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Since its first use in the early 70s fibre reinforcement has been successfully applied in numerous projects all over the world for underground. Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC) is one of the most used support methods used in the following  underground applications of concrete: 

Spray concrete lining    Precast Segments Cast in Place final lining Mining
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This Engineering Corner will support designers, contractors and clients on the use of FRC, both in tunneling and mining. It's an interactive knowledge platform dedicated to the use of FRC in tunneling and mining. 

We are a member of various technical comitees like:

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For more info download our technical handbooks:

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Presented at WTC 2017 Bergen, Norway

© to Authors:

A. M. Najder Olliver
CH2M, Doha, Qatar.
T. Lockhart
Bouygues Travaux Publics, Doha, Qatar.


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Article reprint - author: Charles Allen, Director, OtB Concrete Ltd. London