stockholm, Sweden, just four months later on 11th May.
In January 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a channel in Recife, Pernambuco. Due to the site being adjacent to a glass factory, it was considered by the local authorities as an environmentally sensitive area, which set certain restrictions for the installation.
In February 2017, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used for slope protection in a storm cistern in the Airport Industrial Park of Colón in Querétaro, Mexico. The urbanization of the Industrial Park PIA Airport by AM Developers required a rainwater catchment area for infiltration; CC was specified to protect the slopes of the storm cistern and prevent erosion.
In June 2017, contractor Bam Nuttall installed Concrete Canvas GCCM as part of the Great Western Electrification Projects’ improvements to drainage structures at Fosse Way, near Sherston.
In January 2014, Frances Richardson began working with Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) as the material of choice for the ‘Sculpture at Bermondsey Square’ project.
In May 2015, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a slope and remediate a concrete wall located in Porto, Highway A41/ IC24, Lanço Freixieiro/ Alfena, Portugal. The original sprayed concrete installation had suffered from severe erosion which caused debris to fall onto the road, posing a risk to the highway traffic. The works were carried out by Mota-Engil and the subcontractor Newinfra for Ascendi.
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In October 2016, 800m² of CC Hydro™ (CCH8™) was used to construct a Pyrophoric treatment Area at Haradh Gas Plant, Saudi Arabia. Reinforced Concrete Slab was considered but CC Hydro™ was chosen due to it’s reduced installation time, lower cost and for the life expectancy of 50 years+. The works were carried out by FOQSCO for Saudi Aramco.
To find out more about this unique installation follow this link.
In December 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a drainage channel in Cubatão, Brazil. The Tiplam Port expansion is situated in a very flat location with constant drainage issues. All new roads that form part of the Port expansion require drainage channels. Due to the region and time of year, constant heavy downpours made conventional channel lining methods such as poured concrete virtually impossible.
To find out more, click here.
In September 2016, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to remediate a culvert along the N4 toll route in Waterval Boven, South Africa. The culvert had previously been lined with corrugated steel, however abrasion had damaged the galvanised layer of the material which had lead to its rapid deteroriation. To read the case study in full click here.
In May 2016 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a drainage channel in the Vicuña IV region, Chile. The objective was to stop water infiltration in an irrigation channel and improve the local water management system. The idea of using reinforced concrete was discarded due to the cost and time it would take to construct the channel. Find out how CC faired on this installation here.
In August 2015, Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a steep slope in the Piazza Armerina in the Enna Province, Sicily. The slope was 281m in length and 14m high and had been exposed after a historical wall collapsed, taking a carpark down with it. The slope was in need of temporary protection to provent further collapse on the site. To find out how this unique case study went, click here.
In December, 2014, Concrete Canvas was specified on a trial installation to provide weed suppression along a 100 linear metre length of a 2.7m high signalling Station. Commissioned by Network Rail, the installation was completed by Railscape Ltd, during a Sunday line possession scheduled for separate works.
The website have run a story about Milliken’s licensed use of Concrete Canvas’ product CC Hydro and its growing role within the water infrastructure oil gas and industrial sectors. Read the article in full by clicking here.
In August 2016 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* was used to create an open drainage channel to control surface water runoff from London Underground's Metropolitan line between North Harrow and Harrow on the Hill.
In April 2016, Concrete Canvas GCCM* (CC) was used to protect a slope along the shoreline in Sasebo City in the Prefecture of Nagasaki, Japan. The area was beginning to become overgrown with weeds and was eroding in places. Approximately 40m² of CC5™ were installed in just one day by three people who had to work on ladders due to the steep nature of the slope. Find out more about this installation here.
Concrete Canvas has been featured in a case study blog post by Nuna Innovations Inc. a distributor of CC based in British Colombia Canada. Nuna Innovations Inc. (NII) is a member of the Nuna Group of Companies and became a distributer of CC through our American partner Milliken in 2010. NII works within the mining construction civil defense disaster relief and oil & gas industries and has posted a case study from an underground tunnel which was lined with CC in a mine in Eastern Canada. You can read the case study in full here.
Construct Connect’s Daily Commercial News a Canadian construction-focused publication has run a feature on Concrete Canvas’ partnership with Nuna Innovations Inc. and the latter’s recent successes with CC in British Colombia and some of their biggest clients. Find out more and read the story here.
Concrete Canvas has featured in a post on HomeKlondike a website dedicated to home and design enthusiasts which presents “a mixture of carefully edited selection of the best home furnishings interior designs and Decorating Ideas architecture and all kind of news from the design world”. You can read the piece here.
A report recently published by CC researched and written by Vladimir Mironov has found that Concrete Canvas (CC) has half the Carbon Footprint of conventional concrete. The study included comparisons of the Embodied Carbon levels of a CC lined channel with a conventional concrete channel transportation carbon costs for locally sourced concrete supplies in comparison to CC which can be transported up to five times further. To find out more read the report in full here.
In April 2017 CC Hydro was used to remediate a concrete diesel bund at Gazeley UK. This particular diesel bund along with a disused Surge Vessel were identified as a test area to trial innovative materials as the site sits within the wider area of Anglian Waters 'Shop Window' town of Newmarket. Concrete Canvas entered this system through the Water Innovation Network. Learn more about this installation here.
In February 2017 Concrete Canvas (CC) Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) was used to provide scour and erosion control beneath an outfall near a housing development at Tattenhoe Milton Keynes. 20sqm of CC8 were installed in 1 hour and 15 minutes by 3 people from delivery of the batch rolls at 1pm the installation was complete by 2.15pm including off-load time and other work carried out. View the complete Case Study here.
In January 2015 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used as a Slope Protection solution at Dasmarinas Cavite Philippines. The main objective was to replace an existing damaged concrete lining. Initially the client wanted to replace the damaged concrete lining with a reinforced concrete wall. View the complete Case Study here.
In August 2016 a Concrete Canvas® Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) was used to line a drainage channel at Glenridding Ullswater Cumbria. The objective was to re-line an existing 200m long channel on top of a tailings dam to prevent damage from runoff during severe rain storms. View the whole article here.
One area of a recently constructed landfill required construction of a steep geotextile reinforced slope to assure long-term stability near the property line. The original plan was to cover the slope face with soil and vegetate however this approach was unsuccessful due to the rapid degradation of the geotextile wrapping. The challenge was how to create a long-term protection solution on such a steep slope? View the case study here.
Concrete Canvas Distributor Freih Bin Owaidha Al Qahtani Sons Co. Ltd. have been presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from Saudi Aramco in recognition of their commitment and dedication towards the construction of a pilot installation at Haradh Gas Plant. View the certificate here.
In September 2016 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a channel at Dawes Lane Scunthorpe. The objective was to provide a rapid method of offering a protective cover to a National Grid key gas main that had been identified to have a shallow cover therefore falling outside of the required specifications. View the complete case study here.
Today Concrete Canvas Ltd has been shortlisted for the Samsung Innovation Award for the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Concrete Canvas Ltd manufactures 3 award winning products Concrete Canvas® (CC) GCCM (Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat) the recently launched revolutionary containment product CC Hydro™ (CCH) and Concrete Canvas Shelters™ (CCS). Click here for further information.
A range of high-level technical professionals from across the tank terminal industry have been announced as judges for the 2018 Global Tank Storage Awards. The 2018 awards also features guest judge Will Crawford director at Concrete Canvas who will sit on the panel when judging the ‘Most Innovative Technology Award’. Click here for more information.
The inventors and Co-Founders of Concrete Canvas Peter Brewin and William Crawford were on site today to launch the first Concrete Canvas demo-park opening in Russia. The main types of application have been utilised at the United Concrete Canvas Russia demo-park so it’s guests and visitors may assess the benefits of the material. To view one of the articles of this momentous occasion (in Russian) please click here.
In July 2016 Concrete Canvas® GCCM (Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat) was used to line a drainage channel at La Serena IV region Chile by AgroTek. The objective was to stop water infiltration in an irrigation channel at 5 specific points and to improve the water management system of the local area. View the complete case study here and a recent video of the installation here.
In August 2016 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to line a drainage channel at Glenridding Mine Ullswater Cumbria. The objective was to re-line an existing 200m long channel on top of a tailings dam to prevent damage from runoff during severe rain storms. In recent years there have been a number of extreme rain storms in the Lake District such as Storm Desmond which require adaptations and drainage improvements to be made. View the complete case study here.
Concrete Canvas Ltd has won the Award for Technical Innovation at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards.After review by a panel of over 50 expert judges Concrete Canvas won in recognition of the innovation of its ground-breaking all-in-one armoured impermeable liner CC Hydro™. CC Hydro™ combines the company's core Concrete Canvas (Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat) concrete impregnated fabric technology with a high impermeability chemically resistant geomembrane backing. View the press release here.
Concrete Canvas (CC) is widely used by the likes of Network Rail Highways England and local authorities for a range of applications including the rapid lining of drainage channels providing berm and slope protection weed suppression culvert repair and general concrete remediation. It combines the robustness of a precast or poured concrete option with the ease of installation and impermeability of a plastic geomembrane. View the footage here.
Concrete Canvas has featured in the July edition of Russian Magazine 'Exposition Oil & Gas' Click here to read more.
After an inspection in early 2016 a flood protection levee along the Little Calumet River was found to be out of compliance with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Levee Safety Program. Click here for further information relating to this installation.
Two Concrete Canvas canoes were entered into the Annual Water Aid UK Rutland Regatta to raise funds for Water Aid. A canoe made from CC Hydro™ took 2nd place with one constructed from CC™ placed 3rd.
Pete spoke at the Innovation and Technology session: Innovative materials and how to use them why we need innovation in construction materials and their use including the opportunities available. This session was designed to encourage innovation in construction and highlight opportunities both locally and globally.
16’000sqm of Concrete Canvas was used to line a a 6.5m wide irrigation channel in La Serena Chile. Completed in June 2017 by AgroTek. View the footage here.
Priority Construction took advantage of the excellent weather over the past few days installing up to 1520sqm of Concrete Canvas CC13™ as part of remedial works at the centuries old Avoca Mines in Wicklow Ireland. View the LinkedIn post here and remember to connect with CC on LinkedIn!
The Mott Macdonald run Bund Lining project at SemLogistics Tank 114 Milford Haven has won an ICE Wales Cymru 2017: Innovation Award. The contractor for the project was Jones Brothers (Henllan) Ltd. This is the first award Concrete Canvas has won for the use of CC Hydro™ we now manufacture 3 award winning products! View further information here.
On June 15th Milliken Infrastructure announced the official U.S. launch of Concrete Canvas Hydro™ (selling as Concrete Cloth in the U.S.) having become the exclusive distributor of the product in the United States and Canada in 2011. This launch will allow CC to be used extensively by contractors across a number of different applications on both sides of the Atlantic. Read the official press release here.
Jones Bros Civil Engineering have published a press release detailing their use of CC as part of a £22m Welsh Government project to improve safety and reduce the flooding risk on a 2.2km stretch of the A55 between the Tai'r Meibion property and the Abergwyngregyn interchange. View the complete article here.
Concrete Canvas are exhibiting at Rail Live 2017. Based in the UK and set against the background of a live rail environment Rail Live attracts companies from across the entire rail sector who enjoy the unique benefit of being able to actively demonstrate their products and services using the rail infrastructure and outdoor spaces allocated to them. www.raillive.events
Pete will be speaking in the Innovation and Technology session: Innovative materials and how to use them why we need innovation in construction materials and their use and what opportunities are available. This session is designed to encourage innovation in construction and highlight opportunities both locally and globally. View further information here.
Concrete Canvas has recently featured on the Internet Journal Berlogos: Concrete Canvas — an innovative concrete highlighting the many uses of CC. View the UCCR post here or read the complete article in English — here.
Frances Richardson has won the Chiara Williams SOLO Award 2017. Her work includes performed object: fig.090616 based at CCHQ it is one of an ongoing series of objects made on location. Click here for more information about the sculpture at CCHQ. Further information about the awards can be found here.
STROY.EXPERT is a key source of news developments company ratings tenders recruitment and construction industry information in Russia. View the article on Concrete Canvas here.
CC has featured in Film and Sheet Extrusion Magazine within a review of AMI’s ‘Waterproof Membranes’ conference in which Will Crawford was a guest speaker. Read the complete article here.
Concrete Canvas has featured in Russian Magazine ‘Exposition Oil & Gas’. Click here to read more.
Concrete Canvas is now on Instagram our profile is @concretecanvas_ltd. Please feel free to follow us and share our posts we will be adding some great images over the next few weeks of our Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCM's) as our profile grows.
The facility is located in extremely difficult dry windy climate where vegetation is hard and expensive to maintain. However when precipitation does occur runoff water must be managed correctly otherwise significant erosion and water quality issues can occur. To view the complete Milliken Case Study on Concrete Cloth™ Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) please click here.
We are exhibiting at Floodex UK at Peterborough Arena this week. View the show website here.
In May 2016 Concrete Canvas® (CC) Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) was used to line a drainage channel at Vicuña, IV region Chile. The objective was to stop water infiltration in an irrigation channel and to improve the local water management system. The idea of using reinforced concrete was discarded due to the cost and amount of time it would take to construct the channel. View the complete case study here.
Over 11000m2 of Concrete Canvas Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) was installed as a protective liner for a large diversion channel at Central Vancouver Island Canada. The project marks one of the largest GCCM installations to date for this geosynthetic barrier system which is sold as Concrete Cloth in North America and Concrete Canvas in the rest of the world. View the whole article here.
In September 2016 Concrete Canvas® Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) was used to line a channel at Dawes Lane Scunthorpe. The objective was to provide a rapid method of offering a protective cover to a National Grid key gas main that had been identified to have a shallow cover therefore falling outside of the required specifications. View the complete case study here.
We are exhibiting at FPS Expo at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre this week. View the show website here.
We are exhibiting at Railtex 2017 at the Birmingham NEC this week. View the show website here.
Concrete Canvas — Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat — (GCCM) was used to create 2 dissipater channels at La Mina Albania-La Guajira Colombia. A total of 2 dissipater channels out of 8 were installed with CC as part of a trial in order to provide drainage avoid erosion and measure & control the level of sediment that originates on the main coal mine road. Click here to view the complete Case Study.
Concrete Canvas Ltd has featured on the Welsh Government run Business Wales website providing an insight into building a successful business. View the full article here.
The Ohio Department of Transportation's (ODOT) Office of Hydraulic Engineering had interest in utilizing Concrete Cloth in a culvert lining/protection demonstration project. Concrete Cloth would be used as a substitute to the ODOT standard practice of field paving an invert with 3-inch-thick reinforced concrete. View the full case study here.
We are exhibiting at Agrishow Ribeirão Preto — Sao Paulo — Brazil this week. View the show website here.
An interview with Peter Brewin has featured on World Construction Industry Network. With 11 websites and newsletters covering all the key areas within the construction industry World Construction Industry Network is a leading global construction information resource. View the whole article here.
Cimtex by Concrete Canvas has been featured in National Civil Works Federation Magazine to view the article in French please click here.
Swiss artist Vera Lang has created a chair out of Concrete Canvas. The chair was made from 1 batched roll of CC5 (5mm thickness) view a larger image here.
A recent Canal Remediation Case Study from Chile has been featured on Geosynthetica.com.es (in Spanish). View the whole article here.
Concrete Canvas Ltd has featured in the latest edition of Project Scotland Magazine regarding Geotex showcasing the properties of Concrete Canvas and some of the applications where CC has been used in Scotland. Read the full article here.
Concrete Canvas Ltd is featured in this months Tank Storage Magazine and www.tankstoragemag.com. To view the full article please click here.
Concrete Canvas Ltd has been announced as a Tank Storage Magazine — Tank Storage Awards Finalist in the category for ‘Most Innovative Technology’. For more information on the awards please click here.
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In June 2015 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to create and line a temporary diversion channel at a construction site in Casterino France. Read the full case study here.
Concrete Canvas has been shortlisted for a Byggindustrin — Nordbyggs Guldmedalj 2017 Award! Please share and vote option A for us! To view the website's voting page please click here.
In August 2016 over 11000m2 Concrete Canvas® (CC) GCCM* was installed as a protective liner for a large diversion channel at an underground zinc and copper mine on Central Vancouver Island Canada. View the complete case study here.
Concrete Canvas Ltd has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Geoenvironmental Project of the Year and the Technical Innovation categories of the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards. Before the awards all finalists will attend face-to-face judging by members of the 49-strong jury made up of clients contractors consultants and academics. View the full press release here.
The agreement which was signed in Melbourne today by Will Crawford Director of Concrete Canvas and Brendan Swifte Managing Director of Geofabrics Australasia comes into effect on 25 March 2017 and grants exclusive rights to Geofabrics to distribute Concrete Canvas® in both Australia and New Zealand. View the full press release here.
Director, Will Crawford, Non-executive Director, Richard Winter (who happened to be singing in the HK Welsh Male Voice Choir at the event), and International Business Development Manager, Darren Hughes, met Sir Tom Jones at the St Davids Society HK annual St David's Day celebration at the British Consulate in Hong Kong.
After speaking at the Association of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists (Hong Kong) Will was presented with a special thank you plaque by John Cowland — Immediate Past Chairman AGS (HK). Click here to learn more about AGS (HK).
In September 2016 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to create a drainage channel as part of remedial works to a recent landslip. The greensand on clay slope had recently experienced a slippage created by surface water runoff from a neighbouring field flowing down the slope causing saturation and instability. View the complete case study here.
In October 2016 Concrete Canvas® (CC) GCCM* was extensively used to provide weed suppression under a series of complex pipe tracks at Grangemouth Refinery operated by Petroineos in Falkirk UK. View the case study here.
Will is to speak next week at the AGS (HK) & The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in an evening session Introducing GCCMs (Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats): A new material for erosion control. For more information please click here.
In July 2016 Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was used to remediate an old brick flume taking overflow water from a nearby canal under a Network Rail line and into a river the other side in Bath. The works were carried out by Gardiners for The Canal & River Trust. Read the full case study here.
An old brick flume was taking water from a nearby canal. The water course traveled under a Network Rail line and into a river the other side in Bath. To remediate its ageing leaking design Concrete Canvas® GCCM* (CC) was installed as a long-term lining system. To read the whole article please click here. Or view the complete case study here.
The Eastern Area Innovation Awards 'Dragons Den' was held on January 30th at Cranfield University. The event was chaired by Steve Kaye Head of Innovation at Anglian Water. View the whole article here.
Concrete Canvas has proudly played host once again and is pleased to have welcomed His Excellency Mr Nguyen Van Thao Vietnam’s Ambassador to the UK on a visit to Wales and of course CC Headquarters.
Born in Belfast and based in London Siobhán Hapaska is one of our most innovative and stimulating artists. Her latest show provides the kind of aesthetic jolt one encounters all too rarely in contemporary art the work involves the creative use of concrete canvas. View the whole article here.