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Drone-enabled inventory management

Company’s Inventory Management Starter Pack, available on quarterly terms, offers a Stockpile Reports service phone/drone license, plus DJI Phantom 4 Pro craft and Apple iPhone 7. Construction materials and contractor customers use the drone and device to measure stockpiles from the air and ground.

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Five-section, 38-m boom pump

The new S 38 SX combines a tight front outrigger spread, just under 23 feet, with a lightweight design and five-section boom exhibiting articulation capabilities exceeding other styles. Affording 107-ft. and 122-ft. horizontal and vertical reach, it is available in a three-axle configuration with cab-over truck or as a four-axle version with conventional truck to meet federal bridge laws.

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Small order belt loader

Developer of a trailer-based ready mixed concrete delivery has added the Mini Belt Loader, which can be assembled in minutes and moved from one location to another with ease. A 7-ft. conveyor rapidly loads dry materials into the mixing drum with the same hydraulic power used in conventional ready mixed concrete production. Once the belt starts, users scoop raw materials onto the belt to fill the drum and are ready to mix concrete.

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Reusable rebar safety cap

Company has recently added the OSHA-compliant Preco Safety Rebar Cap. Absent breakable fins, it enables cap reuse for protecting workers and pedestrians from vertically protruding rebar.

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