IPAF are happy to announce that Cramo, one of the leading European equipment rental chains, have joined IPAF, which strengthens IPAF’s quickly growing number of members - both in Northern and Eastern Europe.
The fully hydraulic quick coupler system Variolock, made by Lehnhoff, has recently proven itself on the demolition of three railway bridges on a project located close to the North Sea. Using the system, Rostock company Abbruch Büchert GmbH, was able to facilitate the swift, easy, and safe exchange of attachments that ensured that the company kept to its gruelling schedule.
Unlike the ‘golden age’ of the 1980s and 90s when diamond tools practically sold themselves, today running a consumables business is an uphill job. Competition is going up all the time while margins are going down. In order to survive and prosper in a cutthroat environment like this, a supplier has to excel at what it does, which is exactly what Heger has been managing to do for over a century now. Andrei Bushmarin reports.
Designing and manufacturing excavator attachments is a complex engineering task fraught with technological challenges. Excavator operators like their work tools to be robust, high performing, low maintenance and durable. These qualities take on even greater importance in such harsh environs as demolition sites and recycling yards, which leaves suppliers little room for mistakes. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents the latest news from the attachment industry.
Doosan Bobcat has officially announced the inauguration and commencement of operations at the company’s first manufacturing facility in India in the Tamil Nadu state, located in the outskirts of Chennai.
Developed specifically for the needs of the recycling and waste management industries, Sennebogen has introduced its smallest material handling machine, the 817 E, which is now available with a range of drive options.
The IDA dust abatement system, already available on some of the hammers in the Indeco range, has been updated in line with the latest OSHA guidelines in order to protect workers even more against exposure to crystalline silica micro particles.
Superabrasive’s line of Lavina floor grinding and polishing machinery and diamond tools has grown to be one of the biggest on the US market, with its main production sites located in Krun, Bulgaria and in Hoschton, USA. Now the company aims to grow more aggressively in Europe. PDi Magazine’s Jan Hermansson met recently with the company’s founder and CEO George Popov and European sales director Svetlana Peneva.
Finnish company Tana avowed aim is to increase the usage of alternative fuels in the cement and lime industry. Through the use of its waste shredder, cement manufacturers can produce alternative fuel of the required particle size in one pass.
Back in Sydney 20 years ago, he was known as the ‘Road Runner’, the industry’s best wall chasing contractor which saw him run one of the biggest concrete cutting firms in Australia. Today his target is the Middle East and Europe. Meet Youssef Hallak from LT Diamond Drilling.
Bobcat has launched what is said to be the world’s first 1t electric mini excavator. Combining zero emissions, low noise and a 710mm width, the new E10e battery powered, zero tail swing (ZTS) mini excavator can pass through standard doors and in and out of lifts.