TrimFleet Mobile Connect for ready mixed concrete operations is an extension of Trimble Construction Logistics Division’s TrimFleet Mobile software suite, wirelessly connected to the TVG850 telematics device. Announced at World of Concrete 2016, Mobile Connect is the first Android-based application to provide auto-status technology throughout the ready mixed delivery cycle.
The developer of Back-Set, an alternative to acid for cleaning hardened cement paste from concrete fleet and plant equipment, has added the Mega 360 Air Foamer Push Button Timed Unit. An air operated dispenser, it functions like the existing Mega 360 Foamer but allows operators to set a spray run time, eliminating excess Back-Set use. If an operator dials a two-minute cycle, for example, the cleaning foam flows for that interval upon the push of a button.
A subsidiary of German manufacturer Dolezych GmbH, Doleco USA has released its 2016 Load Securement and Lifting Products Catalog. In 52 pages, it features 100-plus new products and more than 300 total units. Since its charter product catalog in 2014, Doleco USA has continued to expand its product line for customers seeking an alternative to distributed brands. Among new offerings are patented side loading ratchet strap assemblies; patented winch bars; transport chain packaging; expanded retail strap offering; hardware section; and, a section dedicated to high capacity, premium Dyneema tiedowns and slings.
A Power Curbers 5700-C paver running with Topcon Millimeter GPS has shown curb, gutter and sidewalk contractor Summit Industries the productive potential of teaming slipforming machinery and precision controls.
Represented in North America by Lift Technologies (Lift-Tek), U.K.-based B&B Attachments Ltd. engineered the WR44 Overhead Side-Shifting Block Clamp for unit masonry handling.