continuous foundation

continuous foundation

A foundation which supports a number of independent loads.
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Successful implementation of the family medicine programme and Smart Screening in 27 health centres provide a comprehensive and continuous foundation in a personalised manner and forms the foundation for the prevention programme," explained Dr Samya Ahmad al Abdulla, executive director of Operation, PHCC.
Successful implementation of the family medicine programme and screening in 27 health centres provide a comprehensive and continuous foundation in a personalised manner and forms the foundation for the prevention programme," explained Dr Samya Ahmad al-Abdulla, executive director of operation, PHCC.
Executed without a single injury, the operation marked what project officials note is a new volume threshold for a continuous foundation pour: 21,200 yd., slightly besting a 1999 record set for The Venetian, Las Vegas.
The foundation will include a continuous foundation wall, a majority of it below grade, six-inch slab on grade, and concrete pier that support main structural frame elements.
This building, however, is the first in New York City with a continuous foundation under the entire building."
The walls need no regular maintenance, and unlike masonry, which requires a continuous foundation, the piers are set at 5-foot intervals and can be situated to straddle underground lines without severing them.

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