Sources: Peterbilt Motors Co., Denton, Texas; CP staff
Peterbilt continues the evolution of its mixer- and dump-suited workhorse with a set-forward front axle (SFFA) version, which debuted at World of Concrete 2015 toward a June production target. Equipped with a McNeilus mixer body, Paccar PX-9 engine and Allison automatic transmission, the premier Model 567 SFFA is set to join the Cemex USA fleet.
Sources: GivenHansco, Columbus, Ohio; CP staff
Extending its charter Dispatch, Truck Tracking and Financials suite beyond the desktop, GivenHansco premiered the Keystone On-Demand Mobile App at World of Concrete 2015. Designed and written in-house, and compatible with most Apple and Android devices, it provides ready mixed concrete sales personnel, plant managers and owners live business intelligence.
Sources: Sakrete of North America LLC, Charlotte, N.C.; CP staff
In collaboration with decorative-concrete ace Fu-Tung Cheng, Sakrete has announced a dry mix affording artisans and do-it-yourself homeowners a concrete that can be poured, rolled, pushed or molded into an infinite variety of designs and effects. Packaged in 20-lb. pails and formulated for a 30- to 60-minute work time, ShapeCrete is sold through arts & craft, hardware and home improvement retailers.