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Alexandra Emlyn, Director of R&D/Tech Services at Kryton International Inc. Alex received her B Sc. in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia. She spent 18 years as a Scientist and Technical Director in the wood product industry working for MacMillan Bloedel, Weyerhaeuser, and Bayer Corp before moving over in to the field of concrete and advanced waterproofing technology with the Kryton team.

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    New Innovations: Translucent Concrete

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    Image Source: TOZIER With technology improving at a rapid pace, we are seeing new advancements in concrete every day. Concrete is conventionally...

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  • Concrete Best Practices

    The Unsung Heroes of the Jobsites: Testers

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    Here is a thought for general contractors: How do you accommodate testers on your jobsite? Understandably, when you are managing...

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  • Concrete Waterproofing
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    4 Concrete Waterproofing Solutions for Urban Structures

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    Kryton’s waterproofing products solve a variety of challenges for diverse structures around the world. Below is a run-down of recent...

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  • Green Construction
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    Where did your raw materials come from?

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    As countries begin to embrace low carbon economies, customers are increasingly asking for sourcing documentation on the products they are...

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  • Concrete Industry News
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    Joint research programs with universities help small companies act big

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    In my role as director of research and development in a small company, it is a constant challenge to balance...

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  • Green Construction
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    FIFA World Cup Encourages Green Tourism

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    As I was enjoying the opening weekend of the FIFA World Cup, I couldn’t help but wonder if South Africa...

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  • Concrete Industry News
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    Monitoring concrete infrastructure focus of ACI Seminar

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    The theme of this year’s ACI B.C. Chapter Spring Seminar was infrastructure maintenance, repair and monitoring. Held in Vancouver, the...

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  • Green Construction
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    LEED pros to have latest green building know-how

    Written by: Alex Emlyn

    Big changes to the credentialing system of Canada’s green building world are coming. A new three-tiered credentialing system will be...

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