As the first step in Conjet AB’s establishment in the United States and Canada, the company announces Tim Best as customer success manager. Tim Best has a long history of working in hydrodemolition, starting his career at Jet-Blast Hydrodemolition.
Hatcon is a remote monitoring device for breakers and drum cutters that keeps track of location and operating hours to improve efficiency and safety. It works with the cloud based platform ‘My Epiroc’ which provides customers with notifications about service, creates task lists and provides an overview of the entire fleet. All the data is presented in a straightforward way to simplify both everyday duties and long term decisions.
We all now live in a changed reality. This new reality reminds of a Hollywood horror movie come true. Covid-19 became the proverbial ‘black swan’ that effectively shut down the global economy, closed the borders and sent entire nations into lockdown. In Europe, Italy was initially the worst affected country. Despite unprecedented measures the Italian government has taken to curb the spread of coronavirus, the death toll keeps climbing, albeit now at a decreasing rate. WLP s.r.l., a dust control specialist based in Northern Italy, is doing its bit to combat the pandemic by offering a decontamination system that can considerably reduce the diffusion of the virus.
At World of Concrete 2020 Superabrasive, the manufacturer of Lavina, showcased its first Lavina power trowel - LP36, a 2,032mm ride on model, which is propane driven with a Kawasaki FX1000V engine, mechanical steering, yet weighs only 630 kg.
A complex and very comprehensive work on the new technology platform for Pentruder concrete cutting equipment is nearing its end. Tractive AB has with its new HFi technology taken a big step into the future.
Construction projects on bridges and major roads often have a big impact on motorists who are often faced with road closures and an increase in traffic congestion. While the work is carried out, city centres and major roads also suffer from congestion. The companies carrying out road works, road maintenance, excavation, renovation and trenching operations are well aware of the challenges they are faced with, including pressure to complete the work quickly and reopen the roads.
Developed by Italmek in Lombardy, Northern Italy, the iRC35 rail cutter has been designed for professional use heavy duty use. It is built to last and tough enough to master the breaking of large rails on a daily basis.
For contractors looking for a durable drill motor that doesn’t compromise on performance, Husqvarna has introduced the new DM 400 and DM 430 single phase 3.2kW electric drill motors. They combine typical Husqvarna usability features with a new level of sturdiness and are also the first Husqvarna drill motors to be equipped with ‘Embedded Connectivity’.
GSSI, the leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, exhibited it latest developments for the transportation market and systems for the utility and concrete markets at the Las Vegas show in March. These included ‘PaveScan RDM 2.0’, ‘StructureScan Mini XT’ and ‘UtilityScan’.
erkat is known for its robust special cutting units for excavators and skid steer loaders, which are manufactured to what are said to be the highest quality standards in Germany. Now as part of Epiroc, the company's mission is still to offer its customers high quality products and services, thereby contributing to high efficiency and sustainable growth. Additionally, the company is more than fulfilling its commitment to innovative development with the launch of its new immediate bracket for consistent efficiency with increased investment protection.
All of Epiroc’s heavy hydraulic breakers feature the patented ‘Intelligent Protection System’ (IPS). Seamlessly combining Epiroc’s ‘AutoControl’ and ‘StartSelect’ functions, this fully automated system provides simpler, more efficient and more economical operation than ever before.
Epiroc is adding two new models for heavier carriers to its popular CB ‘Concrete Buster’ range. The CB 5500 and CB 7500 are designed for carriers in the 50t to 85t weight class. Due to their comparatively light weight, CB Concrete Busters are effective choices for use with high reach or long front carriers for applications with highly abrasive material and low level of visibility in operation. They are also suitable where noise is an issue and they can be used in residential areas where hydraulic breakers are not permitted.
Dynaset’s new hydraulic generators are lighter and smaller than ever. They can be up to 95% smaller than diesel generators with equivalent power, with the new ‘Super Compact’ models being introduced at Conexpo/Conagg Las Vegas, USA.
The new Tier 4-compliant Doosan DX800LC-7 crawler excavator was shown for the first time in North America at Conexpo/Conagg. It is the biggest model in the company’s excavator line up, and is scheduled to be available in North America in late 2020.
A prototype hybrid iteration of the Doosan DL200-5 wheel loader, the DL Hybrid, was shown for the first time in North America during Conexpo/Conagg 2020, with the hybrid model configurations aimed at being available in North America as early as 2023.