Holcombe dispatches volumetric mixers to 45-mile, Arizona border wall site

Holcombe Mixers is providing eight, high payload volumetric mixer trucks in partnership with Fisher Sand & Gravel and Cat Construction to fast-track a wall on Arizona’s southern border—the main aspect of a $1.3 billion Department of Homeland Security contract. From a single loading point, the trucks have paced stepped up concrete or grout production and delivery requirements for two-shift workdays common along a 45-mile jobsite.

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ProAll Commander takes charge of volumetric mixers’ quality control essentials

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ProAll International will arrive at World of Concrete 2016 with the Commander, a new control system elevating Reimer Mixer performance. For construction contractors and concrete producers, the manufacturer notes, volumetric mixers have long been a solution for quality, cost-effective, on-site mixing. All of the mix components—stone, sand, cement and water—are loaded into separate compartments on one truck, metered, and mixed into fresh concrete in a high-production auger for a fresh mix anywhere.

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