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Roger Rattue

Commercial/Technical Director, Infrastructure Services, SOCOTEC

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End Preparation of Concrete Cores and the Need for Standardisation

Posted by Roger Rattue on 17-Apr-2018 14:10:31

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. 

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Topics: Fluids, Greases and Lubricants, oil testing

Solid Performance at the Concrete Society Awards

Posted by Roger Rattue on 23-Nov-2016 13:20:56

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.

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Topics: Concrete, Concrete Testing, The Concrete Society Awards

Concrete Testing During a Heatwave

Posted by Roger Rattue on 22-Jul-2016 12:38:40

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? 

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Topics: Concrete, Concrete Testing

ESG Sponsors The Concrete Society Awards

Posted by Roger Rattue on 12-Nov-2015 13:42:00
SOCOTEC - formerly ESG - attended and sponsored The Concrete Society Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London. A fantastic presenter, an exquisite dinner, and great wine made for a superb evening. In our latest blog, Roger Rattue, southern regional director, Infrastructure Services, gives us the low-down on the night.
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Topics: Concrete, The Concrete Society Awards, Infrastructure Services

Showcasing Concrete Testing Services at the UK Concrete Show

Posted by Roger Rattue on 27-Feb-2015 13:26:00
SOCOTEC’s Infrastructure Services attended the UK Concrete Show at the NEC in Birmingham, sharing their expertise in concrete testing. Here, our guest bloggers, Roger Rattue, regional director, and Clive Moore, client liaison manager, Infrastructure Services, tell us about meeting existing and potential clients at the show and showcasing examples of concrete cubes.
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Sponsoring The Concrete Society Awards

Posted by Roger Rattue on 10-Nov-2014 13:21:00
SOCOTEC, formerly ESG, attended and sponsored The Concrete Society Awards held at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London. The night was full of glitz, glamour, wine, vol-au-vents and of course plenty of awards…In our latest blog, Roger Rattue, regional director at Uxbridge, provides his insight into the eventful night.
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Controlling Concrete Curing Temperatures

Posted by Roger Rattue on 09-Oct-2014 14:12:00
Towards the end of 2013, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) issued an update concerning temperature limits during concrete cube curing. In our latest blog, Roger Rattue, regional director in the materials testing division at SOCOTEC, explains what steps the business has taken to ensure our clients continue to receive high quality results.
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Topics: Concrete

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