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  • Eliminating Filling Delays

  • Lighter Chutes and Safer Sliders

  • Automating the Precast Business

    Precision Development has developed what many consider to be the first total management software program that can fully automate the business practices of a modern precast concrete business.

  • Truck-Water Management

    While fuel costs are high, there's another commonly used liquid whose cost also is steep: water.

  • Eliminating Clipboard Inventory

    In the last few years, innovative technologies such as self-consolidating concrete, quick form changes, and effective lifting devices have sped up most precast operations. When producers combine these innovations with more sophisticated computer-assisted drawing, they find themselves with a...

  • Smooth Slip-paving

    How a performance concrete mix may eliminate vibrators on slipformer pavers.

  • Green Blending

    Producers are discovering that there is more to professing their greenness than just manufacturing concrete that contains fly ash or slag. Many customers now ask tough questions about the production process itself and to what extent producers have eliminated waste and reduced their own carbon...

  • Cover up for Efficiency

    For precasters who require a steady production process, losing a few days to bad weather can turn a great job into merely a good one.

  • Placing Flowing Concrete

  • Checking for Oil Problems

    OPW Fuel Management Systems, a Hodgkins, Ill., manufacturer of fuel dispensing equipment, recently introduced a high-tech hydrocarbon sensor suited for the harsh conditions of a concrete plant.