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Something’s on the go down under

Something’s on the go down under

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:29

The managing director of Traxx Construction Products in Australia, Lloyd Williams has announced that a new range of flat saws will be introduced in early 2018. “Not since the mid 1990’s has anyone taken the challenge to build such items in Australia. Financially it has just not been viable,” said Williams.

Baier Tools solutions

Baier Tools solutions

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:27

Baier has been producing power tools for the past 80 years. Located in Stuttgart, Germany, Baier exports to over 60 countries and has sole representation in the US, GSS International, managed by Brigitte Peterson.

Decommissioning and Demolition of Industrial Plants 2018

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:25

The 3rd annual T.A. Cook conference Decommissioning and Demolition of Industrial Plants 2018 will take place on 20 and 21 February, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

Heger Diamond Tools for the Americas

Heger Diamond Tools for the Americas

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:23

Diamond tool manufacturer Heger is launching its diamond sawing, drilling and grinding products on the American continent.

Cobra’s new buckets

Cobra’s new buckets

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:22

Finnish manufacturer of screening buckets, Cernos, has launched two new Cobra screening buckets in their S series, adapted for small machines.

Pentruder family gather for distributor council

Pentruder family gather for distributor council

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:16

Representatives from most of Pentruder's worldwide dealers gathered at the annual Pentruder distributor council in Borlänge, Sweden in November, for news on product development and exchange experiences.

Erkat develops dust extraction systems for rotary drum cutters

Erkat develops dust extraction systems for rotary drum cutters

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:27

It is well known that dust can cause illness, but the high level of danger is often underestimated. Dust particles can penetrate deep into the lungs and irreparably damage the airways ands lung tissue. Dust diseases, such as pneumoconiosis, are the most common recognized occupational diseases.

Darda splitter reaches 50

Darda splitter reaches 50

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:26

“It takes a keen spirit and a lot of heart and soul to realize such a groundbreaking invention. It caused my father quite a few sleepless nights at the time," said Helmut Darda’s son and successor Burkhard Darda. ”Such a creative idea is something extraordinary and continues to drive our business to this day."

Atlas Copco division moves to Epiroc

Atlas Copco division moves to Epiroc

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:23

Atlas Copco’s hydraulic attachment tools division will become part of Epiroc, effective from 1 January 2018. The division manufactures excavator attachment tools, such as hydraulic breakers, cutters, pulverisers, bucket crushers, shears, grapples and magnets. Also effective from that date, will be the division's current products delivered with Epiroc branding.

Caterpillar’s new demolition focus

Caterpillar’s new demolition focus

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:21

Caterpillar is re-entering the demolition equipment market and recently held a training session for its European dealers, which included a presentation of current demolition techniques by UK demolition consultant John Woodward.

Liebherr launches new crawler excavator

Liebherr launches new crawler excavator

Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:19

With an operating weight between 19t and 22t, the new Liebherr R 918 crawler excavator is ideal for earthmoving applications. A large selection of attachments makes the machine extremely flexible for more specific work.

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.

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