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Special concrete transport trucks (in–transit mixers) are made to transport and mix concrete up to the construction site. They can be charged with dry materials and water, with the mixing occurring during transport. They can also be loaded from a “central mix” plant, with this process the material has already been mixed prior to loading. The concrete mixing transport truck maintains the material’s liquid state through agitation, or turning of the drum, until delivery.

Carrying the Load

Carrying the Load

From compact wheel dumpers to heavy-duty dump trucks, grading and excavation contractors have choices to move earth in vehicles that feature more efficiencies and innovations than ever before. Bell Trucks America’s B60E is powered by the OM473 577 horsepower Mercedes engine, with a rated payload of 121,254 pounds and a load capacity of 45.8 cubic yards.

Environmental Compliance: Who’s Responsible?

Compliance is a word we use over and over in the construction stormwater industry, but what does it mean, and who is supposed to be compliant? According to the dictionary, compliance means conforming with or yielding to. In Webster’s Dictionary, the example sentence under the word compliance is “Compliance with

The Ins and Outs of Certification Programs

The Ins and Outs of Certification Programs

The erosion and sediment control industry is a relatively new industry compared to those of engineering, architecture, and landscape architecture, which have been around for hundreds of years. These fields all have accredited licenses, certifications, or registrations that can be achieved through an examination. A few colleges and universities offer

Road-Ready Recyclers

Long popular on the European front, the track-mounted crusher is finally achieving life-of-the-party status on a number of US-based excavation and demolition job sites—and not surprisingly, as the track-mounted crusher is a natural fit for today’s fast-paced and regulation-filled construction climate. It’s easy to transport and permit, sets up in

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