Issue 2/15

Getting greener »

An increasing demand for sustainable construction options is challenging the precast concrete industry to develop new products and materials and to re...
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Lighter and stronger slabs with less cement »

When producing hollow-core slabs, efficient shear compaction is needed to remove the air out of the mix. Traditionally, vibration technology has been ...
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Why not go for a concrete kimono? »

The mammoth-sized textile centre in the heart of Osaka, Japan, is an inspiring example of the endless possibilities of precast concrete. The facade of...
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Smarter production cuts costs and delivery time »

A new mold production unit in Alwar, India covers precast element production markets in India and elsewhere in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Af...
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Building information modeling benefits the entire precast production chain »

Building information modeling (BIM) replaces traditional construction plans and has revolutionized the construction industry. Elematic is a part of it...
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Complete technical support under one roof »

Every market has its own building traditions, conditions, and challenges. To supply precast manufacturing solutions to meet local expectations, the lo...
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More than just a wall »

Finnish Betoniluoma Oy produces precast concrete products and serves construction companies with more than 60 years of experience. The company creates...
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Functionality with open space »


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Advanced technology has sustained Acotec through the decades »

Lightweight expanded clay aggregate (Leca) has stood the test of time in Acotec wall production. Leca replaced the wood chip as a concrete raw materia...
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A quick-to-install, moisture-resistant, sound-proof solution for all continents »

Acotec is the first quick-to-install non-load bearing precast partition wall element that can be used around the world in residential buildings, on pu...
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A winning hand »


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New markets for modern precast technology in Russia »

Karkas Monolit’s new factory with modern precast technology will reshape the traditional construction market in the Nizhny Novgorod region.
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Tackling the housing shortage in India »

B. G. Shirke Construction Technology is one of India’s oldest construction companies and well known for their pioneering efforts in introducing prefab...
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Strengthening precast leadership with new technology »

Chinese construction group STEC’s strategic drive to win advantage in the increasingly competitive PC market in Shanghai has led it to invest in more ...
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RedX Industries expands hollow-core production »

In Bahrain, RedX Industries is expanding with more Elematic hollow core production lines to a plan that takes its output even higher to meet strong de...
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New partition wall production lines with different automation and capacity levels »

The non-load bearing Acotec precast partition wall panels have been manufactured by over 60 precasters around the world for almost 30 years. The prove...
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