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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As 1 World Trade Centre (previously known as The Freedom Tower) in New York, US, rises upwards, a relatively new company in concrete construction, in the shape of iCrete, is at the heart of the construction.
Launches and upgrades aimed at enhancing performance, productivity and flexibility have shaped the concrete industry recently. Steve Skinner looks at some of the new and improved products in this well-established sector.