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Fresh mix moisture gauge gains added stature at bauma 2016

Sources: Messe München, Munich; Imko GmbH, Germany; CP staff

Leading into their April 11-17 namesake trade fair that drew 580,000 visitors and 3,400-plus exhibitors to Munich, bauma 2016 organizers presented Innovation Awards to six companies and research institutions. In the components category, Imko GmbH was recognized for its Sono-WZ, a hand-held device that can quickly and accurately gauge fresh-concrete moisture.

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‘Build with Strength’ frames NRMCA’s low- to mid-rise market value proposition

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

NRMCA capped its 2016 Convention unveiling “Build with Strength,” a multi-million dollar, coordinated industry campaign to better educate the design, construction and building code communities about the benefits of concrete, especially in the low- to mid-rise sector.

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Charter supporters pledge $3.2 million at RMC Foundation campaign launch

Sources: RMC Research & Education Foundation, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

The Ready Mixed Concrete Research & Education Foundation (RMC Foundation) kicked off a major fundraising campaign and celebrated its 25th anniversary at a reception during the 2016 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Convention in San Diego.

Read more: Charter supporters pledge $3.2 million at RMC Foundation campaign launch