concrete cancer


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concrete cancer

Descriptive of condition of a spalling and/or fracturing of concrete as a result of the use of unsuitable ingredients in the concrete mix; eventually leads to corrosion.
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HUDDERSFIELD Royal Infirmary (HRI) does not have concrete cancer and could last another 60 years, an independent surveyor has claimed.
The old bridge was suffering from alkali silica reaction, commonly known as concrete cancer.
The care home shut its doors in April last year after dangerous concrete cancer - cracking and flaking - was discovered.
The toilets are always damaged and not working, the floors are rising because of what they call concrete cancer, and to keep it clean seems virtually impossible.
The concrete cancer one was the one that got me, when it was eating away at the foundatiions of Lassiter's hotel.
The Millennium Stadium is suffering from concrete cancer, we can reveal.
The sprawl spreading out from Dublin like a concrete cancer is now threatening the very fabric of Irish society.
The haunting signs of decay, concrete cancer, obsolete services, and vandalism conceal the fact that 19 of the 50 apartments are still occupied.
He said Ynysawdre Swimming Pool was suffering from concrete cancer and only had a limited time left.
Jean Lorriman Waterloo Quick remedy WELL isn't that convenient for the CCG, HRI is affected by concrete cancer.
Chief Minister Adam Giles said the gun turret at Defence of Darwin Experience has received new stairs and safety barriers as well as treatment to its concrete cancer.
The car park is suffering from concrete cancer and has been deteriorating at an accelerated rate," she said.