Issue 09/2017

Content

EDITORIAL

Shaping your own future

Each of us has to make many minor and sometimes even major decisions every day. That can be gratifying, especially when the decisions directly lead to success – and it may sometimes be rather vexing...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

Doherty elected as president

On Thursday 13 July 2017, The Concrete Society held its Annual General Meeting at its Headquarters in Camberley, Surrey. William Doherty of Creagh Concrete was elected as Society President for a two...

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Liebherr Mischtechnik

Sales launch of the new truck mixer generation 05

The sales launch of the new truck mixer generation 05 has begun. An online configurator helps to select many new options and even calculates possible optional payloads. The new truck mixer generation...

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CERIB

Expertise & Construction Day is growing

The Expertise & Construction Day was originally planned to become the central meeting point for the French precast industry. That was the objective when the organizers held their first event in 2015....

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

Monachino Technology

Precast Pad Foundation

The six Italian manufacturers of structural precast concrete elements Truzzi, Betoncablo, GED, C.A. Construzioni Antonioli di Bormio, Esse Solai and Rivoli form a group of companies named Monachino...

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STEULER-KCH

Bekapool basin for Osnabrück’s Nettebad

The non-swimmer’s pool in the outdoor area of the Nettebad in Osnabrück presented itself in dire need of refurbishment. Broken tiles, leaking drains: the basin, which had been completed in 1973, was...

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Eirich

Mixing technology for lightweight concrete

The demand for high-quality mixes is increasing. Meeting this demand is often difficult, if not impossible. The reason for this is that mixing processes, as described in the literature, are always...

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EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

CSG ENGINEERING

Technical Mission to Italy 2017

This year’s “Technical Mission to Italy” offers yet another excellent opportunity for experts from around the globe to cast a glance behind the doors of Italian precast producers and Italian...

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SERVICE | SERVICE

IBU

Digital EPDs enabled by IBU.data

Immediate data accessibility and, ideally, usability across disciplines is becoming increasingly important for all stakeholders both in the design process and during the use of buildings. Only this...

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IZB

Maintenance of concrete buildings

Today, great significance is attached to the protection and maintenance of buildings. Buildings of the 1960s and 1970s – including the material concrete used for this – increasingly move into the...

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KÄRCHER

Tact system for continuous use

Kärcher is launching a new generation of wet and dry vacuum cleaners with improved automatic filter cleaning (Tact). The NT 30/1 Tact L, NT 30/1 Tact Te L, NT 40/1 Tact Te L and NT 50/1 Tact Te L...

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Brady

Label for outdoor use

Many labeling products for outdoor use do not provide a long-term solution because they begin to fade, shrink, tear, or detach from the surface and become illegible only after a few years. The...

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Patents | Patente

Interlocking molded block system

(10) DE 20 2016 101 363 U1(22) 11.03.2016(45) 20.07.2017(57) Formsteinverbundsystem mit (a) einem ersten Ersttyp-Pflasterstein (12.1), der einen Erst­typ-Grundkörper (24), hat, wobei der...

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Formwork element for concrete formwork

(10) DE 10 2016 124 853 Al(22) 19.12.2016(43) 13.07.2017(57) Schalungselement für Betonscha­lungen, mit zwei Schalungs-tafeln (12), die durch Verbin­dungselemente (18; 18‘) parallel und in Abstand...

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Concrete construction of modular design

(11) PH12017500255 (A1)(57) The invention relates to a concrete construction of modular design, comprising at least two upright precast concrete wall elements (7, 7‘,..., 7m) which are arranged next...

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Pre-stressed concrete body

(10) US 2017/0191268 Al (22) 06.01.2016(43) 06.07.2017(57) A pre-stressed concrete body is disclosed. The concrete body is elongated with a first end and an opposite second end. A plurality of...

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Compound anchors

(10) DE 10 2015 122 950 Al(22) 30.12.2015(43) 06.07.2017(57) Verbundanker zum Verankern ei­nes Befestigungselements, enthaltend eine in einem Aus­härtprozess aushärtbare chemische Zusammensetzung; und...

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GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION | GALABAU

Einstein-Fugentechnik

Durable pavement with an ancient look

If surface areas are modernized in historic urban districts, planners frequently fall back on solutions made of natural stones as such solutions are often the perfect complement to the buildings....

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High-class concrete products

In Germany “braun-steine” is a market leader in the segment of concrete products of high quality. The company strengthens its innovative power and the perception on the market by systematic product...

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HeidelbergCement/Lithonplus

Patented manufacturing process for diaphragm walls

Owing to a newly patented production process, large diaphragm walls from the company Lithonplus can be manufactured smooth-formed all around and are notably easier to transport, lift, and mount. The...

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