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NEW PUBLICATIONS

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For details contact Sue Wright at

bca publications on 01344 725704.

New Land: Recycling Land Using Cement

Case study 3 - Docklands Campus, University of East London

Free (Ref 46.106)

This eye-catching scheme is the first new university campus to be built in London for more than 50 years. Extensive cement stabilisation of the brownfield site saved 2500 lorry loads of contaminated soil having to be removed, dumped and replaced.

New Land: Recycling Land Using Cement

Case study 4 - Dartford and Gravesham Hospital

Free (Ref 46.108)

Soil stabilisation was a key element of the construction of the uk's first Private Finance Initiative hospital, offering a viable alternative to imported granular fill for the sub-base and capping. No imported aggregate was required , and for the car parks alone this meant a saving of some 50 per cent and eliminated 3,600 potential lorry movements.

Design and Performance of Traditionally Built Houses

Free (Ref THB/001)

Examines the economics and efficiency of concrete-blockwork construction, advantages of which include more freedom of design, improved thermal performance, greater fire resistance and loadbearing capacity.

Reinforcing Links, Issue 13

Free

Newsletter from the Reinforced Concrete Council examining a range of initiatives and developments for design and construction of reinforced concrete including use of information technology, spreadsheets and rebar scheduling. This issue also examines the use of exposed concrete for increase structural thermal efficiency.

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