Concrete

Cemen Tech has announced significant upgrades to ACCU-POUR Office and Mobile, the company's advanced suite of cloud-based productivity solutions for volumetric concrete mixer users. Brimming with new features, ACCU-POUR continues to grow and evolve based on the needs of today's concrete contractors.

Curb Roller Manufacturing, a world leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, introduces the Eel Screed 6100, a corded roller screed designed for operator comfort and easy transportation. The design of the Eel Screed 6100 allows contractors, rental customers and other operators to finish concrete screeding faster and more comfortably than alternate methods, according to the manufacturer.

Allen announced the debut of its newest wheel buggies: the AW16 and the AW21. The AW16 is a wheel buggy that comes with electric start or recoil start options and allows the operator to place materials with precision. The AW16 is equipped with a large 16 cu.

Curb Roller Manufacturing, a world leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, offers the Curb Roller CM4000, a single-operator machine for shaping concrete for curb and gutter work. The CM4000 reduces the labor of shaping curb and gutter pours, allowing crews to complete work up to twice as fast as manual methods or face forming, according to the manufacturer.

Cemen Tech has announced its training webinar seriesfor April 2020. Available at no cost, Cemen Tech's webinars cover a variety of important topics related to the volumetric concrete industry. The ongoing webinar series is hosted by Cemen Tech volumetric concrete experts, and often features contractors, aggregate product manufacturers, equipment finance professionals and other guest speakers.

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) announced the recipients of the 2019 ACPA Awards: Pioneer Award: Roy and Dawn Thompson In 1986, Roy and Dawn Thompson co-founded Hauser, Idaho's Champion Concrete Pumping Inc. Through the years, Champion has pushed to develop the concrete pumping industry in their area and was the first to utilize separate placing booms and bring in big booms to the greater Coeur d'Alene/Spokane area.

The ACPA announced the election of its new executive board at the ACPA Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation on Feb. 5, 2020, in Las Vegas. Elected to serve a one-year term, the newly elected Executive Board includes: Executive Board President: Gary Brown—R.

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) announced updates to the ACPA Operator Training and Certification Program. Referred to as "Certification 2020," the new program will launch by mid-year 2020 for ACPA operator certification. "The new training and certification program focuses on elevating the quality and effectiveness of operator safety training and will raise the bar for safety in our industry," said Christi Collins, ACPA executive director.

The new Husqvarna Soff-Cut 150 E is — simply stated — an electric version of the gas-powered Husqvarna Soff-Cut 150, which has become popular among contractors due to its reliable performance, low weight, swift handling and excellent results.

Through its acquisition of Wacker Neuson Group's ride-on and walk-behind trowels, Husqvarna can support contractors the whole way through pouring concrete to a finished floor — no matter the type, size or ambition level of the project. "Power trowels complement our current range in a great way, connecting the entire process from ground compaction to polished concrete floors, and fits well into our divisional strategy to grow our concrete surfaces and floors business.

Husqvarna's first ever gas-driven floor grinder enables contractors to grind outside with the PG 400 Petrol. The PG 400 Petrol is a powerful grinder capable of grinding lippage in concrete slabs, trip hazards and removal of paint, epoxy and spackle on medium to large concrete areas.