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Telescoping mixer truck chute reaches new safety, productivity levels

42 Extenziib 150World of Concrete 2015 outdoor exhibits proved well worth negotiating for attendees eager to observe a different take on the U-shaped assembly through which hundreds of millions of cubic yards of ready mixed flow annually.

 

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Cleveland vibrators optimize Industec granular pigment dispenser flow

62-IR-IndustecI-150Interstate Industrial Technology (Industec) has been a leader in concrete pigment batching equipment since 1986, supplying customers in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company’s systems and controls have also been deployed in printing, agricultural and chemical industries.

 

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Bureau of Land Management palette informs L.M. Scofield’s ‘Naturescapes’

INNOV-ChromixI-400A set of nine Chromix Admixtures for Color-Conditioned Concrete powder pigments were developed to complement the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s Standard Environmental Colors guide. The Naturescapes integral concrete pigments are specifically designed to visually recede into the surroundings by reflecting the darker, more recessive color schemes of native soils or vegetation.

 

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Twin Valley Precast upgrades production for energized prairie province

60-IR-MixerI-150Twin Valley Precast is part of the Spring Ridge community, a Hutterite settlement in Alberta about two hours east of Edmonton. The Hutterites immigrated from Eastern European countries to South Dakota around the turn of the last century. They thrived and expanded with new settlements in Alberta, speaking a variation of German among themselves but English otherwise. The communities farm large tracts of land in the grain belt, selling most of the crop but also using it to feed livestock and poultry for local consumption and outside markets.

 

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Hirschmann antennas optimize Road King telematics GPS connection

INNOV-HIRSCHMANN-150To improve delivery efficiencies and monitor integrity of ready mixed concrete loads, Montreal-based fleet management and automation specialist Road King Technologies has integrated Hirschmann Solutions antennas in its truck-tracking programs. “As we continue to find ways to provide more data collection benefits to our concrete transport customers, we’re creating strategic partnerships with innovators like Hirschmann, who can help advance our technology,” says Road King President Harry Marks.

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