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Ozinga Brothers more than open to GE’s CNG In A Box

The leader in compressed natural gas-fueled mixer truck operation—110 rear and front discharge vehicles to date—Ozinga Brothers Inc. has stepped up fueling infrastructure work to accelerate a fleet migration from diesel to CNG power, and support a new venture, Ozinga Energy, LLC.

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Fuel efficiency marks Case interim Tier IV-compliant loader

Case Construction Equipment announced the 521F wheel loader at World of Concrete in February, citing a 12 percent increase in fuel efficiency over the previous E-Series model, plus faster acceleration and quicker cycle times. The machine is available in standard Z-bar, extended reach and tool-carrier models, and is the latest offering in the company’s F-Series wheel loader line, which boasts premium features and industry-leading performance, productivity and efficiency.

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Dayton Superior braces for key role in Tilt-Werks by TDS design

A new technology sponsorship enables Dayton Superior Corp. to provide tilt-up concrete practitioners running Tilt-Up Design Systems Tilt-Werks software with project data—from material estimates to lifting and bracing requirements, all in real time—to streamline wall design and construction. “Projects developed using Tilt-Werks will have immediate access to our services, starting with preconstruction and continuing all the way to tilt-up lifting and bracing engineering,” says Dayton Superior Director of Engineering Rick Lindstrom.

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Consumers Concrete adopts fly ash-based CeraTech cement

Following success in commercially developing and marketing a line of durable and sustainable cements, CeraTech USA, LLC is now focused on building a national distribution and support network.
Consumers Concrete Corp., Michigan’s leading ready mixed concrete, block, and aggregate producer, recently became a distributor for CeraTech brands. “We are always looking for leading edge technologies,” says CEO Tom Thomas, adding that the binder fits plants already using Class C ash and proved easy to plumb through batch panels.

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Centralized pneumatic control for multiple hoists

Material handling specialist J.D. Neuhaus recently supplied a handling system comprising four of its air-operated monorail hoists. It featured a centralized pneumatic system providing common sensitive controls for lift and traverse movements of the hoists, either individual or paired, or with all four hoist units operating simultaneously.

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