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Peder Golberg wrote:
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> I am now working on some hotels in the North Los Angles area and started
> wondering if light-weight concrete is readily available in other parts of
> the country and if so, what type of price increase would be expected
> compared to normal weight concrete?  It seems that with the higher seismic
> loads of California, this type of mix has greater chance of being cost
> effective.

Try contacting Jim Little with TXI.  He is a technical marketing representative of
the company and one of their product lines is high performance lightweight
aggregates.

715 North Central Avenue Suite 101
Glendale CA 91203
818.550.3106
818.242.4167 Fax
818.236.6925 Pager
jlittle(--nospam--at)txi.com
www.txi.com
www.lightweightaggregate.com

Albert J. Meyer, Jr., P.E.
Martin-Espenlaub Engineering




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