ConcreCem reduces porosity in concretes

ConcreCem : Essentially, we at PowerCem with all our products improve durability. Adding just a small amount ConcreCem increases durability and reduces the high costs associated with maintenance and repairs. The key source of structural failure in construction materials, comes from porosity. Pores cause cracks, structural failure and enables the penetration of corrosive and harmful […]

A photo is worth a thousand words

A photo is worth a thousand words, as this photo looks very boring. Perhaps a few words are needed on this occasion. You are looking at a RoadCem stabilised soil road being crushed back to soil. The site is an agricultural field and the in-situ alluvium top soils have been stabilised to a depth of […]

RoadCem reduces permeability in soil stabilisation

There have been many posts explaining why the improved density of RoadCem soil stabilisation improves stiffness and reduces risk of cracking. We have never though mentioned how RoadCem increases impermeability. A factor of growing importance in these days of extreme weather where protection from flooding and storage of water will become more critical. Attached is […]

Running rings around your competitors

Working sustainably and protecting the environment does not necessarily mean loosing business to your competition. At PowerCem we manufacture products that will help you reuse and recycle all types of soils and materials even contaminated to form cost effective, durable foundation elements that can outlast and outperform imported crushed stone layers. A quick call to […]

Circular Economy

The Circular Economy Quite simply the circular economy requires three essential elements: Reducing raw material use Reducing waste to landfill Extending product life In construction ground and foundation works the circular economy differs from the traditional linear economy, where primary virgin materials are extracted from the ground, trucked to construction sites, and used, before being […]

Housing on firm foundations

Increases in the cost of buying virgin stone and environmental concerns about the use of recycled crush for site establishment is currently a big concern for the house building sector. The search is on for an alternative more sustainable methodology, and whilst change brings risk, a major housebuilder at a site in Liverpool has discovered […]