Issue 11/2017

Content

EDITORIAL

Precast Summit in Dubai

During recent years, the markets of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are among those with a strong demand for European knowhow. European manufacturers have in particular sold building materials and...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

HawkeyePedershaab

Pipe specialist acquires New Hampton Metal Fab

HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies, Inc. expands its presence in the precast concrete equipment market with the announcement that it has acquired New Hampton Metal Fabrication Corp. New Hampton...

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Sika

Change in management board

Since October 01, 2017, the management board of Sika Deutschland GmbH has two new members: In future, Daniela Schmiedle will be responsible for the business units of industrial floor coating, concrete...

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Grip Safety Coatings

New Sales Manager Germany at Grip Safety

Andreas Peschke is the new Sales Manager Deutschland at GriP Safety Coatings AG. The company, headquartered in Rotkreuz in Switzerland, sells Grip AntiSlip, a non-slip coating, which is certified...

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Schöck Bauteile/Fiberline Composites

Production expansion for GF reinforcement at the Halle site

On October 06, 2017, only after a construction period of ten months, Schöck inaugurated a new production hall at their site in Halle. The managing directors Dr.-Ing. Harald Braasch (left) and Thomas Stürzl (right) comment on the investment.

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Low & Bonar

New concrete laboratory in Zele in Belgium

Low & Bonar has opened a new laboratory for its Adfil product brand – a line of high-performance concrete reinforcing fibers – in Zele, near Ghent in Belgium. The new lab will test both existing...

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Coote Engineering

Forty years of business success

Coote Engineering Limited is a Northern Irish company with 40 years of engineering excellence that enjoys high reputation worldwide: With headquarters in Ballygawley, County Tyrone, its product...

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UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION | TIEFBAU

Hawkeye Pedershaab

All new PipeMaster 3100 and 3206 Unloaders

To improve the safety, performance, and maintenance of the PipeMaster Concrete Pipe Unloader, the new series 3100 has been developed. The series 3100 PipeMaster features these new design benefits as...

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

Elbe Decken

Four-story building for flexible use

In the north of Koblenz, on a site of around 660,000 m² in size, a complex has been created which links the fields of service, business and technology. The most recent addition is the office building...

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SERVICE | SERVICE

Fachvereinigung Deutscher Betonfertigteilbau

Elections to the Board, amendments and new projects

On the occasion of the annual general meeting of the professional association of the German precast construction sector – Fachvereinigung Deutscher Betonfertigteilbau e.V. (FDB) – on 22 September 2017...

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PUNKTUM.BETONBAUTEILE

Position 03/2017

BFT International, in collaboration with the German associations listed below, regularly publishes positions taken by these organizations on a current topic of interest to the German or the European...

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Patents | Patente

Section of concrete

(11) AU2015357297A1(43) 08.06.2017(57) The subject of the present invention is a section (10) of concrete intended to form a mast (1) for a windmill (2), said section comprising: – a first portion...

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Prefabricated concrete wall structures

(10) US 2017/0167137 Al(22) 14.12.2016(43) 15.06.2017(57) A method for forming insulated concrete wall panels includes the step of positioning a stud wall frame in a casting bed, positioning a support...

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Manhole element

(10) WO 2017/153496 A1(22) 08.03.2017(43) 28.09.2017(57) Die Erfindung betrifft ein Schachtelement (1) zur Ausbildung wenigstens eines Abschnitts eines Schachtbauwerks (2), umfassend einen Hohlraum...

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Formwork element

(10) DE 10 2016 103 982 Al(22) 04.03.2016(43) 07.09.2017(57) Ein Schalungselement (1) zur Herstellung eines Betonelementes umfasst ein Verbindungselement (5) und eine Anzahl damit verbundener...

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Wet Press concrete slab manufacturing

(11) EP3221103 A1(57) Keine Zusammenfassung verfügbar für EP3221103 (A1) Zusammenfassung der korrespondierenden Patentschrift W02016081080 (A1)The present invention provides a wet press process and...

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CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY | BETONTECHNOLOGIE