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With an eye to sustainable construction, BASF Admixture Systems has formulated a new water-reducing admixture, Pozzolith 700N, for use in ready mixed concrete designed with SCM. It provides faster setting time in the face of supplementary binders, which typically challenge contractors by extending a mixture’s set window.

ConocoPhillips Co. offers Kendall Super-D XA with Liquid Titanium, a premium tier API CJ-4 diesel engine oil formulated with an exclusive liquid-titanium technology that provides reduced bearing corrosion, enhanced engine wear protection, and has increased oxidation stability.

In the past year, Command Alkon has deployed system control technology, previewed at 2011 ConExpo-Con/Agg, for precast operations. COMMANDbatch CP delivers intelligent and flexible process control to improve and accelerate precast production.