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Technique inspired by dolphins could improve tests of soft materials such as drying cement

Technique inspired by dolphins could improve tests of soft materials such as drying cement When you deform a soft material such as Silly Putty, its properties change depending on how fast you stretch and squeeze it. If you leave the putty in a small glass, it will eventually spread out like a liquid. If you …

Leveraging technology with Wirtgen SP 15i and SP 25i slipform pavers

Leveraging technology with Wirtgen SP 15i and SP 25i slipform pavers A Kentucky concrete slipform contractor has moved in a big way into curb, gutter and parapet construction by utilizing the advanced technology available to them. Fox Enterprises now constructs offset curb, gutter and parking lot “island” placements using an on-site guidance system. The system permits …

Thomas Beton helps German customers build solid foundations with help from Ammann

Thomas Beton helps German customers build solid foundations with help from Ammann Thomas Beton numbers among the leading producers of high-quality ready-mix concrete in northern Germany. Every day, the company’s fleet delivers concrete for residential, commercial and industrial building projects, and also for infrastructure and agricultural construction. Customers are equally welcome to collect their own …

Concrete roughed up by Aquajet Systems Rotolance Hydrodemolition attachments

Concrete roughed up by Aquajet Systems Rotolance Hydrodemolition attachments Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, offers the Rotolance attachments. The powerful tool works in conjunction with Aquajet’s Aqua Cutter 710 hydrodemolition robots as well as the Aqua Spine and Aqua Frame to deliver water pressures in excess of 36,000 psi through …

Tarmac moves to a regional transport model for cement hauliers

Tarmac moves to a regional transport model for cement hauliers Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business, is to restructure the distribution model for its Cement and Lime division to deliver an enhanced service for its customers. A comprehensive strategic review has informed the decision to move to a more flexible …

CEMEX UK chooses another Rapidmix Mobile Continuous Concrete Mixing Plant

CEMEX UK chooses another Rapidmix Mobile Continuous Concrete Mixing Plant Rapid International Ltd (County Armagh, Northern Ireland) has recently supplied CEMEX UK with a new Rapidmix 600CW mobile continuous concrete mixing plant / pugmill for production of cementitious mixes including Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) and Cement Bound Granular Material (CBGM) at various sites. CEMEX is …

E-Z Drill expanding their dealer network with Mid Country Machinery

E-Z Drill expanding their dealer network with Mid Country Machinery E-Z Drill, a leading manufacturer of concrete drilling and doweling equipment, has added Mid Country Machinery to its dealer network. In addition to Mid Country’s Fort Dodge, Waterloo and Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, locations, customers can also purchase and rent E-Z Drill equipment from the dealer’s Brewerton, …

Ammann CBS 105 Elba concrete mixing plant heads to the Hauts-de-France region

Ammann CBS 105 Elba concrete mixing plant heads to the Hauts-de-France region GTP is an independent family company owned and managed by the Pruvo brothers at Cauchy-à-la-Tour near Béthune in the Hauts-de-France region. Housed in a former brickworks, the firm specialises in recycling various materials with a particular focus on road residues. With the aim …

New York’s JC Smith awarded Minnich Manufacturing dealership

New York’s JC Smith awarded Minnich Manufacturing dealership Minnich Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators and vibrator monitoring systems celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, has added New York’s JC Smith Inc. to its dealer network. One of the largest construction supply operations in Upstate New York, JC Smith now …

SIKA launches new Mortar Production in Vietnam

SIKA launches new Mortar Production in Vietnam Sika is pushing ahead with the significant expansion of its plant in Bac Ninh in northern Vietnam, underscoring its commitment to dynamic growth in the country’s booming construction market. A state-of-the-art facility for mortar production has come on stream alongside the existing production of concrete admixtures. This most …

KwaMhlanga doubles roadwork production with Rapidmix Mobile Continuous Concrete Plant

KwaMhlanga doubles roadwork production with Rapidmix Mobile Continuous Concrete Plant Rapid International Ltd based in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, has recently supplied KwaMhlanga Group in Gauteng province, South Africa, with a new Rapidmix 400CW mobile continuous concrete mixing plant for production of road subbase in South Africa. KwaMhlanga Group is a large, diverse, civil engineering …

Bobcat introduce new WS-SL20 Wheel Saw attachment

Bobcat introduce new WS-SL20 Wheel Saw attachment Bobcat is launching the new WS-SL20 Self-Levelling Wheel Saw. Approved for use on the Bobcat S630, S650, S770 and S850 skid-steer loaders; the T590, T650, T770 and T870 compact track loaders and the A770 all-wheel steer loader, the new WS-SL20 Wheel Saw is designed to cut efficiently through …

SENNEBOGEN material handler feeds LZR concrete plant in Bavaria

SENNEBOGEN material handler feeds LZR concrete plant in Bavaria The founding of sand and gravel excavating company “Lenz & Co” in 1906 laid the cornerstone for today’s LZR – Lenz Ziegler Reifenscheid GmbH in Kitzingen, Bavaria. Today, the family-owned company not only supplies ready-mixed concrete, but is also active in demolition and waste disposal. Since …

MSU developing high-strength Concrete to save Montana time and money

MSU developing high-strength Concrete to save Montana time and money In a lab at Montana State University, researchers use massive hydraulic pistons to crush samples of concrete in order to determine the material’s strength. To test what’s called ultra-high performance concrete, they’ve had to ratchet up the force. “One little square inch of this concrete …

Minnich Manufacturing announces their Top Dealers of 2017

Minnich Manufacturing announces their Top Dealers of 2017 Minnich Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators and vibrator monitoring systems celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, has announced its top dealers of 2017 according to sales performance. “Outstanding dealer partners are key to our success and the success of contractors who …

Kasco Mining choose Rapidmix Concrete Mixing Plant for Mine Backfill in Tanzania

Kasco Mining choose Rapidmix Concrete Mixing Plant for Mine Backfill in Tanzania Rapid International has recently supplied Kasco Construction Ltd (Mwanza, Tanzania) with a new Rapidmix mobile continuous concrete mixing plant for production of mine backfill within a mine in the North Mara region of Tanzania. Kasco Mining and Construction Ltd is a subsidiary of …

Cities of the future may be built with volcanic ash

Cities of the future may be built with volcanic ash Study finds adding volcanic ash reduces the overall energy required to manufacture concrete. MIT engineers working with scientists in Kuwait have found that volcanic rocks, when pulverized into a fine ash, can be used as a sustainable additive in concrete structures. In a paper published …

Liebherr introduces mobile tower silo for concrete batching plants

Liebherr introduces mobile tower silo for concrete batching plants Liebherr can now offer another silo variant for its concrete batching plants: A mobile tower silo for the storage of aggregate complements Liebherr’s concrete batching plant product range. In addition to the three – six chamber inline silo, a tower silo for aggregate storage can now …

World of Concrete Asia 2018

World of Concrete Asia 2018 Date: 19 – 21 November 2018 Country: China Location: Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China Website: www.worldofconcrete.com/en/international/woc-asia.html Details: In 2018, World of Concrete Asia will be launching in China, and will showcase a full range of products for the concrete and masonry professional during World of Concrete Asia, China Floor …

Minnich introduces M-Box Vibration Control Solution at World of Concrete

Minnich introduces M-Box Vibration Control Solution at World of Concrete Minnich Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators and vibrator monitoring systems celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, has introduced the M-Box vibration control solution at World of Concrete in Las Vegas. The Minnich M-Box is an innovative control speed high-cycle …

Intermat Innovation Award for Sika in 3D Concrete Printing

Intermat Innovation Award for Sika in 3D Concrete Printing At the 2018 INTERMAT Innovation Awards, Sika has won the special “World of Concrete Europe” prize for its achievements in 3D printing for the construction industry. The prize was awarded at the INTERMAT international trade show for construction and infrastructure in Paris. The INTERMAT jury was …

ELE release rugged penetrometers for field-testing concrete and soils

ELE release rugged penetrometers for field-testing concrete and soils Pocket penetrometers have been manufactured by ELE International for decades, but as part of the company’s continuous product development programme, two new rugged versions are now available. “The most important feature of the new penetrometers is that they are made from ground and polished stainless steel …

Strickland launch multi-function concrete pulveriser and tree stump cracker

Strickland launch multi-function concrete pulveriser and tree stump cracker Strickland MFG has become one of the leading suppliers of ground engaging attachments to the UK construction industry. For over 5 decades the Strickland brand have invested heavily in developing multi-function, cost effective solutions for construction and demolition tasks. The S-Lock coupler is testament to the …

Atlas Copco to divest concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group

Atlas Copco to divest concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has agreed to divest its concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group’s Construction division. The business had revenues of approximately MEUR 57 (MSEK 570) in 2016. In total, approximately 200 employees will join Husqvarna Group. …

SMM Sonderbau commissions a new CBS 100 SL Elba concrete mixing plant

SMM Sonderbau commissions a new CBS 100 SL Elba concrete mixing plant The Müller construction company, headquartered at Weiding near Cham in Germany’s Upper Palatinate region is renowned far beyond the borders of their region for their excellence in general construction and civil engineering work as well as turnkey projects. The Müller family that owns …

SIKA builds stronger Northern America and Latin America operations while expanding into Mexico

SIKA builds stronger Northern America and Latin America operations while expanding into Mexico The Board of Directors of Sika has decided to set up a new, strong region Americas. The aim is to create a more efficient supply chain and benefit from larger purchasing volumes in the closely intertwined regions of North and Latin America. …

American Concrete Institute expands mission to focus on Global Concrete Standards

American Concrete Institute expands mission to focus on Global Concrete Standards The American Concrete Institute announces that its mission has been expanded to reflect its proactive approach to advocating the global adoption of ACI standards. ACI – a leading authority and resource worldwide for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials – …

50 years of concrete truck mixers from Liebherr

50 years of concrete truck mixers from Liebherr Liebherr has been producing truck mixers for concrete transport for 50 years. The product is undergoing continuous development to deliver further customer advantages, and the fifth generation of truck mixer is now in production. The truck mixer product range is celebrating its 50th anniversary, with the first …

Construction Lab Technician admits faking test results on mega bridge project

Construction Lab Technician admits faking test results on mega bridge project The 55km Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and tunnel project started in 2011 and will link the three major cities of Zhuhai in mainland China, with Hong Kong and Macau. The project has been plagued by 270 accidents, 10 deaths, 600 injuries, extensive delays and a …

Concrete Canvas wins Samsung Innovation Award

Concrete Canvas wins Samsung Innovation Award Concrete Canvas was named the Samsung Innovation Award Winner at the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards gala dinner ceremony, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. This award recognises the company that successfully applies any form of innovation, and celebrates the ideas that have had the …

SIKA gears up for high performance concrete reinforcing fibre production for EMEA

SIKA gears up for high performance concrete reinforcing fibre production for EMEA Sika has started producing high-performance concrete reinforcing fibre for clients in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at its manufacturing facility in Troisdorf, Germany, where a new production line has been commissioned. Made of a thermoplastic material (polypropylene), the fibres are used …

ELE introduce new technology for concrete and cement testing

ELE introduce new technology for concrete and cement testing ELE International has launched a new automatic control unit for concrete and cement testing. The ADR Touch Control Pro system brings the latest technology into the materials testing laboratory, whilst also combining a wide range of new features that have been developed specifically in response to …

Eth Zurich invents technique for making an ultra-thin concrete roof

Eth Zurich invents technique for making an ultra-thin concrete roof Researchers from ETH Zurich have built a prototype of an ultra-thin, curved concrete roof using innovative digital design and fabrication methods. The tested novel formwork system will be used in an actual construction project for the first time next year. A prototype for an ultra-thin, …

MIT students fortify concrete by adding irradiated recycled plastic

MIT students fortify concrete by adding irradiated recycled plastic Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street barriers, to buildings and bridges, according to a new study. MIT undergraduate students have found that, by exposing plastic flakes to small, harmless doses of gamma radiation, …

LafargeHolcim supplies eco-friendly high-performance concrete for new Mexico City Airport

LafargeHolcim supplies eco-friendly high-performance concrete for new Mexico City Airport LafargeHolcim will supply environmentally friendly, high-performance concretes for the construction of Mexico City Airport. Designed by architects Lord Foster and Fernando Romero, the project will be the world’s most sustainable airport and will eventually serve 68 million passengers a year. LafargeHolcim’s concrete solutions used for …

BAM Nuttall and Strathclyde Uni study how bacteria can solidify soil to replace concrete

BAM Nuttall and Strathclyde Uni study how bacteria can solidify soil to replace concrete Professor Rebecca Lunn MBE of the University of Strathclyde has extended her well-established partnership with BAM Nuttall by taking up the five-year post of BAM Nuttall / RAEng Research Chair in Biomineral Technologies for Ground Engineering. Professor Lunn will examine and …

Rapids bespoke mixing technology facilitates Collier Group’s entrance into concrete industry

Rapids bespoke mixing technology facilitates Collier Group’s entrance into concrete industry Rapid International Ltd based in County Armagh, Northern Ireland has supplied Collier Group of Fife, Scotland with its first bespoke concrete batching plant, which signified the Group’s entrance into the readymix and precast concrete industry. The batching plant was installed at the company’s Goathill …

MIT puts cement under microscope to make stronger and more sustainable concrete

MIT puts cement under microscope to make stronger and more sustainable concrete Cement materials, including cement paste, mortar, and concrete, are the most widely manufactured materials in the world. Their carbon footprint is similarly hefty: The processes involved in making cement contribute almost 6 percent of global carbon emissions. The demand for these materials is unlikely …

Monitor concrete temperature and maturity wirelessly with COMMAND Center for iOS App

Monitor concrete temperature and maturity wirelessly with COMMAND Center for iOS App Pavement engineering firm The Transtec Group released a wireless option for the COMMAND Center concrete temperature and maturity system. Builders, subcontractors, suppliers, testing firms, owners and owner agencies, engineers, and architects can now measure and log concrete temperature history, calculate maturity, and evaluate …

MixIt in London expands with a fifth Rapid pan concrete mixer

MixIt in London expands with a fifth Rapid pan concrete mixer Rapid International Ltd, based in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, has recently supplied London concrete contractor, MixIt Ltd, with its fifth Rapid pan concrete mixer. MixIt is one of the largest and well-known concrete contractors in Southern England and has been servicing domestic and commercial …

GSSI introduces a handheld all-in-one GPR Concrete Inspection System

GSSI introduces a handheld all-in-one GPR Concrete Inspection System GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces the availability of a new accessory for the industry standard StructureScan Mini XT. The Palm XT is a miniaturized GPR antenna that is designed to greatly enhance the capabilities of the StructureScan™ Mini XT …

Concrete hydrodemolition technology used in Johannesburg bridge rehabilitation

Concrete hydrodemolition technology used in Johannesburg bridge rehabilitation Major structural repairs to the M1 North highway bridges over Oxford and Federation Roads in Johannesburg were recently completed. The removal of superfluous concrete in preparation was made possible through hydrodemolition, which was successfully undertaken by Total Blasting, South Africa’s leading water jetting solutions company. Commissioned by …

Precast Concrete drainage components used for Phoenixville’s New School Stormwater Management System

Precast Concrete drainage components used for Phoenixville’s New School Stormwater Management System Oldcastle Precast recently supplied over 11,000-feet Class III reinforced concrete pipe, along with multiple precast concrete stormwater drainage and sanitary structures for Phoenixville Area School District’s new 152,000-square-foot school and early learning center’s stormwater management system in Phoenixville, Pa. Ensuring conformance with desired …

Doka celebrates the forming of its 1,000th highrise

Doka celebrates the forming of its 1,000th highrise Competence at any height Every highrise is unique – as is the associated formwork solution. Competence is crucial for developing a custom formwork solution. In the high rise sector Doka has more than 40 years’ experience with self-climbing formwork. This year, the company will successfully carry out …

Oldcastle Precast produce post-tensioned bridge slabs for Pine Basin Bridge replacement

Oldcastle Precast produce post-tensioned bridge slabs for Pine Basin Bridge replacement Oldcastle Precast Idaho Falls teamed with Bonneville Power Administration, HK Contractors, and Bryant Greene Concrete to replace the bridge at the entrance to Pine Basin Camp in Swan Valley, Idaho. Condemned in the fall of 2016, this bridge serves as the only access to …

Doka’s Concremote concrete sensor technology crowned “Commercial Innovation of the year”

Doka’s Concremote concrete sensor technology crowned “Commercial Innovation of the year” Doka UK was awarded for the innovative concrete- sensor technology Concremote with this year’s Construction News Award. Concremote allows construction firms to digitally monitor their concrete mix by providing live data on the temperature and hydration of in-situ concrete. The award-winning concrete sensor technology …

Volvo EC750E 75 tonne crawler excavator makes Eastern European debut

Volvo EC750E 75 tonne crawler excavator makes Eastern European debut Polish cement company, Cementownia Warta’s Volvo EC750E crawler excavator is the first of its kind in Eastern Europe, powering productivity at its limestone operations. Cement is arguably the most important construction material. Buildings, technical and industrial constructions, infrastructure facilities, dams, roads and bridges – you …

Radar measurement technology brings accuracy and productivity to cement plants

Radar measurement technology brings accuracy and productivity to cement plants New radar technology offers accurate continuous level measurement in cement plants not affected by internal structural objects and build-ups in silos. A variety of issues affect accurate continuous level measurement in cement plants. The most critical concerns are dust, heavy build-ups, low-reflective media, and uneven …

4 important safety tips for Concrete Dowel Drilling

4 important safety tips for Concrete Dowel Drilling Employers pay nearly US$1 billion per week in direct workers’ compensation costs in the USA, according to some estimates, reports OSHA. Indirect costs add up further. Road construction, public works and related outdoor jobs that require large tools and machines and operate near traffic pose greater risks …

New Rapidmix opens up a world of project opportunities for Andale Construction.

New Rapidmix opens up a world of project opportunities for Andale Construction. In conjunction with its US sales partner, Rapid International USA, Inc, Rapid has recently supplied a Rapidmix 400CW mobile continuous concrete mixing plant to Andale Construction of Wichita, Kansas, USA. The Rapidmix 400CW has just completed the North Gate Improvement project, at the …

Oldcastle Precast bridge projects win design excellence awards

Oldcastle Precast bridge projects win design excellence awards Oldcastle Precast’s Skilton Road Bridge Rehabilitation and Interstate-10 Tex Wash Bridge Emergency Replacement Projects were recipients of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI) 2016 Design Excellence Awards. During the 54th annual PCI Design Award Program, twenty-six awards were presented to projects across North America, including best-in-class awards for both …

Unusual geometry formwork delivers curves, corners and edges

Unusual geometry formwork delivers curves, corners and edges Unusual geometry and best-time progress: formworking operations 50 % faster and commissioning quantities lower on the AWO-Föhrenpark retirement home project. The ‘Arbeiterwohlfahrt’, (workers’ welfare association, AWO) has commissioned a new retirement home in the south-west of Bavaria’s capital city, Munich. Formwork know-how from Doka is contributing to …

136.8′ Super-Girders used to replace Washington’s Miles Creston Bridge

136.8′ Super-Girders used to replace Washington’s Miles Creston Bridge Lincoln County and Nicholls/Kovich Engineers specified an optimized girder shape, known as a “Super-Girder.” As part of the Lincoln County Bridge Replacement Program, Oldcastle Precast of Spokane, Washington fabricated 136.8-foot-long prestressed concrete super-girders for the new Miles Creston Bridge in Lincoln County, Washington. The term “super-girder” …

Rapid’s Planetary Concrete Mixer gives Lagan the edge

Rapid’s Planetary Concrete Mixer gives Lagan the edge Rapid International Ltd based in Northern Ireland has recently supplied Lagan Tile with a new RP1000 Rapid Planetary Concrete Mixer. The mixer was chosen due to its high capacity and increased levels of energy efficiency. Lagan Tile began producing concrete roof tiles in 1995 and has grown rapidly, supplying customers in all sectors …

Brokk introduces powerful Brokk 500 Demolition Machine

Brokk introduces powerful Brokk 500 Demolition Robot Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, introduces the new Brokk 500, which features 40 percent more demolition power than the Brokk 400 as well as the Brokk SmartPower™ electrical system, a more powerful breaker, extended reach and industry-leading serviceability. As well as adding a portion of good …

Husqvarna new floor saw FS 7000 DL maximizes deep cutting production, reducing emissions.

Husqvarna new floor saw FS 7000 DL maximizes deep cutting production, reducing emissions. In the roadbuilding industry, new legislative and environmental demands are emerging fast. When Husqvarna started developing the successor to the renowned flagship floor saw FS 8400 D, the aim was to cut emissions and boost productivity at the same time. A major challenge that …

Mechanical Concrete Pothole Terminator promises tyre based pothole repairs

Mechanical Concrete Pothole Terminator promises tyre based pothole repairs Inventor and former West Virginia Secretary of Transportation – Samuel G. Bonasso and his partner – Jim Matuga have developed a long-term repair for potholes – the “Mechanical Concrete Pothole Terminator.” According to Bonasso “We have a long-term, permanent solution that can actually reduce the costs …

Oldcastle Precast supplies 7,000 precast concrete highway slabs for highway in California

Oldcastle Precast supplies 7,000 precast concrete highway slabs for highway in California Precast concrete highway pavement slabs are increasing in popularity for use in rapid highway construction. This is, in part, the result of many state departments of transportation recognizing the efficiency of the precast slab method and selecting it for use on an increasing number of state …

Ammann launches a blog for asphalt and concrete plant operators

Ammann launches a blog for asphalt and concrete plant operators A new blog from Ammann provides valuable insight and tips to asphalt and concrete plant operators. “The Operator Club Blog is up and running, and we’ve already had very positive feedback from readers,” said Massimo Mezzofanti, Global Marketing & Communications Director. “Ammann is all about providing solutions. …

A Speedy Plant for a Speedy Road

A Speedy Plant for a Speedy Road CBT 60 SL Elba Plays Key Role on Russian Tollway One day, the M11 will be a high-speed Russian motorway. Today, the contractor building the road is relying on a mobile concrete-mixing plant that offers speed when it comes to relocation. “We acquired the CBT 60 SL Elba …

E-Z Drill releases dust collection cart for handheld drills

E-Z Drill releases dust collection cart for handheld drills E-Z Drill, Inc, a concrete dowel drill manufacturer has just launched a Dust Collection Cart that can be used with handheld drills. The system uses the same technology as E-Z Drill’s concrete dowel drill Dust Collection System and meets all engineering and control methods outlined in …

Concrete and asphalt from a single source as Wirtgen machines rehabilitate Germany’s A5

Concrete and asphalt from a single source as Wirtgen machines rehabilitate Germany’s A5 These days, highways surfaced exclusively with concrete or asphalt are something of a rarity in Germany, particularly in its more densely populated regions. Hybrid roads are built instead, depending on the structural requirements and the predicted traffic volume – as was the case with …

Australian Concrete Curb Experts – this is how it’s done!

Acrobatics aren’t usually part of a tradesman’s job, but these Australian Concrete Curb Experts have found a unique way to make a perfectly smooth curb in no time at all. This video was posted to Facebook and shows two tradesmen using the human wheelbarrow technique, carrying one leg each of their co-worker who is holding a …

New SP 60i Series Slipform Pavers from Wirtgen

Wirtgen’s latest slip form paver the SP 60i series replaces the SP 500 – and opens up new possibilities for contractors. Thanks to its versatility in inset and offset applications, the SP 60i series is the new multi-talent for concrete paving. With its SP 61i, SP 62i and SP 64i models, Wirtgen has developed a …

German Rail approves Alstom’s concrete slab track solution for high-speed main lines

The German rail authority has approved Alstom’s concrete slab track system for both high-speed and conventional rail services. Alstom has received recognition from the Eisenbahn-Bundesamt (EBA), the German Railway Federal Authority, for NBT, its concrete slab track solution for high-speed and conventional rail systems. This non-ballast track solution has been developed for mixed traffic at …