Choosing the Right Admixture for Ready-Mix Concrete

Ready-mix concrete continues to be one of the strongest and most durable materials available for horizontal surfaces, such as parking lots and driveways.  Further, on-site mixed concrete is difficult to regulate since it isn’t made in controlled conditions, like that of a ready-mix plant. On the other hand, choosing the right admixture for your ready-mix … Continue reading Choosing the Right Admixture for Ready-Mix Concrete


Standley Batch Supports American Jobs

While you’ll find our batch material handling plants all across the world, from Hong Kong to Canada, most of our plants are located in almost every state in the United States. With a large presence in Dallas, Texas; Central Missouri; Atlanta, Georgia; and Orlando, Florida, Standley Batch Systems, Inc. is truly an American company. As … Continue reading Standley Batch Supports American Jobs

Reduce Waste by Choosing Precast

Building with concrete comes with numerous benefits; however, precast and prestressed concrete includes these features: Rapid installation time Usable for complicated or simple projects No need for mixing trucks on-site Ideal for organizations with a set project flow In addition, precast concrete is used for a variety of construction projects, including residential buildings, roads, bridges, … Continue reading Reduce Waste by Choosing Precast

Conveyor Options for Your Concrete Batch Plant

Correctly distributing aggregate is dependent on conveyors customized to your plant's layout. We offer a variety of material handling conveyors to use throughout the batch making process, and we can modify our conveying standards to retrofit many existing plant designs. Shuttle conveyors can filter and deliver aggregate to multiple storage bins quickly and efficiently.   We … Continue reading Conveyor Options for Your Concrete Batch Plant

Sound is Getting More Concrete

Concrete is beautiful, and the tech industry is finally starting to notice. Master & Dynamic, a premium audio brand out of New York City, recently unveiled the MA770 wireless speaker made with “hand-finished concrete.” The company is selling the device for a little under two grand, and the device features woven Kevlar, built-in Chromecast Wi-Fi … Continue reading Sound is Getting More Concrete

Testing Seashell Viability in Mixtures

More than a few researchers have tried to find ways to incorporate seashells into the construction industry even more. Seashells are attractive because of their high calcium carbonate content, which yields improved strength properties compared to other resources.

Reasons Pavers Rock

Completely modular and highly customizable, concrete pavers achieve the look of natural stone without the cost. Further, if installed correctly, pavers can redirect, absorb and clean water, helping to sustain the environment. Colors Today’s landscapers seem to go for natural colors such as tan, brown and burnt reds; however, one of the features of concrete … Continue reading Reasons Pavers Rock