Concrete Technology

  • Tracking Batching Accuracy

    Producers can see real-time plant performance in one work center, leading to improved product consistency.

  • Real-time Updates for Drivers

    Truckast provides real-time updates on each concrete delivery, eliminating the need for time-consuming phone calls between customers, dispatchers, and drivers.

  • Automating and Streamlining Processes

    Command Alkon has introduced MOBILEconnect applications, with each focused on a specific need.

  • Making Drivers More Efficient

    The web-based app provides a dashboard of fleet data, including vehicle locations, trip status, and fuel purchases. Managers use a web link to access real-time data from the field.

  • New Association Forms to Promote ICFs

    The mission of the Council of ICF Industries is to promote and enhance the social, environmental, and economic value of ICFs in North America.

  • Casting Trends: Precast Pervious Concrete

    Percoa USA LLC has developed and patented precast pervious concrete plus a look at ICON-Xchange and The Precast Show.

  • Precast Pervious Concrete

    Percoa USA LLC has developed and patented precast pervious concrete.

  • The Work Truck Show is North Americas largest work truck event, covering 500,000 square feet of vocational trucks and equipment from more than 500 exhibitors.

    2015 NTEA Work Truck Show

    The Work Truck Show and the 51st Annual NTEA Convention is the one place for all work truck industry professionals.

  • Front-Discharge Mixer

    The KF3200C front-discharge mixer by Kimble Mfg. uses CAN bus technology to enable operators fingertip controls of all functions.

  • Klaus-Alexander Rieder, Kumar Ranganathan Win 2014 Grace Award for Technical Excellence

    They have received the honor for their development of STRUX – a series of novel synthetic macro fibers for reinforcing concrete.

  • Win a Concrete Mixer Truck

    The Concrete Industry Management program is pleased to announce that the signature item for their 10th annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack Granite step forward axel model mounted with a McNeilus 11-cubic-yard Bridgemaster concrete transit mixer.

  • Smartphone use increases among construction contractors, as does use of apps, interest in video

    Technology is becoming more of a must-have tool in the construction trades according to a recent survey. 

  • App For Cranes

    Available for both iOS and Android operating systems, the new Cranes Expert app conveniently puts specific Terex crane model information at customer’s fingertips 24 hours a day.

  • 2014 Influencer: Richard Szecsy

    Drawing on his industry expertise and Ph.D. in civil engineering, Richard Szecsy has helped develop and update the concrete industry's standards.

  • 2014 Influencer: Mark Perniconi

    Mark Perniconi carries out the Charles Pankow Foundation’s mission to advance market-driven innovation with an approach befitting a civil engineer with an MBA from Purdue University.

  • Influencers: Leadership in Action

    TCP recognizes a group of Influencers whose effective and creative approaches have significantly impacted the concrete industry.

  • The new 34,000-square-foot facility was built 40 feet high to accommodate laser projection technology that allows Finfrock to produce precast panels in record time, and with exceptional accuracy.

    2014 Infuencer: Robert Finfrock

    Robert Finfrock is setting a high-tech pace for precast producers.

  • What will Influence your Operations in 2015?

    There are several important industry trends which might influence your business operations.

  • ACI 318-14 Gets Overhaul

    ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, was completely overhauled. The committee responsible for the new document reorganized the code's greater ease of use.

  • Mobile Computing Products

    The MOBILEconnect suite of products includes MOBILEticket, a real-time paperless ticketing solution for electronic proof of delivery, automated alerts, and notifications.


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