Technology developer to fleet owners: Are you reclaiming fuel taxes?

Last year saw ready mixed concrete producers adopt paperless documentation for common procedures in a big way. Many such measures were focused on customer service activities and quality control, yet officials from Florida-based Link2Pump suggest it might be time to extend paperless documentation to a fleet fueling system.

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Dust monitors

DustAlarm ES and DustTrend ES series of broken bag detectors and dust emission trend monitoring systems are now available with hazardous location approvals. The monitors provide repeatability that is not affected by variations in relative humidity, process temperature or pressure. They use proven AC triboelectric technology with advanced algorithms to filter out noise and provide the most accurate dust measurement.…

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Nox-Crete, JK Thermal pen TigerLoc distribution agreement

Under a new partnership with JK Thermal of Delta, B.C., Nox-Crete Inc. will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of TigerLoc thermal break products for concrete wall door or window openings. Fabricated from composite material that will not rot, twist or lead to future wall opening failures, TigerLoc works to ensure energy code compliance by maintaining continuous insulation requirements and affords…

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Rainscreen thermal strip

With thermal performance values exceeding 90 percent, ThermaZee is a new, simple girt that reduces thermal bridging in precast concrete, cement board and other rainscreen wall assemblies. It provides specifiers and designers the simplicity of a framing configuration they already know, Z-furring, with code-compliant performance and reduced thermal bridging that rivals modern thermally isolated clip and rail systems.

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Tool storage protection

Manufacturer has expanded its line of Cart Armour, an interlocking steel paneling system encapsulating mobile utility carts to prevent tools from theft or falling out and being damaged. The system wraps around the eight most popular light duty rolling tool carts in the construction industry; its 16-gauge steel panels can be installed in 15 minutes or less without drilling. Cart…

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Steel trowels, slab texture mats

Company has added 22 models to its Steel City Trowels line with five premium blade material options: Carbon, Golden Stainless, Razor Stainless; Blue or Ultra Flex Blue Steel. The latter material yields very thin, 0.19-in. thick blades for superior flexibility—well suited to concrete overlay and self-leveling, micro topping applications when used with 16- to 20-in. trowel models.

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Tool harness

All-in-one tether kits, available in three neatly bundled designs for specific trades, help prevent tool drops from at-height work locations onto crews, vehicles and infrastructure below. Stronghold tethers connect tools to wrists, belts and other anchors. Coils, bungees and swiveling tethers prevent tangles while handling gear, no matter which tool attachment is used. Other kit items include drill boots, tape…

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