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Maxon mobile mixer produces by weight vs. volume

With an eye toward 2012 World of Concrete (January 24–27, Las Vegas) roll out, Maxon Industries is billing its 10-yd. Techcrete as the first truck-mounted concrete mixer to offer a continuous component weighing system with load cells and exclusive on-board batch controls.

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Connectors advance tilt-up, precast panel site practice

Connect-EZ has announced the launch of two new products—Connect-EZ Panel Anchor (“PA”) and the Connect-EZ “V”. Both are said to save time and money in cast-in-place, precast and tilt-up construction projects.

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Mass modular production

Eyeing volume production of finished, precast concrete modules, Compact Habit S.L of Spain has introduced the eMii System (the Spanish acronym for “integral industrialized modular building”). The company is currently in discussions with precast producers, general contractors and developers for prospective system licensees in North America.

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Lafarge Calgary deploys first Shuttlelift Single Beam gantry

The Shuttlelift SB 70ʼs North American concrete market debut has seen Lafarge Calgary Pipe abandon a tandem method for transferring heavier product—yard forklift coupled with rental crane—and typically complete such operations with one versus four crew members.

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