Silica dust exposure protection carries the day at World of Concrete 2017

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Source: CP staff

World of Concrete 2017 evidenced a mid-year enforcement timetable for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new crystalline silica dust exposure threshold covering construction sites and general workplaces. Leading the charge for compliance were sawing and drilling equipment exhibitors, along with peers promoting cementitious material conveying, handling or dispensing devices with which silica dust can reach agency-reduced levels.

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Con-E-Co unveils self-contained, self-erecting portable model

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The 2015 World of Concrete marks the debut of the Con-E-Co Lo-Pro 327S mobile batch plant, achieving what company engineers note is a new level of performance. A compact, self-erecting and self-contained model, it features an in-truss dust control system, weighed water batcher, and the Lo-Pro’s blending cement batcher and live-bottom aggregate batcher.

 
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Con-E-Co Unveils Self-Erecting Lo-Pro Decumlative Batch Plant

Con-E-Co Unveils Self-Erecting Lo-Pro Decumlative Batch Plant.

Set for a premier this month in Las Vegas at 2014 World of Concrete, the Lo-Pro 327D model has time- and labor-saving potential, underscored by self-erecting and self-leveling features enabling installation without a crane. The plant can be erected on steel mats, eliminating the need for concrete foundations. It features large capacity (16 yd.) aggregate weighing bins with a low 10 ft., 7 in. charging height.

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