Technologically speaking, ready mixed concrete is certainly advancement over the age-old site mixed concrete. The benefits of RMC in terms of quality, speed, life-cycle cost and environmental friendliness are overwhelmingly superior to those of site mixed concrete. Following brief comparison of site mixed concrete with ready mixed concrete illustrates this vividly:
Quality of Concrete:
Concrete uses automated plant and equipment, which enables it to produce quality concrete. The Company exercises strict control on the quality of all ingredients through rigorous testing, applies stringent controls on process parameters, meticulously monitors key properties of concrete in the fresh and hardened state. All these efforts result in providing uniform and assured quality of concrete to customers. In contrast, in a typical site-mixed concrete there is poor control on the quality of input materials, batching of ingredients and mixing of concrete, thus the resultant quality of concrete is poor non-uniform and inconsistent.
Speed of Construction:
Mechanized operations at Bhanu Concrete's plants ensure that construction activities are speeded up. While the production output from a typical site-mixed concrete operation is around 4-5m /hour where in Bhanu Concrete plant it is around 60 m /hour .Thus there is nearly 10-fold increase in the output from Bhanu Concrete plant, which translates into direct savings to the customer!
Material procurement and storage hassles:
With the use of Bhanu Concrete, customers are not required to procure and store Cement, aggregates, sand, water and admixtures at site. This not only drastically reduces the space requirements at construction sites but also minimizes efforts on the part of customers to procure different materials, ensure their proper storage and check their quality parameters from time to time.
Less manpower requirement:
Site-mixed concrete is a labor- intensive operation and managing large manpower force is a big hassle for the customer. With the use of Bhanu Concrete the Manpower requirements are minimized considerably, thus benefiting customers. Further, as Bhanu Concrete looks after the entire QA & QC needs, the customer's manpower requirement for QA & QC operations is minimized. This is a saving for the customers.
Reduction in wastage:
In site-mixed concrete job, wastage occurs in handling of all materials, including cement. The wastage of cement at site- mixed concrete is about 2-3 kg per 50 kg bag of cement. All such wastages are considerably minimized in Bhanu Concrete's Services.
Meeting today's needs without compromising the future...As mentioned earlier, wastages are reduced drastically with the use of Ready Mixed Concrete. Further, Bhanu Concrete optimizes the mix proportions using the maximum possible potential from each material ingredient. All these improve the environmental performance of concrete produced by the Company. Finally, with the approval of customers/consultants, Bhanu Concrete uses a variety of supplementary cementations materials like fly ash, blast-furnace slag, silica fume etc. in concrete, thus conserving cement and helping in reduction in emissions of green house gases like CO. Thus, concrete produced by Bhanu Concrete can certainly be considered to be eco- friendly.
Overall the use of Bhanu Concrete is beneficial to users from all Angles:
- Better quality.
- Higher speed,
- Better durability,
- Savings in labor,
- Reduction in wastages,
- Reduction in life cycle cost