Komatsu Europe International N.V. has launched the PC24MR‐5, a new addition to Komatsu’s MR‐5 range. Powerful and versatile, with the latest EU Stage V engines, the MR‐5 new generation of mini excavators harnesses 100 years of Komatsu technological knowhow and worldwide resources to bring unrivalled customer value to the sector.
The BSM 400 is a new renovation grinder from Janser for grinding concrete, screed and asphalt, as well as removing adhesives, coatings, fillers, regulation of uneven floors and for the renovation of concrete floors.
The Blastrac BMP-335Elite is a new heavy duty electric scarifier. It is a fully electrical machine equipped with a brand new handle which enables the operator to control all the functions of the machine, including the independent driving wheels, the working speed, the tracking and the drum.
Komatsu Ltd. has signed a collaboration agreement with Proterra Inc. of the United States for the supply of Proterra’s industry leading battery systems, with the aim being to electrify Komatsu’s small and medium sized hydraulic excavators.
‘Active personnel detection’ is an innovative assistance system for the Liebherr L 526 to L 586 XPower range of wheel loaders. Liebherr has now added two extra functions, ‘brake assistant’ and ‘incident map’, to active personnel detection.
Dynaset has introduced a new vacuum product category with the arrival of its new ‘Hydraulic Recycling Vacuum Bucket’ and the ‘Hydraulic Centrifugal Fan’. The plan is to expand the product ranges with additions in the future.
Richard von Harpe, Aquajet’s area manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, believes that hydrodemolition solutions offers contractors a number of benefits. These range from productivity to peace of mind. However, he believes that not all hydrodemolition machines are the same, providing five key components to consider when selecting a hydrodemolition robot.
The Finnish company Ramtec Attachment, located in Lahti, is a manufacturer of the high quality Robi, Hytera and Kenguru attachments for excavators and wheel loaders. The Robi product family consists of demolition and handling grapples, crushers, screening buckets, hydraulic breakers and excavator buckets.
In Taufkirchen (Vils), Ottl Abbruch & Rückbau GmbH was responsible for selectively dismantling an old school building. Its location in the middle of a residential area required low noise and low vibration work, with the demolition specialist securing the support of its longstanding partner, Epiroc, for this challenge. This saw a new CC 3700 combi cutter supplementing the existing pool of Epiroc attachments used by the company.
Crushers can be used to crush a huge selection of materials, covering a wide range of applications, from recycling to natural stone. Often the crusher is fed with a high proportion of fine material, which unnecessarily passes through the crushing process, increasing wear and energy consumption while reducing throughput.