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A concrete pump is a machine used for transferring liquid concrete by pumping. There are two types of concrete pumps.
The first type of concrete pump is attached to a truck or longer units are on semi-trailers. It is known as a boom concrete pump because it uses a remote-controlled articulating robotic arm (called a boom) to place concrete accurately. Boom pumps are used on most of the larger construction projects as they are capable of pumping at very high volumes and because of the labour saving nature of the placing boom. They are a revolutionary alternative to truck-mounted concrete pumps.

Autocar Trucks Announces Customer-Focused Sales Leadership

Autocar Trucks Announces Customer-Focused Sales Leadership

HAGERSTOWN, Indiana (January 4, 2016) – Autocar Trucks today announced the addition of two senior leaders to support its customers in vocational markets.

Stan Mikalonis joins Autocar as Senior Vice President, Business & Market Development, and will focus on supporting Autocar’s customers in the refuse and recycling markets. Stan brings over

Liebherr’s Participation at Conexpo Con/Agg 2017

Liebherr’s Participation at Conexpo Con/Agg 2017

Biberach / Riss (Germany), 22 December 2016 – During Conexpo Con/Agg 2017, Liebherr will present an extensive selection of its Earthmoving, Material Handling and Construction Equipment product range. The Liebherr outdoor booth will be located at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Gold lot G4637.

Liebherr at the

Autocar Trucks Awarded NJPA Contract for Truck Chassis

Autocar Trucks Awarded NJPA Contract for Truck Chassis

HAGERSTOWN, Indiana (December 12, 2016) – Autocar Trucks today announced it has been awarded a contract by the National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) to offer Class 7 and 8 chassis to the more than 50,000 NJPA members. Under the contract, NJPA member agencies now have access to purchase Autocar refuse

Mack GuardDog Connect Now Standard in Mack LR Models

Mack GuardDog Connect Now Standard in Mack LR Models

TORONTO (Nov. 9, 2016) – Mack® GuardDog® Connect, Mack’s integrated telematics solution, is now available and standard in all Mack-powered vehicles, including the Mack LR, Mack’s newest refuse model. Mack made the announcement today at the Canadian Waste and Recycling Expo in Toronto.

Mack expanded the offering of GuardDog Connect to

Underwater

Underwater

Flooding can be caused by heavy rain falling for an unusually long time. It can be caused by an unusually large snowpack followed by a sudden thaw. It can be caused by unusually high tides, tsunamis, dam failures, deforestation, poor drainage, or a high proportion of impervious land, or by

Beating a Winter Deadline

Construction technology is getting so advanced that once-novel capabilities such as state-of-the-art measurement precision and fast-track scheduling are becoming the rule rather than the exception. A case in point is a new $28 million police station for the Village of Hoffman Estates, IL, located about 30 miles northwest of Chicago,

Getting Attached to Rental

More and more contractors are stretching budgets and broadening business opportunities by renting attachments. While obviously it’s more cost-effective to own the particular attachments dedicated to everyday core functions, those used less often—pricier or more specialized pieces—may be great candidates for rental, and great ways to expand service offerings and

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