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The Concrete Times 2017-08.pdf

6,$0/$3&5&4)08ţ130#"#-:0/&0'5)&#*((&454)0845P%"5& The next UK Concrete Show is on track to be one of the biggest yet says the show’s Exhibition Director Paul Shelley. “So far our new dates and re-location to more modern halls at the NEC has been a winner with almost 70% of available space reserved/allocated.” The Concrete Times looks ahead to the 2018 showcase in March next year. 07 4 The CONCRETE Times EDITOR Steven Callaghan Tel: 020 3086 9296 Ext 1 steven@marwoodevents.com PRODUCTION MANAGER Anthony Kane Tel: 020 3086 9296 Ext 9 anthony@marwoodevents.com SUBSCRIPTIONS MANAGER Marianne Callaghan Tel: 020 3086 9296 Ext 1 marianne@marwoodevents.com The CONCRETE TIMES is published digitally with 1 special print version distributed only at The UK CONCRETE Show at the NEC, Birmingham, each February. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER The responsibility for the content provided in the articles published in The Concrete Times and the opinions expressed are exclusively those of the author(s) concerned. Neither the publisher, The UK Concrete Show Ltd, nor the Editor, or contributors are responsible for errors in the contents or any consequences arising from the use of information contained in it. Registered trademarks are acknowledged ©The UK Concrete Show Ltd 2017 '30.c5o)nt&ent&s%*503 22 53"/4*5*0/*/($0/$3&5&507%$ţ*4&-&$530/*$5*$,&5*/(5)&'6563& Last summer in the U.S. a change was made to ASTM C94, “Standard Specifi cation for Ready-Mixed Concrete”, that removed the requirement that concrete delivery tickets be “written, printed or stamped”. This opened the door for the use of electronic concrete delivery tickets, just like UPS and FedEx have used for over a decade. Jay Shilstone discusses. -*&#)&33ţ'0$640/-"5&45130%6$54*/"$5*0/ Ashcourt Group makes concrete investments with Liebherr. The company has invested in concrete mixers, pumps and a static batching plant from Liebherr (pages 23 & 23). Also in this issue we take a look at the fi rst of Liebherr’s L586 XPower wheeled loaders in action at Hanson Aggregates (page 25). 16 5)&#&/&'*540'*/5&3("5*0/4$"''0-%*/('03.803,40-65*0/4 Howard Ball, Product Manager – Scaff olding at PERI UK discusses the issue of integrated scaff olding and formwork solutions, and how these can be deployed to deliver increased site effi ciencies and improved construction cycle times. 19 24 ):%30%&.0-*5*0/"OPUIFS8BZ5P$VU$PODSFUF 6TJOH5IF1PXFS0G8BUFS Built to last, repairing and altering concrete structures is no easy feat. Traditionally, this task was tackled using demolition hammers and breakers. However, an increasing number of people are now turning to hydrodemolition thanks to its environmental, safety and cost-eff ective properties. 05 -"5&45*/%6453:/&84#3&&%0/3&46-543&*--:16.1*/(40-% )"/40/-"6/$)53&.*&3$3&5& The Concrete Times takes a look at industry news including news from around the market: Volumetric Truck Mixer Insurance; Latest Breedon Group results; Hanson UK introduces Tremiercrete; Brundage-Bone acquires Reilly Pumping; New Liebherr Truck Mixer range.


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