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Terex Advance hits the road with Charger demonstrations

Premiering in a three-axle version at World of Concrete 2018, the Charger front discharge mixer was billed as Terex Advance’s first true city-class truck designed and built specifically for delivering concrete in urban areas. In advance of its fourth quarter production, Terex has promoted the Charger with demonstrations in the Southeastern market, including stops in Miami (Supermix) and Atlanta (Thomas Concrete), with plans to visit all major metro areas in the country.

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Mixer measures up to grout, flowable fill production

Volumetric mixer specialist Bay-Lynx has unveiled a model that uses foamed concrete to produce grout or flowable fill for projects ranging from utility lines to swimming pools. The machine to designed to accommodate various production needs and project scopes: A couple of loads of grout up to a few thousand yards of flowable fill.

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Command Alkon bundles TrackIt devices, service in subscription package

Command Alkon’s new TrackIt Turn-Key Service will replace hardware failures or repair warranty issues at no charge to the customer while also eliminating large, upfront capital expenditure. Rolled out earlier this summer, the service offers new ruggedized tablet options—Samsung Galaxy Tab Active II or Panasonic Tough Tab B2—with replaceable batteries and new, fully functional and reliable engine interface devices.

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Rotary continuous mixer

The CM-16X4-SS model provides continuous, high-capacity mixing of bulk materials with or without liquid additions at low cost per volume of output. Powered by a half-horsepower motor, the mixer consists of a 16 in. diameter by 48 in. long cylindrical drum with fixed internal mixing flights that impart a back-flow mixing action free of dead spots. Uniform distribution of particles is typically attained in one to two minutes, equating to capacities of 85 to 42 cu. ft./hour.

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Energy recovery boosts Mack engine fuel efficiency

Mack Trucks has unveiled the MP8HE 13-liter engine and HE+ package for its Anthem model series, noting the potential for a 9.5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency and Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay designation.

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