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  • Mobile Apps for Ready Mix Producers

    The construction industry as a whole has long been cautious about adopting new technology, but mobile apps for ready-mix producers and their customers may be an idea whose time has come.

  • Mobile Apps Become Tools for Producers

    Mobile apps are helping concrete producers transform their operations, from producing more accurate mixes to improving customer communications.

  • Mobile Apps Become Tools for Producers: App List

    Here is a collection of mobile apps that are helping concrete producers transform their operations.

  • 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.

  • Batching Software

    iQ drives consistent and accurate batching, and tracks risk and material wastage costs.

  • Using BIM for Complex Precast Elements

    The new residence hall at Valparaiso University is the school's first built entirely of precast concrete. The 300 students wouldn't be moving in so soon if not for building information modeling.

  • Tangible Benefits of BIM

    While customer demand is currently the biggest factor motivating precasters to adopt BIM, producers such as Coreslab are part of a growing group that recognize its benefits.