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Substandard Concrete: A Hidden Risk for Insurers

How Construction Materials Testing Errors Increase Risk The smallest materials testing errors can lead to costly re-testing, mitigation, consequential damages and questionable insurance claims. In this blog, we discuss what these CMT errors look like—and what insurers can do to eliminate the associated risk for good. As a construction insurer, you agree to assume certain…

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ForneyVault® Partners with Quadrel on Concrete Management Software Integration

ForneyVault®, an integrated construction materials testing platform, recently added Quadrel, LLC, to its growing list of software integration partners. The interface allows Quadrel’s customers to have easy access to ForneyVault along with its own technologies for concrete and aggregate management. Martin Marietta, Inc., in Denver, CO, is the first Quadrel customer to use the integrated materials…

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Is Your CMT Technology Future Proof?

Now more than ever, CMT pros need technology that not only solves the immediate issues of today but also continues to pay dividends down the line. In this blog, we discuss four major features that make certain your technology is future proof. Technology changes fast. While some industries lead the charge, the construction industry has…

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Cloud-Based CMT: How to Go Remote During COVID-19

Everyone who depends on CMT results – test labs, engineers, project owners, DOTs and beyond – has had to rapidly shift gears in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has, understandably, created a few new problems. In this blog, we address how CMT stakeholders can deal with them and stay afloat. The coronavirus pandemic has…

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Riding the Automation Wave

Damon Thomas, P.E., is an architectural and civil engineer with nearly 30 years experience in construction materials testing and subsidence engineering. He is president of CTL|Thompson Materials Engineers, Inc. This article originally appeared on ForConstructionPros.com on February 17, 2020. Materials testing is still heavily reliant on humans, but cloud-based platforms that communicate directly with break…

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