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The Concrete Times May 2015

The CONCRETE Times THE NEWS FROM THE INDUSTRY & The UK CONCRETE SHOW 2015 • Volume 2 • Issue 5 • May 2015 • NEW CHAIN SAW FROM HUSQVARNA •DIAMOND DRILLING KEEPS LT ON TRACK • TOM FISHBURNE CARTOONs • FROM THE EDITOR • JAY SHILSTONE on concrete•CROSSRAIL SUCCESS FOR EUROBLEND• ELKON HOPE FOR FUTURE SUCCESS WITH LATEST SUPPLY AND NOW THE CONCRETE HANDBAG! HUNGARIAN CONCRETE SPECIALISTS, IVANKA, are taking the use of concrete to a new level with their innovative range Of specialist concrete products. Handbags, Wine coolers, concrete coffee table with built-in bioethanol fireplace, are just some of the cutting edge products designed and manufactured in concrete, by Budapest based IVANKA, www.ivanka.hu. Owned by the husband and wife team of Katalin and Andras Ivanka, the company, founded in 2002, also produces cladding systems, bathware, other innovative furniture items and a designer range of precast tiles and boasts an impressive range of awards won and some top notch clients, including Liberty of London, MGM Grand Las Vegas, Schipol Airport in Amsterdam, Vodafone and BMW. Editor, Steven Callaghan visited Ivanka in May, to discuss their presenting an exhibition of their work at the the 2016 UK CONCRETE Show and says, “I am delighted to confirm that IVANKA will be displaying some examples of their work at next years show as part of a feature that will examine the myriad unconventional ways that concrete is now being used”. Any companies that feel they have products that would be suitable to be included in this free to display feature, are invited to contact Steven Callaghan by email at steven@marwoodevents.com. BATCHING PLANT, diamond drilling & cutting features


The Concrete Times May 2015
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