Concrete Technology

  • Light-Emitting Cement with a 100-Year Life Span

    The technology - developed by Mexican researcher José Carlos Rubio - is the latest innovation in the massive concrete and cement market.

     
  • Smart Fleets

    Telematics can help concrete producers increase productivity by gauging maintenace, reducing idling, downsizing the fleet, improving asset tracking and routing, and monitoring safety.

     
  • Integrated Tool Tracking Through One-Key from Milwaukee

    The ONE-KEY app is available with Integrated Tool Tracking, this functionality makes tracking your tools as simple as pulling out your phone.

     
  • Technology Leads to Self-Healing Concrete, Driverless Cars

    North Dakota plans for the future and it might not be so distant. A DOT planning engineer believes advances in technology will improve the state's roads and DOT budget.

     
  • Reversible Concrete as an Alternative?

    Yes, you read the title correctly - reversible concrete! It seems like an oxymoron - concrete is known for its stability and strength, and its permanence.

     
  • Dude, Where's My Truck?

    Are your operations managers investing in telematics, and if so, are you seeing the benefits?

     
  • Zippable Concrete Blocks

    The arch-lock technology from Lock Block Ltd. fits concrete blocks together like a zipper, forming reusable tunnels and arches in record time.

     
  • Precast Insulated Walls

    Scott Long’s venture is a new approach to marketing and producing insulated concrete wall panels. And it seems that his launch may have come at the right time, as green building, especially with its emphasis on energy efficiency, is maturing into a potentially untapped growth market for concrete...

     
  • Precast Insulated Walls: Industry Legacy

    Scott Long’s interest in developing a systematic approach to standardizing wall panel construction has a strong family connection. He is a second-generation concrete innovator.

     
  • Scale-Tron Tablet Computer

    The Wi-Fi tablet has a quoted range of over 800 feet outside and 230 feet indoors.

     
  • Bigger, Better Block

    Bruce Lung has dedicated almost a decade developing a new approach to masonry construction he believes will streamline jobsite efficiency.

     
  • ASTM Standards

    Why are ASTM standards important and why should concrete producers pay attention and follow them?

     
  • Schwings Mixer Truck Control System

    Schwing America introduced today the company’s new mixer truck control system, Schwing Control Technology (SCT). The innovative control system for ready mix concrete mixer trucks offers cutting-edge features not previously available to concrete producers, including a load function, mix function and...

     
  • Automated Level Measurements from BinMaster

    SmartBob is a proven, highly reliable and accurate inventory management system for monitoring powders and bulk solids for one or an entire network of bins, tanks and silos.

     
  • 3D Concrete Innovator

    Alexander LaRoux wants to introduce adept printing to concrete construction and has fabricated his own 3D concrete printer.

     
  • How 3D Printing Works

    Once very expensive, the development of desktop 3D printers has made the technology more accessible to small and mid-sized businesses.

     
  • 3D Concrete

    3D printing is a manufacturing process that builds layers to create a three-dimensional solid object from a digital model. Thanks to its acceptance and development in other industries, it’s rapidly garnering interest in concrete.

     
  • Aggregate Gradation Matters

    How we buy and sell aggregate is quite different, and it can lead to trouble. Most specifications require coarse and fine aggregate to conform to the requirements, including the gradation, of ASTM C33.

     
  • Looking to 2016

    It's a great time to be part of the concrete industry. We need to be ready to embrace the advancements and challenges that come our way.

     
  • Project Management Tool by Jonel USA

    Sales Insight helps ready-mix producers manage and track projects through the entire sales process.

     
 
 
 
 

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