The Rise of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Overlays

The Situation Drivers are well aware of the declining condition of the streets, highways, parking lots, and pavements in the United States. Taxpayers are also painfully aware of the limited transportation funds available to correct these deteriorated pavements. Totally new pavements are usually not possible or affordable in today’s transportation climate. Therefore, rehabilitation of existing […]

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Harrington Suites Construction with FORTA-FERRO®

Project Name: Harrington Suites Location: Luyang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (far right picture via Harrington Suites website: www.haringtonsuites.com) Harrington Suites is a luxury apartment building in Malaysia that required a strong and durable concrete topping for the high-rise rooftop. Project specifiers chose FORTA-FERRO® macro synthetic fiber as the reinforcement method due to its ability to reduce cracking […]

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Project Stealth WIns 2015 Innovative Fiber Project of the Year Award

The Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association’s (FRCA) yearly Innovative Fiber Project of the Year (IFPY) award acknowledges and highlights innovative and unique projects that expose and advance the use of fiber-reinforced concrete throughout the U.S. market. This award takes all types of applications into consideration, such as shotcrete, precast, decorative, pervious or slab-on-ground.   The Stealth […]

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Pervious Parking Lot Project

Another job well done using FORTA® fiber in pervious concrete: The project involved covering over 100,000 sq ft of paving and requiring over 9,000 lbs of the 2 ¼” FERRO-GREEN® pervious macro fiber.  There were many interesting facets to the project aside from the use of fiber – a specially-altered laser-guided screed to accommodate the lay […]

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