Concrete Technology

  • 5 Must-Have Apps

    We asked professionals from across the industry to share the apps that keep them organized. Here are five of their favorites.

     
  • Charton to Retire from Cummins

    Steve Charlton, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer - Engine Business, plans to retire from Cummins effective July 1. The company also announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named Vice President, Engineering for the Engine Business, succeeding Steve Charlton.

     
  • Command Alkon Training and Tech Conference

    The Command Alkon Training & Technology Conference will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. This event is one of the industry’s largest, focused solutions for producers of ready-mix, manufactured concrete, aggregate, and cement.

     
  • Mobile App for Payroll Time Entry

    Payroll Time Entry app lets supervisors and project managers quickly and easily enter labor and equipment hours directly from the jobsite.

     
  • WOC Space Draw Begins Next Week

    Be sure to be a part of the concrete industry biggest event in 2015. World of Concrete will begin space assigning booth locations for the 2015 event next week.

     
  • Bindicator Adds InvisiLink Wireless Radio

    Bindicator announced the addition of the InvisiLink Wireless Radio to the product offering. Having a wireless solution allows users to eliminate hard wiring and conduit between units, which allows for significant cost savings during installation and maintenance of equipment.

     
  • Advancements in Wind Turbine Technology: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Cost

    More powerful, efficient and affordable turbines are helping to dramatically increase wind power capacity.

     
  • Digitally Fabricated Concrete: The future of manufacturing is already here

    The idea of linking a robotic armature to a large gantry to essentially 3D print with concrete is being explored by several different teams around the world.

     
  • Reducing Precast's Environmental Footprint

    Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia  Technologies® to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the  environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete.

     
  • EcoFit Urea Tanks and Lines

    Cummins Emission Solutions' EcoFit urea portfolio includes a wide range of urea tanks featuring intelligence for monitoring and maintaining urea quality, level and temperature, as well as a variety of urea lines designed to meet installation needs for many applications and engine platforms.

     
  • Technology for Freeze-thaw Durability Eliminates Air-entrained Concrete

    Patent-pending, microsphere-based admixture and point-of-use manufacturing system developed to help concrete professionals overcome the challenges traditionally associated with the variability and uncertainty of producing air-entrained concrete.

     
  • Platform for Easy Account Retrieval

    No more limits to where and when your customers can request orders or retrieve account information.

     
  • Making Cracks Invisible

    New admixture will significantly minimize the potential for drying shrinkage cracking to such an extent that cracks may not form.

     
  • The Need for Resilient Construction

    There is strong market segment growth for concrete home building as resilient construction gets more attention.

     
  • Remote-Monitoring Security Camera

    Eye Trax’s remote-monitoring security cameras incorporate solar technology with cellular communication, enabling customers to monitor remote construction sites or equipment yards anywhere cellular service is available without the costly expense of trying to provide power and an internet connection...

     
  • Concrete Pumping at 2014 World of Concrete

    Innovators continue to improve concrete pumping operations. In the 2014 Most Innovative Product Award program, three World of Concrete exhibitors have nominated products that will continue to increase pumpers' efficiency, safety, and productivity.

     
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    Power WOC Breakfasts

    Las Vegas never sleeps. So for those World of Concrete attendees who arrive early at the Las Vegas Convention Center, we’ve launched “Breakfast with the Experts”.

     
  • Showcasing SCC at World of Concrete

    This special event features contractors who will showcase how they've benefited from using self-consolidating concrete (SCC). It takes place 1-4 p.m., Jan. 20, at the show in Las Vegas.

     
  • Jason Weiss, Ph.D., teaches civil engineering at Purdue University and leads research to prevent one of concretes greatest plaguescracking. Photo: Purdue University

    Influencer: Jason Weiss

    Jason Weiss' internal curing research reveals small changes that result in big improvements. For more than a decade, Weiss and his Purdue University students have worked to improve concrete with internal curing.

     
  • David Biggs, P.E., S.E. of Biggs Consulting Engineering invites masonry product producers to join the National Building Information Modeling for Masonry Initiative, to be sure they have a place at the table, when this industry-changing technology goes into effect.

    Influencer: David Biggs

    David Biggs is a leader in securing a spot for masonry in the expanding world of Building Information Modeling (BIM). He is the coordinator of the Building Information Modeling for Masonry Initiative, known as BIM-M.

     
 
 
 
 

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