Issue 09/2018

Content

EDITORIAL

NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

HAWKEYE PEDERSHAAB

Formation of Afinitas parent company

HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies Inc., a leading global manufacturer of capital equipment for the production of concrete pipe and manholes, is pleased to announce the formation of Afinitas, its...

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RECKLI

Textured formliners produced for five decades

For 50 years now, elastic textured formliners of Reckli have ensured freedom of design when it comes to architectural concrete surfaces. An accidental discovery, 50 years ago, laid the foundation of...

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SCHÖCK

New product line of façade connectors

Schöck is a renowned specialist when it comes to insulating and strengthening cantilever elements. Thus far, the company had been concentrating on balconies and stairs, but façades are currently being...

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SPANCRETE

Spancrete promotes Schnell and Passint

Spancrete, an industry leader in engineered precast and prestressed building solutions and machinery, has promoted John Schnell to Vice President of Precast Operations North, and Nicholas Passint to...

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

EUROBEND

New mesh welding line installed in the US

Eurobend’s newest PL AKK mesh welding line has been installed after the company’s successful participation in the Wire 2018 trade show in Dusseldorf. Following the positive feedback the PL AKK welding...

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RAPPERSTORFER AUTOMATION

Perfectly uncoiled – innovative wire coil system

“Wire uncoilers or reels have been among the most problematic challenges in the industry for years. We had long been tinkering over this problem until we were able to permanently eliminate the many...

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EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

SERVICE | SERVICE

Dicad

Structural design with BIM in Germany

Dicad Systeme GmbH is a software house that is leading in Germany in the field of CAD structural design. As a result, there is a great deal of feedback from users’ experience on how engineering firms...

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SLG

Symposium on “Concrete Block Pavement”

There is hardly any other construction material which plays such a prominent role in area surfacing and design as concrete block pavement. The proper design and execution of concrete block surfaces...

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Patents | Patente

Precast layered concrete panel

(10) DE 10 2017 007 574 Al (22) 11.08.2017(43) 26.07.2018(57) Betonfertigschichtplatte, die zumin­dest zwei Betonplatten aufweist, wobei zwischen den beiden Betonplatten (1), (3) ein Hohlraum ist, der...

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Foundation for a wind mill

(10) AU2017219233 (Al) (22) 13.02.2017(57) In a foundation for a wind mill comprising a circular or polygonal pedestal for supporting a wind mill tower and a plurality of ribs radiating radially...

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Concrete block Dry-cast

(10) US 2018/0187405 Al (22) 27.02.2018(43) 05.07.2018(57) A dry-cast concrete block is provided. The dry-cast concrete block comprises a surface to be exposed, at least a portion of the surface...

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Concrete construction in modular design

(10) DE 10 2017 200 118 Al (22) 05.01.2017(43) 05.07.2018(57) Um eine herkömmliche Schalungs­einrichtung zu verbessern, ist erfindungsgemäß eine Scha­Iungseinrichtung zum Herstellen von Bauelementen,...

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GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION | GALABAU

BAYWA

New Casafino range of permeable pavers

BayWa has recently launched its Aqua and Klosterpflaster (literally, “monastery pavers”) lines as part of its Casafino range to enter the permeable paver segment. Landscape designers and contractors...

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DYCKERHOFF

Concrete art in the garden of the Städel Museum

“Colormaster F” – is what Manuel Franke calls his monumental 50-m long art object that provides the spatial boundary of the garden of the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main. The name itself gives an...

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EDP | EDV