To help customers maximize their return on investment, Mack Trucks has enlisted an organization to assist dealers and customers navigate the grant process to obtain public funding for alternative fuel- and clean diesel-powered vehicles. Sustainability Initiatives Group will maintain an inventory of timely federal and state grant information; offer summaries on relevant grant opportunities; and, assist in the grant application process, including the writing of the grant.Read More
Smart Alert and MP3 Smart Alert Series audible alarms are used for industrial settings to quickly and clearly alert individuals of an emergency or critical situation. The Smart Alert systems utilize various alarms and the MP3 Smart Alert systems utilize the latest in voice and alarm technology and are specifically designed to attract the attention needed in noisy or hectic situations with a loud, yet clear audible command or alarm. Models range from the BSV series that measures 3 in. square and puts out 87dB at 1 meter to the EHS series horn that delivers 110 dB at 1 meter.Read More
With integrated manufacturing of 100 percent recycled paperboard and construction products, the company has recently introduced NewForm WireHolder rebar chairs; PoliGloss concrete forming tubes, leaving a smooth finish without spiral seam markings during concrete pouring; and, NewForm with DuPont Zemdrain liner, whose wicking properties improve drying and curing time, and increase finished columns’ surface hardness and abrasion resistance.Read More
Global construction equipment manufacturer’s newest program covers all facets of concrete finishing.
Outfitted with the E2Nitro nitrogen-assisted equalizing system, the company’s new 65SA provides haulers the option of switching axle configurations to comply with individual state road regulations. Haulers can use the model with a close-coupled fourth axle for a 70-ton rating or a spread-axle configuration for a 65-ton rating.Read More
Elematic Inc. is presenting the E9-500 Saw as an accurate and multi-tasking unit for cutting prestressed products safely and cleanly. Company engineers characterize the model as the right solution for hollow core producers who need automated cross, longitudinal, and diagonal cutting of slabs having thickness of up to 20 in. (500 mm) with a single saw investment.Read More
Holcim Group’s 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report details ongoing activities in sustainable development and discloses data on a number of key sustainability performance indicators. “Reflecting our vision to provide foundations for society’s future sustainable environmental performance and corporate responsibility are firm parts of Holcim’s business strategy,” notes CEO Bernard Fontana. “This mindset has also been part of the foundation of our Holcim Leadership Journey and the performance indicators we release with the report confirm that we are making further progress in reaching our sustainability targets.”Read More
The National Bank of Canada has confirmed availability of a $360 million loan for an export-driven, 2 million-plus ton per year cement plant and marine terminal in Quebec’s eastern reaches. The late-July announcement caps financing for the McInnis Cement Port-Daniel-Gascons operation, led by a $500 million commitment from private and public investors, and $250 million commercial loan from province agency Investissement Québec.Read More