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Payload management, display module lead Cat smaller loader series upgrades

Engineering enhancements to the EPA Tier 4 Final Caterpillar M Series Small Wheel Loaders—926M, 930M and 938M models—plus K Series 924K, 930K and 938K models span standard and optional features that boost productivity, improve operating ease, and increase uptime reliability.

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Economy, rapid deployment frame ACT’s CentroMix compact plants

Advanced Concrete Technologies, Inc. enters 2017 with a new line of affordable batch plants equal to a wide range of applications. The small footprint CentroMix models arrive on site pre-wired, pre-plumbed and factory tested for quick and easy installation—requiring merely a single electric, water and air connection to be up and running.

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Polyurea coatings, liners equal to aging concrete wastewater infrastructure

As much of the nation’s wastewater and sewer infrastructure approaches the 50- to 100-year service life mark, it must be rehabilitated to remain in use for a growing population. Yet municipal wastewater treatment facilities, sewers and vaults endure some of the most severe and corrosive environments in public works, and must pass increasing Environmental Protection Agency scrutiny.

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Pre-fabricated liners offer precasters speedy alternative to surface-applied coatings

Precast producers have a new method of protecting concrete water and wastewater structure interior surfaces. Rigid HDPE and PVC liner systems and post production, surface-applied coatings considered standard in the industry are now challenged by XR-QuikLiner, a cast in liner system, according to developer Seaman Corp.

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GivenHansco’s On-Delivery Mobile App customizes driver, order tracking

Following a successful field test with Pennsylvania’s Silvi Group, GivenHansco is launching the Android device-compatible Keystone On-Delivery Mobile App, programmed to optimize daily driver operations in ready mixed concrete delivery. An extension of the advanced Keystone Office suite Dispatch, On-Delivery is billed as the first-of-its-kind mobile technology, providing a personalized live business app experience that can be tailored to producers’ specific fleet and delivery professional needs.

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