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Call for Equipment, Machinery Entries

16 Bauma 150Organizers of the world’s leading trade fair for construction and building material machinery—staged every three years in Munich—are opening the bauma Innovation Award program to entries this month.

 

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Northwestern-ACBM, NRMCA chiefs to address European Ready-Mixed Congress

Northwestern University Civil Engineering Professor and Center for Advanced Cement-based Materials founding director Surendra Shah will open the European Ready-Mixed Concrete Organization Congress XVII, June 4-5, in Istanbul, with a keynote, “Advances in Concrete Science in the last 50 years.”

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Essroc programs i.check app for concrete, masonry troubleshooting

22 EssrocI 150As a leader in technical service, Essroc has developed a free app to provide a resource for engineers, architects, producers, and contractors to identify and improve basic defects. i.check is a user-friendly mobile app providing photos of common issues in concrete and masonry applications. Each photo is complemented with a definition, listing of potential causes, and detailed corrective actions to alleviate the problem.

 

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Canadian heavyweight Armtec confronts debt load, capital structure challenges

A major operator precast operator serving Canada and parts of the U.S. from plants in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta, Armtec Infrastructure Inc. has reached a crossroads: Respectable 2014 year-end results amid delisting and debt payment alerts from the Toronto Stock Exchange, where its shares have traded for six years.

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Stormwater management a core competency of Spancrete RePlenish

21 Spancrete 150With the advent of public and private property owners’ voluntary or permit-driven measures to contain stormwater runoff or limit municipal sewer discharges, Spancrete has announced a pervious precast slab, fabricated with its signature, prestressed hollow core plank machinery. The Wisconsin producer cites a potential for the RePlenish product to revolutionize stormwater management in sidewalks, alleys and parking lots by reducing runoff and filtering captured flows.

 

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