CIVIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION REVIEW | May 2016
Concrete is the most used human-made material worldwide.It is used twice as much as all other materials combined together. Concrete is very popular as it is multipurpose, has unique engineering properties, is cost effective and its ingredients are easily available. Concrete is durable. It is a strong material, which has a long lifespan and it can be moulded into any shape and size when freshly mixed. In spite of great advancements made in concrete technology today, the ability to produce high quality concrete for waterproof structures is still evolving.