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Mudcrete is a structural material (employed, for example, as a basecourse in road construction) made by mixing mud (usually marine mud) with sand and concrete/cement. It is used as a cheaper and more sustainable alternative to rock fill.[1] It is also used in such projects as land reclamation.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Upper Harbour Bridge Duplication & Causeway Widening - Innovate NZ, Brochure of the '2007 ACENZ Awards of Excellence', Page 19
  2. ^ New Zealand's biggest port project ramps up (Ports of Auckland website, Wednesday 3 November 2004. Retrieved 2007-09-26.)

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Port Strategy

Port Strategy
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 23:36:50 -0700

The dredged materials are mixed with cement to make mudcrete for the reclamation. Auckland's experience with its channel deepening and container terminal expansion was significant in giving consenting authorities, such as the Auckland Regional Council, ...
 
New Zealand Herald
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 14:28:18 -0700

It is for Aucklanders to say whether we want the throat of the Waitemata Harbour gradually choked with mudcrete, not the servants we hire to run our port. The PricewaterhouseCoopers report last year into future North Island port demands looked at ...
 
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 22:14:47 -0700

Make your own mudcrete. Natural rocks are rare in the Memphis area, but you can learn how to make your own at 9 a.m. Saturday at Landscape Works at 2562 Sam Cooper (327-5270). Owner Michael Wayt will demonstrate how to make mudcrete, an old but ...
 
New Zealand Herald
Fri, 09 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700

An example was No. 10 (www.queenswharf.org.nz/designs/completelist.asp) which focused on the surrounding seabed's pollution by decades of run-off including heavy metals. It proposed dredging the contaminated mud and using the "mudcrete" to form two ...
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