Issue 04/2018

Content

EDITORIAL

Ü-mark replacement in sight

The judgment passed by the European Court of Justice in Case C-100/13 – three and a half years ago – has caused a great deal of excitement in Germany. The well-known consequence of this ruling is that...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

SUBMITTED BY/EINGEREICHT VON: SCHÖCK

Innovation: Schöck Isokorb XT-Combar

In the field of reinforcement technology, as well as with sandwich and element walls, Combar has been a familiar constant for many years as a construction material. The high-quality glass fiber...

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SUBMITTED BY/EINGEREICHT VON: OGS

Innovation: OGSiD MMS mold management software

Operators of concrete block production plants are facing the challenge of having to ensure the smooth, error-free and predictable manufacture of concrete blocks. One of the essential prerequisites to...

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SUBMITTED BY/EINGEREICHT VON: B.T. INNOVATION

Innovation: Butterfly formwork

Concrete is globally available and easy to process. Precast elements can be produced in various ways. One common method is to use tilt tables on which forms are placed for concrete pouring. This...

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SUBMITTED BY/EINGEREICHT VON: KAISER

Innovation: Halox installation housing system

The new Halox housing system offers space for new light and sound in concrete ceilings and walls. Its modular, shape-retaining and loadable design provides a secure installation compartment for...

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SUBMITTED BY/EINGEREICHT VON: DORNER ELECTRONIC

Dorner Terminal – concrete request point 4.0

Dorner Electronic GmbH applied for the “2018 Innovation Prize of the Supplier Industry for Structural Concrete Products” with the newly developed Dorner Terminal, a “concrete request point 4.0”. With...

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Einstein-Fugentechnik

Pavement system passes long-term test

The municipality of Issigau, with a population of over 1000, is located on the eastern edge of the Franconian Nature Park in Germany. When, more than ten years ago, the green light for a subsidized...

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RATEC

Successful first year for Ratec Asia

Ratec Asia was founded one year ago as a joint venture with a local planning and construction company in Singapore. In addition to the locations in Hockenheim, Barcelona and Clearwater, Florida, USA,...

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Schöck Bauteile

Once again outstanding theses elected

The Eberhard Schöck Foundation and Schöck Bauteile GmbH presented the Schöck Building Innovation Prize in the festive setting of the Schöck Industry Forum held in Ulm. Every year, three university...

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

Dyckerhoff

Prestigious façade for Volksbank Krefeld

The new building of Volksbank Krefeld, occupying a prominent urban location on Dionysiusplatz in the city center of Krefeld, appears welcoming and prestigious simultaneously. The showpiece of the...

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EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

MESSE MÜNCHEN

bauma CTT RUSSIA 2018

The bauma CTT Russia 2018 trade fair held in the Russian capital city of Moscow is one of this year‘s most important platforms for the international construction machinery and construction engineering...

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SERVICE | SERVICE

IZB

Concrete seminars on waterproof basements

The code of practice on „Waterproof Concrete Structures“ of the German Committee for Reinforced Concrete (DAfStb) from 2003 was revised last year. The current version is available now, with regulating...

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Patents | Patente

Wall element

(10) DE 10 2016 114 771 A1 (22) 09.08.2016(43) 15.02.2018(57) Wandelement zur Absicherung ge­gen einen an eine Baugrube (6) angrenzenden Bereich und als Bestandteil einer Gebäudewand mit wenigstens...

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Slab-shaped concrete element and use of same

(10) DE 20 2015 009 498 U1(22) 10.09.2015(45) 08.02.2018(57) Plattenförmiges Element (10) aus Beton, insbesondere aufrechtstehendes oder an einer Außen- ­oder Innenwand applizierbares Wandelement aus...

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Reinforced concrete

(10) WO 2018/020470 Al(22) 28.07.2017(43) 01.02.2018(57) This invention relates to composite building materials, in particular the invention relates to a composite cast unit 10, and to a method of...

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GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION | GALABAU

SIMONE MESSING MARKETINGBERATUNG

Marketing for manufacturers of concrete products

“The German precast concrete industry continues on its course for growth,” announced the Trade Association of Concrete and Precast Plants (FBF) at the end of February 2018.  Marketing expert Simone...

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Wasa

New edition of a classic

Romano Classico is the trade name of a popular natural stone from the region around Rome. Since the antiquity, travertine stone has been used in many building structures and on public places. All over...

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VENATOR

Launch of new Granufin pigments

Venator, the pigments and additives expert, has developed several brand new color pigment products for the concrete industry. The new products were launched at BetonTage Concrete Solutions 2018 –...

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AUTOCLAVED AREATED CONCRETE | PORENBETON

Aircrete Europe

Optimizing AAC Chemical Reaction with Poromix

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) production is a multi-factor process where each factor plays an important role both on mechanical and on chemistry level. Appropriate selection of raw materials,...

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