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Chicago Pneumatic’s new light towers

Chicago Pneumatic’s new light towers

Published 22/4, 2016 at 13:16

Chicago Pneumatic is launching two new light towers.

GSSI unveils GPR concrete inspection system

GSSI unveils GPR concrete inspection system

Published 22/4, 2016 at 13:13

In the US the manufacturer of ground penetrating radar GSSI has launched the StructureScan Mini XT concrete inspection GPR system. StructureScan Mini XT is ideal for locating rebar, conduits, post-tension cables, and voids. The Mini XT can help identify structural elements, and provide real time determination of concrete slab thickness.

New Husqvarna PP 490 power pack

New Husqvarna PP 490 power pack

Published 22/4, 2016 at 13:09

Husqvarna’s new PP 490 power pack has been designed for use with the Husqvarna WS 482 HF wall saw, CS 10 wire saw and Husqvarna Prime power cutters and drill motor.

CASE adds five new models to its D series

CASE adds five new models to its D series

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:58

CASE Construction Equipment has added five new models to its D Series of crawler excavators. Varying in operating weight from 14 to 18.5t, the new CX130D, CX160D and CX180D are mid-sized models, while the 48.3t CX490D and 51t CX500D ME belong in the larger side of the range.

Hitachi expands the Zaxis 6 range

Hitachi expands the Zaxis 6 range

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:50

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV will debut its ZX490LCH-6 large excavator in Munich. Designed for large-scale construction and mining projects, the 50t machine comes equipped with the reinforced boom and undercarriage.

Kobelco launches “Generation 10” excavators

Kobelco launches “Generation 10” excavators

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:47

A market leader in demolition excavators in Japan, Kobelco will showcase its latest “Generation 10” excavators at Bauma.

Scottish demolition specialist goes for Hyundai

Scottish demolition specialist goes for Hyundai

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:44

Dem-Master, a Scotland-based demolition contractor, has recently added two 43t Hyundai R430LC-9A excavators to its machinery fleet. Powered by a 9l Cummins engine, the excavators come complete with full Jayrox demolition cage for the cab, additional side walkways/protection strips and auxiliary pipework for attachments.

Cat to launch an ultra-high demolition model at Bauma

Cat to launch an ultra-high demolition model at Bauma

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:35

Caterpillar will use Bauma to introduce a new model for ultra-high demolition applications. Weighing in at 45t, the Cat 340 F UHD excavator has a vertical reach of 22m and horizontal reach of 15m at a load-carrying capacity of 3.6t.

New Hilti detection software

New Hilti detection software

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:30

The new Hilti Profis detection software brings two software solutions into one package. Hilti unites scan analysis for Hilti detection systems PS 200/250 Ferroscan and the GPR unit PS 1000 X/Scan in one program. Engineers have multiple measurements from non-destructive structural analysis and coverage data available in one software program.

Atlas Copco’s new handheld pneumatic breaker RTEX

Atlas Copco’s new handheld pneumatic breaker RTEX

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:22

Atlas Copco’s new RTEX hand held pneumatic breaker is based on a new operating principle of constant pressure control, improved energy transfer within the breaker and the new RHEX power chisel to achieve exceptionally high breaking efficiency.

New Husqvarna PG 680 RC floor grinder

New Husqvarna PG 680 RC floor grinder

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:13

Husqvarna’s new floor grinder PG 680 RC has an oscillation function that allows operators to mimic manual operation movements.

New Ronda 2800H vacuum cleaner at Bauma

New Ronda 2800H vacuum cleaner at Bauma

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:12

The range of the Danish Ronda heavy-duty vacuum cleaners has been extended with the addition of the Ronda 2800H that will have its world premiere at Bauma in Hall A1 stand 434.

Pettibone adds Extendo Telehandlers

Pettibone adds Extendo Telehandlers

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:10

In the US Pettibone has added the Extendo 944B and 1157B as the first models in its new generation of telescopic handlers with 4-wheel, 2-wheel and crab steering modes.

Hitachi hybrid excavators an efficient solution

Hitachi hybrid excavators an efficient solution

Published 22/4, 2016 at 12:08

DEME Environmental Contractors has purchased a fleet of Hitachi hybrid excavators for its soil and sediment recycling centres in Belgium. Two of the ZH210LC-5s are based on the banks of the River Scheldt at Zwijndrecht, near Antwerp, with a third machine drafted in when demand is high. The Hitachi hybrid excavators are used in the recycling process at the site, which recycles 80,000t/y of sludge.

Avant Tecno’s new battery powered loader

Avant Tecno’s new battery powered loader

Published 22/4, 2016 at 11:59

The Finnish loader manufacturer Avant Tecno has added the Avant e5 battery powered loader offering zero emission, extremely low noise and running costs for.

Avant Tecno expanding premises in Finland

Avant Tecno expanding premises in Finland

Published 22/4, 2016 at 11:56

The Finnish loader and attachments manufacturer Avant Tecno has purchased the former industrial premises of Pilkington NSG, a 44,000m2 property on a neighbouring plot. The acquisition will more than double the company’s production space.

Blastrac’s new equipment

Blastrac’s new equipment

Published 22/4, 2016 at 11:32

Blastrac is offering an optional accessory kit CP-10676 for dust collector models BDC-1112EU and BDC-1216. The kit includes a 4m hose, adapter hose cuffs that fit models BDC-1112EU, BDC-1216 and BDC-1114-PKG and 355mm bare floor brush with 1.37m wand.

General Equipment Company offers long reach air tools

General Equipment Company offers long reach air tools

Published 22/4, 2016 at 11:15

In the US General Equipment Company has added the MDF series of long reach air tools for a wide variety of removal and surface preparation applications. They feature ergonomic throttle valves and protective enclosures to maximize operator comfort and reduce the risk of equipment damage.

Hammel at Bauma

Published 22/4, 2016 at 11:12

Hammel Recyclingtechnik, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, will present its latest materials recycling developments at Bauma on stand N915/2 in the FN outdoor area.

Bigwood’s four steps for better breaker maintenance

Bigwood’s four steps for better breaker maintenance

Published 19/4, 2016 at 15:57

Brokk vice president sales and marketing Peter Bigwood, offers some tips for keeping breakers up and operating.

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