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Two-track GP3 paver from Gomaco slipforms up to 30 feet in width

The all new GOMACO GP3 slipform paver has been a success on projects around the world since it was introduced two years ago. The paver's ability to slipform widths up to 30 feet (9.1 m) has made it a versatile and necessary paver on many projects. This year, at World of Concrete 2018, GOMACO announced the introduction of the two-track GP3 for contractors who prefer a two-track paver.

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New pump cell works with Putzmeister 39Z-Meter unit

The new Putzmeister .13 HPD pump cell is designed to be high performance and long-lasting.

Putzmeister America, Inc. has unveiled its new .13 HPD Pump Cell, which will work with the brand-new 39Z-Meter Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pump. The BSA-grade pump kit is designed to be the highest-performing, longest-lasting pump cell on the market with a Rod Side output up to 180 yards3/hr (138 m3/hr), and Rod Side pressures of only 1,233 PSI (85 bar). It has been in development for a year, with 2,000 man-hours spent on its design. 

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Among the top brands, many believe all excavators are the same. But when you look closely, you can spot the small differences in design that add up to huge differences in productivity and efficiency — differences that can boost your profitability. 


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Enerpac strand jacks used for innovative tower scaffolding system

Enerpac HSL1507 strand jacks have individual capacities of 17 tons but work together as a system of 20 jacks to raise the scaffolding tower.

Enerpac has supplied a Korean-based engineering company, KLES, with strand jacks for an innovative tower scaffolding system called SKYFFOLDING (Platform-supported Boiler-in-Furnace Scaffolding and Lifting System). The Enerpac HSL1507 strand jacks support and lift the pendant-type, scaffolding system, as it grows, providing a safer working environment than traditional scaffolding during power plant boiler furnace maintenance.

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GOMACO GP4 slipform paver at home on runway and interstate jobs

The new GOMACO GP4 slipform paver.

The first all new GP4 slipform paver was introduced last year at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. The paver shipped directly from the GOMACO booth to its new home in Arizona where it has been working ever since slipforming interstate and airport projects. The GP4's most recent project has been slipforming a new runway at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona. Its paving passes are 37.5 feet (11.4 m) wide and 19 inches (483 mm) thick. 

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E-Z Drill’s Multi-Gang Slab-Rider Drills Offer Accuracy and Versatility

E-Z Drill offers a line of multi-gang slab-rider drills for accurate concrete drilling from an easily maneuverable machine.  The compact frame design allows each drill to operate in a 4-foot patch while drilling to within 6 inches of a corner. The bits drill to a standard 18-inch depth, and each unit can be adjusted easily to drill into the center of a 24-inch slab. Contractors can adjust the gang spacing between 12 and 36 inches, with greater width settings available through custom orders. 

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New unique features mean higher finish quality for Terex paver

Flexible enough to deliver high quality paving for both slab-on-grade and bridge applications, the Terex Bid-Well 3600 paver boasts a range of available features that deliver bonus-level smoothness and improved visibility during nighttime paving operations. The 3600 automatic roller paver on display in Terex booth C5172 during World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV from January 23-26, 2018 demonstrates a number of options to meet virtually any paving application encountered by the contractor. 

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Two-crawler paver from Wirtgen provides economical option for slipforming

Wirtgen's SP 60 Series of slipform pavers is multitalented and adds a two-crawler unit, the SP 62i, to the lineup.

When it comes to the precision and cost-efficient construction of concrete pavements, Wirtgen's slipform pavers are right for the job. With their modular design, the machines can be configured as needed, and virtually all conceivable structures are possible, including special shapes.

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Aquajet Systems’ Aqua Spine precisely removes concrete from surfaces in hard-to-reach areas

The Aqua Spine eliminates vibrations that cause microfracturing as well as reduces exposure to harmful silica dust. The method leaves a sound surface ready to accept new material.

Aquajet Systems AB has introduced the Aqua Spine. The multi-modular system uses high-pressure water jets to precisely remove concrete from surfaces that may be inaccessible for Aqua Cutter robots, Aquajet's traditional hydrodemolition machines. Used for onshore and offshore construction as well as in conventional and nuclear power plants, the Aqua Spine brings the power of hydrodemolition to tight, small places.

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New Commander II introduced by GOMACO

The Commander II, GOMACO's two-track curb and gutter machine, is back and better than ever. The new Commander II introduction was announced at World of Concrete 2018. It features the simplicity of a two-track paver with GOMACO's exclusive and operator-friendly G+ digital control system. There are GOMACO owners who prefer the Commander II over any other paver. It's now back and features the new G+ technology.

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Putzmeister debuts 39Z-Meter truck-mounted concrete boom pump

Putzmeister is introducing the 39Z-Meter Multi Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pump this year.

Putzmeister will introduce the 39Z-Meter Multi Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pump, a brand-new design with three-in-one pumping capabilities. The unit comes equipped with a newly designed four-section Multi-Z boom and robust pedestal, a BSA-grade pump cell for high-pressure applications, and a placing boom that can either be permanent or detachable.

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Schwing's new flagship model for 2018 features company's longest boom

Schwing has added a new flagship model for 2018 that features the longest boom in the company's line. The new S 65 SX incorporates a five-section boom, with all five-inch pipeline for added benefits, while maintaining the versatility of their proven Overhead Roll and Fold design.  In addition to providing 210'8" of vertical and 197'6" of horizontal reach, all 65SXs come standard with Schwing's EASy one-sided outrigger system, minimizing the footprint of the pump for set up on crowded jobsites.  The Super X telescopic front outrigger spread is balanced with rear slewing outriggers, which centers the hopper when set up in EASy configurations.  

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Cemen Tech announces new generation of volumetric concrete mixers

Cemen Tech has announced the next generation of its C Series volumetric concrete mixers with the introduction of the newest C60 model. This includes enhanced ACCU-POUR capabilities and new Automated Gates as a standard option. The company has also announced a new 24-Hour Parts commitment for customers in the contiguous United States to ensure optimal uptime and productivity across its entire product offering.   

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Hilti Water Management System efficiently takes care of slurry in diamond drilling applications

Hilti Water Management System DD-WMS 100.

Keeping the jobsite clean, maintaining a constant pressurized water supply, and disposing of slurry are time consuming.  In fact, it's estimated that professionals spend almost an hour per day supplying water and cleaning slurry while diamond coring. With the introduction of the DD-WMS 100 Water Management System, Hilti says that these tasks become a thing of the past.

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Wacker Neuson crowns new Trowel Challenge competition winner at World of Concrete

Derek Gromacki, PJ Dick, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, navigates one of the tight turns at the 2018 Wacker Neuson Trowel Challenge. This year’s course was reconfigured to show off the competitor’s precision finishing skills as well as speed.

Wacker Neuson's Trowel Challenge was once again held at  World of Concrete and continued its tradition as an exciting and tightly matched competition. Over 100 operators from around the world competed on the reconfigured course that required operators to show off their precision operating skills, as well as speed, when they navigated tight turns through the 1,750-square-foot course. 

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