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Two Portable Concrete Mixer to Canada

2018-09-26T03:04:47+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Customer Experiences, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

The driver pulled in with a 24-foot bed and so we nested the two large mixers together so that he could take them up to a big construction project in Canada. This is how you put 27' of mixers into 24' of space. These portable concrete mixers will produce cement-based construction mixes for one of

Truth in Cement Mixer Advertising

2018-08-31T22:37:21+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

WARNING... Read the fine print on mixer specifications We will not share the name of the manufacturer of this skid steer mixer, because it really doesn't matter. The issue of inflated capacity claims is nearly universal in the small concrete mixer universe. It is not our intention to suggest that these machines are not good, just

Cart-Away mixers are Cash Cows

2018-08-31T23:14:28+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

DC has decorated concrete cows, but Cart-Away has Cash Cows Someone is mixing a little fun into the Maryland workday using the local concrete cows. They are sneaking around decorating the bovine and adding some entertainment for the community. This story reminded me that we had called the Cart-Away concrete mixer "The Concrete Cash Cow" at one time.

Keeping Mixing Trailers Clean

2018-08-31T23:11:47+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Municipal, Parts Buyer, Product Analysis & News|

Good concrete mixer maintenance takes a little extra effort On a recent trip into California, we found a company that is the World Champion of mixer cleanliness. The guys at River City Rentals have set a very high bar for their equipment maintenance programs, and their Cart-Away portable concrete mixers are a great example of this effort. Cement mixing

Who uses Concrete Trailers?

2018-09-26T03:09:18+00:00July 27th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

We conducted a Field Survey The following findings are from a ten-day field survey conducted in several rental and landscape supply locations that use the U-cart business model. Each location serves their community with a small concrete batch plant and a fleet of trailers. The purpose of the survey was to discover who used concrete

Remote Concrete Pour – Lake Chelan

2018-07-26T19:42:36+00:00July 26th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Concrete footings create a challenge Until someone discovers a practical replacement for the concrete foundation there will be challenges for remote construction footings. One such concrete challenge is playing out on the edge of Lake Chelan in Washington State. A custom vacation house is being constructed deep in the bottom of a canyon. The

Concrete is the 2nd Most Consumed Product on Earth

2018-08-31T22:45:16+00:00June 30th, 2018|Business Opportunity, Contractor, International, Product Analysis & News|

Concrete is the second most consumed product on earth, after water. Yet, by comparison, concrete construction represents millions of more jobs and a much greater economic return than water. In fact, sustainable water projects rely heavily on concrete for storage, distribution, and reclamation. --There are nearly 3 tons (approx. 1.6-cubic yards) of concrete produced each year for every

Cell Tower Requires Portable Concrete Mixer

2018-08-31T22:46:46+00:00October 26th, 2017|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

When Global Tower Service needed a cell tower foundation poured in the top of the Chuckwalla Mountains, they turned to the Cart-Away CUBE. The remote location and the need to pour over 30 cubic yards of concrete made this portable cement mixer a very practical solution. Getting a ready-mixed truck to the site was not cost-effective and using a smaller

Rental Show and Portable Concrete Mixers

2018-08-31T22:40:31+00:00July 27th, 2012|Business Opportunity, Contractor, Customer Experiences, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

Cement mixing trailer at the ARA show We are at the American Rental Association show this week (Feb 6-8, 2012) showing off the MixKing 1.75 cubic yard concrete mixer trailer. This mixing trailer has been fully decked out with the optional onboard water system and the unloading chute. If you are anywhere near New Orleans, we welcome

Cart-Away Concrete is Selling mixers again

2018-09-26T03:13:59+00:00July 27th, 2012|Business Opportunity, Contractor, End User, International, Municipal, Product Analysis & News|

For the past few years, the construction economy has been slow, and so has the sale of portable concrete mixers. We are cautiously optimistic that things are improving. This full truckload of 1-yard concrete mixing trailers is headed out to support a new Cart-Away Concrete location. There are more concrete batching plants and trailers ready to

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