Tanks

RIX offers design advice, planning and complete shotcrete construction packages for water storage, washout bays or holding tanks. Shotcrete is suited to free flowing forms.

Aboveground tanks can be formed on one side internally or externally whilst in-ground ground tanks, like swimming pools, use the excavated faces as form work. They can also be constructed in one continuous and rapid shotcrete application, avoiding cold joints and offering an extremely economical option, compared to other methods.

 

SHOTCRETE WATER TANK – EXAMPLE

  • Project: Clyde Transfer Terminal Hardstand Upgrade
  • Client: Mainland Civil
  • Total area: 570m2
  • Total m³: 114m³
  • Completed: In 9 hours

Centre: Completed in 9 hours. No form work, no cold joins.

Left: The completed shotcrete tank walls being finished while our boom pump places the shotcrete to the tank floor.

Right: RIX specialist in-house teams install all reinforcement and apply the shotcrete, which is then screed to a given line and finished off by steel trowel. This offers an economical, swift and high quality final tank construction.

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