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Get cordless compatibility with Hilti cordless combihammer TE 30-A36 and cordless rotary hammer TE 6-A36

Plano, Texas – Feb 6, 2017 — Hilti is advancing cordless tool technology by bringing a compatible lighter-weight, 36V battery platform to its new cordless combihammer TE 30-A36 and cordless rotary hammer TE 6-A36. Both tools feature intelligent power management systems and deliver maximum performance, so when you’re ready to work, your tools are ready to work too.

Aquajet Systems’ Aqua Spine Takes Hydrodemolition to New Spaces

Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, introduces the Aqua Spine. The multi-modular system uses highpressure water jets to precisely remove concrete from surfaces that may be inaccessible for Aqua Cutter robots, Aquajet’s traditional hydrodemolition machines. Used for onshore and offshore construction as well as in conventional and nuclear power plants, the Aqua Spine brings the power of hydrodemolition to tight, small places like never before.

The New “Asbestos” – Confused and Overwhelmed by OSHA’s Silica Dust Rules?

Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the construction industry, occupational exposure to crystalline silica is common in several trades due not only to its presence in many handled materials, for example concrete, mortar, and brick, but also to the processes, involving operations such as breaking, grinding or sawing these materials. For those within the industry, Respirable Crystalline Silica (Silica Dust) are a familiar three words that can easily impact either personal or business health.

The New “Asbestos” – Confused and Overwhelmed by OSHA’s Silica Dust Rules?

Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the construction industry, occupational exposure to crystalline silica is common in several trades due not only to its presence in many handled materials, for example concrete, mortar, and brick, but also to the processes, involving operations such as breaking, grinding or sawing these materials. For those within the industry, Respirable Crystalline Silica (Silica Dust) are a familiar three words that can easily impact either personal or business health.

American Concrete Institute Honors Outstanding Contributions to the Industry

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to recognize several individuals for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. The 2018 honorees include the induction of Honorary Members, ACI’s highest honor, which recognizes persons of eminence in the field of the Institute’s interest, or one who has performed extraordinary meritorious service to the Institute. The following six individuals are inducted as Honorary Members: Florian Barth, James Harris, William Hime, Frank Kozelski, S.K. Manjrekar, and Edward K. Rice. View citations.

Joseph Whiteman – ASCC Manager of Safety Services PR

Joseph Whiteman, CSP, ASP, CHST, La Quinta, CA, has been named manager of safety services for the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO. This is a new position for this organization. “Safety has always been one of the foundations of ASCC, “says Mike Schneider, council director of ASCC’s Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC). “It makes sense that we would create this position to lead the association’s safety messaging and communicate with members on this critical topic.”

Make quick work of dust and slurry with the Hilti Water Management System DD-WMS 100

Keeping the jobsite clean, maintaining a constant pressurized water supply, and disposing of slurry are time consuming. In fact, it’s estimated that professionals spend almost an hour per day suppling water and cleaning slurry while diamond coring. With the introduction of the DD-WMS 100 Water Management System these tasks become a thing of the past.