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Proximity Detection Solutions for Concrete Mixers

By Sean Martell on January 11, 2017

Busy worksites include a dangerous mix of oversized trucks, service trucks, and people on the ground in constant motion trying to meet deadlines. With all of this activity, operators often focus on an immediate danger or maneuvering without realizing a new hazard has entered their blind zone.

The US Department of Labor has reported that 4,386 work fatalities were investigated in 2014, 20.5% of which were in construction-up 6 percent from 2013.  Being struck-by an object was one of the leading causes of these construction worker deaths.  According the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, approximately 75% of struck-by fatalities involved heavy equipment.

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Topics: Collision Mitigation, World of Concrete, Active Safety, Proximity Detection, Cement Mixers

2016 World of Concrete Round Up

By Tamara Humpherys on February 18, 2016

World of Concrete is the top event for concrete and masonry professionals and this year’s show was the largest in seven years. With over 60,000 attendees and 1,500 exhibitors, the show grew substantially from its 2015 numbers.  

Not only are attendees able to check out the latest equipment offerings, concrete, construction, and engineering professionals are also able to take care of their continuing education while attending the show. From interactive workshops and specialized seminars to hands-on skill-building sessions, World of Concrete’s world-class education program equips field personnel, project leaders, supervisors and owners with the latest knowledge in every facet of the professional concrete business.

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Topics: Safety Technology, Collision Mitigation, Operator Education, World of Concrete

Mark Your Calendars: Preco Prepares for World of Concrete 2016

By Tamara Humpherys on December 18, 2015

The countdown has begun for the New Year and at Preco we are excited to be looking forward to our next major tradeshow – World of Concrete

World of Concrete takes place the first week of February in Las Vegas and has been the launching pad for many of the concrete and masonry industry’s most exciting announcements. 

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Topics: Safety Technology, Telematics, World of Concrete

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PRECO Electronics is a global technology provider that improves safety for operators, worksites, and the public. The effectiveness of our patented object detection radar systems is unmatched in heavy duty vehicle industries.

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