World of Concrete 2014 coverage has concluded from Las Vegas. Check here for the roundup

|  January 21, 2014 |

World of Concrete 2013

World of Concrete 2014 took place in Las Vegas between January 21 and 24. The Equipment World team was on the ground covering all the exciting events and equipment announcements at the show.

The show celebrated its 40th anniversary this year and is the “only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries showcasing leading industry suppliers,” according to organizers Hanley Wood.

Below is a full listing of our coverage from the show from each day we were there. Click the headlines to read more.

 

Tuesday, January 21

-PCA chief economist Sullivan continues optimistic forecast; 8% cement consumption in 2014 

-Mack Trucks intros air disc brake option for work trucks; here’s how easy it is to change the brake pads

 

Wednesday, January 22

-EFI makes Honda’s new EU7000is portable generator more fuel efficient

-Bosch shows off a battery heated jacket that charges your cell phone as well as new RH540 rotary hammer and new vacuums

-With Tools on Demand and fleet management, Hilti wants to be every contractor’s custom tool crib

-Kohler launches new line of portable generators and trash pumps

 

Thursday, January 23

-Honda launches GXR120 engine designed for rammers

-Knaack DataVault secures jobsite computers, monitors, other tech; could replace trailers on some jobs

 

Friday, January 24

-Topcon unveils the LN-100: world’s first 3D positioning solution designed for BIM and construction layout

-4-in-1 trolley from Husqvarna offers tools, power unit and remote control in one compact wheeled unit

-Doosan Portable Power intros P185 and C185 Tier 4 Final air compressors

-Minnich adds remote control to concrete doweling machine

-Making mud flow better, Putzmeister America debuts two new concrete pumps

-VIDEO: Walkaround of the Terex PT-75 compact track loader

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Here are the most recent tips we've posted:

Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

One-man machines: The operator should be the only person on a wheel loader

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