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Polyurea coatings, liners equal to aging concrete wastewater infrastructure

As much of the nation’s wastewater and sewer infrastructure approaches the 50- to 100-year service life mark, it must be rehabilitated to remain in use for a growing population. Yet municipal wastewater treatment facilities, sewers and vaults endure some of the most severe and corrosive environments in public works, and must pass increasing Environmental Protection Agency scrutiny.

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GivenHansco’s On-Delivery Mobile App customizes driver, order tracking

Following a successful field test with Pennsylvania’s Silvi Group, GivenHansco is launching the Android device-compatible Keystone On-Delivery Mobile App, programmed to optimize daily driver operations in ready mixed concrete delivery. An extension of the advanced Keystone Office suite Dispatch, On-Delivery is billed as the first-of-its-kind mobile technology, providing a personalized live business app experience that can be tailored to producers’ specific fleet and delivery professional needs.

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Ernst Concrete tests automated, daily mixer washout system

A modular machine engineered for one of the most taxing aspects of mixer truck fleet management premiered at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 2016 ConcreteWorks this fall.

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Cloud program integrates HR, new hire onboarding, tax credit functions

Software as a Service provider Summit HR & Payroll has tailored Human Capital Management (HCM) technology for construction materials operators around a suite of Benefits Administration, Time & Attendance, Compliance, Payroll and Onboarding modules.

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Vacuum devices best hooks, slings and chains for up to 22-ton loads

Manufacturer has tailored hydraulic- and diesel-powered vacuum lifting devices for product or structure handling at construction sites and precast or concrete pipe plants. All systems feature wireless remote operation and 360-deg. rotation to position loads without a tag line operator. They offer an alternative to hook, sling or chain handling, and help limit the number of crew members in a load’s path.

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