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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: Concrete Pumped 1038 Feet in a Single Lift
Author(s): C. Terry Dooly
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 25-27
Keywords: concretes; high-rise buildings; lightweight concretes; placing; pumped concrete; pumps; ready-mixed concrete; slurries; Construction
Abstract:Concrete was pumped a record-breaking 1038 ft above ground in a single lift when the final yards of the 31,000 yd3 used in the 75-story First Interstate World Center, located in Los Angeles, were placed at the top of the structure.
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