Cut-resistant, lightweight gloves

The D-ROC AeroDex GPD482 18-gauge polyurethane coated work glove offers ANSI Level A4 cut protection. At half the weight of comparable materials, AeroDex allows workers to perform jobs that require extreme tactile sensitivity like manipulating small parts without removing their gloves, and is also touchscreen compatible to maintain safety while users operate electronic devices. The material is specially engineered to…

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Mixer- and dump-ready T480 leads new Kenworth Medium Duty Series

As a smaller companion to its T880 flagship model for construction materials delivery, Kenworth Truck has added a light Class 8 vehicle. The T480’s 107.5-in. or 109.5-in. bumper to back of cab length nets concrete mixer or dump packages for operators in urban markets or other environments where site conditions necessitate tight turning radius capability. Like companion Class 5-7 models…

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Pumping contractor proves engineered cribbing’s mettle

AJ’s Concrete Pumping, a division of Sutherland Concrete in Vancouver, B.C., was looking for an engineered cribbing solution to add height when operating in unlevel or other demanding conditions, and one that would stand up to the company’s stringent safety standards. It found the answer in Dica ProStack Pyramid Lock Cribbing blocks, which provide 6 inches of height per stacked…

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PLACING EQUIPMENT

ROTABELT  Manufacturer credits the quality components and strong industrial experience behind its namesake mixer truck-mounted conveyor series as key to ensuring producers “profitability, performance and reliability while delivering concrete on site.” RotaBELT models reach from 42 feet to 57 feet with standard, single telescopic, double telescopic, or the Rotating Chute—the latter a World of Concrete Most Innovative Product Award recipient. …

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Sensors, software-rich platform automates concrete data collection

A new, fully autonomous data collection option has joined the company’s concrete slab or structure temperature and maturity monitoring system. With Command Center AutoCollect, producers, builders, subcontractors, testing firms, owners or owner agencies, engineers and architects can measure and log concrete temperature history, calculate maturity, and evaluate in-place strength while away from the jobsite. By removing the necessity of on-site…

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Owens Corning banks reinforcing value, Buy America terms through Mateenbar

Owens Corning Infrastructure Solutions (OCIS) dispatched the first load of domestically produced Mateenbar Fiberglas Rebar in April to the site of an Ohio Department of Transportation project: the Industrial Drive Bridge, Henry County. OCIS is the exclusive North American distributor of the FRP product from Mateenbar USA’s new 130,000-sq.-ft. plant in Concord, N.C. The facility fabricates the lightweight, corrosion resistant…

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Stubbe’s Precast: Expediting mix delivery, maximizing profits

Founded nearly 40 years ago as a designer and producer of concrete hog feeders, Ontario-based Stubbe’s Precast has been a mainstay in commercial and residential construction markets for the last two decades. The producer has enjoyed continuous growth in the industry, leveraging innovation to diversify and expand its portfolio to offer total precast structures.

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Modular, freestanding bridge cranes

The recently introduced XW expands and extends the manufacturer’s Nomad Freestanding Crane line. The model affords overall widths and heights up to 60 feet and 25 feet, along with 2- to 20-ton capacities. The modular series provides flexible solutions for plant operators when handling needs change, or a traditional overhead crane installation is either difficult or impractical. Base plate design…

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Leading-edge cable lanyard

New model offers the lightweight durability of a fixed-length lanyard permitting up to 12 feet of fall protection during the event of a free fall from an at-height working surface. Drop-tested in an ISO/IEC:10725-compliant laboratory for both a perpendicular and offset orientation against .005-in. radius steel, the Guardian Cable Leading Edge Lanyard exhibits performance and predictability—two essential fall protection characteristics.…

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Hardware catalog; engineer’s training tool

Company’s 2021 Anchoring, Fastening, Restoration and Strengthening Systems for Concrete and Masonry product catalog serves as a comprehensive yet streamlined reference guide designed to help customers quickly identify the right products across an extensive line of construction solutions. New this year are special market appendices to support the most common product applications for light-frame construction, restoration and retrofit, bridge and…

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