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Toyota integrates Tier IV power in 8,000–17,000-lb. lift truck series

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. begins production this month on the 8-Series large capacity lift truck line equipped with new Toyota-designed and built four-cylinder, high-performance engines. Manufactured at the Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg. plant in Columbus, Ind., the series features 8,000- to 17,500-lb. pneumatic models with power options including the new 1KD diesel engine.

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Hamilton Form ‘voids’ productivity limits at Unistress

Computer chip manufacturer Global Foundries began building its Fab 8 project in Saratoga County, N.Y., in 2009—the $4 billion-plus project representing the largest private capital investment in the U.S. against the prior year’s financial markets distress.

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Skako combines full batch, face mix capacity in Rotoconix Mixer

Skako A/S unveiled the Rotoconix Mixer at the 2013 bauma trade fair earlier this year, arriving in Munich with 750-liter model, and adding 1500- and 2250-liter models since. Available in North America through Skako Inc., the Rotoconix affords three mixing methods working in sync within one vessel, all combining to give end users faster cycle times, the most flexible batch size and cementitious material savings. The three mixing methods:

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System measures air content across mixing window

The AIRtrac Process Monitoring System offers a proprietary, turnkey solution for real-time air measurement during the concrete mixing process. It is designed for use in all stationary-wall models, such as pan, twin-shaft, or turbine mixers.

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Self-erecting tower gantry

With capacity to lift up to 1,400-ton loads 75 meter high, the Enerpac Self-Erecting Tower (ESET) combines heavy lifting strand jacks with gantry and skidding technologies to provide lifting solutions that would otherwise require larger ringer cranes.

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