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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: 661,380 Ton Precast Structure
Towed Out to Sea: The Ninian Central Platform
Author(s): G. Borrmann, F. Sedillot, and I. McLeod
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 51-58
Keywords: air-entrained concrete; cast-in-place con-nections;
formwork (construction); high-early-strength
cements; plasticizers; precast concrete; prestressed
concrete; reinforcing steels; slipform construction;
Abstract:A description of the construction program, design criteria, and method of erecting the Ninian Central Platform, a 512 ft high, precast and slipformed con-crete oil drilling platform weighing over 600,000 tons.
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