Issue 01/2018

Content

EDITORIAL

The future of building

Information, ideas, exchange of thoughts, deepening and refreshing contacts – participants of the BetonTage 2018 are already looking forward to all of this. For three days, from 20 to 22 February,...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

Liebherr Mischtechnik

Investment in new Betomat IV-500 mixing tower

Schwenk is a family-run business based in the Ulm region and one of the largest south German cement and concrete producers. The company is currently heavily investing in its future.A new Liebherr...

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Engineering Days

Large crowds attend the 10th anniversary

The Engineering Days celebrated their 10th anniversary on 28 and 29 November 2017 in Vienna – this time in the Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen. The Engineering Days see themselves as discussion platform...

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Cathay Industries

"All signs still pointing to growth"

In a conversation with the BFT editor, held on the premises of Presigno GmbH, CEO Axel Schneider comments on the strategic orientation of Cathay Industries, important milestones and the company's...

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SLG

New employees

At the General Meeting of the German Concrete Association for Roads, Landscaping, and Garden Construction (Betonverband Straße, Landschaft, Garten; SLG) held on November 15, 2017 in Mainz, two new...

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

Submarine energy storage

Increasing installation of fluctuating energy sources calls for development of suitable energy storage systems. In a research project, a new underwater pumped-storage power station is now being...

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EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

FBF Betondienst

62nd BetonTage congress: The future of building

The construction industry is facing major challenges as there is a large gap to be closed in terms of new residential developments, infrastructure comprising bridges, roads, and sewers are in the need...

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IAB Weimar

IAB Science Days concrete(ly) efficient

On 15 and 16 November 2017, the construction industry met for 24th IFF Specialist Conference in Weimar, Germany, under the motto “Concrete(ly) efficient,” and presented and discussed relevant and...

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SERVICE | SERVICE

Patents | Patente

Insulating wall element

(11) EP 3 249 135 A1(22) 22.05.2017(43) 29.11.2017 Patentblatt 2017/48(57) Die vorliegende Erfindung betrifft ein isolierendes Wandelement zum Verkleiden von Oberflächen und insbesondere von Fassaden,...

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Concrete paving block

(10) DE 10 2016 005 490 A1 (22) 03.05.2016(43) 09.11.2017(57) Die Erfindung betrifft einen Beton­pflasterstein mit mindestens einer Gruppe von zwei unter­halb der Steinhöhe endenden senkrechten Zähnen...

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Assembly unit for a prefabricated house 

(10) DE 20 2016 103 630 U1 (22) 07.07.2016(45) 16.11.2017(57) Baukastensystem zur Erstellung eines Fertighauses– mit einer Mehrzahl von vorgefertigten plattenförmigen rechteckigen Wandscheiben (1,...

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ANCHORING AND REINFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY | BEFESTIGUNGS- UND BEWEHRUNGSTECHNIK

MIXING TECHNOLOGY | MISCHTECHNIK