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Pumping concrete for the second floor

Teams of workers maneuver the heavy piping carrying the cement from the cement trucks at ground level. This pipe is clamped together with heavy-duty clasps that have to hold up to the pressure necessary to pump the viscous concrete.

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Second floor concrete pour

Delivered by 27 cement trucks, the approximately 270 cubic yards of concrete go through several stages before workers have a complete floor. From pumping the cement up from ground level, hosing the concrete into general areas, flattening, shaping and then finishing, … Continue reading

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