Pumping for Slurry Wall

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Title: Pumping for Slurry Wall

Author(s): Gilbert Tallard

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 11

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 34-35

Keywords: concretes; placing; pumped concrete; pumps; ready-mixed concrete; slurries; tremie concrete; Construction

Date: 10/1/1989

Abstract:
Describes the use of concrete pumps mounted on boom trucks to deliver concrete to the tremie hopper in the construction of reinforced concrete diaphragm walls (slurry walls). The pump/tremie combination provides a number of advantages over the direct dumping of concrete into the tremie from a truck.