Finding the ultimate strength of concrete is an important investigation measure used across the built environment to ensure our buildings and other constructions remain structurally sound. When it comes to remedial work, for example, the results from a concrete sample strength test may prove crucial for project compliance as well as the green lighting process for any future works.
Roger Rattue, Regional Director, Infrastructure & Energy Services, SOCOTEC, has worked in the concrete industry since 1972. If you did not think it was possible to be passionate about concrete, then chances are that you have not spent time in the company of Roger Rattue. Roger is passionate about standards, quality and helping to support his clients’ project objectives. Here, he tells us why The Concrete Society Awards is the best night of the year for his team.
It's official, we're in the midst of a heatwave and we're not the only ones suffering in these temperatures, can you imagine the effect the weather is having on fresh concrete?