24 Aug Technique Client Newsletter July 2010
This latest edition features a wide range of recent projects and includes some updates on the latest BBR post-tensioning technology. The FRP strengthening of the historic Grafton bridge is the front page article and we profile the first use of Sika CarboShear plates on a project in NZ. There is a feature section on recently completed elevated post-tensioned slabs outlining the advantages on several prominent projects. We also profile some current work on repair and structural upgrading work on wharves. There are additional articles covering post-tensioned slabs on grade, ground anchoring, load testing and assistance we are providing Universities for research and development. There is growing recognition and use of Macalloy bar and cable systems in NZ and we showcase a range of recent projects and applications. BBR Contech is the exclusive agent for Macalloy products in NZ.