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5 Concrete Blogs You Should Check Out in 2023

As the concrete industry keeps growing, so does the number of sites that offer quality and educational content. The topics range from tips and techniques to sustainability in the industry. So, let’s check a compilation of the best five concrete blogs you should be on the lookout for this year.

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New Generation Technology Part 2: the LoRa SmartRock™ and its Applications

Every concrete professional aims to perform critical operations faster and with the highest possible quality. Remote monitoring systems such as the SmartHub™ – Long Range developed by Giatec are valuable tools for this need. Following the first part of the SmartHub series, this blog will delve into the…

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Back to Basics: Cement vs Concrete

How many times have you heard people use the words cement and concrete interchangeably? Probably enough for you to wonder if there is a difference at all. While there are some ways in which the terms are related, the answer is simple: concrete and cement are fundamentally different. In this blog we will discuss all you need to know to answer the question: cement vs concrete, are they different?

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Revolutionizing Third-Party Concrete Testing with SmartRock® Wireless Sensors

Often, third-party testing agencies face several challenges with standard temperature and strength monitoring systems. Some of these involve relying on multiple wired components and expensive concrete monitoring systems. Subsequently, concrete testing lab facilities require extra time to produce accurate data, and this presents a burden when contractors need…

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New Generation Technology Part 1: Understanding the LoRa SmartHub™ 

As part of Giatec’s continued efforts to revolutionize the construction industry, one of the newest products released is the new generation SmartHub™ – Long Range (LoRa). In this blog we will discuss the answers to all the questions about LoRa, providing insights and introducing the end-user to the…

Top 11 Green Ready-Mix Concrete Producers in North America 

Sustainability and green movements have been quickly taking over industries, and construction is no different. Every year, 20 billion tons (10 billion cubic yards) of concrete are produced globally. This makes it the second most consumed product on earth, after water. Cement is not only the most expensive…

New Giatec 360 Updates – Part 2: Graph Customization Tools

This article will continue on the topic discussed in Part 1, be sure to check it out! Request a Virtual Demo of our SmartRock Wireless Sensor Request a Demo DisplayThe max and min temperature limits can be assigned to a sensor using the Parameter Thresholds function on both…

New Giatec 360 Updates – Part 1: Temperature, Strength, and Maturity Charts

As part of Giatec’s continued efforts and goal to meet customer requirements and expectations, progressive changes are being made to the system to better comply with updating needs. Working with clients on a global scale, we strive to provide a streamlined platform that is one place for all….

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Level Up Your Project Reports With Giatec 360™ – Part 2

Let’s dive deeper into report generation to learn more about how Giatec 360’s reports help you make better decisions faster on the jobsite. For an introduction to Giatec 360, click to read Part 1 of this blog. Request a Virtual Demo of our SmartRock Wireless Sensor Request a…

Level Up Your Project Reports With Giatec 360™ – Part 1

Let’s learn about Giatec 360 and how to make the most of this advanced web-based dashboard for monitoring and managing concrete pours. Request a Virtual Demo of our SmartRock Wireless Sensor Request a Demo The construction industry is one of the busiest, most challenging, and constantly evolving industries,…

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Giatec Award for Best Paper 2022 

We are very excited to announce the launch of our annual sustainability in construction research paper award contest! This is a great opportunity for civil engineers to expose their research and development to a global audience of industry experts. Plus, the winner will receive a monetary award of $1,000 US….

Measuring Relative Humidity With Embedded BlueRock Sensors In Concrete

 During construction, the internal relative humidity (RH) of concrete plays a significant role in the progression of work. Especially in slabs-on-ground or suspended slabs that are to receive moisture-sensitive flooring materials, professionals often rely on experience to understand the drying time of field concrete. Flooring materials such as…

Use These Tech Tools for More Efficient Cold Weather Concreting

Let’s dive into our sensors in detail.   Request a Virtual Demo of our SmartRock Wireless Sensor Request a Demo SmartRock Sensors:   SmartRock is a wireless concrete sensor designed for temperature and strength monitoring with the ability to record real-time temperature data for every 15-minute interval for 2 months and comes with remote-monitoring capabilities. It is fast,…

Everything You Need to Know About Pouring Concrete in Winter

Winter is coming! Worried about the cold weather concreting that comes with it in the construction industry? We’ve got it covered with Giatec’s SmartRock sensors.  Keep reading to learn more.  Request a Virtual Demo of our SmartRock Wireless Sensor Request a Demo The temperature is dropping, the days start to get shorter, and frost covers the ground. While it may be…

Giatec’s Unique Concrete Knowledge Resources

The Giatec Scientific website is a treasure trove of concrete knowledge, ranging from blogs and case studies to podcasts and videos! Find a few of our exclusive resources below: Request a Virtual Demo of our SmartRock Wireless Sensor Request a Demo Giatec’s Concrete Terminology Search BarNeed a one-stop…

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