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Market growth of prestressed concrete slabs in Vietnam
The growth of the construction market and the desire to make improvements to building quality are pushing Vietnamese companies to use new technologies and in particular with regards to precast elements. One of these companies is Minh Duc Concrete & Construction Company who has just launched a new and modern plant capable of producing a wide range ... 

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ICCX Asia with support from fib and PCI

With the support of fib (International Federation for Structural Concrete) and PCI (Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute), two important partners are assisting the premier of ICCX Asia, which will contribute significantly to the success of this industry event. Both associations provide internationally recognised speakers, who will specifically ad... 



Structural concrete with density below 1100 kg/m3

The paper presents the development of structural lightweight aggregate concrete (LWAC) with density below 1100 kg/m3. It includes the mix design development of self-compacting LWACs with fresh concrete densities in the range of 1000 to 1100 kg/m3 and 28 d compressive cylinder strengths 18-21 MPa. Ordinary commercially available materials were used,... 



Vibrating molding machines for the production of precast concrete elements

VibroCastTM, a trade mark owned by Expomat S.a.s., produces and markets vibrating molding machines with relative molds for the production of precast concrete elements. Emerging alongside other international historic brands, the Italian Vibrocast is committed to innovation. At the service of efficiency, reliability, and durability, the up-to-date R... 



Lithobeton banks on new high-grade concrete pipe making machine

Lithobeton had long planned to acquire a new machine for concrete pipe production. The choice fell on a modern concrete pipe machine of the type Souveraen 1630 from BFS Betonfertigteilsysteme GmbH of Blaubeuren. The machine has been in use since the summer of 2016. 



High quality façade panel production developed in Germany

housefabrik represents the next generation of Pre-Fab elements and production lines – innovative, green, high performance, economic and fast. The company developed a new and innovative endless production line that allows a high-speed production of tailored façade panels with Ultra High Performance Concrete that consists of 90% local raw materials.... 


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