Did you know China has used more concrete in the last three years than the United States used in the last 100? Take a look at the most infamous buildings that use billions of pounds of concrete!
Three Gorges Dam, China – 144,309,356,753.51 pounds of concrete
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia- 848,878,569.099 pounds of concrete
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE – 238,747,095.768 pounds of concrete
Currently the tallest building in the world
King Fahd Causeway, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain – 1,856,921,867.98 pounds of concrete
Grand Coulee Dam, Washington State – 47,749,419,512.94 pounds of concrete
Wilshire Grand, Los Angeles – 82,000,000 pounds of concrete
The Dome of the Pantheon, Rome – 9,997,964 pounds of concrete
The Pentagon, Washington DC – 1,764,507,448.36 pounds of concrete
At Standley Batch we’ve helped produce a lot of concrete in our 75 years. Maybe even enough to top these guys!
Visit www.standleybatch.com to see some of our most recent projects!