Cold Weather Concreting for Oil Production Plant

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Title: Cold Weather Concreting for Oil Production Plant

Author(s): Ken Moore, Roger Woodhead, and Hugh Tuttle

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 31-33

Keywords: cold weather construction; costs; heating; industrial buildings; placing; slab-on-ground construction; Construction

Date: 10/1/1988

Abstract:
Special heated enclosures at site 500 km (310 miles) northwest of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, permitted building of a plant for oil production from bituminously impregnated sand during harsh winter temperatures. Special efforts by contracting joint venture kept the job on tight schedule and reduced costs.