Hannah Scott

Hannah Scott

Hannah Scott is a Marketing Assistant with Giatec Scientific Inc., a global company revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart concrete testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite.

7 Tips to Make Your Concrete Construction Project Environmentally Friendly

Helping our customers and partners use concrete in an environmentally friendly way is one of our top priorities here at Giatec. It is no secret that concrete, particularly the cement in a concrete mix, can have a negative impact on the environment due to the CO₂ it produces. There are two reasons for this. First, without cement, concrete cannot be produced as it is the binder of the mix. Second, manufacturing cement produces CO₂ due to fuel burn which keeps the kiln operating and because of the calcination process. For every kilogram…

All of Your Questions About Sustainable Concrete, Answered

How Does Concrete Impact the Environment?   You have probably noticed that we are big fans of concrete here at Giatec. It is an amazing, durable, and cost-effective material used around the world. In fact, concrete is the second most used material after water! Still, we are aware that no building material is perfect, and it is becoming increasingly important to understand how concrete contributes to important issues like climate change.   One of the most important elements in a concrete mix design is cement. When mixed with water, this ingredient binds…

Q&A: Norman Lauzon Explains how Concrete Maturity Sensors are Changing the Jobsite

Norman Lauzon is the Senior Project Manager at Ledcor, a successful and diversified construction company that partners with projects across North America. Norman has more than seventeen years of experience in the construction industry and has managed the development of hospitals, airports, light rail transit, and a variety of other projects. Currently, he is working on the Zibi project: a 34-acre, multi-building waterfront community. *For eligible new customers only Get a Free Trial Kit Free Sensor* Free Shipping No Strings Get Your Trial Kit Recently, our Co-Founder, President, and CTO…

Giatec Celebrates Two Best Ottawa Business Award Wins

Giatec Takes Home Best Ottawa Business & Best Performance in Customer Experience  OTTAWA, Canada: Giatec, world leader in concrete testing technology, is thrilled to announce that they have received two 2020 Best Ottawa Business Awards (the BOBs). The company was awarded for Best Ottawa Business, which recognizes the winner’s growth, financial strength, market position, and community involvement. The second award received was for Best Performance in Customer Experience, which recognizes a successful customer service initiative undertaken this year.   The BOBs are an annual celebration of the most accomplished businesses and executives in Ottawa. Due to COVID-19, the BOBs took place virtually this year instead of the usual formal gala. Following social distancing guidelines, the Giatec team viewed…

About Giatec

Giatec is a global company revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. Giatec’s suite of hardware and software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as AI and the Internet of Things (IoT), including wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle and reduce concrete’s carbon footprint.

Our suite of hardware and software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as; Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT), including; wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle.

Combining wireless concrete sensors and mobile apps, Giatec has developed smart IoT-based technologies, like SmartRock® concrete maturity sensors, for real-time monitoring of concrete properties. This provides critical information to contractors so they can make efficient and informed decisions on the jobsite, ultimately saving time and money. Ready-mix producers also leverage the SmartRock® Plus cloud, which gives them access to concrete performance data to optimize their mix designs.

 

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