All Concrete Batching Articles

Zoomlion Cifa expands in Brazil, France and UK
Brazil manufacturing site opens, new regional headquarters in France also planned, plus growth in UK orders
Concrete construction
New technology is coming to the concrete sector at the same time that robust global demand for cement is forecast.
World of Concrete Europe proposed
Hanley Wood and SE Intermat team up to develop European version of exhibition
Cifa's birthday investments
Cifa has marked its 85th birthday and the fifth anniversary of its acquisition by Zoomlion with the opening of new facilities at its headquarters in Senago, Italy.
Concrete construction: Embracing new ideas
The need for greater efficiency and a lower environmental impact is pushing the concrete sector to develop new equipment, construction techniques and even new materials.
Putzmeister partners with Simem
Strategic partnership deal with Italian concrete mixing and batching equipment manufacturer broadens Putzmeister’s portfolio
New equipment for concrete construction
From pumps and mixing plants to pavers and formwork, manufacturers are adding new equipment to their ranges and pushing for increased productivity in the ever-changing concrete sector. Helen Wright reports.
XCMG acquires majority stake in Schwing Stetter
Chinese manufacturer buys up shares privately-held German manufacturer, confirms Schwing Stetter brand name will remain
Cifa unveils new mixers and booms
Super light concrete mixer and truck pump with detachable pump will be among the highlights.
Local requirements
Schwing Stetter launched 19 new products in India last month
Concrete additions from Shantui
Dozer manufacturer introduces new mixing plants and placing booms following Chutian acquistion.
Sany opens € 100 million German facility
Manufacturing base to produce concrete equipment for Europe and North African markets
Feature: Concrete technology
Varying concrete quality and evolving mix designs mean contractors need versatility from their equipment. Steve Skinner reports on how the latest equipment launches increase the choice both in terms of technology and cost.
In the mix - developments in concrete construction
Developments in concrete mixing technology are cutting production times and reducing consumption of both energy and cement. Steve Skinner reports on the impetus for speed set against a need for concrete excellence.
Alternative aggregates
Two UK companies are at the forefront of converting flyash - the waste material produced by coal-fired power stations - into valuable recycled construction materials.
SBM Euromix on Czech motorway
Skanska’s Czech subsidiary, Skanska DS, recently invested in an SBM Euromix 4000 mobile concrete mixing facility for work on the D1 motorway linking Prague, Brno and Ostrava in the Republic, part of the fourth European traffic corridor.
Steve Skinner reports on technical advances in concrete construction
Attention to detail is the hallmark of the latest equipment designed to increase accuracy, performance and longevity in concrete construction.
Simem and Röbäcks to share markets
Italy’s Simem and Sweden’s Röbäcks have signed a distribution agreement under which both companies will represent different markets.
Chemistry's influence on equipment for concrete construction
The development of additives, alternative aggregates and modified mixes is revolutionising concrete construction. Steve Skinner reports on the latest equipment designed to work across the full range of mixes.
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