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Getting the Pour Right – Concrete Particulars

  • 5/30/2019 5:39:00 AM
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Nobody wants an expensive failure when building a deep pit confinement.

Now, just posted, tips and requirements for contractors, consultants, engineers and producers – tips to get concrete construction right.

Paul Petitti, DNR’s senior AFO engineer, shares lessons learned from nearly 40 years of concrete inspections. Look to this construction training for a refresher on rules, requirements and tips for concrete construction of deep pits. You’ll also see some slides of the spectacular mistakes everyone wants to avoid.

Concrete design and construction rules apply to all confinement (totally roofed) manure storage structures large enough to need a manure management plan (more than 500 animal unit capacity). It will also help small animal feeding operations understand their requirements for construction, with tips to achieve success.