Newsroom Posts Tagged: Public Construction

  • Word-of-the-Month: Surcharge

    Surcharge A surcharge is a weight load which is placed on the surface of soil to cause lateral pressure. It is used to improve the weak compressible earth and provide a more sturdy, stable ground for construction. Some examples of a surcharge load include embankments, construction equipment, adjacent structures, and.. More

    1 May 2019 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Sealant

    Sealant Sealant is a substance that helps to prevent the passage of air, dust, fluids, or other items through an opening or surface. They can vary in flexibility, strength, and permanence to meet any functionality. In order to accommodate structural and thermal changes, there are various types of sealants used.. More

    2 Apr 2019 |