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Superabrasive launches new propane grinder

Superabrasive launches new propane grinder

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:18

Superabrasive’s new 510mm propane grinder, L20G-X, designed to improve productivity, performance and safety is claimed to be is the first propane grinder with Fuel-Minder a closed loop fuel management system.

New material handlers and orange-peel grapples from Caterpillar

New material handlers and orange-peel grapples from Caterpillar

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:10

On Friday the 24 November, Caterpillar organized a press meeting at their premises in Echirolles, Grenoble, France. A number of journalists from different construction magazines in Europe attended to see the launch of the new range of Cat wheeled material handlers series. Cat also launched two new orange-peel grapples at the same time.

Rockster Crusher performs in Turkey

Rockster Crusher performs in Turkey

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:06

A Rockster impact crusher R1100DS has showed its strengths in Bastaslar Insaat’s limestone quarry in the province of Mardin in southeast Turkey.

D-Drill goes to waste

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:05

The UK diamond drilling and sawing contractor D-Drill has successfully used a remotely controlled Brokk 180 demolition robot to safely remove a potentially toxic substance from a manufacturing plant in Northumberland.

Sandvik Rammer

Sandvik Rammer

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:03

At the German show Steinexpo Rammer demonstrated the latest version of its largest hydraulic hammer the Rammer 9033.

Three new Cat excavators

Three new Cat excavators

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:02

Three new 20t size class excavators from Caterpillar, the 320 GC, 320 and 323, increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models, the company claims.

Liebherr L 576 XPower joins recycling specialist

Liebherr L 576 XPower joins recycling specialist

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:01

A new Liebherr L 576 XPower wheel loader has joined the German family run building materials recycling specialist Hans Dömkes for feeding waste material into a crusher and loading trucks.

Industry leaders on board for bauma Conexpo Africa

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:00

The economic recovery of Sub-Sahara and positive market opportunities in South Africa are reflected in the number of companies that have signed up for bauma Conexpo Africa.

Deutz TTCD 7.8 engine is Stage V certified

Deutz TTCD 7.8 engine is Stage V certified

Published 18/12, 2017 at 13:58

The German engine manufacturer Deutz has been awarded the EU Stage V certificate for its six- cylinder TTCD 7.8 model ahead of the Agritechnica trade fair. The in-line engine is ideally suited to heavy-duty tractor applications thanks to its compact design and twin turbochargers.

MB Crusher at Excon 2017

Published 18/12, 2017 at 13:57

MB India, the India branch office of the Italian manufacture MB Crusher, will participate in Excon 2017, the largest construction equipment exhibition in South Asia to be held between the 12th and 16th December in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Erket changes name to Kemroc

Erket changes name to Kemroc

Published 18/12, 2017 at 13:56

Erket, a manufacturer of excavator attachments based in Hämbach in the Thuringia region of Germany, changed its name to Kemroc. Company ownership remains unchanged and the product portfolio will be expanded.

GSSI at World of Concrete

GSSI at World of Concrete

Published 18/12, 2017 at 13:50

Ground penetrating radar equipment manufacturer GSSI, will show its latest GPR technology at the World of Concrete show 23-26 January 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth C3719.

The New DW 308 Rhino

The New DW 308 Rhino

Published 18/12, 2017 at 13:49

The new DW 308 Rhino from Doppstadt shreds everything ranging from industrial waste, commercial and household waste; construction and demolition waste, organic waste; railway sleepers; green waste, logs or roots.

New Tyrolit handsaw with flush cutting

New Tyrolit handsaw with flush cutting

Published 18/12, 2017 at 13:48

Tyrolit is adding the Hydrostress HBE400***compact handsaw, which has a depth of cut up to 150 mm and is ideal for flush cutting.

“A Biiiig Issue”

“A Biiiig Issue”

Published 16/11, 2017 at 14:59

Grinding and polishing of concrete floors has become increasingly popular around the world over the last 15 years. It all started with the manufacturer HTC Sweden in the middle of the 1990s and soon other manufacturers joined like Diamatic and King Concepts. This industry has now developed into a plethora of suppliers. PDi editor in chief Jan Hermansson reports.

Dr. Schulze GmbH proudly announces DBS-1520-8H

Published 16/11, 2017 at 14:51

Dr. Schulze's brand new DBS-1520-8H is the largest gear driven ride-on grinding machine in the world and suitable for large-scale construction projects.

Did Duratiq pass the test?

Published 16/11, 2017 at 14:49

The RPM Group, a US-based network of diamond polishing contractors, has put Duratiq to the test. Over a period of several months, the Duratiq grinder has been tested on multiple job sites against other grinding machines.

Floor saws are a concrete cutter’s best friend

Floor saws are a concrete cutter’s best friend

Published 16/11, 2017 at 14:43

Floor sawing jobs are bread and butter for professional concrete cutters. Well aware of that fact, manufacturers work hard to meet their needs with ever more compact and lightweight yet powerful machines. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin reports on the latest products in the floor sawing sector.

Hydrodemolition Today

Hydrodemolition Today

Published 16/11, 2017 at 14:39

The manufacturing sector in the global hydrodemolition industry is quite narrow with only two main manufacturers, Aquajet Systems and Conjet. PDi reviews the developments in the past year.

Future Faced Nothing to Waste

Future Faced Nothing to Waste

Published 16/11, 2017 at 14:36

Separation is currently the word on demolition sites. Never before have contractors separated waste more then at present. The equipment for efficient separation is now so much bigger than 20 years ago. Stricter regulations create a greener environment and professionals make more money on waste handling.

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