Maximising output power while minimising noise and emission levels – this is the goal that engine manufacturers are striving to achieve when designing a new model. Ever-tightening emission regulations and users’ insatiable hunger for more power drive the development process in this field. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin reports on the latest innovations in the engine industry.
2017 was an eventful year for the wheel loader industry. A veritable bucket load of new models hit the market with a noticeable shift towards electrically driven machines. Andrei Bushmarin reviews this year’s product announcements.
Atlas Copco has named Power Technique as the new Construction Technique business area. Power Technique will serve multiple customer segments including construction, industrial, drilling, oil and gas and petrochemicals.
Bonapp-Iccz is a supplier in the Czech Republic of spare parts for stone crushers, recycling crushers, mining technologies and their components. The company also supplies complete technologies for excavators.
Osaka-based NPK hardly needs any presentation. Arguably, the most expensive demolition attachment brand in the world, it is nonetheless one of the most sought-after. This April past Andrei Bushmarin visited the original NPK facility located on a quiet sakura-lined street in Higashiōsaka (East Osaka).
Plantworx is the UK’s largest working construction equipment exhibition. The latest show, organised by the Construction Equipment Association, was staged in June at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Leicestershire. Roger Murrow reports.
CTT 2017, the 18th International Trade Fair for Construction Equipment and Technologies, recently staged at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow, Russia attracted 557 exhibitors and more than 20,000 visitors from 56 countries and regions.
Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe has added its smallest excavator to the European market. The SK08, which has an operating weight of 1,035kg, is a super-compact mini excavator for working in confined areas, or assisting larger machines with the demolition of buildings from the inside.
GSSI, believed to be the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar equipment, has introduced StructureScan Pro, a concrete scanning system that can accurately inspect concrete, measure slab thickness, and locate voids.