All Concrete Pumps Articles

Putzmeister confident of Indian boom
India managing director Michael Schmid-Lindenmayer sees growing market for concrete boom pumps
Concrete mix: IRN rounds-up some recent concreting accessort launches.
Pumps, screeds, vibrators, power trowels and saws: IRN reports on the latest concreting products available to rental companies worldwide.
Cifa introduces carbon fibre
Cifa has unveiled its new Carbotech K62H truck mounted concrete pump at the Bauma exhibition. The pump features a six-section 62 m boom, the last three sections of which are manufactured from carbon fibre
Putzmeister launches big and small
Expect a big showing from one of the giants of German construction equipment manufacturing, Putzmeister, with new concrete pumps of all shapes and sizes as well as innovations in some of its less well known product ranges, like high pressure washers.
Cifa features composite booms
New additions to the Carbotech truck-mounted pump range feature carbon fibre boom sections to reduce weight.
Full selection from Putzmeister
Putzmeister's stand will feature new truck-mounted placing booms, Telebelt models, spraying systems, screeds and pumps as well as equipment for the pre-cast concrete segment.
Mastering water - Steve Skinner reports on some of the world’s largest projects
Bypassing, harnessing or resisting the world’s rivers and seas represents a unique challenge. Steve Skinner reports on the needs and solutions behind some of the world’s largest and most spectacular construction projects.
Putzmeister goes boomless
Putzmeister has launched its BQF 06 Roline truck-mounted rotor concrete pump series for the European market.
Concrete specialist
New machines for special applications and placing concrete on confined sites will be key themes for Putzmeister's Intermat launches.
Zoomlion confident of US market share
Despite the uncertainties and difficulties facing the US construction industry, Jimmy Pan, manager of international trade for Zoomlion's Concrete Machinery division, believes the company's recent entry into the global market will enable it to grasp US market share in the difficult conditions.
Hydro-electric power built in Europe
The largest hydro-electric power station in Europe is under construction on the German-Swiss border at Baden-Württemburg and Schleith, one of the partners in the consortium commissioned for the project, is relying on its Schwing pumping and placing equipment.
Germany's longest bridge
A six-year project to construct Germany's longest bridge is underway in the Saale District of Sachsen-Anhalt.
Italy meets China
In one of the boldest moves to date by a Chinese manufacturer, last September saw a consortium including Zoomlion acquire Italian concrete equipment manufacturer Cifa. According to marketing director Kenny He, the addition will mean a bigger distribution network for both brands
Germany's longest bridge
Schwing pumps concrete for 8.6 km bridge
Schwing high
Florida’s tallest apartment complex relies on Schwing
Schwing's concrete strategy
Despite the downturn in the US market and increasing competition from the Far East, concrete machinery manufacturer Schwing remains confident about its global market position.
Imer launches 'rental' concrete pump
Imer designed its new concrete pump, the Booster 15, specifically for rental companies and to be "particularly easy to deliver to difficult job sites," said Riccardo Giannettoni, sales director.
Putzmeister builds 70 m world record truck pump
Putzmeister is celebrating its 50th anniversary in style with the launch of the largest concrete truck pump in the world, the 70 m vertical reach M 70-5. The first machine off the production line has been bought by Associated Concrete Pumping of Sacramento, California, US.
Big pour
Joint Venture Contractors Heitkamp and Bauer Spezialtiefbau will need more than 95000 m3 of concrete to complete construction of a new lock chamber on the Mittellandkanal near Wolfsburg.
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