Aluminium Formwork: The Complete Guide to Using Aluminium Concrete Shuttering

The Aluminium Formwork System was invented in 1990 by a Malaysian Company called Mivan, which is still one of today’s leading aluminium formwork manufacturers. Hence, the system is sometimes referred to as Mivan Shuttering. Aluminium Formwork System allows the casting of entire slabs and columns all at once, making the unit a composite structure. Difference … Read more

Micro Cement: The Ultimate Guide to its Benefits and Uses

Micro cement (or Micro Concrete) is a relatively new finishing method that an increasing number of people are using in their interior designs. The main benefits of it are that it allows you to create a beautiful concrete finish to surfaces that wouldn’t usually be able to support this type of finish. It’s also much easier and cheaper than a full concrete finish. 

In order to determine if this could be a viable solution for your next project, we’ve put together this in-depth guide. 

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What is Exposed Aggregate Concrete?

Concrete’s internal beauty shows through with an Exposed Aggregate Concrete Finish. Exposed Aggregate Concrete is a commonly used method of creating a designer, decorative and classic finish around a pool deck, on driveways, patios and walkways. There are a few different ways of creating an exposed aggregate finish in concrete. The 3 most common ways … Read more

What Is GFRC?

GFRC, the acronym for “Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete,” is an innovative type of concrete used for a variety of applications. Along with some of the more conventional uses, experts utilize this concrete for an array of highly creative concrete products. As you can see below, GFRC offers tremendous benefits not provided by traditional concrete. Diversity … Read more

Recycled Glass in Concrete

 Using Recycled Glass in Concrete Conventional concrete aggregate consists of sand (fine aggregate) and various sizes and shapes of gravel or stones. However, there is a growing interest in substituting alternative aggregate materials, largely as a potential use for recycled materials. While there is significant research on many different materials for aggregate substitutes (such as granulated … Read more

Can Decorative Concrete Be Applied On a Wood Substrate?

Can decorative concrete be applied over a wood substrate? So you love the concept of decorative concrete but have an existing wood floor or already have planned on building with a wood floor substrate. No problem! The concept of using concrete overtop of a wood substrate is really not new. If you think of it … Read more