HeidelbergCement invests in maturity sensor technology developer

Sources: HeidelbergCement AG, Germany; CP staff Lehigh Hanson Inc. parent HeidelbergCement has taken a strategic minority stake in Ottawa-based Giatec, whose proprietary sensors equip producers and their customers to monitor concrete maturity in real time. Combined with artificial intelligence algorithms, configured to integrate with a wide range of concrete industry software solutions, the sensor data informs cement optimization, quality control,…

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Ready mixed producers assist artificial intelligence-fed quality control

Sources: Giatec Scientific Inc., Ottawa; CP staff

Central Concrete Supply Co. of California, Maschmeyer Concrete Company of Florida and Stoneway Concrete of Seattle have provided mix data used to train an artificial intelligence program, Roxi, to detect possible errors in batch proportions and slab or structure maturity calibrations. 

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