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New owner for Von Arx brand

New owner for Von Arx brand

Published 29/6 at 16:22

Von Arx surface preparation machines for concrete and asphalt have an excellent reputation all over the world. The well-established brand was founded by Paul Von Arx from Switzerland, and acquired by the American company Emerson in the beginning of the century. In 2019 ownership has returned to Europe, to Fredrik Åkermark, who for many years worked as global sales manager for Pullman-Ermator.

Indeco hammers used for track excavation on Bari-Taranto railway

Indeco hammers used for track excavation on Bari-Taranto railway

Published 27/12, 2019 at 18:01

An HP 9000, two HP 7000s, with help in the home stretch from the big gun, an HP 18000, have helped deliver a huge excavation project.

Epiroc HB 2500

Epiroc HB 2500

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:39

Portugal based Secil Britas S.A. main activities are in mining, quarrying and aggregates, providing materials for the company’s activities and cement factories.

Kemroc helping to make small scale road repairs ‘in house’

Kemroc helping to make small scale road repairs ‘in house’

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:30

Long term repairs to poor road surfaces can be carried out by milling damaged areas and replacing the material with hot mixed asphalt. An excavator with a milling attachment has been found to be the ideal tool for repairs to smaller areas of road surfaces.

German Wolff will strip away your floor worries

Published 22/11, 2019 at 16:50

Based in Ilsfeld, a town in Baden-Würtemberg, the nexus of Germany’s construction equipment industry, Wolff GmbH and Co. KG has been manufacturing machines and tools for floor removal and surface preparation applications for over 60 years. Unlike its many competitors who have outsourced their production to various locations abroad, Wolff has always been loyal to the tried and tested ‘Made in Germany’ formula. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Surface preparation for new builds

Surface preparation for new builds

Published 7/3, 2019 at 16:42

According to the magazine New Homes Review, 40% of new build homes in the UK are not completed by the agreed deadline. While some delays may be unavoidable, contractors can work together to stick more closely to deadlines.

Glasgow Queen Street Station upgrade

Glasgow Queen Street Station upgrade

Published 29/12, 2016 at 16:47

The Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association member contractor Core Cut has played a key role in major improvements at Queen Street train station in Glasgow, Scotland. The company, based at Broxburn, carried out £1.25M of extensive concrete core drilling, saw cutting, bursting and demolition for general contractor Story Contracting, on its rail track slab replacement contact as part of the £742M (€885M) Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Programme.

Efficient floor renovation

Efficient floor renovation

Published 19/4, 2016 at 14:56

In the Uhland-Halle in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany the 1000m2 sports flooring needed replacing. The floor was made up of several layers with a combined total thickness of 18mm. A 14mm thick layer of sound insulation rubber bonded granulated cork had been glued directly to the screed followed by strengthening webbing fixed with neoprene contact glue and a final 3.2mm thick glued linoleum overlay.

Blastrac grinder and dust collector at Chernobyl

Published 22/12, 2015 at 14:45

The company Novarka is building a new sarcophagus over the destroyed nuclear reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine. This unique construction will look like a huge arch and will be 257m long, 162m wide and 108m tall. The new confinement is designed to last for 100 years of safe operation.

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