Concrete on a Roll - The use of Concrete Canvas GCCMs in the civil engineering sector

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Organisation profile

Concrete Canvas Ltd manufacture a ground breaking material technology called Concrete Canvas that allows concrete to be used in a completely new way. Created specifically for erosion control and containment applications, Concrete Canvas® (CC) products are part of a revolutionary class of new, innovative materials called Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs). CC is a flexible, concrete filled fabric which provides a thin and durable concrete layer when hydrated.

Training aim

This presentation will explain the Concrete Canvas GCCM technology and its typical properties, followed by Concrete Canvas case studies of various erosion control & containment applications.

Learning objectives

Introduction to the Concrete Canvas GCCM technology and its typical properties and how the material is being applied to the civil engineering sector.

Course outline

This talk is centred on how Concrete Canvas is rapidly becoming the channel lining and slope protection material of choice for engineers and contractors around the world. It allows concrete construction without the need for plant or mixing equipment: Just add water. Used in over 80 countries, CC has gained market acceptance as a cost effective alternative to conventional concrete.

Trainer's profile

Ryan McKeever is a Technical Sales Representative with Concrete Canvas Ltd for Ireland & Scotland. He has over 10 years of experience working in the construction industry in a variety of technical sales and business development roles throughout Canada, the UK and Ireland.

Course duration

1 hour.

Assessment & certification

CPD Certificate.

Who should attend

Consulting Engineers, Site Engineers, Main Contractors, Civil engineers, Project Managers, Construction Managers

Web Link

Concrete Canvas Ltd.