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Tannery Knob Water Storage Tank

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – Officials in Johnson City anticipate work on the city’s water tank to be complete just before the end of summer. The following is a news release from the city: There are major changes atop Tannery Knob in downtown Johnson City – and not all of them involve bike trails. Replacement…

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CROM Featured on World's Greatest TV Show

Did you catch CROM featured on the World’s Greatest?  We did… About The Show “World’s Greatest!…” is the popular television series, which brings people, places and companies into the spotlight! Brought to you by the award-winning researchers and producers at How 2 Media, in Boynton Beach, Florida, “World’s Greatest!… “is currently in its 12th season,…

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Gainesville Firm Sees Infrastructure Opportunity

Crom, best known for big concrete tanks, hopes its technology can be applied to other needs When people talk about prestressed concrete tanks — if they’re in the business of talking about such a thing — they call them Crom tanks, regardless of who makes them. “It’s like how people refer to tissues as Kleenex,”…

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Wet Weather Storage: City of Frankfort

The City of Frankfort, Kentucky is a true river city nestled in the heart of bourbon manufacturing and horse country – and is now the owner of a CROM 10.0-MG Wet Weather Storage Tank. Also referred to as a Flow Equalization Tank, the tank is primarily used when a major rain event occurs and inundates the…

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Shotcrete History and Use

Early Beginnings In 1942, J.M. Crom Sr. first wrapped high-strength wire in a continuous spiral on the exterior of cylindrical concrete tanks. The “wrapping” method tensioned the prestressing wire before it was placed on the wall, and thus avoided prestressing friction losses. After placement, the wrapped prestressed reinforcement was encased in shotcrete to fully bond…

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Town of Robbinsville (BNR) Tanks

Town Of Robbinsville Wastewater Concrete Tank The Town of Robbinsville, North Carolina’s old wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) was performing under capacity and was suppressing opportunities for growth in their community. They needed a new wastewater management system that would allow them to meet the current and future demands of commercial and residential developments. The Town’s…

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