oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Post-tensioning : the right solution : market contribution

Volume 19, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



On Monday 11 October 2010, possibly the largest ever (area-based) single-pour post-tensioned (PT) slab on ground pavement was completed at Toll-Intermodal's container storage facility in Laverton, Victoria, Australia. At 5 824 m2 it incorporated over 50 tonnes of post-tensioning cable and required some 1 590 m3 45 MPa concrete. The 260 mm thick slab is the largest single pour area of post-tensioned concrete ever constructed in Australia.

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