Buxton Cement Works


Duration of 9 months, starting in September 2001and completed in Mid 2002
Client - M.J. Gleeson
Owner - Tarmac
Job Description

3 post tensioned Cement silos 16m internal diameter and 50m tall complete with 6no triangular 19m high columns.

C.F. Silo 16m internal diameter and 47m tall

2no clinker silos 25m internal diameter and 43m tall

Limestone storage silo 12 m internal diameter and 36m tall

Water tank 12m internal diameter 14m high with and internal dividing wall

Viewed as the ‘traditional’ use for a slipform, silos are constructed rapidly generally concrete pouring is carried out on a continuous 24 hour per day basis.

Structural Engineers F.L Smidth of Germany