Putzmeister Contributes to World Record Concrete Pour at Polavaram Dam
A Putzmeister Operations & Management team helped Navayuga Engineering Company Limited (NECL) set Guinness World Records for Largest Continuous Concrete Pour and Most Concrete Continuously Poured in 24 hours at the Polavaram Dam. 32,315.5 m3 of concrete was continuously poured for 24 hours to achieve this record. The Putzmeister team of 50 did this with the help of 4 Putzmeister Telebelt – TBS 130, TB 200 and TBS 600, 1 Putzmeister Truck Mounted Concrete Pump – BSF 42, 20 Agitors and 4 Surgecretes All Putzmeister equipment had a 100% uptime.
Putzmeister has been working on the Polavaram Dam project since work on the foundation for the spillway started towards the end 2016. Till date the team has transported and placed 1.5 million m3 (1,500,000 m3) of concrete. This is not the first time Putzmeister has helped its clients achieve the world record for continuous concrete pour. We not only help set records, we also help break records achieved through our efforts. Putzmeister Operations & Management is a service offering from the company in India. An embedded team typically comprising a Project Supervisor, Application Specialist, Material Specialist, Machine Operators, Drivers and Service Engineers manages not just the equipment, but also the operations and delivery through the equipment at the jobsite. This helps the customer focus on overall delivery of the project while the Putzmeister team manages the day to day work on the jobsite.
Putzmeister develops, produces, sells and serves its customers worldwide with technically high-quality and service-oriented machines in the following areas: truck-mounted concrete pumps, stationary concrete pumps, stationary placing booms and accessories, concrete mixing, industrial technology, pipe delivery of industrial solids, concrete placement and removal of excavated material in tunnels and underground, mortar machines, plastering machines, screed conveying, injection and special applications. Our market fields lie in the construction industry, in mining and tunnel construction, with major industrial projects in the pre-cast industry, power stations, sewage treatment plants and waste incinerators.
For more updates on the architecture and interiors industry visit: www.fortunestreets.com