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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Contractors Alternate Saves $2 Million on Louisville Building
Author(s): Charles J. Pankow
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 341-345
Keywords: cold weather construction : concrete construction;concrete panels; contr,actors; costs; formwork (construction); lightweight aggregate concretes; multistory buildings;precast concrete; prestressed concrete; pretensioning.
Abstract:Describes how alternate reinforced concrete proposal for a 30 story building saved considerable money. The alternate construction is discussed and the importance of coordination between architect, engineer and builder is emphasized.
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