Saudi Readymix Supplies Heavy Weight Concrete for Nuclear Radiation Treatment Room at Dammam University Hospital : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

Saudi Readymix Supplies Heavy Weight Concrete for Nuclear Radiation Treatment Room at Dammam University Hospital

November 25, 2013

Saudi Readymix Supplies Heavy Weight Concrete for Nuclear Radiation Treatment Room at Dammam University Hospital

Dammam, Saudi Arabia (RPRN) 11/25/13 — Saudi Readymix completes the second phase of pouring Heavy Weight Concrete (HWC) with low heat of hydration (heat from the reaction of water and cement) for nuclear radiation treatment rooms at Dammam University Hospital. The walls for the rooms required different thicknesses that ranged between one meter up to two and a half meters thick.  Heavy Weight concrete is used for radiation shielding in medical or nuclear applications. In this particular case, Saudi Readymix used iron based slag as the coarse aggregate, for the added weight and shielding effect, and fly ash to achieve the low heat of hydration.

“This concrete is among several types of specialty concretes that we offer and have provided to various projects across the Kingdom,” said Mr. Redwan Hameed, Technical Director at Saudi Readymix. “With

Saudi Readymix Supplies Heavy Weight Concrete for Nuclear Radiation Treatment Room at Dammam University Hospital
Saudi Readymix has a large library of specialty concretes and experience in technical pours (high rise pumping, pictured above).
challenging projects such as this one, project engineers have to ensure that they are using the right concrete solutions to meet the performance requirements of their projects. We have come across many projects in the Kingdom where the incorrect type of concrete has been specified or better concrete solutions exist.”

Saudi Readymix has introduced and supplied unconventional concretes such as self-compacting concrete, ‘green’ concrete, high temperature resistant concrete, underwater concrete, high strength concrete, and high durability concrete, among many others, as solutions to various projects in the country.

Saudi Readymix is the leading producer and supplier of concrete in the Kingdom. The Company employs over 3,300 employees, operates 33 concrete factories, and manages regional and central laboratories that develop unique mix designs and perform routine testing and analysis on concrete products.

Media Contact Name: Firas A. Al Alola
Media E-mail:
Media Phone: +966138822373 ext 2405
Media Web Address: saudireadymix.com
Company Contact Name: Firas A. Al Alola
Company E-mail:
Company Phone: +966138822373 ext 2405
Company Web Address: saudireadymix.com
Main image credits: Saudi Readymix
Body image credits: Saudi Readymix
About the author:

Saudi Readymix is the leading producer and supplier of ready-mixed concrete and related products in Saudi Arabia. The company was established in 1978 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khalid Ali Alturki & Sons, a leading investment and development company.

 

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BUSINESS NEWS, PRESS RELEASE

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

GeneSegues Therapeutics Awarded Contract For Development of Nanocapsule-based Vaccine for Biodefense Pathogen

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 12/18/14 · Company Collaborating With U.S. Army Researchers on Topically...

Enjoy a Virtual Tour of Canada's Favourite Spa

GRAFTON, ON 12/16/14 · A brand new tour of Ste. Anne's Spa...

Bahama Beach Club Hosts Christmas and 12th New Year’s Eve Party

Treasure cay 12/13/14 · If you're looking for the perfect place to...

Opportunistic Brand Savvy Investors set to snap up Stackcap Patent

London, UK 12/11/14 · Business savvy investors welcomed an exciting opportunity this...

Newborn Foundation Applauds Reauthorization of Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. 12/11/14 · The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R....

SecurifyApp makes it safe to be Home Alone during this holiday season

New York, New Yrok 12/10/14 · More Americans fall victim to accident, theft and...

Routehappy Raises $3.3M in Funding to Expand Airline & Distributor Products

NEW YORK 12/10/14 ·  -- Routehappy, the product differentiation platform for air travel,...

Spa Lovers Select Ste. Anne's as Canada's Top Destination... Again!

GRAFTON, ON 12/04/14 · Spafinder Wellness once again has awarded Ste. Anne's...

Who Couldn`t Use a Hug? Announcing the HugTrain 6th Annual Hug Tour Dec 2014

Montreal, Quebec, Canada 12/03/14 · Cross Continental Canadian-U.S. Train Journey to Raise Spirits...

Zikto announces stretch goals for successful Kickstarter campaign

Los Angeles/Seoul, Korea 12/01/14 · Campaign reaches global audience! Riding high on the accomplishment...

Coffee With Dr. Stewart

Austin, TX 11/25/14 · A brother and sister bring an exciting new...

Arki Kickstarter reaches $100K target in 13 days

Los Angeles/Seoul, Korea 11/24/14 · One step closer to a walking revolution The kickstarter...

Zikto taking award-winning Arki to Startup Nations Summit

Seoul, Korea 11/22/14 · Zikto taking award-winning Arki to Startup Nations Summit The...

The End of Transparency? Don't be a fraud target

Carrollton, TX 11/18/14 · - Over the years, progressive and productive societies...