Concrete boom pump safety measures go ballistic

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Python Protective Covers and Sleeves put safety at the forefront of concrete pumping by reducing the risks associated with pipe blow-outs and slurry spatter. Product developers credit Python performance to ballistic-grade fabric technology coupled with a user-friendly, universal design to protect workers, equipment and jobsites. The covers and sleeves are designed to distribute high pressure mix or slurry bursts through overlapping-pocketed material. Upon impact, internally tucked fabric releases, absorbing kenetic energy and ballooning the cover or sleeve up to 30 percent more than its original size.

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Beton Brunet barriers pace Montreal ePrix routing, safety measures


The Lanxess Inorganic Pigments (IPG) business unit supplied nearly 37 metric tons of charcoal-colored Bayferrox 340 pigments to Beton Brunet, based in Salaberryde-Valleyfield, Québec, for production of 5.5 kilometers of precast concrete barriers that lined both sides of the inaugural 2.75-km Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix race course. The July 29–30 event capped the FIA Formula E circuit 2017’s third season, which kicked off in Hong Kong and toured eight other cities, including Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Paris, Berlin and New York. In motor sport, Formula E is a dubbed “sports platform for sustainability,” as the series features full electric-powered cars and uses city street courses.

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