Caldwell Bridge – Newnan, GA

Description What happens when a creek blocks the path to a new homesite? Caldwell Concrete constructed a precast bridge on site. This bridge had to hold up to thousands of yards worth of loaded concrete trucks passing over during construction of the home. Concrete delivered over this bridge was used for the poured walls, slab […]

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OSU Permeable Concrete Vessels – Columbus, OH

Description Jake Boswell, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, at Ohio State University has created a better type of floating wetland to help with runoff of excess nutrients that are impacting the quality of many water bodies across the world. Artificial Floating Islands (AFIs) have been made of PET plastics, but those vessels are leaching chemicals […]

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BioFire Diagnostics – Salt Lake City, UT

Project Description Oakland Construction replaced reinforcing steel with macro synthetic fiber at BioFire’s new diagnostics facility in Salt Lake City. The exterior design included insulated tilt panels made up of an 8” structural face, 2” of insulation, and a 3” architectural face. The panel texture was achieved utilizing a urethane form liner and the concrete […]

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Horse Stables – Wognum, Netherlands

Project Description FORTA-FERRO was used to reinforce several precast concrete walls for a horse stable construction in the Netherlands. Anton Construction & Concrete Engineering was asked to contribute to create a stable with horse stalls that looked good, were low-maintenance, and durable. After discussion, prefab concrete was chosen,that would be reinforced with Forta-Ferro macro synthetic […]

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Horse Stables

Description FORTA-FERRO® was used to reinforce several precast concrete walls for a horse stable construction in the Netherlands. The use of FORTA-FERRO® macro synthetic fiber reinforcement allowed for tougher and more durable precast walls that could be easily cast, transported, and placed without breaking.  Key Points Reduced Shrinkage Cracking Added Toughness Extremely Durable  Download PDF

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River Embankment Units

Project Description Thái Bình, a city in the Red River Delta in northern Vietnam, was in need of a series of precast river embankment units for urban, rural, environmental, and natural disaster prevention in addition to a response to climate change in the area. The use of FORTA-FERRO® reinforced concrete instead of traditional steel reinforcement was chosen for its superior […]

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Clarksburg Ranch

Project Description Winchester Homes was in need of retaining walls for a recent project. Retaining walls are needed to restrain soil to a slope that it would not naturally stay stationary. The walls need to be extremely durable, therefore, Winchester Homes decided to reinforce them with FORTA-FERRO® macro synthetic fibers. The walls were made with individual 84” x 72” x […]

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Stealth

Project Description Designed by Tristan Al-Haddad, this project gave Promenade Towers in Atlanta, GA, a unique and artistic focal point for their main entrance. Promenade Towers shares the same street as the Woodruff Arts Center, an artistic hub with a rich history and an expansive community outreach. FORTA-FERRO® was used to reinforce this sculpture and provide extra […]

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Kaumalapau Harbor

Project Description The Kaumalapau Harbor required a complete reconstruction of an outdated breakwater system to properly protect the harbor shoreline. The unique system utilized Core-loc® Concrete Armor Units that were developed and patented by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory. The project required 70,000 lbs. of FORTA-FERRO® to cast […]

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