Aquajet, the manufacturer of hydrodemolition robots, exhibited at Ifat in Munich, Germany, for the first time to introduce its industrial cleaning solution to the water, sewage, waste and raw materials management industry.
The Kobelco SK1300DLC has an operating weight of 130t and a reach of up to 40m, making it, according to Kobelco, the world’s largest OEM manufactured building demolition machine. Its introduction to the European market in March 2022 was marked by a series of customer events held near Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V.’s head office in Almere. Three SK1300DLC models have already been sold and are now set to work on demolition jobsites all across Europe.
The next SaMoTer will now be held from 3 to 7 May 2023 and will aim to highlight the key role that the construction equipment industry is set to play in environmental sustainability and the development of the economic models outlined by the New Green Deal.
Lars-Göran Nilsson is one of the founders of the company Conjet AB, taking retirement at the turn of 2021. PDi Magazine’s Swedish sister publication, Professionell Demolering, was founded a few years after Conjet AB was formed, and has been able to follow the company's development for many years, especially in the US, where Conjet equipment has become well known.
Rotary drum cutters are becoming increasingly popular with professional contractors all over the world due to their extreme versatility and high production rates. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents the latest news from this fast developing sector.
Case Construction Equipment has announced the launch of its new E-Series crawler excavator range. Building on a legacy of earth moving innovation spanning 180 years, alongside its manufacturing experience and customer feedback, the Case E-Series range includes seven new models: CX130E, CX160E, CX180E, CX210E, CX240E, CX250E, CX300E.
Doosan will be featuring a wide range of new products for the first time at the company’s stand (Z4) at the Hillhead 2022 exhibition in Buxton in the UK from 21 to 23 June 2022. They include the latest versions of the company’s large crawler excavators, the next generation of Doosan mini excavators, the new DX100W wheeled excavator and a new range of compact wheel loaders. Alongside these products, Doosan will show the latest DL-7 wheel loaders and articulated dump trucks for the quarrying, mining and construction industries.
Europe’s first independent testing and research centre with facilities on an industrial scale, the NTCP (National Test centre Circular Plastics), in the Netherlands, founded in 2018, has set out to examine the behaviour of different plastics during sorting and washing. The goal is to optimise processes quantitatively, qualitatively and with more efficient energy use, in order to promote plastics recycling in line with the circular economy model.
Over a month ago, our reality took yet another turn for the worse. After the two year battle with the pandemic, a new fight of a completely different nature is looming. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the political and economic landscape has changed irrevocably. And that affects the demolition industry as well. Big excavator brands like Caterpillar, Hitachi, Komatsu and JCB have already suspended operation in Russia. Others might follow suit shortly. What repercussions for all parties involved would arise from that decision is yet to be seen. In the meantime, PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin reports on the latest news from the demolition excavator segment.
Komatsu Europe is pleased to announce that in February 2022 Kuhn Holding, a Komatsu distributor with its headquarters located in Salzburg, Austria, took over the Romanian company Marcom which was founded in 1992. Located in Bucharest, Marcom currently employs 70 people and generated sales of €41M in the last financial year. Its primary focus on the sale of Komatsu construction machinery makes it a perfect fit into the Kuhn family’s business profile.
The new ZX220W-7 wheeled excavator comes with an extensive range of features designed to help control profitability, comfort, safety and uptime. This highly versatile model, the largest in the Hitachi wheeled excavator range, also benefits from high levels of support over its life cycle.
With the launch of eight new 500 and 600 Series compact loader models, Bobcat is looking to further strengthen the company’s position in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market with a complete portfolio of 15 models. As well as the S550 and S630 models, the eight new machines include the S510/S530/S570/S590 and S630/S650 skid steer loaders and the T590 compact track loader. All of the new models are manufactured at the Bobcat compact equipment plant for MEA in the Czech Republic.