Clarke’s Design & Construct are Keeping it Local!

We are pleased to announce yet another one of Clarke’s Design & Construct purpose designed and built facilities for a developer who is looking to capitalise on the growth in the northern part of the Gold Coast. This project is due to get underway this month and we can’t wait to see the end result. Stay tuned for your monthly dose of the Clarke’s newsletter or visit our Instagram feed for all of our project updates

If you are looking to save money and time with your next commercial or industrial building and want to be part of the Clarke’s Design & Construct client experience, please call 1300 11 25 11. Or visit www.clarkes.net.au

Concrete … The Hard Facts!

Given we pour 1000’s of cubic metres of concrete every year I thought we should shed some light on what makes up a very important part of our business.

In its simplest form, concrete is a mixture of paste and aggregates, or rocks. The paste, composed of Portland cement and water, coats the surface of the fine (small) and coarse (larger) aggregates. Through a chemical reaction called hydration, the paste hardens and gains strength to form the rock-like mass known as concrete.

Within this process lies the key to a remarkable trait of concrete, it’s plastic and malleable when newly mixed, strong and durable when hardened. These qualities explain why one material, concrete, can build all types of buildings and components. It comes in varying strengths measured in Mpa and can provide a number of finishes depending on your requirements, from polished concrete to off form facades.

Bring on the next few thousand cubes.

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If you are looking to save money and time with your next commercial or industrial building and want to be part of the Clarke’s Design & Construct client experience, please call 1300 11 25 11.