Month: October 2016

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BOWMANVILLE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION DIAMONDS AND PEARLS GALA 2016

October 26, 2016 / By Groupa Concrete

On Friday October 21, 2016 our team at Groupa Concrete attended the annual Diamonds and Pearls fundraiser for the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation. Not only was it the 30th anniversary of the Gala itself but it was also the 40th anniversary of the Foundation’s existence. The Gala’s aim this year was to raise funds for a new CT Scanner for […]

REBAR

October 21, 2016 / By Groupa Concrete

You may recognize the steel bars or mesh of steel wires that are used in concrete at construction sites but might not be sure what their purpose is. This is rebar which is short for reinforcing bar, and is also known as reinforcing steel or reinforcement steel. The use of rebar in construction came about in the […]

SOLAR POWERED BIKE LANE OPENS IN POLAND

October 7, 2016 / By Groupa Concrete

A bike lane in Warsaw Poland has just opened up new possibilities for the future of concrete construction and home design. TPA Instytut Badan Technicznych in Pruszkow unveiled their solar powered bike lane last week near Lidzbark Warminski in the Mazury region. The synthetic material uses particles called luminophores that absorb solar energy during the day and are then […]

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