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Kemroc cutter wheel used to expand high speed broadband network

Kemroc cutter wheel used to expand high speed broadband network

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:49

The company Bautechnik Schödl from Grimma is involved in the expansion of the high speed broadband network in the Schneeberg area of Saxony, Germany. In the first phase, 26km of conduit is being laid to connect households to the fibre optic network. The highest productivity rate is being achieved using a Kemroc SMW 80 cutter wheel fitted to a 16t wheeled excavator.

The ‘Queen’ and her concrete cutting court

The ‘Queen’ and her concrete cutting court

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:47

In the male dominated world of construction, Talisha Bryan of Utah, USA, stands out not just because of her gender and concrete cutting skills, but also for having travelled a long and difficult road back from the depths of addiction.

A perfect fit

A perfect fit

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:46

At a large and prestigious demolition project in Lille, France, a demolition contractor successfully used equipment from Trevi Benne and Volvo to great success.

Old at 40!

Old at 40!

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:43

This 30 storey hotel and shopping mall in Singapore was constructed in 1980 and was demolished over a period of a year in 2020.

Demolition made difficult in Singapore

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:43

PDi’s Africa editor, Kevin Mayhew, was recently exposed to the tightly controlled demolition environment which exists in the City State of Singapore.

National Pile Croppers focus on the customer and innovation

National Pile Croppers focus on the customer and innovation

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:41

With a management team with over 100 years of experience in the foundation piling industry, an innovative in-house developed and manufactured product line and a focus on personal service, National Pile Croppers (NPC) has been one of the construction industry’s best kept secrets.

Aquajet’s ‘Ecosilence 3.0’ for quiet operation and reduced fuel consumption

Aquajet’s ‘Ecosilence 3.0’ for quiet operation and reduced fuel consumption

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:37

Aquajet, a leading global manufacturer of hydrodemolition machines, has announced the release of its Ecosilence 3.0 that reduces noise and allows for a more compact jobsite while enhancing environmental stewardship and lowering overall operating costs.

The acquisition journey for Puvac continues with more companies

The acquisition journey for Puvac continues with more companies

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:35

In early September, Puvac announced the acquisition of two companies: Jack Midhage AB and Jerneviken Maskin AB.

Puvac gathers its forces in Sweden

Puvac gathers its forces in Sweden

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:28

Puvac took the Swedish industry a step further when it was announced in September that the company had acquired two Swedish companies, Jack Midhage AB and Jerneviken Maskin AB. Finnish company Levanto’s two sister companies in Sweden and Norway were also recently acquired. But what are the plans? We asked Puvac's working chairman, Torbjörn Bengtsson, to explain.

Smart and safe loading of demolition debris with Twinca

Smart and safe loading of demolition debris with Twinca

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:26

Twinca is probably the demolition industry’s most environmentally friendly dumper with efficient and smart loading of demolition debris. Optimal barrows with scissor lift and 85o tip angle, battery power that eliminates pollution and noise, smooth manoeuvring with optimal outer dimensions and solid rubber tyres are some of the advantages.

Brokk brings efficiency to driving piles in confined spaces

Brokk brings efficiency to driving piles in confined spaces

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:02

Brokk robots are designed and optimised for demolition, but they can also provide an efficient solution for pile foundation reinforcements.

Tyrolit drilling system used successfully on underwater project

Tyrolit drilling system used successfully on underwater project

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:59

For two months at the beginning of 2021, an artificial lake in Milan, Italy, was the setting for the use of Tyrolit drilling equipment. The task was a demanding one as in a first step, 32 holes had to be drilled and then poles had to be inserted to serve as a mooring point for boats close to the shore. The contractor of the project was Expertagli Aosta, a subsidiary of the Edil Taglio Cemento Group, which is well known for professional drilling and cutting works in northern Italy. For this demanding job, the company decided to rely on Tyrolit equipment, as it was not feasible to be carried out with conventional machines.

Cutting technology for tunnelling

Cutting technology for tunnelling

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:58

Cutting technology is playing an increasingly important role in the tunnel projects undertaken by the Austrian construction company Porr and is being used currently during a major infrastructure project in Poland. Porr has been commissioned with the planning and construction of the 16km long section III Bolków-Kamienna Góra of the S3 motorway which will connect the Baltic port of Swinoujscie with the Czech Republic and Austria. One of the most complex engineering tasks is the construction of a 2,300m long twin tube road tunnel which by the end of July 2021 had seen the excavation about halfway advanced.

Rubble master customers praise equipment reliability

Rubble master customers praise equipment reliability

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:52

“At RM, the product is just right, you receive good service and you have the personal contact. I will definitely stay with Rubble Master if I know that I can rely on everything like that,” says Helmut Hauser, owner of Hauser Transporte GmbH.

Heger’s innovative diamond tools help with sustainability

Heger’s innovative diamond tools help with sustainability

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:49

‘Sustainability’ is currently an industry key word. The EU Green Deal pushes individuals and businesses forwards, with new regulations popping up on a daily basis, seeing companies in the industry striving to keep up. Heger decided to address these issues by being proactive, and as a participant in the SEAM programme of the European abrasives association FEPA, the company now holds a certificate for sustainability.

Messersì turns earthmoving into fine art

Messersì turns earthmoving into fine art

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:48

Established by two brothers, Italo and Fabio Messersì, in the charming seaside town of Senigallia, in central Italy, Messersì S.p.A. is a benchmark name in the mini dumper industry. Since its foundation in 1957, Messersì has come a long way from a five man family enterprise to now being a major joint stock company. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin recaps the long and winding story of the Italian manufacturer.

Kemroc getting bigger on all levels

Kemroc getting bigger on all levels

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:37

Kemroc has launched a major product offensive in 2020 through expanding its range of milling machines and cutter wheels for excavators and backhoe loaders. The company is also expanding premises to allow more space for warehousing, production, administration and design to further provide service to customers around the world.

‘Automated Concrete Removal’ (ACR) saves the day in Salt Lake City

‘Automated Concrete Removal’ (ACR) saves the day in Salt Lake City

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:36

To support expected economic growth, experts predict that massive global infrastructure investment will be needed between 2017 and 2035. The question arises however if the labour market will be able to support any investment.

Eco-friendly renovation

Eco-friendly renovation

Published 23/11, 2021 at 15:39

With decades of experience in new construction and commercial renovation, general contractor and construction manager Arguson Projects Inc. understood the logistical challenges posed by a multi-year, multimillion euro parking garage renovation project in Toronto’s East End.

Tackling high altitude road development in India

Tackling high altitude road development in India

Published 23/11, 2021 at 15:03

When a local authority in India announced a new road project located at 4,400m above sea level, it did not come as a surprise that not many bidders were ready to jump in.

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