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New Releases Advance More Collaborative Construction Workflows

Trimble recently announced three new versions of its software for structural engineering, fabrication and construction teams: Tekla Structures 2017, Tekla Structural Designer 2017 and Tekla Tedds 2017. Continuous development of Tekla Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions demonstrates Trimble’s commitment to innovation in structural engineer... 

 

 CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

 
Opening of a plant for UHPC machine frames in China

Modern ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) now has a permanent place in mechanical engineering. Apart from the low costs, concrete offers advantages in both the vibration and thermal behaviour of machine tools and is increasingly replacing conventional materials such as grey cast iron or welded steel constructions. One of the market leaders in ... 

 

 CONCRETE PRODUCTS / CAST STONE

 
Energy efficiency in concrete block production

Masa GmbH from Andernach has been dealing successfully and innovatively with the topic of "energy efficiency in concrete block production" for several years. Apart from the possibilities to save energy costs, concrete block producers have a vested interest in analysing and improving the energy input and consumption of their plants, not least due to... 

 

 PRECAST CONCRETE ELEMENTS

 
Advanced production line for prestressed concrete floor slabs in the Russian city of Cheboksary

The ethos of the Chuvash Republic has been to encourage better and more affordable construction and this has directly led to the installation of a new production line from Nordimpianti being installed by the OAO JBK-1 company in the city of Cheboksary. The building strategy of the Chuvash Republic is a reflection of its population of 680,000 c... 

 

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