ISI adds tile-grade hermetic press to plant equipment offerings

Manufactured-concrete plant equipment specialist ISI has announced North American market availability of the Cassani Hermetic Press CCP 672 for cement-based tile production. Italy’s Cassani Carlo s.r.l. unveiled the machine at the Marmorac 2018 fair earlier this fall in Verona. The seven-station CCP 672 presses monolithic or two-layer square units, 80- or 100-mm thick. In a typical two-layer tile production sequence:

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ConExpo-Con/Agg manifests pent-up plant, fleet equipment needs


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.

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World of Concrete set for biggest draw since 2008


Sources: Informa Exhibitions US, Irving, Texas; CP staff

With more than 600,000 net square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space harboring 1,300-plus manufacturers, material suppliers and industry service providers, the World of Concrete is poised for its best staging in six years. Ahead of a transition to new owner Informa Exhibitions, longtime operator Hanley Wood Exhibitions projected show attendance exceeding 50,000 this year.

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Command Alkon Conference returns to the Big Easy


The Command Alkon Training & Technology Conference will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, November 12-13. The annual event is one of the industry’s largest information technology- and plant equipment-focused gatherings for ready mixed, manufactured concrete, cement, aggregate and asphalt producers. Participation in the conference continues to rise, Command Alkon officials note, with the unveiling of new technologies, such as MOBILE series computing applications; previews of the latest releases of core products; and, opportunities for users to network with peer producers and gain industry perspective.

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Concrete dissolving agent

“Inside-Out” 2X Heavy Duty Concrete Dissolving Agent

Equal to stubborn, aged mix and cement paste build up on mixer trucks, plant equipment and other process area surfaces, the “Inside-Out” 2X Heavy Duty Concrete Dissolving Agent is free of caustince, abrasives, and hydrochloric, muriatic, citric, sulfuric, hydrofluoric or phosphoric acids.

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