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The End of Concrete Spalling: Cor-Tuf UHPC Founder Says Concrete Failures Can be a Thing of the Past

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Manassas, VA, August 02, 2021 –(PR.com)– Cor-Tuf UHPC chairman Douglas Darling is adamant that the Miami condo collapse didn’t have to happen. “People didn’t need to die,” says Darling. “New, available concrete technology is impervious to water and chemicals, and can be used to repair failing, traditional concrete, and to build new structures that will not fail.”

It is a well-established fact that traditional concrete doesn’t last. The recent Miami condo collapse is terrible proof that a building, a bridge – or any other structure made out of traditional concrete – can and will fail.

As Darling points out, though, the hard truth is that what happened in Miami didn’t have to happen. “It’s important that everyone understands how concrete fails, and why,” Darling says. “If construction teams take advantage of newer concrete technologies, this kind of disaster never has to happen again.”

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