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Fearsome Fire Godown Reduced to Ashes

Firefighters try to put out the blaze that erupted at a godown located off the Super Highway near Sabzi Mandi on Thursday. PHOTO: ONLINE KARACHI: A fire broke out at a godown on Thursday located off Super Highway near Sabzi Mandi, reducing the entire building to ashes. No human casualties were reported but the godown’s inventory […]

Concrete Reinforcement with Synthetic Fibres (FRC)

Fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) has been in use for last 40 years. Annually 50 million cubic meter of FRC is produced. Advantages of FRC: Provides a 3D reinforcement. Prevents shrinkage cracking. No hairy concrete – a smooth finish. Resist explosive spalling of concrete exposed to fire. Effective replacement for steel mesh in slab on grade. […]