New Guinness Record for Largest Concrete Pour

Noel J. Hargrave-Thomas, P.E. Principal/Project Consultant

Noel J. Hargrave-Thomas, P.E.
Principal/Project Consultant

Construction crews in Los Angeles set a new world record for a continuous concrete pour, as the foundation for the New Wilshire Grand building (tallest building west of the Mississippi) was laid on Feb. 15. Read More>

This concrete pour is impressive, but from a technical point, the challenge is how do you cool it?  That required over 19 miles of cooling tubes to lower maximum temperatures, and manage differential temperatures, preventing cracking. Read More>

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