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On account of large investments being made on infrastructural developments, demand for construction material as well as concrete admixtures
is expected to increase through 2021.
In present study, possible use of highly-porous diatomite as a concrete admixture
to improve some concrete characteristics was investigated and potential use as light-weight aggregate in light-weight concrete block production was evaluated.
Market: The industry growth is supported by increasing investment in the infrastructure sector.
Sika is continuing to expand its production capacity in West Africa with the opening of a concrete admixture
factory in Senegal.
Swiss construction chemicals giant Sika has opened a new manufacturing plant in Dubai to manufacture construction mortars as well as a concrete admixture
on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean.
29 May 2014 - MAPEI Americas, part of Italy-based chemical products, admixtures and coatings specialist MAPEI Group, said it had bought US concrete admixtures
and auxiliary products firm General Resource Technology Inc (GRT), making its entrance into the US concrete admixture
Boosted by continued demand for its problem-solving range of solutions, Mapei revealed that the new state-of-the-art concrete admixture
manufacturing plant is capable of producing all types of Mapeplast plasticers, Mapefluid superplasticers and PCE-based Dynamon hyper plasticisers which contribute significantly to the production of the most durable of concretes.
Roberto Saccone, Regional Business Manager -- Concrete Admixture
of MAPEI UAE, said: "The system is a pioneering green technology that is cost effective as well, and reflects the company's 75 years of experience.
Meanwhile, concrete admixture
supplier Grace Construction said two of its most recent orders have been to supply fibre modified screed to Abu Dhabi's Louvre Museum and lightweight mortar fill to the recent fast-track renovation of runways at Dubai International Airport.
Roberto Saccone, regional business manager - Concrete Admixture
of Mapei UAE, said: "Big 5 is a leading construction exhibition in the Mena region that has provided the building industry with a networking platform for last three decades.