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Concrete Construction - Unit 12: Transport and Handling of Concrete

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The object of transporting concrete is to get it from the batching plant to point of placing as quickly and economically as possible without any deterioration in its quality. Discusses factors that should be considered in placing: the nature of concrete, volume of concrete, site access, job access, time scale, and planning. Also talks about the truck mixer, the dumper, crane and skip, concrete and static pumps and conveyors. Produced in England. Refers to British equipment and uses British terminology.

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