The Magnesia Advantage
The Magnesia Advantage

 

Sustainable infrastructure has become a ubiquitous term across all recent construction, with costs, long term liabilities, and environmental factors being the drivers.  Since the invention of Portland Cement, concrete has become the most widely-used and diverse material in the building industry. Unfortunately, all Portland cement mixes are prone to drying and autogeneous shrinkage cracks.  These cracks lead to costly construction mitigation efforts and construction repairs.  Alternatively, when magnesia-based materials have been used in concrete and cementitious systems in historical building, it has resulted in better durability and longer life expectancies of concrete structures.  

 

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