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cast in concrete

Firmly or permanently established; not subject to change; unalterable. The healthcare law looks promising, but we'll have to wait until it's cast in concrete before we know exactly what it will do.
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Integrating an effective shotcrete setup in mining operations requires good expertise in concrete production, spray application and the selection of the best performing materials.
Superstructure replacement of the section A10 Tauern motorway from km 2.05 to 9.20 in concrete. The bridges in the stretch to be cleared until the seal level and rebuilt in asphalt construction.
However, the literature data regarding the influence of VMA on the air content in concrete mixes vary.
of the 6th CANMET/ACI International Conference on Superplasticisers and Other Chemical Admixtures in Concrete, 10-13 October, 2000, Niece, France.
The heating tubes are embedded in concrete with a thermal conductivity of [k.sub.conc] = 1.4 W/m * K (0.809 Btu/h * ft * [degrees]F) and are placed a distance of [x.sub.c] = 60 mm (2.36 in.) below the top surface of the concrete.