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Jan 29, 2016
Redmond, WA

 URC Ventures announced today that it was awarded its first patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, marking a major milestone for the company. Patent #9,196,084 was awarded to URCV for Determining Object Volume from Mobile Device Images.   URCV specializes in solving industry challenges through real-time digitization of the physical world, and was a featured presenter at the recent Capturing Reality Forum in Salzburg, Austria. Company team members are recognized as experts in reality c ...

Jan 29, 2016
Redmond, WA

 Over 4 Million Images Captured by Drones, iPhones and Airplanes for Physical Inventory of Stockpiled Materials StockpileReports.com, an online image-based stockpile inventory management system, today announced it has secured over 100 customers world-wide since the launch of its service in 2013. Marquee customers include the Texas Department of Transportation, CEMEX, Quikrete, and Lane Construction.  “Congratulations,” said Bruce Chattin, of the Washington Concrete and Aggregates Association. “S ...

Jan 29, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

 A new blast-proof, crash-proof anti-terrorist barrier — KarabloK — has been globally launched at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas by UK-based company RSG Structures Ltd. The modular, precast concrete system can be quickly assembled to form a durable and effective security barrier around strategic locations, such as convention centers, airports and industrial plants. KarabloK is also visually pleasing, making it suitable for a range of applications where appearance is important too, ...

Jan 27, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.

Will exhibit latest products and services in personal protective equipment and fall protection products  3M’s Personal Safety Division and 3M’s Capital Safety business, two of the industry’s leaders in personal protective equipment and fall protection products, will be joining forces to showcase their latest safety products and innovations at World of Concrete 2016, Tuesday, Feb. 2, to Friday, Feb. 5, in booth #O30232, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 3M acquired Capital Safety in August 2015 ...

Jan 27, 2016
Redmond, WA

 Further Accelerates the Speed and Reduces the Cost of Physical Inventory Counts Stockpile Reports, an online image-based stockpile inventory management system, will announce February 2 their advanced support for stockpiled material stored in bins and bunkers. This empowers customers to accurately and consistently measure material stored in bunkers with iPhones and Drones. The capability is based on a recent Patent #9,196,084, awarded for technology powering StockpileReports.com for Determining ...
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Jan 26, 2016
Ida Grove, Iowa

 GOMACO helped pioneer 3D guidance systems and the concept of stringless paving in the late ‘90s for mainline pavers and curb and gutter machines. Now, GOMACO is the first to introduce 3D-controlled cylinder finisher applications on their complete line of finishing machines.A GOMACO C-450 cylinder finisher with a 3D guidance system is one of the featured machines in the GOMACO booth this year at World of Concrete 2016. The first GOMACO cylinder finisher with 3D guidance was put to work in Novemb ...

Jan 26, 2016
Ida Grove, Iowa

 GOMACO has designed a new 3D mast that is lightweight and provides stability of the 3D prism. The new masts are easy to handle and easily mount to all models of GOMACO concrete paving equipment. The new masts are made from aluminum, which drastically reduces their weight. They feature square, telescoping tubes that are engineered to strict tolerances to maintain a tight fit. The tight fit will help position the 3D components accurately and rigidly. Each mast can telescope up to 54 inches (1372 ...

Jan 26, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

 The QUIKRETE® Companies, the leading manufacturer of pre-blended commercial-grade concrete products for building and rehabilitation projects, expanded its extensive line of structural repair products with the introduction of QUIKRETE® Form and Pour. Designed to make structural repairs to bridges, parking structures, tunnels, dams, walls and floors, QUIKRETE® Form and Pour is a high-flow, high-strength, shrinkage compensated concrete delivered through a pump system for exceptional job site perfo ...

Jan 26, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

 The growing need for real-time information and a mobile workforce is driving mobility as the number one technology trend for construction companies, according to a 2015 study by IDG Research Services. The QUIKRETE® Companies has reinforced its commitment to serving contractors, architects, specifiers, dealers, distributors and other construction industry professionals with the introduction of an interactive mobile app. It along with the new QUIKRETE® Q-MAX Pro, the only concrete mix that delive ...

Jan 25, 2016
Newport News, VA (USA)

  Highly versatile machineIncreased productivity with Liebherr ElectronicsHigh fuel economy Liebherr Construction Equipment Co., invites World of Concrete participants to get an up close look at the new L538 Wheel loader at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, Booth # C6212. The L 538 on display features a Z-bar linkage for standard operations, achieves a tipping load straight of 22,485 lb (10,199 kg) at an operating weight of 29,000 lb (13,154 kg) and is driven by a 154HP (l) / 115 kW ...

Jan 25, 2016
Ida Grove, Iowa

 GOMACO will introduce the all-new GP3 slipform paver for widths up to 30 feet (9.14 m) at World of Concrete 2016. The dual-telescoping GP3 is the first in a new family of GOMACO pavers with next generation technology. It features Smart Frame Widening to accommodate multiple width changes, Smart Leg Positioning and Smart Steering with full-steer tracks, all controlled by the GOMACO-exclusive G+® digital control system to make the GP3 the world’s most intelligent paver. The new GOMACO GP3 Smart P ...

Jan 20, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.

Full-body safety harness designed and tested with third-party research offers real, measurable comfort and safety for at-height workers  Falls are the leading cause of death in construction, according to OSHA. And yet compliance with current safety standards is still an issue. One reason workers don’t utilize proper fall protection equipment is comfort.  3M Personal Safety Division and Capital Safety—two world industry leaders in personal protective equipment and fall protection products—have in ...

Jan 20, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.

 Detachable self-rescue device is a smarter, faster way to rescue  A safe and effective rescue plan always starts with self-rescue. With this in mind, two world industry leaders in personal protective equipment and fall protection products—3M Personal Safety Division and Capital Safety—are introducing the DBI-SALA® Self-Rescue, a detachable self-rescue device. The device easily connects to a worker’s current safety harness, providing a fast, effective method of escape from suspension, while mini ...

Jan 20, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.

Workers can enjoy more reliable, clearer sight in humid conditions 3M has added its innovative Scotchgard Anti-Fog Coating Technology to two new safety eyewear models. The Solus 1000 Series safety eyewear and Goggle Gear 500 Series splash goggle from 3M now feature an anti-fog coating to help keep workers seeing more clearly on the job. Excellent for workers in construction, oil and gas, and metal working jobs that require physically demanding tasks, the safety eyewear is designed to keep lenses ...

Jan 20, 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.

E‑A‑Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System from 3M measures a worker’s Personal Attenuation Rating with science-based, quantitative testing and helps employers identify the most appropriate hearing protection 3M Hearing Protection Solutions has announced its latest hearing protector fit test system to help combat hearing loss – the most commonly recorded occupational illness in manufacturing. The new E‑A‑Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System from 3M measures the effectiveness of earplugs and earmuffs, provid ...

Jan 18, 2016
Upland, CA

 1.       A High Production Washout Pit - If you already have a reclamation system on your concrete trucks (i.e., the Washout Watchdog System ), the 8’ x 4’ x 18”  Porta-Pit can be used for dumping the leftover washout materials and  water  (in any area of the yard where it’s more convenient and efficient). Rather than having the drivers take the truck to the back of the yard to the washout pit, this set up can save tons of time during your most product hours, which means saving you money. The P ...

Jan 18, 2016
Upland, CA

What if I put a hole in it because it’s plastic?This rarely occurs. However, if something happens, we can patch it. That’s the good news. One way we attempt to prevent this by having the metal plates underneath for the forks to slide into. If someone made a mistake and missed, it’s not going to be ruined because someone put a hole in it. What makes the Porta-Pit last so long?What we’ve done is place metal on top and bottom. That way the plastic isn’t rubbing up against the ground grating and the ...

Jan 18, 2016
Upland, CA

“They laughed when I bought the units… Until I added 10 new mixers to my fleet with the proceeds.”You can easily earn $15,000-$20,000 a year from each Washout Watchdog you install on your mixers! What can a fleet of Washout Watchdog’s produce for you? There are many ways to use a recycling charge. You can add a $1-$2 recycling fee to every yard sold. You may use a $10 a load flat rate for clients you bill and $25 charge for C.O.D.’s. You could have a box the driver checks when he uses the washou ...

Jan 18, 2016
Upland, CA

1. Protection from Fines and Lawsuits. The susceptibly for being fined for rinsing down on the ground and into our storm drains is present every day in our country AND it’s growing. So the question is not if, but when? How much are the fines? It can vary, but $10,000 is the average amount for a 1st time offense in most areas of the U.S. In parts of Canada, a second infraction results in companies paying out a fine of $150,000. They have also reported instances in which drivers have actually been ...

Jan 18, 2016
Upland, CA

*Winner Most Innovative Products (MIP) at World of Concrete 2015 After marking 10 yrs. of servicing the concrete industry with the Washout Watchdog, we heard from many drivers and clients over the years who wanted an even simpler solution to wash out. This gave us an Idea. The Bulldog Bucket is the answer. There is a snap-in lid that is removed during the washout and replaced during transit. The bucket rack is attached between the bumper and the mud flap and has an outrigger that allows the buck ...

Jan 15, 2016
Gloucestershire, England

A new blast-proof and crash-proof barrier system - KarabloK - will be globally launched at World of Concrete by RSG Structures in February 2016.The modular system is designed for use as a highly effective security wall around sensitive locations where hostile threats may be anticipated.  It is quick to erect as it doesn’t need foundations or any ground-fixing and is easily removed by cranes and trucks to be reused elsewhere.The KarabloK system uses precast concrete units locked together with a u ...

Jan 15, 2016

 Events:ASCE Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress – Exhibiting and SpeakingPhoenix Convention CenterPhoenix, AZFebruary 14 – 17, 2016 Events:ASCE Structural Condition Assessment of Existing Structures Class (seminars taught throughout the year – check www.asce.org for continuing education)Concrete/Masonry on Day 1 taught by Larry Olson or Dennis Sack of Olson EngineeringMetals/Wood taught on Day 2The Wyndham Lake Buena VistaOrlando, FLMarch 14 – 15, 2016 Events:International Bridge C ...

Jan 12, 2016
Floyds Knobs, IN

New for 2016 from Ligchine International, the world’s leader in laser guided boom screed machines, is the ScreedSaver BOSS 240. The BOSS 240 features: mega screed coverage with an 18’ boom and a 13.5’ superflat head resulting in screed coverage of 240 sq. ft. per pass; new hydraulic parallel side shifting for stickup avoidance; 360-degree hydraulic turn table and undercarriage allowing for the industry’s only mega screed zero turn drive capability; on-board pressure washer; LED lighting system; ...

Jan 12, 2016
Montrose, CO

TEI Rock Drills has recently been awarded an ISO 9001:2008 certification to “design, manufacture and assemble rock drills, drilling attachments and limited access rigs.”  For those not familiar with what an ISO certification is and why it is important let me explain.  ISO is the International Organization for Standardization a voluntary group headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.  This group develops international standards used by 164 member countries to facilitate world trade by providing comm ...

Jan 12, 2016
Montrose, CO

Europe has long had a need to repair aging buildings, infrastructures and monuments, developing a multitude of means and methods for micropile installation.  Subjectively, on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean the United States has also been growing older along with our buildings and infrastructure.  Also in the United States we have much more seismic activity than in Europe and the need to perform seismic retrofits on existing buildings has also grow in the USA.  As with many drilling methods ...

Jan 11, 2016
Commerce City, CO

Atlas Copco Construction Equipment launches two new light towers — the HiLight V4 and the LED HiLight V5+. The HiLight V5+ minimizes operational costs with its long-lasting LED bulbs and fuel-efficient operation. The HiLight V4 features four metal-halide floodlights to give contractors a dependable light source for a variety of jobsites. Both models are lightweight, compact and feature Atlas Copco’s exclusive HardHat® canopy for extreme durability in rugged applications, such as construction and ...

Jan 05, 2016
Omaha, NE

INSERO DEFINATION: TO JOIN OR BIND TOGETHER; PLAIT With more than 75 years of industrial construction equipment expertise - Insero Equipment leverages performance driven engineering expertise to manufacture the highest quality machines integrated with world-renowned CAT® components.Based out of Omaha, Neb. - Insero Equipment is a custom manufacturer of industrial equipment designed for the construction-focused market as well as other specialty applications. Driven by machine reliability, durabil ...

Jan 05, 2016
Omaha, NE

Insero Equipment Releases the AMP to Product Line Insero Equipment announced today the introduction of the AMP (Auxiliary Mobile Power) unit to the Insero Equipment product line. The Insero AMP provides operators the ability to utilize pneumatic, electric and hydraulic auxiliary power sources on a Cat® skid steer loader base. The auxiliary power source allows operators to run tools such as jackhammers, drills, saws and welders from the various power circuits with over 100 feet of reel capacity. ...

Jan 05, 2016
Houston, TX

 Pumpersock products will be on sale prior to the show and at the show to celebrate the World of Concrete 2016 held in Las Vegas, NV from February 1st to 5th 2016. Earlier, Pumpersock USA announced the launch of their three new products: 90 degree elbow, straight and custom pipes and the revolutionary glow in the dark tip hose attached to the 90 degree elbow.The vision of Pumpersock USA is to lead the market in maximizing safe environments and minimizing damages.  Through this vision and with th ...

Jan 05, 2016
Houston, TX

PUMPERSOCK USA - The innovative pumpersock inventors in the region has introduced three new high-end products to their collections.  Accidents during concrete pumping are expected in almost all circumstances. In order to mitigate the damages caused in case of a burst in a tip hose, 90/elbow, or the straight pipe, PUMPERSOCK USA has introduced three protective socks for pump trucks. These additional components will act as protective gear and protect workers and property from high-pressure splatte ...

Jan 05, 2016
Houston, TX

Pumpersock USA launch three new revolutionary products; 90 degree elbow, straight and custom pipes and the revolutionary glow in the dark tip hose attached to 90 degree elbow.The vision of Pumpersock USA is to lead the market in maximizing safe environments and minimizing damages.  Through this vision and with their latest line of products, especially the glow in the dark tip hose that makes it extremely easy to find and locate during early morning and night pours,  where visibility is poor.   T ...

Jan 05, 2016
Houston, TX

 Pumpersock USA invites everyone to come visit their booth # C7353 in World of Concrete 2016 in Las Vegas, NV from 2nd February to 5th February 2016. Pumpersock USA will be exhibiting their new revolutionary products along with their other products in a dedicated booth from 2nd to 5th February in Las Vegas, NV at the prestigious World of Concrete Event. Pumpersock USA will also be exhibiting three new products; 90 degree elbow, straight and custom pipes and the revolutionary glow in the dark tip ...

Jan 04, 2016
Minneapolis, MN

 The ToughTek Stucco Pump handles stucco and EIFS materials from start to finish Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, recently introduced the ToughTek™ Portable Stucco Pump for stucco and EIFS (Exterior Insulation and Finish System) materials, the newest addition to Graco’s ToughTek product line. Compact and portable, ToughTek Pumps use piston pump technology to deliver abrasive materials with a smooth, steady flow.“These new ToughTek stucco pumps can handle ...

Dec 21, 2015
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 Since 2008, hollow core slab prices have experienced a pointed drop. In some regions, prices have dropped by 30-40% making the task of turning a profit very challenging. This has posed a tough problem. A problem that has not and, most likely, will not return to pre-recession levels for some time to come. To read more Click Here to download the Precast Concrete Elements article.  

Dec 21, 2015
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 Plant performance in all facets are critical in determining the success of its projects – structurally and financially. Construction material companies need every competitive edge they can tap into – from combining creative engineered solutions, relevant advice, dedicated people, proven products and a focus on outstanding customer service. This can only be achieved via the correct alignment of management, market vision, partners, equipment and technology. To read more Click Here to download the ...

Dec 21, 2015
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 North American precast producers strengthen their position by the joining of Ultra-Span to the powerful portfolio of PROGRESS GROUP PROGRESS GROUP provides precast concrete plants with complete, customized, turn-key solutions. Ultra-Span, North America’s provider of hollowcore extrusion systems, is now a part of PROGRESS GROUP. With the power of the PROGRESS GROUP’s portfolio, Ultra-Span compliments its offer to North American precast producers to deliver positive impact across their entire pre ...

Dec 17, 2015
Commerce City, CO

 Atlas Copco’s Essential Solid-Body (ES) breaker attachments give rental centers and contractors a fast ROI by simplifying maintenance and operation.  Atlas Copco created the ES Range as an economical and user-friendly option for general construction projects and light demolition. Matt Franzel, product manager for Atlas Copco hydraulic attachments, said the compact, ES hydraulic breakers are easy to maneuver into tight spaces and provide good visibility, which speed up day-to-day construction, l ...

Dec 17, 2015
Commerce City, CO

 The Atlas Copco LT5005 and LT6005 rammers feature ultra slim bodies, as well as high centrifugal forces and speeds for deep, effective compaction close to structures and in narrow spaces. Since their launch in 2015, the rammers earned two awards for design excellence, the 2015 iF Product Design Award from iF International Forum Design GmbH and the Grand Award of Design from the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries. Atlas Copco is exhibiting the LT5005 and LT6005 at booth C4641 during W ...

Dec 17, 2015
Commerce City, CO

Atlas Copco SMART pokers give contractors an efficient and convenient method to eliminate air voids in concrete. The pokers have a radius of action that is 12 times the diameter of the poker heads rather than the standard 10, so they work faster to remove air. And, because they are electric, they are a convenient option on construction jobsites powered by electricity or generators.  Atlas Copco will showcase its SMART pokers at booth C4641 during World of Concrete. The SMART pokers are available ...

Dec 16, 2015
Austin, TX

 Exactal is extremely pleased to announce that as of early December 2015, over 7,000 commercial licences have been sold by the Dimensioneering Group. 2015 has been a huge year for Exactal. We opened our 8th worldwide office, located in Austin in the USA. This allowed us 24 hour coverage through our network, with other offices in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK. As well as this, international sales reached a new high point. More and more businesses from all different areas ...

Dec 16, 2015
Austin, TX

Exactal is excited to announce that the newest release of CostX®, Version 6.0, is now available. Given the huge popularity of the CostX® software worldwide, and its exponential growth even in just the last year (with over 7,000 licences sold as part of the Dimensioneering Group) this new version will be an exciting milestone for customers worldwide. There are plenty of excellent new features included for clients and prospects in CostX® 6.0. Most significantly, a new underlying technology platfor ...

Dec 16, 2015
Newport News, VA (USA)

 From February 2-5, 2016, Liebherr will display the truck-mounted concrete pump 37 Z4 XXT at the World of Concrete 2016 in Las Vegas. Configured in four sections, the 37-meter distributor boom in Z-fold design is extremely torsion-resistant, and consequently exhibits low-vibration boom movements on the building site. The concrete pipeline on the Liebherr truck-mounted concrete pump 37 Z4 XXT is configured close to the boom on the left and right-hand sides, guaranteeing a balanced weight distribu ...

Dec 12, 2015
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

 Fleet owners  require comprehensive undercarriage and chassis washing systems to clean as many hard-to-reach areas on the vehicle as possible to enhance the vehicles and equipment’s life, minimize down time, counter corrosion to suspension parts, the frame, or other components and control costs associated with operating the equipment. The below example is a MobyDick’s Truck and Heavy Equipment Wash system successfully tackling and controlling fleet cleaning  applications.   CUSTOMERCity of Casp ...

Dec 08, 2015
Lewis Center, OH

 The Gilson Company, Inc. newly designed website now offers test specification search features to make it easier for our customers to find testing equipment for specific ASTM or AASHTO test methods. Gilson Customers can now find testing equipment for specific industry test methods using the “Search our Products” bar at www.globalgilson.com . Simply type in the ASTM or AASHTO test method and our website will instantly provide a comprehensive list of Gilson products that meet those specifications. ...

Dec 08, 2015
Lewis Center, OH

 The newly redesigned website for Gilson Company, Inc. at www.globalgilson.com now features Live Chat for fast, specific and direct answers to customers’ questions. The new Live Chat feature is staffed with Gilson Customer Service Experts, ready to provide immediate answers.  Gilson customers receive personal, one-on-one attention in response to their most detailed inquiries. Chat is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Access this feature by clicking on the Live Chat icon.    

Dec 08, 2015
Lewis Center, OH

 Gilson Company, Inc. has upgraded the HM-30 Type B Concrete Air Meter with the new Gorilla Gauge, providing the highest accuracy, durability, and long-lasting value for concrete air content measurements. The ANSI rated, B40 Grade 2A Gorilla Gauge also restores reliability to your used Air Meters with a rugged and long-lasting solution engineered for optimal accuracy in concrete air content measurements. Waterproof and rustproof Polymid B Housing offers high strength resistance to impact forces. ...

Dec 08, 2015
Lewis Center, OH

Gilson’s new SS-14 8in to 12in Sieve Shaker accommodates a variety of ASTM and ISO sieve diameters including 8in, 10in, 12in, 200mm and 300mm sizes. This reliable and inexpensive shaker features combined orbital and tilting action to ensure even distribution of material across mesh surfaces.  The Gilson exclusive EZ-Clamp system locks sieves in securely and allows fast and easy change out of sieve stacks.  The SS-14 features a reliable mechanical-electrical timer with an adjustable stop for ulti ...

Dec 08, 2015
Lewis Center, OH

 Gilson’s newest Wet-Wash Sieves are the first ever in all stainless steel and are priced lower than Combination Brass/Stainless Steel Wash Sieves. Rugged, non-corrosive frames standup to heavy use and nest with standard test sieves, pans and covers.  The extra deep frames contain wash water while preventing sample loss.  

Dec 04, 2015
Sacramento, CA

Construction Innovations LLC announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious 2015 NOVA Award from the Construction Innovation Forum (CIF) www.cif.org , for its innovative BOLT STAR product, www.bolt-star.com . The 2015 winners were announced November 10th at the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Awards of Excellence Gala in Houston, Texas. Based in Cincinnati, CURT represents more than 100 of the nation’s top construction purchasers, the majority of which are Fortune 500 companies. B ...

Dec 01, 2015
Union, NJ

 Magni Telescopic Handlers (Srl) of Modena, Italy names Paramount Equipment, LLC the Importer and Distributor to the USA of the entire line of telescopic handlers.  Riccardo Magni who has more than 25 years experience of designing, building and distributing in excess of 15,000 rotating telescopic handlers worldwide has chosen  Paramount Equipment to be his US representative because of the vast knowledge of the industry, rotating telescopic machine experience and their commitment to quality, serv ...

Dec 01, 2015
Union, NJ

  "I looked, shopped and did my homework for months and the answers kept coming up Magni” states Robert Ferreira of C & L Construction, Newark NJ. I looked and shopped for a rotating machine that had the newest technology, the highest lift height and largest lift capacity along with the best price. After months of research and demo’ing other machines, the Magni won hands down. Caged in at a job site, the Magni performs efficiently, swiftly and safely reaching and placing forms, rebar and materia ...

Dec 01, 2015
Monongahela, PA

Moisture protection and concrete maintenance are always major concerns. Whether your project is interior or exterior, above or below grade, Damtite offers the ultimate in eco-friendly products to meet your needs on construction, industrial and residential projects.Click Here to Download our Flyer!

Dec 01, 2015
Mt. Prospect, Ill.

 New Brute Turbo Features Enhanced Power, Productivity and Durability  Mt. Prospect, Ill. – Hard-hitting demolition is made easy with the introduction of the Bosch BH2770VCD Brute™ Turbo breaker hammer. This breaker hammer features superior vibration control and a motor design that delivers 23 percent more impact energy than the previous BRUTE. The Brute Turbo allows users to operate more efficiently with less user fatigue – saving both time and money. Click to Tweet: Hard-hitting demolition mad ...

Dec 01, 2015
Mt. Prospect, Ill.

 Color screen offers enhanced user-friendly experience by displaying large numbers, and using colors and full-word descriptions to guide the user through functions  When it comes to laser measures, the display is as important as the technology that captures the distance from point A to point B. The Bosch GLM 50 C offers a backlit color display with large numbers to easily see measurements, and full-word function description to provide simplicity when using its array of features.. Click to Tweet: ...

Dec 01, 2015
Mt. Prospect, Ill.

 Bosch Speed CleanTM bits work in combination with vacuum filtration to offer best-in-class concrete drilling and a clean hole   Reducing dust on the jobsite is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a requirement. Bosch Speed CleanTM bits are built around an internal dust channel that’s milled to Bosch specifications to deliver reduced dust in a lightweight concrete bit featuring 25 percent greater speed. The dust extraction bit system saves time, saves money and produces less dust than traditional dri ...

Dec 01, 2015
Mt. Prospect, Ill.

 Dirt and dust don’t stand a chance against customizable nine- and 14-gallon portable vacuums  As the benchmark for jobsite dust and dirt collection standards continue to grow, Bosch introduces a portable solution with a new lineup of nine- and 14-gallon vacuums. Click to Tweet: #Bosch Introduces New Dust Extraction System for Improved Jobsite Dust Collection http://ctt.ec/38Uw9+ #PowerTools #Vacuum The VAC090S and VAC090A nine-gallon vacuums and VAC140S and VAC140A 14-gallon vacuums not only in ...

Dec 01, 2015
Mt. Prospect, Ill.

 Bosch Active Response Technology teamed with advanced vibration control offers  extra protection on the job   All rotary hammers are not created equal, and none offer the one/two punch of 36V power combined with battery runtime, user comfort and innovative features that make the Bosch RH328VC-36 Bulldog™ 36V 1-1/8" SDS-plus® Rotary Hammer a standout. Click to Tweet: #Bosch RH328VC-36 Bulldog 36V Rotary Hammer Delivers on the Promise of Productivity, Battery Runtime and Comfort http://ctt.ec/GNO ...

Dec 01, 2015
Golden, CO

 Solar/wireless site camera recognized as significant new innovation Golden, CO (December 1, 2015) Sensera Systems — built to deliver world-class products and solutions for integrated remote sensing and imaging in construction, security, industrial automation, oil & gas, traffic, agriculture, law enforcement and public safety — has received “Top 100 New Products of 2015” Award from Construction Equipment for its new MC-68 Solar/Wireless Site Security camera line. The MC-68 camera for constructio ...

Nov 30, 2015
Austin, TX

 Exactal is extremely pleased to announce our entry into the US market with a new office, Exactal Corporation, in Austin, Texas, and the hiring of Dulles Alexander as Vice President, Americas. While Exactal has already seen great success overseas, we recognised an opening in the US market for a program that not only offered top-of-the-line BIM & 2D takeoff, but could also be used either with an in-built workbook, or in conjunction with Excel. CostX® not only features integrated BIM & 2D takeoff, ...

Nov 30, 2015
Glen Ellyn, IL

 Loop Belt Industries, Inc. is proud to introduce our new line of truck-mounted telescopic conveyors, the LB33T4-20 & LB40T5-20. Our patented machines are perfect for conveying anything from gravel to concrete with little concerns to slump or mix, and done so with fast and accurate placement. The Loop Belt telescopic conveyors are ideal for wind energy projects, commercial and residential foundation work, as well as large civil projects like RCC and conventional concrete hydroelectric dams. Prou ...

Nov 24, 2015
West Bend, WI

MANITOU MRT SERIES TIER IV PRIVILEGE PLUSROTATING TELESCOPIC HANDLERS TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS​ MRT 2150 Privilege PlusRated Lift Capacity (kg) | 11,000 lbs. (5000)Maximum Lift Height (m) | 67’7" (20.6)Gross Power (kW) | 156 hp (115)Max. Forward Reach (m) | 59′5" (18.11)Turning Radius (m) | 16′0" (4.88)  MRT 2540 Privilege Plus    Rated Lift Capacity (kg) | 8,800 lbs. (4000)Maximum Lift Height (m) | 80’8.5" (24.6)Gross Power (kW) | 156 hp (115)Max. Forward Reach (m) | 60′8" (18.5)Turning Radius ...

Nov 24, 2015
West Bend, WI

MANITOU MHT 1490 Heavy Capacity Telescopic Handler offers high-lift height and large-capacity for multiple applications MHT 1490Maximum Lift Capacity (kg) | 20,000 lbs. (9072)Maximum Lift Height (m) | 46΄0˝ (14.0)Engine Manufacturer | MercedesPower (kW) | 176 hp (129) Tier IVWeight (kg) | 42,990 lbs. (19,500)Turning Radius (m) | 13΄2˝ (4.0)Width (m) | 8΄3˝ (2.51) MHT 1490 HEAVY CAPACITY TELESCOPIC HANDLER– In November 2014, Manitou the world leader in all-terrain material handling equipment intr ...

Nov 24, 2015
West Bend, WI

MANITOU MT 625 CONSTRUCTION/MULTI-PURPOSE TELESCOPIC HANDLERALL-NEW for the North American Market, equipped with Tier IV-Certified EngineThese machines provide excellent ground-engaging performance withmulti-function ability, lifting heights up to 19’2” (5.85 m) in a compact-size.TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONSMT 625Maximum Lift Capacity (kg) | 5,500 lbs. (2495)Maximum Lift Height (m) | 19’2” (5.85)Capacity at Maximum Lift Height (kg) | 4,400 lbs. (2000)Turning Radius (m) | 10’10” (3.31)Power (kW) | 74 ...

Nov 24, 2015
WINNIPEG, MB

 Tuff Built Products Inc. has over 50 years of collective experience in the design, manufacturing and installation of cutting edge solutions in the fall protection industry. Our developments have been the bench mark model for products in our industry. 

Nov 24, 2015
West Bend, WI

New 5.5 Metric Ton Model Enhances Mustang’s Compact Excavator OfferingMustang’s compact excavator line-up is now comprised of six models, ranging in size from 1.7 to 8 metric tons.Angle Blade with Float tilts 25 degrees in either direction to boost productivity and reduce backfilling time.TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:550ZOperator’s Station | Canopy/CabWeight – Canopy/Cab (kg) | 11,850/12,247 lbs. (5375/5555)Digging Depth (mm) | 12΄9.5˝ (3900)Gross Power (kW) | 47.6 hp (35.5) @ 2400 rpmWidth (mm) | 6 ...

Nov 24, 2015
West Bend, WI

The next evolution of Gehl large-frame skid loaders.TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: R190Height to Hinge Pin – Fully Raised (mm) | 120.5˝ (3061)Net Power (kW) @ rpm | 68.4 hp (51)Rated Operating CapacityA (kg) | 1900 lbs. (862)Rated Operating Capacity with Optional CounterweightA (kg) | 2110 lbs. (957)Operating WeightB - Approximate (kg) | 6880 lbs. (3121)R220Height to Hinge Pin – Fully Raised (mm) | 123˝ (3124)Net Power (kW) @ rpm | 70.7 hp (52.7)Rated Operating CapacityA (kg) | 2200 lbs. (998)Rated O ...

Nov 24, 2015
West Bend, WI

The Next Evolution of Gehl Vertical-Lift Skid Loaders. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS V270 GEN:2Height to Hinge Pin – Fully Raised (mm) | 130.3˝ (3310)Gross Power (kW) @ rpm | 72 hp (53.7) @ 2500Rated Operating CapacityA (kg) | 2700 lbs. (1225)Operating WeightB - Approximate (kg) | 8150 lbs. (3697)                             V330 GEN:2Height to Hinge Pin – Fully Raised (mm) | 131.2˝ (3332)Gross Power (kW) @ rpm | 72 hp (53.7) @ 2500Rated Operating CapacityA (kg) | 3300 lbs. (1497)Operating WeightB - ...

Nov 20, 2015
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

 Increasingly strict regulations on air pollution across the US and around the world have created a clear demand for dust control systems. The below example is MobyDick’s Dust Cannons and Wheelwash System successfully tackling, controlling dust generation and dispersion at demolition applications.   CUSTOMERAhrens Contracting Inc., St Louis, MO  BACKGROUNDProject:  Carter Carburetor Factory Demolition, EPA Super Site, St Louis Demolition, to minimize air pollution from dust and track out from de ...

Oct 28, 2015
Reno, NV

MB America, Inc. is now providing customers its Gold 24 warranty on all products after seeing its products withstand years of crushing and screening use.In the past, MB customers received a one-year original parts warranty with purchase. The Gold 24 warranty was offered for an additional cost. This shift gives customers a greater financial peace of mind when purchasing MB equipment. As one of the company’s core values, MB strives to provide customers with durable products that they can rely on f ...

Oct 21, 2015
Floyds Knobs, IN

Ligchine was invited by Walmart in July to demonstrate our ScreedSaver MAX machine at their new Clarksville, TN store.  One of our competitors was also invited and we were each given 2 days to demonstrate our Laser Guided Boom screeds.  Walmart's floor requirements were a minimum of FL35.  Concrete was 3500 PSI with a maximum of 6" slump. All floors were measured by Walmart's independent testing agent and we are proud to share our results with you.  Ligchine floors were measured FL85.  Needless ...

Oct 21, 2015
Floyds Knobs, IN

 Ligchine International was awarded the TOP HONOR (Gold Star) in the ‘Paving Parking Lots’ Category by the ND Ready-Mix & Concrete Products Association for 2014.Solid Concrete of Minot, ND utilized their SCREEDSAVER MAX equipped with TopCon 3D mmGPS to pour 6,250 cubic yards of concrete at 288-unit apartment complex called ‘The Wyatt’ to obtain the award.See the details of the award here: https://ligchine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-ND-Awards-Booklet-Page-6.pdf 

Oct 21, 2015
Floyds Knobs, IN

Ligchine International, a manufacturer of laser-guided concrete screeding machines, has continued production of their world renowned ‘ScreedSaver’ line of boom operated screed machines after completing the construction of a new manufacturing facility in southern Wisconsin.The new, state-of the-art 16,000 sq. ft. factory integrates some the worlds most advanced manufacturing and quality techniques including; just in time vendor material delivery; KanBan production sequencing; ISO process control; ...

Oct 15, 2015
Sacramento, CA

Construction Innovations LLC announced today that its BOLT STAR reusable bolt template product was recognized as a winner in the 2015 Construction & Engineering Awards and named “Best Reusable Bolt Template” in the USA. The 2015 Construction & Engineering Awards is an annual awards program of BUILD magazine, the go-to resource read around the world by 370,000 construction industry professionals, from CEOs to independent contractors, senior architects to materials and equipment suppliers. The awa ...

Oct 08, 2015
Los Altos, CA

 Extra-terrestrial enhancement delivers remote, global access to fleets and distant assetsDPL Telematics, a leading provider of advanced asset monitoring and telemetry technologies, announced today the availability of global satellite communications for its Titan Equipment Monitoring System. The Titan is an advanced telematic solution for wireless monitoring and remote tracking of off road equipment, as well as over the road trucks, to increase productivity while reducing fleet costs. Leveraging ...

Oct 07, 2015
Keene Building Products

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Oct 05, 2015
Casey, IL

JET Filter System LLC has provided weep hole systems for the past 18 years.Owner David Gentry’s expertise in the field created the JET Filter System (US PAT # 7,615,148). Backed by civil engineers, marine contractors, project managers, government and state officials. A lack of erosion control is a vital issue among a wall design. One common problem is wall movement in addition to tieback/whaler tension, toe failure, horizontal cracking and panel separation. Weep holes are created to relieve the ...

Oct 02, 2015
Burnsville, MN

Celebrating 50 Years of Designing Innovative Temporary Climate Control Solutions TEMP-AIR, Inc. is excited to announce that 2015 is the company’s 50th year in business. This privately held company has decades of experience in manufacturing quality, durable HVAC rental equipment. From their responsive, adaptable engineering department to their knowledgeable, on-the-move Technical Field Representatives, this seasoned team will provide a customized air management solution for your unique project. E ...

Sep 18, 2015
Rogue River, OR

Wagner Meters is proud to share a handy new tool developed especially for contractors, flooring installers, and others in the concrete industry, that enables them to predict the relative humidity (RH) of a concrete floor slab at service conditions – even before those service conditions are met.The widely used and highly accurate, science-based method for measuring moisture in concrete (standardized as ASTM F2170) mandates taking RH measurements at service conditions. But project timelines are of ...

Sep 10, 2015
Harleysville, PA

 Pecora Corporation, an American manufacturer of architectural weatherproofing products, announced the launch of their new Sealants and Coatings Calculator App.  This popular estimating tool has been on Pecora’s website (www.pecora.com) and now has made the leap to mobile devices.  The app provides users a fast, simple way to estimate the amount of sealant or coating you needed for their next project.  This information can be saved in the My Projects section of the app which allows users to not ...

Sep 03, 2015
San Francisco, CA

 Exclusive: PlanGrid raises $18 million from Sequoia to digitize construction blueprintsby: Leena Rao PlanGrid wants to modernize the way construction workers use blueprints. A few years ago, two recent college graduates noticed big inefficiencies in the use of paper blueprints in designing and planning new buildings. For one job, a bound set of paper blueprints could cost an astonishing $23,000. It was as if the digital age had never reached the construction site. So they set out to create a co ...

Sep 03, 2015
San Francisco, CA

 In-Focus: PlanGrid for Apple iOS and Android and Desktop has new RFI Lifecycle Solutionby Anthony Frausto-Robledo AIA, LEED AP PlanGrid’s new RFI module tackles the time-wasting RFI process from within the context of a drawing collaboration and centralized storage app, offering advantages not seen in other solutions. PlanGrid is a company that has risen quickly within the AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) industry by delivering PlanGrid to the mobile space, first on Apple’s iOS key ...

Sep 03, 2015

 Founder Stories: Tracy Young of PlanGrid (YC W12)by Kat Manalac Tracy Young is the founder and CEO of PlanGrid, an app that lets construction companies store blueprints and documents on mobile devices. Since going through the YC’s Winter 2012 batch, PlanGrid has grown from a team of 4 to 40 and now hosts over 9 million blueprints in their cloud.Find the rest of the article HERE! 

Sep 03, 2015
San Francisco, CA

 Plangrid brings iPad to construction sitesBy Joel Mathis Any 5-year-old child can name the standard tools of the trade on a construction site—hammers, saws, drills, and the like. But now you can add the iPad to the list. Thanks to a recently released app, builders and architects could replace reams of heavy, expensive paper blueprints with an Apple tablet.Find the rest of the article HERE!

Sep 03, 2015
San Francisco, CA

 PlanGrid App to Explore Blueprints on Your iPadby sanjo  Ever thought of exploring your blueprints on iPad? If the answer is no, a new app christened PlanGrid is exactly doing this. The app developed by Loupe will now allow the users to store, manage and view blueprints on the iPad.Find the rest of the article HERE!

Sep 03, 2015
Reno, NV

MB America, Inc. and Barker Enterprises hosted a live demonstration of crushing and screening attachments for excavators and skid steers, on Aug. 28 and 29 in Sumner, Washington at Corliss Resources, Inc. The demonstration featured the BF90 and BF60 crusher buckets for excavators, the S14 screening bucket for excavators and the MB-L160 crusher bucket for skid steers. Attendees watched the crusher buckets crush through hollow core walls, reinforced and normal concrete, river rock, natural stone a ...

Sep 02, 2015
Golden, CO

Breakthrough solar/wireless site camera recognized by construction industryGolden, CO (September 2, 2015) Sensera Systems — built to deliver world-class products and solutions for integrated remote sensing and imaging in construction, security, industrial automation, oil & gas, traffic, agriculture, law enforcement and public safety — has received a “Contractors Top 50 New Products for 2015” Award from Equipment Today and ForConstructionPros.com for its flagship MC-30 Solar/Wireless Site camera ...

Sep 01, 2015
Waukesha, WI

Hatz new 4H50TIC turbocharged 2-liter, 4-cylinder engine is small in size and weighs just 382 lbs. making it the most compact, lightweight diesel in its class and ideal for tight spaces. The H50 develops a maximum power output of 74 HP (55 kW). Yet it’s Bosch common rail system provides amazing fuel efficiency with a specific consumption of less than 3 gallons/hour that makes it the most fuel-efficient engine in the 37 to 56 kw class. The H50 engine meets the most stringent exhaust emission limi ...

Sep 01, 2015
Mayfield Heights, Ohio

Keene Building Products’ launches a new responsive website this week. Keene Building Products’ is excited to reveal the new and modern KeeneBuilding.com. The new site is fully responsive, faster, easier to navigate and more user-friendly. There are many highlights of the new site, but what they are most proud of is that you can get to any individual product page in two clicks. Just select ‘Products’ at the top and there you will see a list of all the products under their product line. At a glanc ...

Aug 31, 2015
San Diego, CA

 Societe Brewing Company is a production brewery and tasting room occupying a 16,000 sq. ft. building in San Diego, California. Societe focuses specifically on IPA’s, Belgian inspired brews, and wine-barrel aged sours handcrafted on a 20-barrel brewhouse.A long time vision of founders Travis Smith and Doug Constantiner, Societe Brewing was meticulously planned and designed to fulfill both form and function. No detail was overlooked, including the floors.With over 4,500 square feet of brewhouse a ...

Aug 31, 2015
San Diego, CA

 Villa Riviera is a historic, 16-story French Gothic building that was constructed in 1929 in Long Beach, CA.  Installation company, 24-Hour Restoration installed two Westcoat systems needed to protect the residential balconies and their 12,000 square foot sun deck located above an expansive parking structure.  For superior waterproofing, Westcoat MACoat, a fiberlath-reinforced deck system was installed on the property’s private balconies and finished with Westcoat SC-10 Acrylic Topcoat in a cus ...

Aug 31, 2015
San Diego

 Perfect for those children who fear getting a hair cut, Cool Kidz Cuts created a fun, playful environment complete from the ATV chairs down to the decorative, colorful floor. Terry Keener at TNT Resurfacing Concrete in Acampo, California prepped the floor by removing existing vinyl tiles and grinding off two layers of glue.  The concrete was then polished with 200 resin diamonds, stained with Westcoat SC-36 Fast Stain in a multitude colors, then densified with SC-21 Lithium Silicate and polishe ...

Aug 31, 2015
Hebron, KY

 HBC-radiomatic is one of the world’s leading suppliers of radio controls for industrial applications such as concrete pumps, tower cranes, loader cranes and many other types of machinery. Since its establishment over 60 years ago, the family owned company headquartered in Crailsheim, Germany has a strict emphasis on quality and in-house production. With this as the primary focus, more than 90 percent of all required parts come from HBC’s production in Crailsheim. As of today, HBC-radiomatic emp ...

Aug 31, 2015
Hebron, KY

 Rugged radio technology for up to 6 stepless drives. In daily industrial use, machines and control systems are often subject to enormously difficult conditions – even more so if the application is used outside in harsh environments, which is the case for many hydraulic applications. Thanks to their enormous robustness, HBC radio systems are perfectly prepared to withstand such harsh conditions. The most recent example is the new radio receiver FSE 507. This innovative product scores with a virt ...

Aug 31, 2015
Hebron, KY

 At World of Concrete 2016, HBC-radiomatic (booth 6841) will show numerous innovations for the safe and convenient control of a wide range of cranes and machinery. radiomatic® photon: safe machine operation with camera assistance.A major highlight will be the presentation of radiomatic® photon. This new feature enables the clear display of live camera images on the radio control and can work with several cameras simultaneously. They can be installed anywhere on the machine or work area and trans ...

Aug 30, 2015
Nashville, TN

 Smyrna Ready Mix just recently deployed Jonel’s Access Unlimited (AU) dispatch system for all its 30 ready mix plants located in the greater Nashville area.  Smyrna Ready Mix, the largest independent producer of Ready Mix concrete in the Middle Tennessee market, was looking or a software solution to help consolidate and manage their operation after acquiring Metro Ready Mix. “We needed a dispatch software solution that was flexible, yet able to scale to meet our needs as we look to grow now and ...

Aug 28, 2015
Rogue River, OR

Wagner Meters is proud to offer the recently updated online course, “Moisture Testing of Concrete Floor Slabs.” This training webinar is especially designed for contractors and flooring installers, and is presented by Howard Kanare, a leading expert in concrete moisture issues. “This updated, educational webinar, prepared in partnership with CTLGroup (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Portland Cement Association), is jam-packed with the latest scientific information about moisture testing,” said ...

Aug 26, 2015
Irvine, CA

MMFX Steel Corporation’s ChrōmX concrete reinforcing steel (rebar) products can now be specified under one ASTM standard. MMFX offers a series of high-strength steel products with yield strengths in excess of 100 ksi that also provide varying levels of corrosion resistance. By utilizing these materials, designers can take advantage of the high-strength efficiencies and match the appropriate corrosion resistance for the targeted service life of the structure. Making these desirable steel properti ...

Aug 19, 2015
Reno, NV

 MB America, Inc. is partnering with Barker Enterprises to bring a live demonstration of its crushing and screening attachments for excavators and high flow skid steers, with the world’s largest crusher bucket on display, in Washington at Corliss Resources, Inc. Attendees will see crusher bucket models designed for both excavators and high flow skid steers and a screening bucket model for excavators. The crusher buckets will be crushing hallow core walls, reinforced and normal concrete, 10-inch ...

Aug 18, 2015
Seattle, WA

New product functionality, partnerships and website follow equity investment from Pamlico capital Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum® Construction Software, accelerated its growth initiatives in the first half of 2015 following the significant equity investment in the company by Pamlico Capital, which was announced in January. The strategic measures have included new product functionality, new technology partnerships and the launch of a new company website. New Spectrum functionality, includ ...

Aug 18, 2015
Commerce City, CO

Atlas Copco launched new versions of its Cobra™ PROe and Cobra TTe gas-powered handheld breakers. The breakers are available with two tool shank sizes, which allow rental centers to achieve high utilization rates and ROI by offering customers versatile equipment. The breakers also have high power-to-weight ratios and optimize operator comfort, which enhances productivity on a variety of jobs, including those in remote locations or confined spaces.The breakers feature multiple vibration-reducing ...

Aug 17, 2015
Rogue River, OR

 A soon-to-be released laboratory study, utilizing six different manufacturer’s relative humidity testing equipment and overseen by an ASTM task group, offers two breakthrough findings that will prove immensely useful and profitable for anyone who utilizes the Rapid RH® testing method for their projects. According to the Precision and Bias (P&B) study, users of ASTM-compliant Rapid RH® measuring devices for concrete slabs can be certain that the readings they see at 24 hours are essentially the ...

Aug 04, 2015
Reno, NV

 With three ways to enter, MB America, Inc. is giving customers a chance to win prizes for a value up to $1500 and an additional $1000 cash in a photo and video competition that features MB products. Since the American branch of MB Crusher began in 2010, MB America, Inc. has provided over 400 attachments and accessories to the United States alone. Over the years, those businesses and individual users have worked on roads, pipelines, demolition sites, landscaping projects and recycling of waste m ...

Jul 27, 2015
Omaha, NE

Just in time to start planning for winter temperatures, Insero Equipment announces the launch of a new heater model to the market. The HT1010D one million BTU heater features an enhanced storage area with larger access doors and 10% more fuel capacity. In addition, enhanced engine compartment containment provides protection from ground contamination. The HT1010D also offers several optional features including: combustible gas detection system, low fuel and engine power indicator lights, roof-mou ...

Jul 17, 2015
HOLLAND, MI

Pathfinder Systems is a sales and service organization based in Holland, MI which brings the leading technology available in the industry to address the specific requirements of our customers. Whether the application is block, pavers, retaining wall, pipe, precast or wet cast, we match the best equipment solution to the need and service the entire Concrete Products industry.  Pathfinder has assembled a team of experts with several hundred years of experience from around the concrete products ind ...

Jul 17, 2015
By Tracey Jarvis

When the Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario announced in early 2010 that all stationary and mobile concrete batch plants under its domain would have to comply with its eco-certification program, Essroc Canada was already two steps ahead — it was in the process of having its six Ottawa-area batch plants certified. The then-optional eco-certification program was launched by the RMCAO in 2009, in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, to establish environmentally friendl ...

Jul 17, 2015
By Kathy Johnson

Technically challenging could be an understatement for the engineering and design work that has gone into an offshore oil field project by Montreal based BMH Systems. BMH Systems began working on the Newfoundland based project in 2011, designing two modular concrete batch plants that would be used to produce concrete for the construction of the main component of the drilling platform, a standalone gravity based structure (GBS). Designing the twinned batch plants was one of the biggest technical ...

Jul 17, 2015
Miami, FL

Bouygues Civil Works Florida has mobilized for its Port of Miami tunnel contract with a portable plant bound less by footprint limitations than head room. After configuring equipment to a site below Interstate 395, Montreal-based BMH Systems shipped a portable plant in three modules, stacked to 26 ft., a few feet below the highway. The plant is geared to producing 55- to 80-yd./hour of grout and roller-compacted mixes, delivering them to a site portal—about 900 ft. away—via small, custom cars. B ...

Jul 17, 2015
by BMH Systems

The booming oil extraction activity in Cold Lake, AB has long piqued the interest  of businessmen Arlie Frolick and Dave Hilderbrandt. Petroleum industry giants like Imperial Oil are heavily involved in extracting bitumen from several sites in mid-eastern and northern Alberta. It is the largest, but certainly not the only, active oil producer in Cold Lake. And with oil production comes the need for massive amounts of concrete — to support the construction and operation of new and existing proces ...

Jul 14, 2015
St. Petersburg, FL

The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) is pleased to announce a packed fall 2015 training and certification schedule, with seven hands-on courses planned in three different states. The fall lineup begins with a certification class focused on Standard CSDA-ST-115 Measuring Concrete Micro Surface Texture. The Standard, released in 2013, is achieving great traction across the concrete polishing industry and CSDA has granted close to 100 ST-115 Certifications since classes began in Decemb ...

Jul 13, 2015
San Diego, CA

Nation’s 12th largest builder to license mobile daily reporting technology to increase transparency and productivity San Diego – July 13, 2015 – NoteVault, a provider of patented, innovative voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the construction industry, announced that McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has signed a multi-year, multi-user enterprise agreement.The firm, recognized as one of the 12th largest commercial construction companies in the US, will leverage NoteVault’s mobile ...

Jul 06, 2015
Olds, Alberta

 Consistent product quality, timely delivery and logistical control are crucial to a continuous pour project. With a Reimer Mixer, as long as the materials bins are charged, the mixer can continuously mix and deliver consistent, fresh concrete without the need for transit between the pour site and a batch plant.Read More: 192-hour pour – no rejected loads

Jul 06, 2015
Olds, Alberta

 Business is booming for Steve Castle and Thousand Islands Concrete, a contractor operating out of Eastern Ontario. A veteran in the concrete industry, Castle's successful business model--leveraging the unique advantages of ProAll Reimer Mixers--has been profiled in an issue of Heavy Equipment Guide."Once we started working with the Reimers we realized we could bid on projects that we never could before," stated Steve Castle. "We could bid on commercial projects--strip malls, big box stores, sch ...

Jul 06, 2015
Olds, Alberta

 For owner/operators that only charge customers for the actual concrete delivered, there is never a problem with ordering too much or too little material. Metered delivery means you have an accurate record of volume produced. When low volumes and small loads are needed, deliveries can be made to several small projects, each with different mix requirements, in the same day without wasting time recharging.Read More: Making Money Using A ProAll Reimer Mixer

Jul 01, 2015
Santa Rosa, CA

  Ultra Soft Knee Protection ALTA is excited to announce the release of its softest, most comfortable knee pad to date…the AltaCLOUD™.  You spoke and we listened. The AltaCLOUD™ features the same high-quality, durable materials you have come to expect from ALTA with the softness and comfort your knees deserve. “We’re always talking with our customers and when they said ‘we want the softest kneepad available’ we created the AltaCLOUD™,” said Dianne Anderson, ALTA’s President and CEO. The AltaCLOU ...

Jul 01, 2015
Santa Rosa, CA

  Your Tools Where You Need Them ALTA announces the AltaKANGAROO™, an innovative solution to having your tools right where you need them. No more getting up and down to find your tools, the AltaKANGAROO™ puts them right at your fingertips. “We look for real solutions for our customers and the AltaKANGAROO™ fits the bill,” said Dianne Anderson, ALTA’s President and CEO. The AltaKANGAROO™ is the same high-quality, comfortable knee protection ALTA is known for combined with a great way to keep your ...

Jun 24, 2015
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

 FRUTIGER Company AG is pleased to announce the latest addition to the MobyDick brand family: the new MobyDick Dust Control Cannon series. Boasting a full lineup of sizes and accessories these products provide the perfect ready-to-go solution for whatever your dust controls and suppression needs may be. In the face of increasingly strict regulations on air pollution across the United States and around the world, coupled with findings in the scientific community regarding the harmful effects of d ...

Jun 02, 2015
San Diego, CA

Construction, facilities management firm to license mobile daily reports technology platform to increase productivity, reduce operational risks San Diego – June 02, 2015 – NoteVault, a provider of innovative voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the construction industry, announced it has finalized a multi-year enterprise contract with TDIndustries.The construction and facilities management firm will leverage NoteVault’s mobile daily reports technology platform to increase productiv ...

Jun 02, 2015
Seattle, WA

 Dexter + Chaney (www.dexterchaney.com), developer of Spectrum® Construction Software, is pleased to announce its new Spectrum Workflow functionality, which streamlines construction and business management operations by automating complex processes into simple, user-definable tasks. Dexter + Chaney unveiled the new technology at its 19th annual Connect 2015 Users’ Conference held April 23 –24 at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in downtown Seattle. The Spectrum Workflow feature, fully integrated throu ...

Apr 28, 2015
Montrose, CO

John Mayo, Managing Director at ground engineering and rock drilling specialist, Skelair International, discusses how Vertical Access Ltd. has been using the TEI mast range to complete challenging stabilisation projects in the UK. Vertical Access Ltd. has been involved with managing many slope stabilisation projects throughout the UK. In 2014, Vertical Access worked on a Network Rail project at Goytside Farm near the Peak District with John Murphy and Sons Ltd. Murphy’s was hired to re-grade the ...

Apr 27, 2015
St. Petersburg, FL

 The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) is pleased to announce new 2015 Officers and Board members, who were elected at the 43rd Annual CSDA Convention & Tech Fair, held March 31 – April 2, 2015. Elected to serve a two-year term as President was Kevin Baron, Western Saw, Oxnard, California. Jack Sondergard, Central Concrete Cutting, Inc., Edgar, Wisconsin was elected as Vice President and Mike Orzechowski, DITEQ Corporation, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is Secretary/Treasurer. Judith O’Day ...

Apr 20, 2015
San Diego, CA

 iOS program gives users greater real-time visibility into daily project activities, reports  San Diego – April 20, 2015 - NoteVault, a provider of innovative voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the construction industry, announced the launch of new NoteVault Notes 2.5 iOS app, along with an enhanced NoteVault Platform, for configuring daily reports.The app is a daily reporting and communication solution for construction managers to conveniently speak their notes and observations ...

Apr 13, 2015
St. Petersburg, FL

 The results of a recent CSDA contractor member survey have provided further encouragement to an industry that is already experiencing an upturn in growth and profits. The survey found that the average estimated sales volume for respondents’ companies in 2015 is $2,695,906, up from an average of $2,663,690 reported by companies in 2008 when the last survey was conducted. Flat sawing accounts for 26.3% of total sales with core drilling close behind at 23.4%. Additional concrete services like sele ...

Mar 10, 2015
Seattle, WA

 Dexter + Chaney (www.dexterchaney.com), developer of Spectrum® Construction Software, will be debuting its new Job Compliance Tracking features at the Associated General Contractors of America’s 2015 AGC Technology and Construction Solutions Expo. The expo is part of the AGC’s 96th Annual Convention, March 18-20, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. “Hundreds of our clients rely on the AGC for up-to-date information on technology and finance within the construction industry and we’re proud to be long-stan ...

Mar 01, 2015
Rogue River, Oregon

 Wagner Meters (www.wagnermeters.com) continually strives to offer solutions to its customers that will help keep them in regulatory compliance at all times with latest changes that impose new industry standards. Its latest improvement is no exception. The new and improved packaging for the Rapid RH® 4.0 EX has been redesigned to ensure customers are in regulatory compliance by following the F2170 Standard. New heat-welded seam packaging has replaced the standard re-sealable plastic shell, and t ...

Feb 17, 2015
Fullerton, CA

 Jonel Engineering Inc., one of the leading providers of batching and concrete automation controls in North America, provided the concrete making batch systems for a record-setting 21,200 cubic yard pour in Los Angeles, CA. The pour was cited as the largest continuous foundation pour in history and is now in the Guinness Book of World Records. The building foundation is the beginning of what will eventually become the tallest structure west of the Mississippi, rising 73 stories and topping out a ...

Jan 12, 2015
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

 Increasingly strict regulations on air pollution across the US and around the world have created a clear demand for dust control systems. The below example is MobyDick’s Wheelwash System successfully tackling, controlling dust generation / dispersion and track out at Construction applications.   CUSTOMERWM-Waste Management, Hillsboro, OR  BACKGROUNDProject:  WM landfill in Oregon was undergoing new construction to expand their facilities and required a temporary wheel wash system to prevent tra ...

Jan 12, 2015
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

  Increasingly strict regulations on air pollution across the US and around the world have created a clear demand for dust control systems. The below example is MobyDick’s Wheelwash System successfully tackling, controlling dust generation / dispersion and track out at cement plant and  aggregate quarry applications.   CUSTOMERCEMEX-Kosmos Facility, Louisville, KY    BACKGROUNDProject:  CEMEX’s Kosmos Aggregate Quarry and Cement Plant required the use of a permanent wheel wash system constructio ...

Jan 01, 2015
Seattle, WA

 Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum® Construction Software, announced that they will use their customizable Dashboard to expand access to all employees of companies that use Spectrum. Without the need to purchase additional licenses, a company can choose to give access to the Spectrum Dashboard to any and all employees. “The value of software isn’t just in the depth of its features,” said John Chaney, CEO of Dexter + Chaney. “Value is also depends on the breadth of accessibility. Everyone in ...

Jan 01, 2015
Seattle, WA

 Dexter + Chaney, provider of Spectrum® Construction Software, continues to expand the functionality of its web-based software by releasing two new kiosk solutions. The Employee Kiosk and Subcontract Kiosk allow all authorized employees and subcontractors of companies that use Spectrum an easy, secure way to access and update payroll and subcontract data in the system—without the need for additional user licenses. “These kiosks add yet another layer of easy-to-use, yet powerful functionality to ...

Nov 24, 2014
St. Petersburg, FL

 In what has already been a banner year for the CSDA Training Program, the association is pleased to announce that 100 industry professionals graduated from its hands-on training and certification courses in 2014. This year, CSDA saw a 43% increase in attendance for its three training courses at World of Concrete from the prior year, and the Training Program reached a milestone of 4,000 graduates. With an additional two hands-on classes completed in October and Operator Certification courses hel ...

Oct 29, 2014
Houston, TX

 Denso Canada has been involved in a very successful SeaShield Series 500 project in Eastern Canada for the Department of National Defense. Located in Halifax Harbor, the project consists of the installation of our Series 500 system on timber piles for a marine railway, used for moving vessels into dry dock and back into the harbor for assignment again. Project DataLocation: Eastern CanadaCompletion: 2012Project Type: Jetty Pile ProtectionProducts Used: SeaShield Series 500 / Fiber-Form Jacket / ...

Oct 29, 2014
Houston, TX

The Harbor West Condominiums were built in 1965 along the aggressive coast of Puget Sound in Seattle, WA. The structure is supported by 140 each 14" octagonal concrete pilings and had been performing well until they were damaged from an earthquake in 2002. The SeaShield Series 500 System was selected as the sole-source system for complete encapsulation of all the piles.  Project DataLocation: Seattle, WACompletion: 2005Project Type: Concrete Pile RehabilitationProducts Used: SeaShield Series 500 ...

Oct 29, 2014
Houston, TX

The Texas Department of Transportation (DOT) approved the SeaShield Series 500 Pile Encapsulation System to protect concrete bridge piles for a major highway in Houston,Texas. The bridge piles have been in service for over 25 years and the integrity of the piles were threatened due to small cracks and spalling concrete.  Project DataLocation: Houston, TXCompletion: 2006Project Type: Highway Bridge Pile ProtectionProducts Used: SeaShield Series 500Contractor or Applied By: Orion ConstructionProje ...

Oct 22, 2014
Menlo Park, CA

Innovative, self-contained GPS tracking solution installs in seconds and requires no external power or wiring                         DPL Telematics, a leading provider of advanced asset monitoring and telemetry technologies, announced today the release of the MultiTrack system.  MultiTrack is an advanced solution for wireless monitoring and remote tracking of any powered or unpowered asset to improve logistics, manage inventory and curb theft.  The portable GPS unit requires no external wiring ...

Feb 05, 2014
Menlo Park, CA

Innovative GPS tracking solution installs in seconds and delivers real time, remote access to critical vehicle engine and driver behavior data                         DPL Telematics, a leading provider of advanced asset monitoring and telemetry technologies, announced today the release of the Trackall OBDII Vehicle Tracking System.  The Trackall OBDII is an advanced solution for wireless monitoring and remote tracking of vehicles to increase driver safety and productivity while reducing fleet co ...

Oct 01, 2013
KEWANEE, IL

 Rhino Tool Company, has now enhanced their product line with several models of hydraulic equipment and portable hydraulic power source units. All RHINO® Hydraulic products can be quickly connected and operated with HPP 13 or HPP 18V Power Packs. With the use of Rhino’s flow control devices they can also be connected to other hydraulic power systems such as excavators or tractors. The new line of hydraulic products include:Rhino® HPP Hydraulic Power PacksRhino HPP 13 and HPP 18V are the power so ...

Feb 02, 2012
San Francisco, CA

Innovative enhancement delivers real time, remote access to critical machine engine data for mixed OEM fleets                         DPL America, a leading provider of advanced asset monitoring and telemetry technologies, announced today the release of CAN Bus functionality for its Titan Equipment Monitoring System. The Titan is an advanced solution for wireless monitoring and remote tracking of off road equipment, as well as over the road trucks, to increase productivity while reducing fleet c ...

Feb 12, 2016
Dallas, Texas

WORLD OF CONCRETE HITS 7-YEAR HIGH World of Concrete 2016 exceeded expectations across the board. This signature event for the concrete industry drew 60,110 registered professionals, up from 55,779 in 2015, and featured more than 1,532 companies exhibiting across more than 743,889 net square feet of space, an increase of more than 67,000 net square feet from 2015. This was the largest World of Concrete in seven years.Tom Cindric, Vice President, Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Esta ...

Jun 08, 2015
Dallas, Texas

For Immediate Release WORLD OF CONCRETE ANNOUNCES LARGEST SPACE DRAW IN SEVEN YEARS Dallas, TX, June 8, 2015 – Informa Exhibitions, U.S. reports that its recently completed space draw for World of Concrete 2016 secured 937 exhibitors booking more than 610,000 net square feet of space. With seven months remaining until WOC 2016, organizers are anticipating significant growth over World of Concrete 2015–which was the largest event in six years, with 55,779 registered professionals featuring more ...

Jun 04, 2015

A truly international and dynamic show!The 10th Intermat show closed its doors on 25 April 2015 with visitor numbers of 183,000 (including 131,624 identified visitors) recorded during its six days. These numbers are slightly down (-8.5%) compared to those of 2012, a record-breaking year, however the result is particularly satisfying given the complex and uncertain economic climate. Moreover, Intermat has cemented its international focus with 35% of visitors coming from 168 countries including fr ...

Feb 10, 2015

For Immediate Release  Double-Digit Growth at World of Concrete 2015 Dallas, Texas – February 10, 2015 – Celebrating 41 years of industry excellence, World of Concrete 2015  exceeded expectations across the board. The signature event for the concrete industry drew 55,779  registered professionals, up from just over 48,000 in 2014, and featured more than 1,459 companies exhibiting across more than 675,000 net square feet of space, an increase of more than 100,000 net square feet from 2014 . This ...

Nov 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C.

Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC, a UK-based publishing and events company that operates in more than 40 countries and is one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. The sale is subject to customary regulatory review and is expected to close by the end of ...

Jun 19, 2014

Dallas, June 19, 2014 – Hanley Wood Exhibitions reports that its recently completed space draw for World of Concrete 2015 secured 875 exhibitors booking over 550,000 net square feet of space. With seven months remaining until the show opens, organizers are anticipating significant growth over World of Concrete 2014–the 40th Anniversary of the event.“Excitement and optimism are at an all-time high for World of Concrete, said Jackie James, Director of World of Concrete. “The space draw has surpass ...

Jan 30, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Dallas – January 30, 2014 – Celebrating 40 years of industry excellence, World of Concrete 2014 wrapped up another successful show January 20-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The signature event for the concrete industry drew over 48,000 registered professionals, and featured more than 1,250 companies exhibiting across more than 570,000 net square feet of space.World of Concrete opened Tuesday, January 21, with former Las Vegas Mayor and Host Committee Chairman Oscar Goodman with his signa ...

Jan 30, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas (January 30, 2014) – Hanley Wood Exhibitions reports that Rig Racin’, the official mobile game app from World of Concrete, hit a whopping 100,000 downloads within a month of its release.Rig Racin’ has increased awareness of the World of Concrete brand and has driven engagement with concrete industry professionals across the globe. The game is available in the Apple App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.Game players can steer mixer trucks through three action ...

Dec 20, 2013
Dallas, TX

For the third year, World of Concrete 2014 is recognizing the accomplishments of crews in the commercial construction/masonry industry with the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF. This popular contest honors crew members for their teamwork and contribution to the industry and their communities. Crews submitted stories and photos of their amazing and inspiring projects from the past year for a chance to win a trip to the show, hotel stays, seminars and other exciting prizes.Projects w ...

Dec 16, 2013
Dallas, TX

Hanley Wood Exhibitions has unveiled a game for mobile devices to build awareness of its World of Concrete brand and drive engagement with concrete industry professionals. The game, titled “Rig Racin,’” is now available in the Apple App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.Game players can steer mixer trucks through three action-packed, challenging game-play environments.  Players must deliver their cement load on time to receive in-game rewards and to advance to more challe ...

Nov 05, 2013
Dallas, Texas

S.E. INTERMAT, owner and organizer of the INTERMAT trade shows, and HANLEY WOOD, LLC, and organizer of World of Concrete, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a new event, “World of Concrete Europe.”This partnership gives S.E. INTERMAT and HANLEY WOOD, LLC a leading position on the concrete industry market in Europe.Tom Cindric, Vice President of Hanley Wood Exhibitions, said: “We are very excited by this partnership which is another major step in the worldwide development of Wo ...

Oct 15, 2013
Dallas, Texas

With 40 years of history, action and innovation under its “tool belt,” World of Concrete attributes its legacy to the continued success of exhibitors and attendees. Building on the reputation as the only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries, World of Concrete will be held on January 21-24, 2014; Seminars: 20-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.In addition to highlighting the 40th anniversary, WOC 2014 will feature a week packed ful ...

Sep 09, 2013

Dallas, TX, September 9, 2013 – It’s that time of year again, when concrete construction and masonry construction crew members submit their outstanding projects from this year to be entered to win the CREWS THAT ROCK competition. World of Concrete 2014 will once again present the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF, to honor crew members for their teamwork and contribution to the industry. The top winners will receive a trip to WOC 2014 as well as other prizes in addition to widespre ...

Feb 20, 2013

Dallas, Texas – February 20, 2013 – World of Concrete 2013 recently wrapped up another hugely successful show at the Las Vegas Convention Center February 5-8, 2013; Seminars 4-8. The well-known industry show surpassed all expectations in square footage and attendance numbers while launching new and exciting products, equipment and events; presenting more than 100 seminars in the world-class Education and Certification Program; and providing valuable networking opportunities for exhibitors and at ...

Jan 31, 2012

Dallas, Texas – January 31, 2012 – World of Concrete 2012 recently completed another successful show at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 24-27, 2012; Seminars 23-27. The well-known industry show launched a wide array of new and exciting products, equipment and events; presented more than 100 seminars in the world-class Education and Certification Program; and provided valuable networking opportunities for exhibitors and attendees. World of Concrete 2012, the only annual international com ...

Jan 28, 2011

Dallas, Texas – January 28, 2011 – World of Concrete 2011 returned to the Las Vegas Convention Center January 18-21, 2011; Seminars 17-21, and launched a wide array of new products and equipment, presented a world-class Education and Certification Program, and provided crucial networking opportunities for exhibitors and attendees. This well-known industry show continued to build upon its reputation as the only annual international commercial construction trade show for the concrete and masonry ...

Jun 07, 2013

Dallas, TX, June 7, 2013 -- Jackie James, Director of World of Concrete, will travel to Mexico City and Puebla in late June to participate in a trade mission hosted by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). The primary goal of the mission is to increase attendees and exhibitors from Mexico at World of Concrete and promote the use of concrete and masonry in the commercial construction industries. The LVCVA has conducted about 14 of these missions, specifically for trade show pro ...

Jun 06, 2013

Dallas, TX, June 6, 2013 – World of Concrete will continue to bring international buyers together with U.S. exhibitors to expand business domestically and overseas. For the 9th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Commerce has selected the World of Concrete for the International Buyer Program (IBP) for both the 2014 and 2015 shows. WOC draws significant attendance at each event working with the Department of Commerce. WOC 2014, January 21-24; Seminars 20-24 in Las Vegas, will offer delegatio ...

Feb 07, 2013

Dallas, Texas – February 7, 2013 – Hanley Wood, LLC, owner and producer of the World of Concrete exhibition, announced today plans to launch World of Concrete India, which will debut in October 2013 at the HITEX Exhibition Centre in Hyderabad, India. With a booming construction industry, India has been in the process of modernizing its infrastructure including highways, bridges, airports, ports, metro and mono rails, power and projects. India serves as the perfect host for the well-known World o ...

Jul 16, 2012

Dallas, Texas – July 16, 2012 – Concrete construction and masonry crew members won’t have to wait long for bragging rights when it comes their outstanding projects from this year. World of Concrete 2013 will once again present the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF, to honor crew members for their teamwork and contribution to the industry. The top winners will receive a trip to WOC 2013 in addition to widespread industry recognition. Since crews have always been a huge part of World ...

Feb 09, 2009

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. – World of Concrete was awardednational honors by the leading trade show industry publication at the recent Trade Show Executive Gold 100 Awards & Summit in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.Trade Show Executive (TSE) magazine recognizes the top 100 trade shows in the United States each year and gives special distinction to standouts in 13 Gold Grand Award categories. The magazine, which ranks World of Concrete as the 16th largest in the U.S., chose the commercial constructi ...
 

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