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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

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

Cart-Away CUBE Mixer Fixes Dam

2018-09-17T20:03:36+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Cube, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Barnard Construction uses big cement mixer on reservoir expansion The Los Vaqueros Reservoir in California is being expanded. The reservoir's capacity will grow from 100,000 acre-feet to 160,000 acre-feet. The dam will increase in height by 34 feet. The project will cost $120 million and will be completed in 2012. Barnard Construction is the contractor on the project

Portable Concrete Mixer Braking Explained

2018-08-31T22:18:09+00:00July 27th, 2018|Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

Brake actuators provide solid stopping power for a concrete mixing trailer I’ve posted about towing a cement mixer and the various types of couplers. In the larger models of concrete mixing trailers (Cart-Away’s CMT-100 and CMK-175, Trailer Haul's MT125, Concrete Titan, etc) I’ve mentioned the brake actuator, but never explained what that does and why one doesn’t

Locating your Ready-mixed Concrete Business

2018-08-31T22:29:05+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, Locator, Product Analysis & News|

Starting A Trailer Based Ready Mix Company Location, location, location. The first rule in opening a business, right? Well, it’s even true for a trailer based concrete yard, just not, in the same way, it’s true for, say, a coffee shop. You want your coffee shop in a well-trafficked area where people will see it

Portable Concrete Mixer into War

2018-07-27T21:25:41+00:00July 27th, 2018|Customer Experiences, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

1.75 cubic yard cement mixer trailers work in Afghanistan It was a cold and frosty day in Oregon when these two portable cement mixer trailers were loaded onto the truck at the Cart-Away factory in McMinnville. In just a few weeks these two mixers will be producing concrete somewhere in the war-torn countrysides of Afghanistan.

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