Current Issue 5 / 2017 *


14-16 February 2018, Ossa, Poland
 ICCX Central Europe 2018

5 to 8 December 2017, Park Inn Pulkovskaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
 Register now for ICCX Russia 2017!

International Concrete Conference & Exhibition
 ICCX Middle East Debuts in Sharjah with 100 Exhibitors


Book review
 Durability of concrete:  design and construction

“WiTraBau – Knowledge Transfer into the Construction Industry”
 From Laboratory into Practice – German Approach for Accelerating the Transfer of innovative …

Synthetic fiber reinforced outdoor furniture made of concrete wins coveted architecture-award
 Architizer A+ Award for precast elements

SySpro Gruppe Betonbauteile e. V. , 63526 Erlensee, Germany
 Architects’ Manual “Precast Concrete Façades and the Thermowall System”  Updated

A view on the current situation
 Cement, Concrete and Pre Cast Concrete Industry in India

 Building with robots and 3D printers

BIBM The European Federation for Precast Concrete, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
 Using a higher fraction of inert construction and demolition waste in precast elements made …


MCT Italy Srl, 06084 Bettona, Italy
 Efficient and flexible concrete distribution and casting systems

Teltronik Computer Control, GP Steuerungs- und Anlagenbau GmbH, 14513 Teltow, Germany
 Quality improvement in concrete block production by upgrading software with moisture dosage …

Hydrostop, 49280 St Léger-sous-Cholet, France
 Comprehensive management of the flow in batching & mixing plants: automated recovery, treatment …

Wacker Neuson concrete solutions, 80809 Munich, Germany
 Optimum concrete compaction in Metro project in Nagpur, India

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG, 74736 Hardheim, Germany
 New Options for the Modernization of Mixing Systems

Cathay Industries Europe N.V., 9400 Ninove, Belgium
 New colour shades offer new possibilities

Teaching and Research
 Performance Evaluation of Construction Systems in Brazil

Knitting Bespoke Reinforcement for New Concrete Structures
 Filament winding fabrication of FRP reinforcement cages

Steel fibre-reinforced lightweight concrete
 Reduction of minimum reinforcement in lightweight concrete elements through use of steel fibres

C³ – Carbon Concrete Composite e. V., 01067 Dresden, Germany
 Spacer system for carbon and textile reinforced concrete


Teka Maschinenbau GmbH, 67480 Edenkoben, Germany
 Feiner invests in new mixing technology for concrete paving slabs production

Jakob Stockschläder GmbH & Co.KG, 56299 Ochtendung, Germany
 Jasto renews plant equipment for concrete block production

Assyx GmbH & Co. KG, 56626 Andernach, Germany
 Production area doubled

Quadra, 74130 Contamine-sur-Arve, France
 Performance, product quality and flexibility: high-capacity vibrating press of high capacity set-up…

Kobra Formen GmbH, 08485 Lengenfeld, Germany
 Hollow block mould assembly: from welded to bolted versions – a constructional journey through time

Zenith Maschinenfabrik GmbH, 57290 Neunkirchen, Germany
 New Fully Automatic Concrete Block Production Line for Osman Group’s,  Technocrete, Egypt

MEC srl, 38050 Scurelle TN, Italy
 Splitting machine for fair–faced concrete cladding tiles

Wasa Compound GmbH & Co. KG, 98617 Neubrunn, Germany
 New edition of a classic

Discussion of different types of curing designs
 Controlled Curing – Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Designs

The Duplex Block
 Two Functions – One Product


Wiggert & Co. GmbH, 76227 Karlsruhe, Germany
 AmeriTex taps new Texas markets with advanced new plant

BFS Betonfertigteilsysteme GmbH, 89143 Blaubeuren, Germany
 Proven and new production plants

Schlüsselbauer Technology GmbH & Co KG, 4673 Gaspoltshofen, Austria
 Beton Kemmler Supplies Monolithic Manhole Bases for Daimler Testing Ground

American Concrete Pipe Association, Irving, Texas 75063-2595, USA
 Concrete pipe facilities are far more than production plants


Dyckerhoff Weiss, 65203 Wiesbaden, Germany
 Suave white-cement façade developed with plane formwork

Nordimpianti System Srl, 66100 Chieti, Italy
 New non-load bearing partition wall panel production in Vietnam

mbk Maschinenbau GmbH, 88353 Kisslegg, Germany
 New cage welding machine for the manufacture of conical and round reinforcements for concrete poles

Ratec GmbH, Hockenheim, Germany
 State-of-the-art production and formwork technology for the Asian future markets

Trimble Solutions Corporation, 02131 Espoo, Finland
 Constructible models and collaboration tools enabled project efficiency and accuracy

B.T. Innovation GmbH, 39116 Magdeburg, Germany
 Sandwich wall, formwork-smooth on both sides, from a battery mould

aWeckenmann Anlagentechnik GmbH+Co.KG, 72358 Dormettingen, Germany
 Weckenmann has been manufacturing plants for precast concrete element production for 60 years

Nuspl Schalungsbau GmbH + Co. KG absorbed into Vollert Anlagenbau GmbH
 Nuspl become Vollert

Redi-Rock International, Charlevoix, MI 49720, USA
 Hollow-core freestanding retaining wall block adds to the complete large block wall system

Construx b.v.b.a.; 8531 Hulste; Belgium
 Universal lightwell mould

Progress Group GmbH, 60549 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 Isodal: success story of a small family firm

Progress Group GmbH, 60549 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 Isodal: success story of a small family firm

Bianchi Casseforme srl, 43045 Fornovo di Taro (PR), Italy
 Reliable and precise concrete distribution in the precast plant

Echo Precast Engineering NV, 3530 Houthalen, Belgium
 Westkon Precast: “Flexible slipformer production is the key to success”

Project “Calamar”
 Innovative Precast Technology for Tunnelling with Prestressed Precast Concrete Slabs

A straightforward approach for checking the lateral stability
 The behavior of long precast prestressed concrete girders during lifting


Rapid International Ltd, Portadown, Co Armagh, BT62 2LX, Northern Ireland
 A World of Project Opportunities for Andale Construction

SBM Mineral Processing GmbH, 4664 Oberweis, Austria
 Better, Faster and Safer to the Destination with Tunnelling Expertise

Walter Gerätebau GmbH, 74343 Sachsenheim-Ochsenbach, Germany
 Automatic Drum Interior Cleaning System for Readymix Trucks

Liebherr-Mischtechnik GmbH, 88427 Bad Schussenried, Germany
 New Truck Mounted Concrete Pump – compact on roads, wide reach on construction sites


Organization in Dubai and Doha
 International Concrete Technology Forum 2017

 World of Concrete Asia, 4.-6. December, Shanghai New International Expo Center

CSG Engineering S.r.l, 29017 Fiorenzuola D'Arda (PC), Italy
 Technical Mission to Italy – October 7-13, 2017

Developments in materials and processes
 Concrete for the Modern Age,  Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

15 and 16 November 2017
 IAB Science Days:  Substantial Room for Dialogue

A conference for the precast industry
 Engineering Days Celebrating 10th Anniversary

Journée Expertise & Construction
 Successful 3rd edition: A reason for celebrating the 50th anniversary of Cerib

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