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Do You Need Concrete Pump Hire?

Posted by Erin Hughes on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 


Concrete is a highly versatile material that has been around for decades and for good reason. After all, skycrapers wouldn’t be built with concrete at their foundations if it wasn’t up to the job - concrete could even be up to the job that you’re after.

The composition of concrete might be slightly unrefined but don’t let that take away from its excellent properties. In just a short space of time, concrete can go from a sludge-like substance to a fully-formed flooring that can stand th...

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Concrete Pumping by Region: Pump It Can Provide

Posted by Erin Hughes on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 

As one of the foremost in what we do throughout the local area, we here at Pump It Ltd value delivering the same quality service wherever we do business. This helps us to provide solutions to concrete pumping in Chester, Liverpool and North Wales amongst others.

For many years, we have been endeavouring to provide a high level of customer rapport and finished product, no matter how big or small the customer is. Whether it’s a personal project for a homeowner or a large-scale development for ...
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How is concrete made?

Posted by Erin Hughes on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 

As one of the most durable material mixtures in the world, concrete has become utilised worldwide for many applications but we mainly associate it with buildings and construction projects and for good reason.

At its essence, concrete is a mix of paste, aggregates and/or rocks which gives it many dimensions of strength. By consisting of cement and water, the paste is excellent at covering coarse aggregates and upon hydration reaction, the paste will become solid and eventually what we know as c...

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Good Practice Concrete Pumping Definitions

Posted by Erin Hughes on Thursday, February 27, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 
2.0 Definitions For the purposes of this Good Practice Guide, the following definitions apply:-

2.1
additive - a material which is added to concrete to change the properties of the mix

2.2
ball catcher - a device fitted to the delivery end of a pipeline designed to catch the sponge rubber device used for cleaning the pipeline

2.3
banksman - a person who has had training to give directions to the operator of a vehicle mounted concrete pump during manoeuvring of the vehicle on site, by a...
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Why Choose Our Liquid Screed Services in North Wales?

Posted by Erin Hughes on Thursday, January 30, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 
A form of surface material which is fast becoming highly sought after throughout the area, liquid screed services in North Wales are on the rise and it’s no wonder when you compare and contrast it to conventional cement methods. So, what are some of the ways in which liquid screed is better for your business?

Productivity

As liquid screed is compact and easy, you can process much more volume per day and almost 20 times as much as cement. The screed can fill up to 2000m2 which is far superio...
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Mr Pump It I'm the owner and operator of Pump It Concrete Pumping, and have over 20 years experience in the construction industry. I've decided to keep a blog of all the different places I go, and jobs I do......mostly because I can't remember where I was yesterday!!