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The Talbert 65SA features a 70-in., flip-up gooseneck extension to achieve a 190-in. radius. Outfitted with the E2Nitro nitrogen-assisted equalizing system, the company’s new 65SA provides haulers the option of switching axle configurations to comply with individual state road regulations. Haulers can use the model with a close-coupled fourth axle for a 70-ton rating or a spread-axle configuration for a 65-ton rating.

Aluminum sideboards shrink block loading, tie down timeWhen it comes to transporting product, Cemex’s South Jacksonville Block facility in Florida plays it safe with custom aluminum sideboards from Unique Technology, a Sarasota, Fla.-based company that has provided masonry delivery solutions for 17 years.

CAPTION: The E9-500’s remote control adds flexibility to precast/prestressed production, while distancing the operator from the saw cutting and noise. Elematic Inc. is presenting the E9-500 Saw as an accurate and multi-tasking unit for cutting prestressed products safely and cleanly. Company engineers characterize the model as the right solution for hollow core producers who need automated cross, longitudinal, and diagonal cutting of slabs having thickness of up to 20 in. (500 mm) with a single saw investment.

Masa reconfigures silos to improve multicolor system accuracyMulticolor systems enable the production of concrete pavers and block with varied colors on the face side. While practice has proven that three different colors will allow for a block with natural appearance, achieving and consistently replicating the precise target composition can be challenging.