Saudi Readymix Participates in the Highrise Projects KSA as Gold Sponsor

High-rise Projects KSA Forum unveiled a wide range of new building solutions, innovations, and equipment used to deliver world-class projects on time

Dec 2019: Saudi Readymix has recently participated in the Highrise Projects KSA Forum as Gold Sponsor of the event, the forum and exhibition covered all aspects of construction by many contracting companies, from design through execution and hosted practical sessions with implementable takeaways. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Thabet Mubarek Al-Sawyeed, the Governor of The Saudi Contractors Authority.

A keynote speech was delivered by Saudi Readymix Technical Director Mr. Chris Leptokaridis about he real challenges faced during the readymix supply to highrise projects, discussing pumping solutions, and how environmentally friendly concrete will pave the way for our future buildings. “We need to move the industry away from prescriptive requirements and towards Performance,” said Mr Chris Leptokaridis.

Saudi Readymix Technical Director Mr. Leptokaridis also added, “Many projects require special concrete pouring and placing techniques, whether deep underground pours, such as the Riyadh Metro Project, large structures, such as the Security Forces Medical Center, or high-rise buildings; they all need special equipment and methods.” Also Mr Chris added, “One of our many mix design solutions that we provide to highrise projects is V-Crete, which is a high flowable concrete designed primarily for vertical, highly reinforced concrete elements in high rise buildings.”

Saudi Readymix is the leading ready-mixed concrete supplier in Saudi Arabia with a network of over 36 factories located in various strategic locations throughout the Kingdom. The Company contributes to many ongoing types of research on concrete in collaboration with various academic institutes and organizations and has recently opened its new state-of-the-art Research and Development Center in Dammam.

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