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Portable washout containers augment environmental compliance at job sites

The Porta-Pit is available in standard 1.5-yd. and 0.5-yd. sizes, 40-in. and 12-in. high, respectively.  Joining the company’s mixer truck-mounted washout containers are the 0.5- and 1.5-yd. Porta-Pit vessels, plus companion Water Dog absorption bags. At 150 lb. (empty weight) with 44- x 42-in. footprint, the larger Porta-Pit features high-strength, cross linked polyethylene plastic construction with rugged steel fork lift channels and side supports.

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Formwork extends traditional block profile

Beton Block USACompany has broadened the concept behind armor-type block units cast with 1-yd. of fresh concrete or returned mixes. Betonblock USA molds are made of high-strength, low-alloy steel and finished with a powder coating for long-term durability. They allow ready mixed and precast concrete producers to cast large, stackable block for stockpile divider and property walls, plus structural retaining walls.

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Silo maintenance method averts confined space entry

Martin Engineering silo-cleaning crew, the Commercial Acres RMC facilityA central Illinois ready mixed concrete producer has resolved material build-up issues in three storage silos where accumulation had slowed production and increased internal pressures, eventually damaging the vessel walls and forcing a shutdown. By enlisting the Martin Engineering silo-cleaning crew, the Commercial Acres RMC facility, whic is owned by Stark Excavating, was able to have the vessels safely emptied and ready for repair in 10 working hours—without confined space entry.

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Filter press line solidifies Enviro-Port reclaiming role

A filter press series from D.R. Sperry & Co. of Aurora, Ill., has joined Enviro-Port’s line of concrete reclaiming and slurry handling equipment.A filter press series from D.R. Sperry & Co. of Aurora, Ill., has joined Enviro-Port’s line of concrete reclaiming and slurry handling equipment. Filter presses enable producers to reduce settling pond sediment handling requirements and solids drying time, while also expediting the return of water for process and batch use.

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Self-Dumping Hoppers

The company offers Economy Bull, Baby Bull and Big Bull series hoppers with weight capacities ranging from 1,500 lbs. to 6,000 lbs. and 1/3 to 2.5 cu. yd.Material handling hoppers feature a proprietary positive alignment system and tapered slide box with expanded clearance angles for fast, accurate entry of forktruck forks into hopper base channels. The company offers Economy Bull, Baby Bull and Big Bull series hoppers with weight capacities ranging from 1,500 lbs. to 6,000 lbs. and 1/3 to 2.5 cu. yd. Engineered with structural integrity for rugged, long-term service, all hoppers are strengthened by wrap-around welded lips on back corners, sides extended below hopper bottoms, full-length channel bases, and gussets welded into front corners.

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