Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff The Association of Equipment Manufacturers Board has named Senior Vice President, Construction & Utility Sector Megan Tanel successor to President Dennis Slater, who will retire at the end of 2021, capping a nearly 40-year career with AEM and its predecessor.Read More
Eyeing new technologies, products and equipment, along with networking and education opportunities, heavy building materials and construction industry segments converged March 10-13 on the Las Vegas Convention Center and nearby Festival Grounds for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 and the co-located International Fluid Power Exposition.Read More
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, manager of 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg and International Fluid Power Exhibition, March 10-14, reports a new single-week watermark: More than 38,000 individuals registered for the Las Vegas Convention Center gathering ahead of an early-bird deadline last month.Read More
A 10- x 22-ft. smart city replica took center stage at a recent Chicago gathering hosted by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 planning team. It demonstrates how a smart city, through sensors and analytics, will be able to transform information into digestible data, providing knowledge for service departments and infrastructure to work smarter. The smart city model will be on display March 10-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and showcase such ConExpo-Con/Agg Tech Center scenarios as:Read More
Concrete plant equipment manufacturers, mixer truck body builders and fellow exhibitors enjoyed solid booth traffic, quote inquiries and buying activity at 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg, some telling Concrete Products the March 7-11 event was the best such show to date. Confidence in the business climate and prospects for stepped up infrastructure investment, fueled by President Donald Trump, permeated the Las Vegas Convention Center gathering, co-located with IFPE 2017.Read More
Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP Staff
ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 and co-located IFPE exhibition kick off March 7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, running through March 11. The shows will offer a record 143 education sessions across 10 tracks, including Concrete, Transportation and the new Technology.Read More
ASTM A1096, Test Method for Evaluating the Bond Quality of Steel Wire for Concrete stems from assessment of precast members where indented prestressing wires exhibit potential bond-related cracking. Soon to be published by ASTM International Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys, the standard is based on A1081, Test Method for Evaluating Bond of Seven-Wire Steel Prestressing Strand.Read More
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has scheduled education meetings to help exhibitors prepare for a successful experience and improved results during ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2017, March 7-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The sessions are set for March 2 in Las Vegas (Convention Center) and August 23 in Chicago (Loews Chicago O’Hare).
Following up on two major 2014 product introductions—MasterLife CRA (Crack-Reducing Admixture) 007 at World of Concrete, MasterSphere FT (Freeze-Thaw) 300 at ConExpo-Con/Agg—BASF Admixture Systems returned to Las Vegas this year with another concrete breakthrough attributable to its parent company’s vast well of chemistry.
Source: Eaton Hydraulics Business, Eden Prairie, Minn.
A breakthrough technology Eaton announced at ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2014 wirelessly monitors hydraulic hose assemblies and reports imminent failure in real time. The LifeSense system monitors up to 100 hoses and transmits data to a secure web portal where multiple users can check hydraulics’ operation status and set e-mail or text message alerts.Read More