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United/Manatt’s recruits tattoo artist to honor WWII hero family

united-manattsA new tribute to World War II fallen heroes the Sullivan brothers is rolling through their hometown of Waterloo, Iowa. A United Concrete ready mix truck proudly displays a freehand image of the five brothers and the U.S. Navy destroyer named after them on its drum. Serving the Waterloo and Cedar Falls markets, the ready mixed producer is a division of Manatt’s Inc, Brooklyn, Iowa.

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10-YD. Legal: Chaney Inaugurates Continental Lightweight Mixer

continental-mainChaney Enterprises of Waldorf, Md., took delivery of Continental Mixers’ first production lightweight drum last month, following return of the truck from the ConExpo-Con/Agg show floor. Compared to mixers in its existing fleet, the 10.5-yd. drum’s approximately 2,000-lb. weight savings enables the producer to legally haul 10 yd. in Maryland. The lightweight Continental drum helps offset extra weight from the Granite’s EPA 2010 diesel power exhaust treatment package.

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2011 Fleet Graphics

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The Fleet Graphics Awards, sponsored by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and Concrete Products, takes place once every three years, coinciding with ConExpo-Con/ Agg. This award program highlights the industry’s best ready-mixed truck paint and decal designs. Additionally, the competition is a way to recognize those companies that promote professionalism and positive public image in the industry through ingenuity.

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