Lift slab

Lift slab

A reinforced prestressed concrete flat plate cast at ground level.

lift slab

1. A method of concrete building construction in which floor (and roof) slabs are cast, usually at ground level, and then raised into position by jacking.
2. A slab which is a component of such construction.
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The two firms bidding for the contract were Unipark Ltd and British Lift Slab Ltd.
(Lift Slab Misr) approved increasing the company's capital and working on real estate and contracting activities, according to a Sunday statement.
Lift slab out of tray with the baking paper place on cutting board.
During the mid-1970s, one of the buildings in my portfolio was a twin tower, 360-unit lift slab constructed building built along a river with a sloping landscape.
It was the first time a car park built in the 1960s using a technique called 'lift slab' -in which concrete floor slabs cast at ground level are lifted up precast columns and supported on wedges -had failed.
The market's worst performers were companies from the building materials and real estate sectors including Lift Slab Misr, which fell 9.99 percent reaching a price of LE 12.35 and Cairo Development and Investment that fell 9.96 percent reaching LE 9.85.
Mary Jones A Brambles grow so fast in spring that by summer they can lift slabs. The weedkiller that most guys I know use is called Roundup weedkiller (www.
It's amazing how brambles grow so fast in spring and summer that they can lift slabs. The most popular weedkiller is called Roundup.
But what this 20-pound, 5-foot-long, wedge-tipped steel bar does better than anything else is lever things I couldn't otherwise move into a position where I can do something with them--like maneuver big rocks, lift slabs, and pry stumps.