ACI cancels Concrete Convention

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

A disaster proclamation from Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, driven by Covid-19 virus concerns and curtailing most public gatherings of 250 or more—coupled with widespread employer travel restrictions affecting some attendees—has compelled ACI’s cancellation of the Concrete Convention, scheduled March 29-April 2 near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Requests for registration fee refunds can be directed to [email protected] No action is needed from those opting to donate paid fees to help offset Institute costs for the convention cancellation. 

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C&W emphasizes its top value proposition in new identity

Source: C&W DustTech, Alvarado, Texas

The principal player in dust collection equipment for ready mixed and manufactured-concrete plants bears a new nameplate. C&W Manufacturing has transitioned to C&W DustTech, underscoring a singular focus on air pollution control equipment plus commitment to cement and aggregate particle collection technologies. 

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Concrete Sensors wires IoT-minded Hilti into maturity monitoring

Sources: Hilti USA, Plano, Texas; CP staff

Power tool giant Hilti has acquired the assets of Boston-based Concrete Sensors, a developer of devices and companion software expediting curing status measurement. The deal extends Hilti’s Internet of Things portfolio into new and important applications, and strengthens its leadership as a construction productivity solutions source.

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