THE ECONOMICS OF PUMPING

THE MERITS OF UWING PUMPING EQUIPMENT FOR ON-SITE HANDLING OF CONCRETE ARE DISCUSSED. ATTENTION IS DRAWN TO VARIOUS FACTORS WHICH MUST BE CONSIDERED WHEN ASSESSING THE USE OF THIS TECHNIQUE: OVERALL COSTS, FINANCE, PLANT SELECTION AND COST OF PUMPING ARE CONSIDERED. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT WHILST CONCRETE PUMPING CAN LEAD TO COST SAVING IN MANY CASES, CORRECT EQUIPMENT UTILIZATION IS ESSENTIAL.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 385-6
  • Serial:
    • Concrete (London)
    • Volume: 5
    • Issue Number: 12
    • Publisher: CONCRETE SOCIETY
    • ISSN: 0010-5317

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00214367
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 25 1972 12:00AM