Basalt rebar clears mechanical, physical property gauges at Sherbrooke

Source: Basanite Industries, LLC, Pompano Beach, Fla.  Basanite Industries reports successful completion of testing to prove the concrete reinforcing potential of BasaFlex, a family of basalt fiber reinforced plastic bar products offering practitioners a lightweight, corrosion resistant alternative to conventional steel reinforcement. 

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Merger measures testing lab, surveying firm synergy

Sources: Cardinal Survey and Design, Willamsburg, Va.

Construction, engineering, land surveying and 3D imaging specialist Cardinal Survey has expanded into one of the industry’s fastest growing segments through a merger with Richmond, Va.-based Pro-Inspections Inc., which offers private or public market customers concrete strength testing plus structural engineering and evaluation services. 

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Code Council enters testing and inspection arena in NTA deal

Source: International Code Council, Itasca, Ill. 

The International Code Council has acquired Indiana-based NTA, a provider of testing, product certification, inspection, engineering, off-site construction plan review, and code evaluation services for residential and commercial builders, public officials, plus manufacturers and suppliers throughout the industry. 

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