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Bobcat upgrades loader series

Building on the productivity of the Bobcat 700 and 800 frame-size loaders, significant upgrades have been made to the skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders and all-wheel steer loader. Upgraded loader features apply key interim Tier 4 (iT4) technologies to provide enhanced loader functionality and reporting for machines with horsepower ranging from 75 to 174. Machines in this horsepower class include Bobcat’s 700 and 800 frame-size loaders, consisting of seven M-Series loaders: the S750, S770, and S850 skid-steer loaders; the A770 all-wheel steer loader; and the T750, T770 and T870 compact track loaders.

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Hollow hole hydraulic cylinder

To meet the needs of big jobs such as crane assembly, rigging and heavy construction demanding reliable portable power. The company has introduced a 1,000 ton capacity, double-acting hollow hole hydraulic cylinder. This cylinder joins the other rugged hollow hole cylinders in the Trompler line of off-the-shelf hydraulics.

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Crystallizing admixture helps cap ‘The Shard’

Xypex C-1000 admixture was used to waterproof capping beams and other elements used in the construction of London’s new 95-story building, The Shard, named by its creator for its resemblance to a giant pyramid-shaped shard of glass rising 1,016 ft. in the air. Designed by Renzo Piano, The Shard replaced Southwark Towers next to London Bridge station. As of now, it is the tallest building in the European Union, and boasts 1.2 million sq. ft. of mixed-use floor space.

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Low VOC waterproofing

W.R. Meadows recently introduced Hydralastic 836 into its waterproofing lineup. Used for horizontal and vertical applications, Hydralastic 836 is ideal for positive-side waterproofing for foundations and also in between-slab applications such as waterproofing plaza decks, planter boxes and sealing parapets.

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North Star logs certification for BASF Rheopel

North Star Stone and Masonry announced the Water-Repellent Admixture Certification for concrete block production containing RheopelPlus high-performance admixtures produced by BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC. The company will manufacture Rheopel Plus admixture-treated concrete masonry units, having met the performance requirements for water repellency as set forth by BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC, at their Medford, Minn., plant location. Rick Johnson, plant manager, will oversee manufacturing, production and distribution to ensure quality levels and availability consistent with other North Star products.

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