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Manhole hoop holder

One of the latest additions to A-Lok Products’ precast accessories line is the hoop support.

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WAM Group builds on legacy vent with Silotop Zero model

In the 20 years since its introduction, Silotop has become what developer WAM Group notes is a “global benchmark for silo venting and de-dusting applications.” To keep pace with ever-changing and stricter environmental protection laws, the company has developed Silotop Zero. Thanks to new filter media, the model makes silo venting in concrete plants even more eco-friendly than its predecessor, the Silotop R03—increasing efficiency to 99.90 percent-plus when used with cement.

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New Riverside Ochre adds granular pigment production

New Riverside Ochre Co. (NRO), a family owned natural iron oxide and barite mining and mineral processing company in business for 112 years, has expanded its concrete and cement related product line with granular pigments for concrete block and pavers. The line improves color consistency, productivity and is “naturally” appealing, company officials note, adding that NRO is the only pigment operator packaging pre-blended colored granules for concrete in a single super sack.

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Precast mold, insert fabrication

B+S supplies machines, molds and special equipment for precast producers. The company’s skilled mechanical specialists leverage experience along with development and design competencies for concrete pipe, manhole system, box culvert and precast tank solutions.

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‘Leansafe’ ladder

New step ladder is equipped with features allowing it to be safely leaned against walls, corners, studs or a pole; Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations otherwise discourage placement against vertical surfaces because such models are designed to be exclusively self-supporting.

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