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Come & Visit us at the National Construction Equipment Convention

Check out our Deep Foundation Equipment, Agi Mixers & Spares range & have a go in our fun competition on our stand with Clay, Kenny & Rick At the Sydney Showground Stand No: F15 From Thursday 15th November to Saturday 17th November

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Graphene ‘a game-changer’ in making building with concrete greener

Form of carbon incorporated into concrete created stronger, more water-resistant composite material that could reduce emissions. The novel “supermaterial” graphene could hold the key to making one of the oldest building materials greener, new scientific research suggests. Graphene has been incorporated into traditional concrete production by scientists at the University of Exeter, developing a composite material which is more than… Read More

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Retrofit 2003 Mack Concrete Truck Agitator

Mr Electric of Newcastle became involved in the following retrofit of a new agitator into a 2003 Mack concrete truck purely by accident. Whilst attending to contracted work at Newcastle Ready Mix Pty Ltd, I was brought into a conversation regarding a broken concrete truck and asked if I might look at it and to see if I might have… Read More

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From Croc to Cape

The Start of the Project The location is Bamaga Australia, one of Australia’s last frontiers. We are connected to the outside world by internet and phone. There is what you might call a road to Cairns. Our nearest McDonald’s store is 1000klm south on a wild 600klm long red dirt track. All our supplies arrive once a week on a… Read More

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Turn for the Better

One of the major drivers for development of Cesco’s ground-breaking, new Frameless Low Rider mixer unit has been to reduce the risk of roll-overs, in the design of a safer, more stable and uniquely-mounted agi unit. In the November issue of Owner Driver, Steve Brooks in his article ‘Turn for the Better’ reports on the significant benefits & advances that the Frameless… Read More

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Advances in new concrete technology

There have been a number of advances in new concrete technology in the past ten years. There have been advancements made in almost all areas of concrete production including materials, recycling, mixture proportioning, durability, and environmental quality. However, many of these innovations have not been adopted by the concrete industry or concrete users / buyers. There is always some resistance… Read More

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Waste glass in concrete could be used for construction

By Sustainability Matters Staff Monday, 21 August, 2017 In the wake of the now infamous Four Corners report on the state of Australia’s glass recycling industry, University of Melbourne researchers have announced their work incorporating waste glass into prefabricated concrete structures. The researchers claim that finely ground recycled glass in concrete is a viable replacement for sand and existing supplementary… Read More

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July 17 shows fastest monthly spike in construction activity for the last twelve years

Latest statistics point to fast growth in the construction sector off-setting to a degree the general wind-down in the resources sector. Read the story at https://sourceable.net/ai-group-celebrates-construction-in-july/ Construction across Australia has expanded at its fastest ever pace and is now at its highest level since the Ai Group began releasing the Performance of Construction Index (PCI) in September 2005. According to… Read More

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The “Low Rider” launched to the Australian market

Late June, 2017 represented a milestone event for Cesco Australia with the first live display of the Frameless 7.6m3 ”Low Rider” Mixer to the industry – launched in conjunction with our design partners, into the WA market. The unit was displayed to our Perth-based customers in conjunction with Truck Centre Western Australia (Mack). The expressions of interest and feedback was… Read More

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CESCO Australia setting a solid foundation

Did you know that CESCO Australia Limited (CAL) is also heavily involved in the civil works segment of the industry. Our company’s specialization extends heavily into civil engineering, foundation drilling and projects works. Cesco Deep Foundation Equipment (CDFE) has been an integral part of CAL – approaching 10 years young. You may also know that CAL is the leading supplier of… Read More