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LafargeHolcim, 3D printing specialist aim to commercialize structural elements

Sources: LafargeHolcim Ltd., Zurich; CP staff

Through a partnership with French start-up XtreeE, a developer of large-scale 3D printing systems, LafargeHolcim is eyeing commercialization of the first concrete structural element of its kind in Europe.

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ASTM C09, C13 schedule BIM/Materials, Pipe and Culvert symposia

Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff

ASTM Committees C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates and C13 on Concrete Pipe have scheduled one-day technical programs in conjunction with December meetings in Orlando.

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Infrastructure market-minded investor acquires HawkeyePedershaab

Sources: Livingstone, Chicago; CP staff

International mid-market merger & acquisition advisor Livingstone has announced the sale of U.S. pipe and drainage product machinery mainstay HawkeyePedershaab, Inc., to Forsyth Capital Investors, St. Louis.

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Kenworth previews set-forward front axle version of T880 workhorse

Sources: Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash.; CP staff

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association 2016 ConcreteWorks attendees were afforded the first formal showing of the successor to the Kenworth W900S, a longstanding model for mixer trucks running in bridge formula markets. The T880 Set-Forward Front Axle (T880S) was previewed September 18-20 in Nashville and will be among the manufacturer’s 2017 World of Concrete and ConExpo-Con/Agg headline offerings.

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Mack adds mixer truck data to fleet management service

Sources: Mack Trucks, Greensboro, N.C.; CP staff

A memorandum of understanding will see technology developer WheresMyConcrete program Mack Fleet Management Services options to improve ready mixed producers’ asset visibility and dispatch efficiency.

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