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SOFTWARE EXTRACTS MATERIALS’ LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT FROM LEADING BIM PROGRAM

Philadelphia architect KieranTimberlake has released a beta version of Tally, a software application allowing users to measure building materials’ and products’ environmental impact directly in Autodesk’s Revit—a key software program to support building information modeling.

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Cyclonaire Equips Central Plains Cement For On-Demand Blending

Responding to the increasing use of blended cementitious materials in concrete, Cyclonaire Corp. has developed technology for terminal operators seeking to expedite batching and loading of portland cement, fly ash and ground granulated blast-furnace slag combinations.

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Ultrasonic Device Gauges Concrete Set Time, Optimal Mix Placement Rate

Until now the so-called knead bag test has been used to determine concrete hardening or solidification time, tE. It entails filling a plastic bag with a small amount of mix, testing at different time intervals to measure when the concrete can no longer be pressed by thumb. European practitioners find the method subjective and uncertain, which is why the time determined in accordance with the German DIN 18218 standard must be extended by 25 percent.

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Central Mixed Plant Update

Manufacturers offer a range ofperformance options as producers gear for improved market conditions.

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Pour function enriches latest Tekla Structures

A leader in bringing building information modeling (BIM) software and online tools to the architectural, engineering and construction markets, Tekla Inc. has included in its latest version of 3D modeling software, Tekla Structures 19, a new graphic feature to help contractors and ready mixed producers plan concrete orders in optimal delivery sequences.

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