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The apparatus for mixing cement includes a shaft connected to an engine for rotating the shaft. The shaft has mounted thereon a plurality of paddles for providing a pushing force and arranged so as to channel the flow of cement mix about the shaft to allow complete and efficient mixing. In one embodiment the paddles are arranged with faces parallel to the axis of the shaft and apertures are cutout for controlling the flow. In another embodiment, the paddles are notched plates that are bent to provide pushing surfaces and formed so as to channel the flow about the shaft.