Global Sprayed Concrete Workshop

Nick Chittenden from BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC provides technical hands-on-training at the Global Sprayed Concrete Workshop in Hagerbach, Switzerland


Master Builders Solutions hosts a bi-annual global sprayed concrete and injections workshop to educate and train the global community on standard sprayed concrete and injection practices. The main goal of the practical hands-on workshop was to address vital parameters for both temporary and permanent sprayed concrete.  The workshop featured the latest concrete technology as well as application methods and techniques for sprayed concrete. The workshop covered a large array of topics including:

  • Sprayed concrete for rock support
  • Mix design
  • Fresh concrete testing
  • Application techniques
  • Strength development of sprayed concrete & testing of hardened concrete with penetration needle plus HILTI SCT
  • Alkali-free Accelerator technology
  • Performance & reactivity testing of alkali-free accelerators in mortar and paste
  • Epiroc Meyco spraying equipment
  • The latest concrete spraying technology
  • Troubleshooting
  • 3D spraying simulator

Master Builder's Solutions UAE Expertise

Due to the large scope and array of topics and equipment, a high level of expertise is required by the presenter. Master Builders Solutions brings its top underground construction (UGC) experts from across the global industry ranging from 9 different nationalities to educate and provide training. 

UAE Master Builders Solutions own Eng. Nick Chittenden, Regional Manager for Underground Construction – Middle East & Africa, is a key presenter due to his extensive background and expertise within the underground construction (UGC) industry.  Eng. Nick Chittenden provided in-depth technical hands-on-training at Global Sprayed Concrete Workshop in Hagerbach, Switzerland.

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