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Tarmac first to trial new concrete mixer

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World Cement,


Tarmac has become the first company in the UK to trial a new Econic concrete mixer, underlining its commitment to improving vulnerable road user safety.

The vehicle has been designed by Mercedes-Benz to improve the driver’s field of vision, particularly on busy urban roads. It features a panoramic windscreen and floor-to-ceiling doors, allowing drivers with improved visibility of cyclists particularly if they approach the nearside of the vehicle, a key blind spot in traditional-modelled vehicles.

Tarmac is trialling the 26 t concrete mixer with 6 metres’ capacity at its Silvertown ready mix concrete plant in London.


Edited from source by Joseph Green. Source: Tarmac

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/europe-cis/12082015/tarmac-first-trial-new-concrete-mixer-311/

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