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BIBM Congress 2017 –  An exchange on smart and modern solutions

From May 17-19, 2017, the international precast concrete industry will meet in Madrid, Spain, during the 22nd BIBM Congress. BIBM Con­­gresses are a unique opportunity to meet and discuss with industry professionals, politicians, academics and suppliers from all over the world. Organized every three years, current challenges, new concepts and fut... 

 

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Call for entries: Colored Concrete Works Award 2017

Colored concrete is being used increasingly as a premium building material. Numerous buildings are constructed every year around the world that are colored with inorganic pigments. Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will be presenting the third Colored Concrete Works Award in 2017 to architects who create modern architecture with colored concrete ... 

 

 CONCRETE PRODUCTS / CAST STONE

 
Phoenix Concrete Products in Dubai has been relying on solid plastic boards from the same supplier …

… for 23 years Phoenix Concrete Products, a concrete product manufacturer based in Dubai, outputs 150,000 concrete blocks each day on a production and office area totalling 50,000 m2. To achieve this, three systems are employed with a total of 9,000 production boards. Since 1994, only Wasa Uniplast and Wasa Uniplast Ultra solid plastic boards mad... 

 

 CONCRETE PIPES AND MANHOLES

 
Fábrica de Tubos Campeón in Costa Rica relies on quality from Germany for cage manufacturing

The very high quality of products from mbk is the result of many years of know-how, optimised transfer of knowledge, continuing innovative force and a reliable entrepreneurial intuition for the solutions of tomorrow's market. Since the company was founded in 1961, mbk has been developing and selling welding machines and plants for the concrete ind... 

 

 PRECAST CONCRETE ELEMENTS

 
To “BIM” or not to “BIM” –  The precast concrete industry challenge

Increasing introduction of BIM methodology within the projects is such an excellent opportunity to precast concrete industry as a way to its definitive consolidation. Both BIM and precast concrete are based on similar parameters: stricter control from design stage, quality, lower lifetime costs and, as result, more efficiency along the whole constr...