Issue BFT International 10/2017

Content

EDITORIAL

Winner wanted

In the construction and in the precast industry, much is happening at the moment and possible fundamental changes are in the pipeline. The foreseeable industry-wide introduction of Building...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

Kaiser

Installation parts manufacturer acquires Attema

Kaiser GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Schalksmühle, Germany, is strengthening its presence in the Netherlands and Belgium. Effective retroactively from 1 January 2017, Kaiser acquired all shares in...

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Solidian

Moving forward with new management

On 1 September 2017, Solidian’s management structure was reorganized. With construction engineer Dr. Christian Kulas and business economist Stephan Speh at the helm, the rapidly growing specialist for...

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Vollert Anlagenbau

Nuspl becomes Vollert

Nuspl Schalungsbau and Vollert Anlagenbau will pool their expertise even more effectively in the future. The company Nuspl Schalungsbau GmbH + Co. KG, since 2012 already part of the Vollert Group,...

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ELE

New video on concrete testing

ELE International has published a new video explaining how the latest technology in compression machines lowers costs and improves the quality and traceability of concrete testing. The video is...

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Lanxess

Colored concrete barriers at the Formula E

The last race of the FIA Formula E championship in 2017 took place in Montreal, Canada, at the end of July. The Inorganic Pigments (IPG) business unit of the worldwide leading specialty chemicals...

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GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION | GALABAU

PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

SCHÖCK

Modular design for refugee accommodations

The Oberhausen-Rheinhausen community in the administrative district of Karlsruhe was faced with the same issues like many other communities in Germany after 2015: How to provide refugees with...

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Dyckerhoff Weiss

Smooth-formed façade from white concrete

The concrete façade manufactured by Systembau Eder from Peuerbach on the basis of Dycker­hoff Weiss Decor and interspersed with round window openings arranged in a regular pattern is truly an...

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Hybrid energy generation

A pilot project currently being implemented by Max Bögl Wind AG in the German town of Gaildorf, near Schwäbisch Hall, combines a wind farm comprising four turbines with a pumped-storage plant. This...

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Ammann

New concrete mixing plant modularly integrated

The new concrete mixing plant from Amman at Betonwerk Sprenger has been in operation for only a few weeks – and its performance impresses its operators already now: High efficiency, high concrete...

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CPM Group/B. T. Innovation

Connection system for waste water treatment plant

Davyhulmne situated in Greater Manchester is one of the biggest and oldest sewage works in England. At present, the British company United Utilities is refurbishing and modernizing the plant at an...

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EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Ibausil 2018: Call for papers

The International Conference on Building Materials (Internationale Baustofftagung = Ibausil) will be held in Weimar for the twentieth time from September 12 to 14, 2018. The conference always attracts...

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SERVICE | SERVICE

BEUTH

BIM – digital togetherness

Digitization is omnipresent today – in society, the economy, and our workaday world. Building Information Modelling (BIM) enables digital collaboration of the parties participating in a construction...

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Products | Produkte

Patents | Patente

Lifting of concrete components

(10) US 2017/0226702 Al (22) 06.08.2015(43) 10.08.2017(57) A lifting system for a concrete component comprises a void former incorporated into the component during casting and which provides within...

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Steel concrete beam

(11) RU 2 627 810 C1(22) 19.05.2016(45) 11.08.2017(57) Field: construction. Substance: steel concrete beam comprising the upper and lower belts, the wall and the concrete located in a closed loop in...

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Precast concrete pit

(10) US 2017/0233230 A1(22) 24.01.2017(43) 17.08.2017(71) Vehicle Service Group, LLC, Madison, IN (US)(57) A pit for containing a vehicle lifting apparatus is constructed from a plurality of precast...

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Modular precast concrete steps

(10) US 2017/0234014 Al (22) 21.12.2016(43) 17.08.2017(57) A precast concrete step unit formed of left and right side-walls, risers, and treads, wherein left and right sidewalls are assembled from a...

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