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5700-C-MAX Pours Solar Power Field in Japan

Concrete may be an age-old construction method, but one Japanese project has integrated the benefits of slipformed concrete with new energy solutions.   LIXIL Corporation, a leading Japanese company in the living and housing solutions industry, has begun creating renewable energy sources by turning unused land as well as factory rooftops into solar… Read More »

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Paving the Way to a New Future

Power Pavers customer SunWest Construction Development Corporation is paving a runway, taxiways, and aprons for the new Bicol International Airport in the Philippines.   The P4.7 billion (105-million USD) project underway in the Daraga municipality of Albay province in the Bicol Region has been in the works since 2006 as a replacement to… Read More »

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Building a New Future in New Zealand

Rebuilding has been slow in the New Zealand city of Christchurch following the earthquake that rocked the island nation in 2011. With many buildings “red-zoned” and deemed unsafe after the quake, it has taken time for the┬ácity’s damaged infrastructure to be rebuilt.   With the construction of new roads and developments now in… Read More »

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Pouring Curb & Gutter on Hallowed Ground

Herrera Construction, Inc. of Jessup, MD, recently had the opportunity to use their Power Curber in one of the most honored historic locations in the Washington, DC, area – Arlington National Cemetery.   Located in Arlington, VA, just across the Potomac River from Washington, Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for… Read More »

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Leaving a Mark on Las Vegas

Sahara Concrete used their 5700-Super-B to pour approximately 2,000 linear feet of A-curb and L-curb/gutter around the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.   “As always, the machine performed without issue,” said Danny Clayton, Vice President at Sahara.   The arena is part of a new development project called “The Park,” which will… Read More »

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2016 Millimeter GPS 3D Expo

Power Curbers & Topcon Position Systems will be presenting the Millimeter GPS 3D Expo on Tuesday, November 15 at the Power Curbers factory in Salisbury, NC.   This event will include a live onsite demonstration of Topcon’s Millimeter GPS stringless machine controls on the Power Curber 5700-C, as well as factory tours and… Read More »

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Spotlight: 150 Extruder

Location: State of Franklin Rd. at Sunset Dr., Johnson City, TN   Customer: Summers-Taylor, Inc., Elizabethton, TN   Project: Parking lot islands for new supermarket   Application: 4,600 linear feet (1,402 m) of perimeter curb and 3,200 linear feet (975 m) of islands, all poured on top of asphalt grade   Specifications: Curb… Read More »

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Millimeter GPS Helping Rebuild in Japan

In March 2011, the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck 70 km (43 mi) off the eastern coast of Japan triggered massive tsunami waves of up to 40.5 m (133 ft) high that traveled up to 10 km (6 mi) inland in places.   The small town of Shinchi in Fukushima Prefecture was devastated… Read More »

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High Speed Rail Through the Desert

With mass transit in higher demand worldwide to east traffic congestion for commuters and tourists alike, the Saudi Railways Organization’s plan for a high-speed rail system will address the needs of Saudi Arabian residents as well as the millions of pilgrims who visit the country each year.   The Haramain High Speed Rail… Read More »

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