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Signs Your Concrete Could Need Replacing

Concrete is one of the most durable of substances, but it can sometimes show signs of wear and tear. Madmix, leading concrete suppliers in the Cambridge area, explain some of the key signs that it could be time to replace your concrete. Spalling This problem is also known as scaling and is shown by pieces […]

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Why Concrete is So Suitable for Agricultural Use

The high-pressure demands of modern farming mean that concrete is an essential tool for modern agriculture. Its durability and versatility make it a highly cost-effective material in an industry which is constantly coming under financial pressure. Here we look at some of the specific qualities required of agricultural concrete, why it is so widely used […]

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Unusual Uses of Concrete

Concrete need not just be thought of as a construction material. Its durability and timeless look means it can be put to a wide range of uses in the home, and not just for the buildings themselves. As expert concrete suppliers to destinations across Cambridgeshire, including Ely, Huntingdon, Royston and St Ives, Madmix know everything […]

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Reasons for Choosing Madmix as Your Concrete Supplier

Are you looking for a concrete supplier in the Cambridge area? If so, you will be wanting to find a company which supplies top-quality ready mixed concrete, with fast, reliable delivery, superb customer service and payment options to suit you. Madmix meets all these requirements and more. We are BSI kitemark accredited, so you can […]

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What Can Accredited Concrete Do?

Madmix has received the BSI kitemark for accredited concrete – but what does this mean for our customers, and what is accredited concrete used for? What is Accredited Concrete? Accredited concrete meets the British standard for concrete. This means it is quality assured concrete which has reached the standard required to be durable, long-lasting and […]

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Iconic Concrete Buildings of Britain

Love them or loathe them, some of Britain’s most iconic concrete buildings have been plunged into the spotlight again – thanks to the National Trust. Selected post-war concrete buildings nationwide are at the forefront of an aesthetics debate in the media this autumn after the National Trust teamed with the University of East Anglia (UEA), […]

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Concrete Through The Ages

Contrary to popular belief, concrete has been around for centuries. From then until now, the material has been responsible for some of the most impressive, beautiful, and recognisable structures across the globe, from the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil to Italy’s world-famous Colosseum. Here, Madmix concrete company, based in the Cambridge area, […]

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Ten of the World’s Most Impressive Structures Made with Concrete

Concrete is a material that has been used for centuries and some of the world’s most famous ancient structures, such as the Pantheon (built 118-128 AD) and the Coliseum in Rome (70 AD), were made from concrete. Known for its strength, versatility, affordability and ability to withstand natural disasters, such as earthquakes, it is readily […]

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Nine Weird and Wonderful Facts You Never Knew About Concrete

Think you know everything there is to know about concrete? Think again! Here Madmix, suppliers of concrete ready mix Cambridge, looks at nine wacky facts and figures about concrete. 1.The earliest recorded use of concrete is in Neolithic times. You may think that concrete was a relatively new(ish) invention, but it was used in Eastern […]

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Small Projects – Buy Ready Mix Concrete or Mix it Yourself?

The arrival of spring means that many people are starting to plan home and garden DIY projects. And some of these projects – such as building pathways and home extensions – may require the use of concrete. For large projects, involving several cubic metres of concrete, a ready mix concrete solution for homes in Cambridge […]

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