Command Alkon, Infotech power electronic ticketing network

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

Command Alkon and Gainesville, Fla.-based infrastructure construction software provider Infotech are teaming to provide electronic material delivery ticketing free of charge through June 30. A new cloud-enabled network combines the companies’ respective Connex platform and Doc Express service to remove the need for face-to-face jobsite interactions and ticket exchanges between suppliers, drivers and contractors.

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Libra Systems launches Covid-19 Care Initiative

Source: Libra Systems, Harleyville, Pa. 

Concrete, aggregate and asphalt plant automation, scale ticketing and business integration solutions provider Libra Systems is offering E-Ticketing at no charge as part of its Covid-19 Care Initiative. The company’s other ‘hands-free’ solutions that help maintain social distancing include self-service kiosks, remote printer terminals, and Camera ID. — www.librasystems.com

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Command Alkon, HCSS team to keep drivers, contractors at social distances

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

Command Alkon and Sugar Land, Texas-based software provider Heavy Construction Systems Specialists are leveraging their existing program integration partnership to expand safe social distancing capabilities on jobsites. The combination of Command Alkon eTicketing Essentials and HCSS Trucking programs, available free of charge through June, will help automate material and truck ticket collection and curtail the need for paper-based, person-to-person processes. 

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ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE traffic, exhibitor sentiment defy Covid-19 panic

Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff

Eyeing new technologies, products and equipment, along with networking and education opportunities, heavy building materials and construction industry segments converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center and nearby Festival Grounds for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 and the co-located International Fluid Power Exposition, March 10-13. 

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ACI cancels Concrete Convention

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

A disaster proclamation from Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, driven by Covid-19 virus concerns and curtailing most public gatherings of 250 or more—coupled with widespread employer travel restrictions affecting some attendees—has compelled ACI’s cancellation of the Concrete Convention, scheduled March 29-April 2 near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Requests for registration fee refunds can be directed to [email protected] No action is needed from those opting to donate paid fees to help offset Institute costs for the convention cancellation. 

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Registration trajectory points toward near-record ConExpo-Con/Agg

Source: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee

ConExpo-Con/Agg and International Fluid Power Exposition organizers closed out the last week of February with 4,000-plus new registrations for their March 10-14 equipment, education and networking bonanza at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Advance registration is well ahead of the 2017 show, they add, and signals attendance exceeding 130,000. 

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