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Portable fuel storage tanks

38 McC 150Company bills Fuel Hubs as secure, environmentally friendly, transportable tanks that allow for fast, efficient refueling at production and work sites. Vessel is available in eight sizes with capacities ranging from 120 gal. to 2,650 gal. Along with features to suit the needs of each project, durable galvanized base frame and hatch plates equip the Fuel-Hub for rugged conditions. The tanks have 110 percent bunded capacity, ensuring compliance with environmental standards. They feature a removable inner tank and outer lid for maintenance, cleaning and quick bund area viewing.

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Mobile device interface headlines Scale-Tron upgrades to SiloWeigh II Pro

82 ScaleTron 150Company has completed an overhaul of its signature system for controlling silo and liquid tank inventory. The touch-screen based SiloWeigh II Pro warns of low levels in vessels to prevent running out of material and halts in production; identifies potential overfills before spillage can occur; and, measures every fill amount as a check on delivery shortages and fraud. A trend graph for each vessel is zoomable to any date and time, with all data stored on a USB memory stick for transfer to a computer running Excel.

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Portable, decumulating model joins Stephens plant stable

78 Stephensi 150Stephens Mfg. is announcing at 2016 World of Concrete the Clydesdale Skid Base Self-Erecting Portable Decumulating Concrete Batch Plant, a heavy-duty model that can be deployed without a concrete foundation and installed by a standard load and gin pull in tandem with integral hydraulic devices—no crane required.

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CEI’s Hybrid-Process plant minimizes voids in precise aggregate blending

80 CEIii 150The Fusion Hybrid-Process plant brings to ready mixed concrete production what CEI Enterprises characterizies as precision coarse-aggregate blending to curtail voids and enable mix designs of lower, more optimized cement dosages. A multi-bin blending unit at the plant’s core holds up to four grades of coarse aggregate in individual feeder bins. Each has its own conveyor to feed measured amounts of a certain aggregate onto a full-length collecting conveyor below.

 

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Zonar equips fleets for FMCSA electronic logging device mandate

76 Zonarb 150Truck and equipment telematics and transportation technology provider Zonar Systems bills the 2020 tablet as the key to compliance with a final rule mandating use of electronic logging devices (ELD) to complete paper records of duty status. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released the rule in late 2015, setting the stage for a 2017 compliance deadline.

 

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