CONEXPO CONAGG 2008

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2008 will be the unique international gathering place for the construction industries. Held every three years, the exposition showcases the latest equipment, products, services and technologies. It is the only place to go to see new construction equipment and technology for the Industry, reports Mariya Rasheeda.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2008 will provide a comprehensive education program during the five-day exposition with sessions emphasizing industry issues and trends, management and applied technology.

The event is recognized as an industry gathering place for the worldwide construction and construction materials industries. More than 300 industry meetings, including several annual conventions of industry associations, are expected to be held in conjunction with CONEXPO-CON/ AGG 2008.

An estimated 125,000 industry professionals from around the world are expected to attend and the co-located IFPE International Exposition for Power Transmission.

The exhibition attracts persons involved in all segments of the construction, aggregates and ready mixed concrete industries, including contractors, materials producers, and government and

Institutional sector officials from around the world.

Attendees and co-located IFPE expositions will find the latest equipment and product technologies and innovations to help solve their business challenges. Both shows will feature new and expanded education opportunities and a record amount of exhibit space. Most importantly, how organizers are committed to continuing the shows’ reputation for quality and service, to provide a positive show experience for all attendees and exhibitors.

On the Show Floor

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2008 will cover more than 2.28 million net square feet (212,024 square meters), taken by nearly 2,000 exhibitors, while IFPE exhibits cover 127,000 net square feet (11,7998 square meters) taken by 400 exhibitors.

Show visitors will find the leading U.S and global manufacturers and service providers, who will be ready to discuss product features and applications to help attendees increase their productivity and their companies’ profitability.

The event as in past shows will have exhibitors grouped into product-concentration areas to help attendees more easily find the products and companies they’re most interested in. These product groupings are: aggregates, asphalt and compaction, concrete, earthmoving machinery and attachments, engines and components, information technology, trucks, utilities, lifting (aerial and cranes), associations/ industry events, drilling, safety and traffic, and trenching and shoring.

The show has signed on 10 international exhibit pavilions from Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

The mega show will also feature display of historical equipment throughout the show, illustrating the industry’s rich heritage and the show’s history from 1909 to the present.

It will again feature an Information Technology (IT)/ Management Pavilion designed to provide a comprehensive selection of the latest technology solutions that increase company productivity and efficiency in the office and in the field.

New show-floor additions will focus on industry safety training and the need for a qualified industry workforce.

CONEXPO CONAGG 2008
Show sponsor National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) will hold its first ever Mixer Driver World Cup competition designed to recognize the exceptional talent and skills of ready mixed concrete mixer drivers from around the world. Similarly, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will hold the finals of its first ever teen oriented Construction Challenge at the show, with the goal of spurring interest in construction industry careers and spotlighting industry contributions to quality of life such as good roads and clean water.

Education is an important component of the CONEXPO-CON/ AGG and IFPE show experience. The CONEXPO-CON/AGG education program will offer more than 120 sessions delivered by industry experts with a focus on industry trends, case studies and “how to” application techniques and strategies.

A special free program on best practices for small fleet management will be held the last day of the show. The program will provide practical solutions for the specific fleet management needs of small business owners specializing in commercial, industrial and public construction. Also new for 2008 show additional seminar delivery methods are planned using electronic technologies such as podcasts to extend the show’s educational value to attendees.

A new Innovation and Solutions Center on the IFPE show floor is designed to extend the learning in the Technical Conference. Industry experts will offer insights into realworld solutions for current and future design applications as well as new research taking place at the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power.

Some of the companies who are participating at the show are briefed here:

Telsmith

CONEXPO CONAGG 2008
Telsmith, a provider of reliable and productive equipment engineered to process more material at lower costs per ton. The company’s ongoing commitment to quality led to its ISO 9001 certification and to its inclusion as one of a number of companies comprising the Astec Aggregate and Mining Group.

In addition to the engineering of fully automated plants and integrated systems, Telsmith’s complete equipment line includes cone crushers, jaw crushers, primary and secondary impact crushers, portable and modular crushing plants, stationary systems, washing equipment, vibrating screens and feeders, and portable and stationary conveyors.

Telsmith, Inc., an Astec company, will introduce its new track-mounted primary jaw crushing plant–the Quarry-Trax Model TJ3258 at ConExpo/Con-Agg 2008

Engineered to deliver higher yields with superior reliability, T3258 jaw crusher features a larger gape and a 58-inch-wide crushing chamber, boosting crushing capacity by up to 15 percent over similar sized brands. Unique new crusher features include: Hydraulic Adjustment, Hydraulic Tramp Iron Relief and Hydraulic Chamber Clearing which reduce operating costs and allow an operator to safely clear the crusher and return to production in minutes.

Lintec

CONEXPO CONAGG 2008
Significantly reduced transportation costs, ease of management, short erection times, elimination of concrete foundations and guaranteed mix quality and performance is assured with the latest generation of containerized concrete batching plant from Germany’s Lintec Gmbh Co KG at Conexpo.

Lintec will be exhibiting two containerised modules at the show - the twin shaft mixer and the control cabin; both housed in standard 20ft ISO sea containers. Each container is equipped with all the necessary electrical and mechanical connections. The internal components are predominately pre-wired and/or equipped with quick connectors.

The containerised control cabin features a full operator station incorporating the latest improved touch screen pc technology to control recipe mixes and production. The cabin also features windows allowing the operator direct visual contact with the delivery trucks and control direct loading if required. Lintec also produce a wide range of containerised asphalt batching plant.

Meccanica Breganzese

CONEXPO CONAGG 2008
Meccanica Breganzese (MB) is the creator and leading producer of the innovative jaw-action bucket crusher for use in demolition, road bases, pipelines, excavation, quarries, vineyard deep plouwing, environmental remediation.

The lion’s share of the company’s resources and efforts are concentrated on researching and designing cutting edge solutions to improve the performance level of this one specific product. Creativity, research and development, long-term experience, technical know-how and manufacturing competence have led to a technologically advanced prizewinning product of the highest quality.

For MB technological research is more than just a part of the overall manufacturing process, it is, in fact, a strategic commitment. The company’s economic and creative resources have been re-invested in the ongoing development for optimal design, versatility, and safety solutions which characterize the products.

Meccanica Breganzese’ team of highly-skilled workers with engineering expertise focus on generating and delivering innovative processes for higher value-added solutions. These priorities guarantee are the company’s success and customer satisfaction. And market share has grown in accordance. MB Crushers’ intelligent, convenient, and economical solutions strengthen user’ operating performance. Some of the product of MB are BF 6001, BF 7002, BF 90.3. BF 12004, and so on.
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