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Concrete Construction

Six Most Common Causes of Low Cylinder Breaks

It seems like low-strength breaks always happen at the worst time, when your schedule is already delayed and you are trying to move your project along. Under ACI and CSA Standards, a break is considered…

On-Site Magazine

Handling Big Data in the Construction Industry

Big data in construction comes from two primary sources. Business documents such as plans, specs, contracts and regulations make up one bucket, and physical data collected by drones, stationary or handheld recording devices and, increasingly,…

Daily Commercial News

Concrete Sensors Designed to Gauge Corrosion

It’s been nine years since Pouria Ghods and Aali Alizadeh, two young and eager civil engineering PhDs from Ottawa, embarked on a quest to do something that would change the construction industry. Their vision? Use…

Electronics For You

Smart Sensor For Monitoring Concrete Temperature In Construction Work

With a portfolio of portable technologies for measuring and monitoring corrosion of concrete buildings, Giatec Scientific, a Canada-based company involved in developing non-destructive quality testing and real-time data collection devices, introduces a unique solution for…

Madridiario

Avanzan las obras de la futura Torre Australis, en Chamartín

En la actual fase de hormigonado, según explican a pie de obra los responsables de innovación de Sacyr, se está empleando la última tecnología disponible en el sector, como una serie de sensores inalámbricos para…

ForConstructionPros

IoT Allows for Real-Time Monitoring of Concrete Curing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling fundamental changes on the construction jobsite. From productivity, safety, process improvement and new tools, IoT will continue to impact the construction industry’s technological renaissance. Specific to the concrete…

IoT For All

IoT Applications in Construction

The construction job site is now ripe for fundamental changes that enable productivity, safety, process improvement and new tools. The Internet of Things (IoT) is allowing for the deployment of simple low power sensors that…

ForConstructionPros

7 Methods for Testing Concrete Strength

When choosing a method for monitoring the compressive strength of concrete, it’s important for project managers to consider the impact each technique will have on their schedule. While some testing processes can be done directly…

ForConstructionPros

Cut Project Time with On-Site Concrete Testing

With wireless maturity sensors, such as SmartRock, you’re notified immediately when your in-place concrete has reached 75 percent compressive strength, whether it’s in 12 hours, two and a half days, or even five days. Workers…

Equipment Today

Wireless Concrete Maturity Sensors Speed Construction

For more than a century, in order to determine concrete’s strength, contractors would cast specimens in cylinders and then put them into a machine to crush them to determine the strength of the concrete that…

Concrete Construction

AI Comes to Concrete

Giatec has announced and launched at Bauma, the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) tool for the concrete industry. Called “Roxi” it will have access to millions of data points, through the company’s SmartRock sensors. It…

For Construction Pros

Giatec Unveils First Artificial Intelligence Solution for Concrete

Contractors may soon be able to more accurately monitor the quality control of concrete on jobsites, thus reducing the chance of human error, thanks to new artificial intelligence-enabled (AI) solutions. Giatec, which provides smart concrete…

About Giatec Scientific Inc.

Giatec is driving breakthrough innovations in the concrete industry, bringing real-time data on concrete performance to the forefront of every construction jobsite. Their suite of hardware and software products, including non-destructive testing technologies, IoT solutions, and wireless sensors, analyze data throughout concrete’s lifecycle, helping to build structures faster, safer, and more economically.

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. Learn More

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