WHY USE CC FOR SLOPE PROTECTION?

CC has established itself as an effective solution for the prevention of surface erosion caused by weathering, surface run-off and environmental degradation.

See some of the benefits of using CC for slope protection below:

Rapid - CC can be laid at a rate of 200m²/hour, up to 10 times faster than conventional concrete solutions, reducing time on site and asset closures.

Safe & Easy - CC generates no rebound, protects sensitive surrounding infrastructure, and reduces the need to take possession of lines and lanes for slopes adjacent to rail or road assets.

Water Management - The flexibility of CC allows the material to closely follow the profile of any slope or cutting, reducing or eliminating water ingress and mitigating the risk of deep slip and failure.

Advanced Protection - CC is twice as abrasion resistant as standard OPC concrete, has excellent chemical resistance, good weathering performance and will not degrade in UV.

Reduced maintenance – CC provides effective weed suppression, reducing the requirement for de-vegetation and maintenance, life cycle costs and health and safety risks.

 

Concrete Canvas (CC) Slope Protection

 

 

 

INSTALLATION PRINCIPLES

Avoid Voids

Avoid Voids

Secure CC

Secure CC

Prevent Ingress

Prevent Ingress

Hydrate Fully

Hydrate Fully

Prepare the substrate so that surfaces are well compacted, geotechnically stable with a smooth, uniform surface.

It is important to ensure that the CC is jointed at every overlap between layers and that those layers are fixed to the substrate.

It is important to prevent water or wind ingress between the CC and the substrate, both around the perimeter of the installation and along the joints.

It is important to properly hydrate CC, using enough water for the quantity of material used and allowing for drying conditions.

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Chernomortransneft, JSC Slope Protection Oil Pumping Complex, Southern Russian Federation Read More 2018 Case Study
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ADIF Slope Protection Parla, Madrid, Spain Read More 2010 Case Study
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ROCK Australia Slope Protection Brockman 4 mine site, Western Australia Read More 2013 Case Study
Undisclosed Slope Protection Undisclosed Tank Farm, Oman Read More 2014 Case Study
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CC Civil Brochure
CC Data Sheet
CC Hydro Brochure
CC Hydro Data Sheet
CC & CCH (M)SDS

Case Studies (54)

 
CC Case Study Compilation - Slope Protection
CC Slope Protection - NRW River Taff
CC Slope Protection - Crindau, Newport, UK - NRW
CC Slope Protection - Taupiri, New Zealand
CC Remediation - Sabang, Phillipines
CC Slope Protection - Oman
CC Slope Protection - South Iraq
CC Slope Protection - Alcobendas Station, Madrid, Spain

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