Concrete Pumped 1038 Feet in a Single Lift

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Title: Concrete Pumped 1038 Feet in a Single Lift

Author(s): C. Terry Dooly

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 11

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 25-27

Keywords: concretes; high-rise buildings; lightweight concretes; placing; pumped concrete; pumps; ready-mixed concrete; slurries; Construction

Date: 10/1/1989

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.