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Portable Concrete plant in a Mine

2020-01-28T02:55:45+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Cube, Customer Experiences, End User, Product Analysis & News|

Mining Application: Total Project = 98 yards The Teck Cominco Mine in Northern Washington needed several concrete slabs poured approximately 7.5 miles underground. They tried a contractor mixer and 80# pre-mixed bags of concrete. But with about 100 yards to pour, it became apparent that they would never make their deadlines and would wear-out several

Resort – Portable Concrete Mixer

2020-01-28T02:57:07+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Cube, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Resort Construction in the Bahamas A contractor building a resort on a remote island had a problem producing concrete for footings and grouting block. No ready-mix availability meant using a 1/3 yard portable mixer and losing valuable time. In addition, he could not get the consistent concrete strength that was demanded for the project. Using

Portable Batch Plant – Water Access

2018-08-31T23:52:51+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Cube, End User, Product Analysis & News|

Water Access Only  At a remote site on Silverwood Lake is a recreational facility that can only be accessed by boat. When it came time to upgrade the site, the contractor turned to the Cart-Away CUBE. as the ready-mix solution. The onsite batching system was used for rehabbing restrooms, shade structures, docks, and walkways. They

Concrete 101

2018-09-17T21:52:04+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Concrete Facts and Economic Strengths Concrete is the second most consumed product on earth, behind water. Yet, by comparison, concrete construction represents millions of more jobs and a much greater economic return than water. In fact, sustainable water projects rely heavily on concrete for storage, distribution, and reclamation. There are nearly 3 tons of concrete

Cement – The Glue that makes Concrete

2018-09-26T02:56:45+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, Product Analysis & News|

Strong concrete needs evenly distributed cement. Producing a strong concrete requires the appropriate blending of aggregates with Portland cement and water. With the correct recipe and a proper mixing process, these materials will conjoin into a “stew” that can harden into the most durable material on earth. This concrete stew loses its effectiveness when the

What is the Weight of Concrete?

2018-09-26T02:58:15+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, Product Analysis & News|

A standard concrete mix design is heavy It is important to understand some rules of thumb when it comes to working with concrete. The first and most obvious concept in these "guesstimates" is that concrete is heavy. Standard concrete is created from rock, sand, and cement, all of which are naturally heavy materials. There has

Rocks are Really Big – Baby!

2018-08-31T21:57:59+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Product Analysis & News|

No wonder there is so much concrete mixing going on... Every year the Mineral Information Institute delivers a baby... A mineral baby that is. The "baby" is the MII's way of demonstrating the demand for minerals in the United States. It is always amazing to us to realize the volume of materials it takes to maintain our society. When

What you hear is Good Concrete

2018-08-31T22:00:08+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

With an experienced ear, you can hear concrete mixing If you have worked concrete often enough you can recognize good concrete either by looking inside the cement mixer or watching as it comes out of the mixer and goes into the wheelbarrow or form. Concrete flows Whether your mixer is a 6 cubic foot Home

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