Sprayed concrete construction is used in many different types of project. The flexibility and economy of this material comes to the fore in above-ground and underground buildings, tunneling and special underground construction, in fact throughout the construction industry.
The following uses are widespread:

excavation stabilization in tunneling and underground construction

slope and trenching stabilization

tunnel and underground chamber lining

protective lining

stabilization in mine and gallery construction

wearing courses

concrete repair (concrete replacement and strengthening)

special lightweight load-bearing structures

restoration of historic buildings (stone structures)

creative applications

sealing works

construction of swimming pools

In terms of importance, tunneling, mining and concrete repairs head the list. In tunneling and mining, the main uses are for excavation stabilization, temporary and permanent arch lining. Sprayed concrete is also used for all other appropriate concreting works. Large cavities are often spray filled, for instance. Sprayed concrete has confirmed and strengthened its position alongside tunnel segment lining (tubbing) and interior ring concrete as the main concreting method. The limits on its use lie in the technical and economic interfaces with the other concreting processes and/or construction methods.