Tags: World of concrete

Away with the masts, Topcon’s new 3D-MC Max GNSS blade control boosts speed, precision and accuracy

Feb 09, 2016

Away with the masts, Topcon’s new 3D-MC Max GNSS blade control boosts speed, precision and accuracy

Automated blade control using GNSS signals has been the most revolutionary earthmoving technology of the last decade and now it seems the technology is entering a second phase of refinement and improvement. Case in point is Topcon's new 3D-MC Max dozer ...

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International debuts 3 HX series vocational trucks from its new Class 8 lineup

Feb 04, 2016

International debuts 3 HX series vocational trucks from its new Class 8 lineup

On Monday, one day prior to the opening of the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, International debuted it's new Class 8, HX series of vocational trucks—the first completely new line the company has offered since 2010. The new HX ...

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Stockpile Reports launches bin and bunker measurement for stockpiled materials via iPhone, drone

Feb 03, 2016

Stockpile Reports launches bin and bunker measurement for stockpiled materials via iPhone, drone

Stockpile Reports announced at World of Concrete it now supports measurement capabilities for stockpiled materials, such as salt, gravel and sand, in bins and bunkers using an iPhone, drone or airplane. Current methods involve using a walking wheel, counting bunker ...

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World of Concrete begins Monday

Jan 27, 2016

World of Concrete begins Monday

The annual World of Concrete convention is returning to Las Vegas next week, and Aggregates Manager will be your source for all the aggregate news from the seminars to the show floor. World of Concrete features 1,3000 exhibitors and five days filled with ...

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Kubota reveals specs on new SSV65 and SSV75, company’s first skid steer loaders (PHOTOS)

Feb 05, 2015

Kubota reveals specs on new SSV65 and SSV75, company’s first skid steer loaders (PHOTOS)

  Some of the coolest cars in the world have gullwing doors. Kubota’s new entries into the skid steer market have something similar, a front entry door that doesn’t hinge on the side, but rather slides up and stores overhead, making ...

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Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017

Feb 04, 2015

Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017

Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 and 2017, according to Ed Sullivan, chief economist, PCA, noting that the 100  metric million tons  realized in December was ...

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PHOTOS: Virtual tour of World of Concrete 2015

Feb 04, 2015

PHOTOS: Virtual tour of World of Concrete 2015

Day one of World of Concrete 2015 is in the books. The Las Vegas Convention Center was packed full of construction and concrete professionals checking out a wealth of tools and new heavy machinery. We stalked the halls of the ...

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CIM announces items donated for 10th annual Auction at World of Concrete

Jan 28, 2015

CIM announces items donated for 10th annual Auction at World of Concrete

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program, a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management, announced a list of donated items for its tenth annual Auction at the World of Concrete. “Thanks to the ...

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Peterbilt to unveil new Model 567 configuration at World of Concrete

Jan 20, 2015

Peterbilt to unveil new Model 567 configuration at World of Concrete

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious applications during the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, February 2-6. Peterbilt Marketing Manager for Vocational Products Charles Cook said ...

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Aggregates equipment on display at World of Concrete

Jan 01, 2015

Aggregates equipment on display at World of Concrete

World of Concrete 2015 will be held Feb. 2-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In 2014, the show attracted 1,250 exhibitors and more than 48,000 attendees. The show also offers a program of educational sessions for concrete professionals. Show hours and ...

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Cement consumption will see growth through 2016

Sep 29, 2014

Cement consumption will see growth through 2016

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains over the next three years. As far back as the World of Concrete show in January and again in the Spring, PCA chief economist ...

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Case: Full-sized excavator has increased fuel efficiency

Apr 17, 2012

Case: Full-sized excavator has increased fuel efficiency

Case Construction Equipment launched its new CX210C full-sized excavator at the World of Concrete in January. The company says the excavator achieves 160 net horsepower using Tier 4 Interim-certified cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology that burns cleaner while delivering superior ...

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