New Schwing S 38 SX Has Unique 5-Section Boom

November 10, 2016 (New Brighton, MN) – The new S 38 SX from Schwing combines a tight (22’ 10”) front outrigger spread with a lightweight (Federal Bridge Legal) design and a five-section boom with more articulation than any other boom style.  The new model is available in a three-axle configuration with cab-over truck or as a […]

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 […]

Cold Weather Concrete Pumping Tips

Courtesy of Peak Concrete Pumping

How to prevent or deal with concrete freezing in the concrete pump, which can stop the flow of concrete through the pipeline American Concrete Pumping Association & Schwing America, Inc. as seen at For Construction Cold weather pumping can present a variety of problems as compared to pumping in moderate temperatures. Most obvious, of […]

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