County Armagh, Northern Ireland – In partnership with The Concrete Society, Rapid International Ltd, will deliver an online technical seminar on the growing benefits of Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) as a more accessible concrete pavement. The popular event will take place on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at 1pm and is free of charge and open to all.

Already well established in the USA and Canada, with growing popularity across Europe, Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) is a high-strength pavement application offering durability, cost efficiency, fast construction and high load carrying abilities. Ideal for roads, ports, airports and industrial facilities, RCC is a zero-slump concrete mix typically placed with an asphalt-type paver, followed by a combination of passes with rollers for compaction.

The technical seminar will be of interest to all those who are involved in the design, specification and construction of concrete, including but not limited to, concrete producers, engineers in contracting firms, consulting engineers, concrete technologists and site supervisory personnel. The event will define RCC and its typical uses, as well as market growth opportunities and its advantages over traditional blacktop/vibrated concrete pavements. Advice on mix designs and suitable machinery will also be discussed.

With over fifty years of mixing technology expertise, Rapid International manufacture machinery for the concrete, construction and environmental industries. Rapid’s most well-known product, the Rapidmix 400/600 mobile continuous mixing plant, has been utilised for RCC projects by a range of international contractors on a variety of applications. Rapidmix is currently producing RCC on the largest RCC paving project in the world, in Texas, USA.

To register or find out more information on the upcoming seminar, contact Neil Cooke: ncooke@mattest.com

Rapid International Ltd 

Established in 1969, County Armagh based Rapid International delivers high quality, reliable equipment to the concrete, construction and environmental industries. Today, with a presence in more than twenty countries worldwide via an ever expanding international dealer network, Rapid is a trusted partner to a wide variety of customers ranging from multinational construction groups to small concrete producers. 

RAPID IS A GLOBAL LEADER IN THE MANUFACTURING OF:

  • Pan, Planetary and Twin Shaft Concrete Mixers
  • Mobile Continuous Mixing Plant/Pugmills
  • Specialised Mobile Continuous Mixing Plant
  • Mobile/Fixed/Bespoke/Compact Batching Plants
  • High Pressure Mixer Washout Systems
  • Silos
  • Spare Parts 

Rapid’s vast experience over the last four decades ensures the highest quality design and manufacture of all equipment. Quality, reliability, efficiency and technological advancement are the greatest aims of Rapid’s workforce, based at its impressive 50,000 sq ft production facility and headquarters in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Always innovating, Rapid’s emphasis on product development is driven by the needs of its wide reaching customer base, and the company’s in-house technical team consistently strive to meet the demands of total quality while exceeding customers’ expectations.

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