The Liebherr Group has announced that Martin Schickel is to retire after more than 44 years with the company. He is handing over the reins to Christophe Sanchez as commercial director as of 1 November 2021.
Powerscreen, the provider of mobile crushing and screening equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Agder Gruppen as its authorised distributor for Norway. Agder Gruppen will join Powerscreen’s strong global network of distributors to supply the full range of Powerscreen’s crushing, screening and conveying equipment, genuine spare parts, and provide machinery maintenance throughout the Nordic region.
At a new edition of the Technical Innovations Awards that Smopyc organises as part of its events related to the trade fair in Zaragoza, the Gold Award in the ‘New machinery developments’ category was awarded to Ausa's DR601AHG dumper with reversible driving. The jury, made up of independent experts from the construction industry, recognised the commitment to R&D, quality, environmental engagement, sustainability and safety at work that Ausa has brought to the fore with the development of the dumper.
Effective as of 1 April, 2021, Mr. Tadashi Maeda has been appointed as managing director and CEO of Komatsu Europe International N.V. He succeeds Mr. Masatoshi Morishita who returned to Japan after five years in Europe in order to pursue his career with Komatsu Ltd. as a senior executive officer.
EvoQuip is delighted to appoint Tilly Manutention as its authorised distributor for North Eastern France. It will supply the full range of EvoQuip equipment including compact crushing, screening and conveying equipment, genuine spare parts and provide machinery maintenance throughout the North East of the country.
New categories along with a call for entries from the construction industry have been announced for the bauma Innovation Award ceremony which will again take place at the bauma trade fair which will be held from 24 to 30 October 2022.
The Idrobase Group has announced the releases of the Elefante 90 which is a fog maker with a 90m fan jet and a motor of only 18kW. It is a solution that the company says matches the requirements of the industry and is equipped with an easy and intuitive touch screen and can be controlled remotely.
Nestled at the edge of the Lower Oder Valley National Park, the Schwedt power plant, which belongs to EEW Energy from the Waste Group, supplies the local paper industry with electricity and process steam. In line with circular economy principles, the plant recovers paper mill, commercial and industry waste. To optimally prepare the waste for the fluidised bed boiler, the company relies on Lindner shredders.
The 30th fiscal year of Avant Tecno Oy ended on the 30 September 2021. At the same time the company announced a change of generation to run the company, which has been prepared by the family business for several years, and which will be implemented when the founder and long term CEO, Risto Käkelä, steps down. He will continue as chairman of the board for Avant Tecno Oy and Leguan Lifts Oy, posts he has held since founding of the two companies.
In March 2022, the German Demolition Association (Deutscher Abbruchverband e. V. - DA) is again organising the Fachtagung Abbruch at the Station-Berlin, Luckenwalder Strasse. After last year’s event saw 1,000 participants and 117 exhibitors attend, expectations are high for the 2022 edition.
There’s always been a weak point in the demolition and redevelopment industry when it comes to processing reinforced materials. When it comes to recovering reinforced material, rebar, companies have been forced to come to terms with the limitations of the machines they own.
The fully autonomous, battery electric prototype by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is said to be the first ‘real-world’ example of a self-learning concept wheel loader that is able to make decisions, perform tasks and interact with humans. It is also the first time ever a Lego Technic model has been turned into a real machine. While not commercially available, engineers expect that valuable insights from the LX03 will feed into applications.
Since 1919, the Saxon power tool manufacturer Eibenstock has been producing innovative and high quality products for tough construction site use, with more than 90% of all components produced in-house.
Volvo Group is proud to reveal the world's first vehicle made of fossil free steel from SSAB made at Volvo Construction Equipment's facility in Braås, Sweden. Volvo has also announced that more vehicles will follow in 2022 in what will be a series of concept vehicles and components using fossil free steel.
Mecalac has positioned itself as a major player in the field of railway works with the launch of its brand new range, the ‘MRail-Series’. This consists of four models: two rail road excavators on tracks, the 106MRail and the 136MRail (from 10t to 13tons) and two on wheels, the 156MRail and the 216MRail (from 15t to 21t).
The railing system from Baier is a fully automatic surface milling system for demanding tasks such as the dismantling of nuclear power plants with contaminated concrete or for precise floor markings at airports and train stations. As part of the dismantling, the contaminated layers in the floor and wall area must be removed before the actual dis-mantling can begin. At the moment, the removal of coatings in the contaminated area is carried out by hand with abrasives with approximately 50,000 m² needing to be re-moved per reactor.
Rotar now offers its attachments as standard and factory fitted with fully integrated hydraulic ROQ adapters built with original OilQuick parts. As an OilQuick Clean System partner, Rotar has placed great emphasis on compatibility with original OilQuick couplers and the associated Clean System partner suitability.