Construction

January 5, 2016

Calgary’s AHF Helps the Hitchcock Family

In December Alberta Hardwood Flooring assisted Easter Seals with their unique ‘Give a Kid a Lift Program’. The program provides a residential elevator in the home of a family with a child with a disability. The Give A Kid A Lift (GAKAL) program is funded solely through community partnerships and revenue from an annual fundraising […]

Calgary, Charity, Community, Construction
November 20, 2015

Cracking the Concrete Conundrum

Concrete – one of the construction industry’s most common materials – has one fatal flaw: it often develops ‘micro-cracks’ during construction (Matchar, smithsonian.com, 2015). These micro-cracks can lead to leaks and the corrosion of steel reinforcements – weakening the structure over time. Repairs are time consuming, disruptive, and costly. Research and development teams from the […]

Construction, Miscellaneous