The placement of shotcrete allows for gunite to do more than just new pools. The unique characteristics of shotcrete enable it to do more than just the conventional concrete application. Did you ever wonder what it is that keeps those amazing structures of freeway towers in solid form from year to year? Well, shotcrete is the answer! Shotcrete usually contains different additives such as silica fume, air-entrancing admixtures, fibers and accelerators that help give the material its amazing characteristics. San Joaquin Gunite in Fresno, California proves to solidify its place in the valley as it continues to enhance the use of shotcrete.