Trick of the Trade: The Step-Down Flow-Stop

This ‘Trick of the Trade’ is shared by Mary Wilson of Michel Concrete Inc. in Springfield, IL. Mary offers this solution in response to the challenge by CFA President, Dennis Purinton. Mary’s company is rewarded with 50 points to her member account to be redeemed for an upcoming registration, event or purchase. The tip comes […]

Responsibilities for all personnel on a concrete pour are now specified in ASME B30-2014

The American National Standard for material placement system safety is ASME B30.27. (Material placement systems are concrete pumps and concrete conveyors.)  ASME has released B30.27-2014.  It is currently available as an electronic download and as a printed booklet.  The date of issuance was March 26, 2014.  It becomes effective one year after the date of […]

Irving Equipment Announces Arrival of Loop Belt® Truck Mounted Conveyors

Irving Equipment is pleased to announce the arrival of Loop Belt® truck mounted conveyors. Offering the LB32T4 and LB40T5 models, they are 100% designed, patented, and built in the US. Boasting several brand new patents on each model, with others pending, both units offer advantages and applications that outperform other competitive placing systems. Loop Belt® […]

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