Specifying a cost-effective and sustainable pipe bedding

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One thing often misunderstood in drainage pipeline bedding design, is the wide range of bedding options available for specifiers. Without proper guidance and assessment of available options, the likelihood of missing out on the most cost-effective ones is always high. Structural design of pipeline installations involves dealing with three main types of load: The weight… Read more »

Concrete pipe standard BS 5911-1 (2021): A standard for a new age

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The new British standard for concrete pipes, BS 5911-1, offers further type testing requirements and cement mix options to improve pipe performance in a world shaped by fatbergs, Net Zero Carbon, and infrastructures durability challenges. The British Standards Institute (BSI) published a new revision of BS 5911-1:2021, the concrete pipes specification standard, earlier this month…. Read more »