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Concrete Roads in the Headlines

20 March 2020

The case of Seattle’s Big Bertha is a great example of
the dominant position construction takes in our daily life. Frequently in the
global headlines, the public interest is driven as much by the impressive scale
of projects, the major economic role construction takes in society as the
courtroom dramas often surrounding the sector. Big Bertha is a case in point
for all three reasons. you can see more

Big Bertha – A Giant Concrete

Big Bertha is Seattle’s massive US$80 million borer,
which simultaneously tunnels and constructs, and is a massive innovation in
concrete construction. Back in the headlines at the centre of massive court
case last December, the real story she has to tell is one of Concrete Roads.

Concrete Trends knows construction, and importantly we know how to put the right
information into the right hands at the right time. Which is why we are
inviting you to claim your stake in this annual roundup of construction trends
in concrete roads.

Concrete roads are highly durable and comparably
environmentally friendly. With low maintenance costs, labour-centric
construction tasks, and ideal for overlays and upgrades, the arguments for
concrete roads are compelling. In South Africa, and around the continent, there
has been increasing demand for concrete roads.

With so many arguments for it, Concrete Trends
has created the ideal space you and your organisation deserve to fully present
your important innovations, techniques and contributions to roadbuilding.

Feature Trends is the latest innovation in our suite of Concrete Trends publishing
products. Structured within the print edition, and amplified over a four month
digital campaign, Feature Trends puts the power of content marketing and
branding in your hands, with a product of lasting value. Appearing within
Concrete Trends, and bound between its own cover and back page, the highly
specified content is developed in partnership with industry to definitively
compile the best it has on offer. 

Panel Discussion

In addition to the lead story, the interview and the
thought leadership components, this section of our May edition will also
include the opportunity to join fellow suppliers with a stake in concrete in
the Panel Discussion. Comprising a full page of editorial, supported by
a facing full page brand ad (or 1.5 pages editorial/0.5 page brand ad),
Concrete Trends is inviting all suppliers of equipment, materials, design and
engineering, contracting, testing and maintenance services to build the best
and most coordinated case for Concrete Roads to our well-targeted readership.

Whilst a Question and Answer format will be supplied,
the questions will be established with you, and tailored to present your
arguments cohesively and within the context of today’s challenges. Covering the
following topics, Concrete Trends is first and foremost at the service of our
industry, and will not limit the scope unnecessarily:

  • Design: what are
    the key components to designing and engineering concrete roads, and what
    are the essential sub-types of roads with particular requirements? From
    drainage to supporting layers, pavement type and thickness design, to the
    differing joints and their layout and sealing.
  • Material
    and properties
    : The core of the feature, here we invite you
    to discuss the requirements for aggregates, cement, chemical admixtures,
    consistency (and measurement thereof) and the properties of hardened
  • Equipment
  • Concrete:
    The handling and transportation of ready-mixed concrete
    must meet stringent standards, and the methods of laying merit discussion
    as well.

Covering elements of the construction, maintenance and
repair of Concrete Roads, this Feature Trends will elevate the
excellence and pioneers of our market leaders in Cement Road Construction.

For more information, please contact:

Nicholas McDiarmid, Publishing Editor, Concrete Trends

[email protected]
| 021 700 5579 | 078 551 9553

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