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CUBE Field Tests

2018-08-31T23:51:20+00:00August 20th, 2018|Contractor, Cube, Customer Experiences|

Cube Field Tests The C.U.B.E. Passes Some Tough Testing! Even though the components used in the new C.U.B.E. have been in rental duty for over 15-years, we wanted to put this equipment to some rigorous testing. There are units being field tested in California and Oregon. These won’t look as pretty as your C.U.B.E., but

Gearbox Warning!

2018-08-31T21:10:20+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, End User, Product Analysis & News|

One Simple Knob Can Save $1000’s in Gearbox Repair! The GearSaver knob on your Cart-Away mixing trailer will keep your customers from destroying a gearbox. Gear failure results from the stress caused by reversing the direction of the mixing drum too quickly. The GearSaver knob slows the directional rotation gradually and eliminates the shock to the

Size Matters in Thrust Control

2018-09-06T19:24:45+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Cube, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

End the Thrust Block Money Pit Every utility contractor deals with the thrust block money pit – Because - size matters. You would think that a small dollop of wet concrete would be a simple deal – Right? Well, the fact is that trust blocking is a hassle at every turn, and in every project the

Sidewalk Repair Solution: Portable Concrete Mixer

2018-09-06T19:29:29+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Cube, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

A Mid-Sized Mixer for Municipalities It’s not a glamorous issue for local politicians to talk about, but sidewalk repair is a major expense for cities and towns across the country. In Los Angeles, for example, the city has spent billions to fix sidewalks and settle lawsuits about ADA accessibility — a major issue brought on by the

Barn Slab with Portable Batch Plant

2018-08-31T21:35:21+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Cube, End User, Product Analysis & News|

Barn Slab: Total yards = 45 yards in 5-yard pours. The five-yard pours where required so that ranch equipment could be moved between sections and then moved onto the cured concrete. The Project spanned three weeks between other work projects. “The C.U.B.E. worked great for my needs. I could only pour a few yards before

Portable Concrete plant in a Mine

2018-08-31T21:37:49+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Cube, Customer Experiences, End User, Product Analysis & News|

Mining Application: Total Project = 98 yards The Teck Cominco Mine in Northern Washington needed several concrete slabs poured approximately 7.5 miles underground. They tried a contractor mixer and 80# pre-mixed bags of concrete. But with about 100 yards to pour, it became apparent that they would never make their deadlines and would wear-out several

Resort – Portable Concrete Mixer

2018-08-31T21:40:44+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Cube, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Resort Construction in the Bahamas A contractor building a resort on a remote island had a problem producing concrete for footings and grouting block. No ready-mix availability meant using a 1/3 yard portable mixer and losing valuable time. In addition, he could not get the consistent concrete strength that was demanded for the project. Using the

Portable Batch Plant – Water Access

2018-08-31T23:52:51+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Cube, End User, Product Analysis & News|

Water Access Only  At a remote site on Silverwood Lake is a recreational facility that can only be accessed by boat. When it came time to upgrade the site, the contractor turned to the Cart-Away CUBE. as the ready-mix solution. The onsite batching system was used for rehabbing restrooms, shade structures, docks, and walkways. They

The Truth about cement mixer capacity

2018-08-31T21:51:09+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

A 4.1 cubic foot cement mixer or a 1.94 cubic foot mixer? There is misleading information that accompanies the sale of small cement mixers today. There are retailers that advertise large capacities in the bold headlines, and then they hide the real capacity from the buyer down in the spec sheet. It is only when

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