TAG: concrete

Topcon’s new concrete paving system uses ‘millimeter GPS technology’

March 9, 2017By
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Topcon Positioning Group has launched a new system for automated concrete paving — the ZPS system — with the new Z-Robot and Z-Stack sensor. Using enhanced Topcon “millimeter GPS technology,” the ZPS system is designed to bring unmatched accuracy to concrete paving with a fraction of the hardware required for a traditional local positioning system. The new Z-Robot is an advanced... read more

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Topcon announces robotic-based system for concrete paving

March 1, 2016By
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Topcon Positioning Group is offering a local positioning system (LPS) for concrete paving. The LPS Paving System is designed to provide a stringless paving solution in conditions when GNSS signals are blocked or unavailable. It uses multiple Topcon PS series robotic total stations — tracking two prisms mounted to the concrete paver — for steering and elevation control. “This robotic-based system does not encounter... read more

Trimble Offers Fleet Management App for Concrete Industry

February 3, 2015By
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Trimble has introduced Trimble TrimView Direct, a mobile application that leverages existing real-time data collected by Trimble’s TrimFleet Suite for the ready-mix concrete industry. Trimble has teamed with development partner, BCMI, to expand on how the data is viewed and used by top-level management. The announcement was made at the World of Concrete. By leveraging mobile technology, organizations have access to instantaneous information... read more

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Road King to Use Hirschmann Antennas to for Ready-Mix Concrete Transport

December 4, 2014By

Ready-mix concrete transportation has long been a challenge for the fleet industry, as concrete is subject to unique time and maintenance limitations to prevent hardening during transit. To improve delivery efficiencies and monitor the integrity of this temperamental cargo, Road King Technologies, Inc., a fleet management and automation company, has integrated Hirschmann Solutions antennas, a supplier of antenna and transceiver... read more

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