More Articles for World of Concrete 2013

New Road Products

Better Roads Staff - Mar 06, 2013

New Road Products

Text INFO to 205-289-3789 or visit www.betterroads.com/info   Wirtgen Intelligent concrete paver, modular design Wirtgen’s full-lane-width SP 80i concrete slipform paver was introduced to North America at World of Concrete 2013. The “i” stands for “intelligent” power and emissions control systems. The paver’s modular ...

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Find out who won the Trowel Challenge at World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 20, 2013

Find out who won the Trowel Challenge at World of Concrete

Wyatt Molzahn of Wyatt Molzahn Construction in Worland, Wyo., took First Place in the Wacker Neuson Trowel Challenge at World of Concrete 2013 out of more than 150 trowel operators taking the challenge. The challenge tested the participants’ entire range of ...

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Are you guilty of a new trend: ‘Stretching’ your heavy equipment?’ Better Roads talks with Case

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 13, 2013

Are you guilty of a new trend: ‘Stretching’ your heavy equipment?’ Better Roads talks with Case

In a sit-down conversation at World of Concrete 2013 with Rob Marringa, North American brand marketing manager for wheel loaders and heavy excavators at Case Construction Equipment, he talked with me about trends in the heavy equipment industry. The current challenging ...

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(World of Concrete report) New Cushman utility vehicle designed just for jobsites

Amy Materson - Feb 13, 2013

(World of Concrete report) New Cushman utility vehicle designed just for jobsites

Cushman launched a new utility vehicle during World of Concrete, held Feb. 5-8 in Las Vegas. The 16-horsepower Hauler 1500X, not designed for recreational use, is meant for transporting tools and personnel quickly around large jobsites. The vehicle has top speed ...

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Vibco rolls out Stik-It concrete vibrator mounts + VIDEO

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2013

Vibco rolls out Stik-It concrete vibrator mounts + VIDEO

  Vibco’s Stik-It concrete vibrator mounts, introduced at World of Concrete 2013 in Las Vegas, attaches to concrete forms without the need to weld, drill or perform other invasive work. [For a video of the Vibco Stik-It concrete vibrator mounts, go ...

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Blastrac adds new ride-on milling/sawing machine to product line

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2013

Blastrac adds new ride-on milling/sawing machine to product line

LAS VEGAS–The Blastrac BMP-4000 introduced at World of Concrete 2013 is a new heavy-duty ride-on sawing and milling machine that is suited for large sawing and milling applications such as road construction. The multifunctional machine is equipped for cutting, removing ...

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Holcim’s new weatherAPP helps you decide when to pour

Amy Materson - Feb 08, 2013

LAS VEGAS–Quickly determine if the weather on your jobsite will contribute to plastic shrinkage cracking with Holcim’s weatherAPP, launched this week at World of Concrete 2013. The free app, which is available for download from the Apple or Android app ...

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VIDEO: Exclusive walkaround tour of Bobcat’s S590 at World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2013

VIDEO: Exclusive walkaround tour of Bobcat’s S590 at World of Concrete

LAS VEGAS–Bobcat introduced  the seven medium-frame size skid-steer and compact track loader in its 500 Series back in late October 2012, after all seven models began limited production in September with full availability that began at dealerships in January. The new ...

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New Road Products

Better Roads Staff - Feb 07, 2013

New Road Products

Text INFO to 205-289-3789 or visit www.betterroads.com/info   John Deere V-stick or joystick transmission controls John Deere has launched its 605K crawler loader as the latest in its K Series line. The machine features the manufacturer’s PowerTech 4.5-liter Interim Tier 4-certified/Stage IIIB diesel engine ...

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Woman and Machine?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 06, 2013

Woman and Machine?

Man and Machine? I'm here, and I'm a fiesty Better Roads female editor. Watch out John Deere hybrid 644K wheel loader. It's woman editor and machine. :-) You may run on part electric, part diesel. I run on coffee (espresso, that is!) and ...

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The Rise of the Mixer Trucks: Terex intros two new trucks after economy forces production halt

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 06, 2013

The Rise of the Mixer Trucks: Terex intros two new trucks after economy forces production halt

LAS VEGAS—Despite a “tenuous economy” and uncertainly in the marketplace, Terex Roadbuilding introduced two new front discharge mixer trucks at World of Concrete 2013 – FD5000 "Great Lakes" front discharge mixer truck and the DB6000 front discharge mixer truck. These introductions ...

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Off to World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 04, 2013

Off to World of Concrete

At the crack of dawn on Tuesday, I'll be headed out to Las Vegas to cover the World of Concrete 2013 trade show for Better Roads and report back on the latest product introductions, new technologies in concrete as it ...

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