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Portable Concrete Mixer into War

2018-07-27T21:25:41+00:00July 27th, 2018|Customer Experiences, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

1.75 cubic yard cement mixer trailers work in Afghanistan It was a cold and frosty day in Oregon when these two portable cement mixer trailers were loaded onto the truck at the Cart-Away factory in McMinnville. In just a few weeks these two mixers will be producing concrete somewhere in the war-torn countrysides of Afghanistan.

Two Portable Concrete Mixer to Canada

2018-09-26T03:04:47+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Customer Experiences, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

The driver pulled in with a 24-foot bed and so we nested the two large mixers together so that he could take them up to a big construction project in Canada. This is how you put 27' of mixers into 24' of space. These portable concrete mixers will produce cement-based construction mixes for one of

Truth in Cement Mixer Advertising

2018-08-31T22:37:21+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

WARNING... Read the fine print on mixer specifications We will not share the name of the manufacturer of this skid steer mixer, because it really doesn't matter. The issue of inflated capacity claims is nearly universal in the small concrete mixer universe. It is not our intention to suggest that these machines are not good, just

Cart-Away mixers are Cash Cows

2018-08-31T23:14:28+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

DC has decorated concrete cows, but Cart-Away has Cash Cows Someone is mixing a little fun into the Maryland workday using the local concrete cows. They are sneaking around decorating the bovine and adding some entertainment for the community. This story reminded me that we had called the Cart-Away concrete mixer "The Concrete Cash Cow" at one time.

Keeping Mixing Trailers Clean

2018-08-31T23:11:47+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Municipal, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

Good concrete mixer maintenance takes a little extra effort On a recent trip into California, we found a company that is the World Champion of mixer cleanliness. The guys at River City Rentals have set a very high bar for their equipment maintenance programs, and their Cart-Away portable concrete mixers are a great example of this effort. Cement mixing

Adding Ready-mix Trucks to Cart-Away

2018-08-31T23:10:12+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Concrete mixing in trucks and trailers Over the years we have helped hundreds of ready-mixed concrete suppliers get established within their community. And during that time we have seen many different combinations of portable cement mixing solutions. In most cases, the ready-mixed concrete location uses a standard Cart-Away material batching system that has been adapted

Who uses Concrete Trailers?

2018-09-26T03:09:18+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

We conducted a Field Survey The following findings are from a ten-day field survey conducted in several rental and landscape supply locations that use the U-cart business model. Each location serves their community with a small concrete batch plant and a fleet of trailers. The purpose of the survey was to discover who used concrete

How to Place a Bronze Grave Memorial

2018-09-26T03:08:46+00:00July 26th, 2018|Contractor, End User, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

NOTE: It is recommended that you schedule your memorial sets and prepare several sites before mixing a batch of concrete. Equipment: Shovel Post hole digger Tape Measure Level 4 re-enforced steel bars 30″ in length Steel bar, mesh or fiber reinforcement Wire twist ties (for steel bars) Hammer Empty coffee can or PVC pipe 6″-8″

Remote Concrete Pour – Lake Chelan

2018-07-26T19:42:36+00:00July 26th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Concrete footings create a challenge Until someone discovers a practical replacement for the concrete foundation there will be challenges for remote construction footings. One such concrete challenge is playing out on the edge of Lake Chelan in Washington State. A custom vacation house is being constructed deep in the bottom of a canyon. The

Cell Tower Requires Portable Concrete Mixer

2018-08-31T22:46:46+00:00October 26th, 2017|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

When Global Tower Service needed a cell tower foundation poured in the top of the Chuckwalla Mountains, they turned to the Cart-Away CUBE. The remote location and the need to pour over 30 cubic yards of concrete made this portable cement mixer a very practical solution. Getting a ready-mixed truck to the site was not cost-effective and using a smaller