MAPEI SUPPLIES SYSTEMS TO VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC VENUES

March 1, 2010
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
In preparation for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Mapei provided 41 different products that contractors used for concrete restoration, surface preparation, waterproofing and flooring installation in six Vancouver venues. 


DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - In preparation for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Mapei provided 41 different products that contractors used for concrete restoration, surface preparation, waterproofing and flooring installation in six Vancouver venues, including:

•  Vancouver Olympic Headquarters (Campus 2010)

•  Richmond Speed Skating Oval

•  Olympic/Paralympic Centre

•  Canada Hockey Place (GM Place)

•  Olympic and Paralympic Village Vancouver

•  East and West buildings of the Main Media Centre at Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre

“Mapei supplied the building products that helped contractors meet their deadlines to bring the Olympics to British Columbia and British Columbia to the Olympic crowds,” said Luigi Di Geso, President and CEO of Mapei Americas. “In addition, this year we have expanded our facilities in Delta to handle the requirements of ongoing construction in the province.”

Mapei has been supplying concrete restoration and flooring installation systems to Olympic venues across the Americas and around the world since 1972. The company opened its first manufacturing plant outside of Italy in Laval, Canada, after exporting Ultrabond G19 to the contractors installing the rubber surface for tracks at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Ultrabond G19 (Adesilex G19 outside of North America) was also used on tracks at the Olympics in Munich, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens and Beijing.

Mapei’s role in providing materials for the construction of Olympic venues in the Americas has grown over the years, embracing the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, GA, and the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, UT. Globally, Mapei’s products were most recently used on construction sites at the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy, and the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. In 2009, 33 years after the 1976 Olympics, Mapei surface preparation products and tile and stone installation products were used to renovate the Olympic Pool at the Centre Sportif Claude Robillard in Montreal.

Additionally, Mapei products are already being used in the construction of sites for the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England, and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Byelorussia.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World September 2014 cover

2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How_To_Polish_&_Restore_Mar.gif
How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Stone Guide

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTubeGoogle+