Cemen Tech builds QC competencies in UK-based Contech deal

Sources: Cemen Tech, Indianola, Iowa; CP staff Cemen Tech has acquired Contech Testing & Consultancy Ltd, a Wolverhampton, England, provider of mix design, testing, and production quality control services. Those capabilities, along with an accredited Contech laboratory, position Cemen Tech to expand support for United Kingdom volumetric concrete mixer truck operators and block producers. 

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Holcombe dispatches volumetric mixers to 45-mile, Arizona border wall site

Holcombe Mixers is providing eight, high payload volumetric mixer trucks in partnership with Fisher Sand & Gravel and Cat Construction to fast-track a wall on Arizona’s southern border—the main aspect of a $1.3 billion Department of Homeland Security contract. From a single loading point, the trucks have paced stepped up concrete or grout production and delivery requirements for two-shift workdays common along a 45-mile jobsite.

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ProAll Commander takes charge of volumetric mixers’ quality control essentials

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ProAll International will arrive at World of Concrete 2016 with the Commander, a new control system elevating Reimer Mixer performance. For construction contractors and concrete producers, the manufacturer notes, volumetric mixers have long been a solution for quality, cost-effective, on-site mixing. All of the mix components—stone, sand, cement and water—are loaded into separate compartments on one truck, metered, and mixed into fresh concrete in a high-production auger for a fresh mix anywhere.

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