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Hilti wins Red Dot Best of the Best award

Hilti wins Red Dot Best of the Best award

Published 29/12, 2016 at 14:59

Hilti has won the Red Dot Award Communication Design competition for the first time with its PD-C laser range meter, which was named ‘Best of the Best’ in the competition’s Interface Design category.

Hitachi extends construction machinery

Hitachi extends construction machinery

Published 29/12, 2016 at 14:57

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) has introduced the latest phase of Zaxis-6 excavators and ZW-6 wheel loaders.

Komatsu’s new excavators

Komatsu’s new excavators

Published 29/12, 2016 at 14:56

Komatsu Europe International has added the PC210NLC-11 and PC230NHD-11 hydraulic excavators to the European market. Both machines offer up to 28% higher lifting performance and further improves on the stability and power of previous Komatsu models. Both have a net power rating of 123kW and operating weights between 22.4t and 23.52t.

Camso’s new skid steer tyres

Camso’s new skid steer tyres

Published 29/12, 2016 at 14:54

The Canadian company Camso, formerly Camoplast Solideal and based in Magog, Quebec, has added two new tyres for skid steer loaders, the Camso SKS 753 for mixed and hard surfaces, and Camso SKS 532 for soft ground.

Caterpillar upgrades wheel loaders

Caterpillar upgrades wheel loaders

Published 29/12, 2016 at 14:49

Caterpillar has upgraded its M Series 926M, 930M and 938M, and K Series 924K, 930K, 938K wheel loaders. A new secondary display module option for all models improves operator interface and navigation, and provides payload management and service options. The touchscreen display has a QWERTY keyboard. The display reduces the information input and eliminates the arrow keys required by previous versions.

Blastrac launches forklift scraper

Published 29/12, 2016 at 14:47

In the US Blastrac has introduced the PG-10528 steel scraper body to fit forklifts. The attachment removes tape, paint and other spills from concrete and is ideal for factories and warehouses.

Brokking in Dubai

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:59

Diamond Edge Cutting is a major demolition and concrete cutting contractor in the Middle East and has recently carried out a number of large projects in the area.

New issue of Delete Sweden’s e-magazine

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:48

Delete Sweden has released issue 4 of its online magazine. The magazine includes a chronicle by chief executive Mårten Fuchs about how diversity makes the company and the society stronger.

Vipermetal unveils 3D screening buckets

Vipermetal unveils 3D screening buckets

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:47

The Finnish crushing and screening bucket manufacturer Vipermetal has introduced its 3D screening buckets for use on excavators and loaders.

Hyundai adds HX380 L excavator

Hyundai adds HX380 L excavator

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:46

Hyundai’s latest addition to the HX excavator range, the HX360 L, has an operating weight of 38.9 t and is one of 13 in the HX crawler excavator range.

Floor sawing: An industry without borders

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:44

Floor sawing aka flat sawing in North America is the most widespread concrete processing technique in the world. And, unlike wall and wire sawing, where the market is pretty much saturated, the floor sawing industry still has plenty of room for new entrants and innovations. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Daemo: setting a good example

Daemo: setting a good example

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:41

Ever since its foundation in 1989, attachment specialist Daemo has been pursuing its goal of being a role model to its fellow Korean suppliers. Korea is a relatively new entrant to the demolition attachment industry and, for a while, local brands were associated with cheapness rather than quality. Daemo has demolished the preconception by becoming a major international player with high-quality products. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

In the hall of the mountain king

In the hall of the mountain king

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:34

The Hilti Group recently celebrated its 75th anniversary at its picture perfect mountain landscape based headquarters in Schann, Liechtenstein. PDi Editor Vitor Hermasson reports.

Clean Perfection from Japan

Clean Perfection from Japan

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:32

Japan is an amazing country for visitors from the west. It is so very different, yet so easy to fall in love with its culture, people and nature. PDi Editor in chief, Jan Hermansson, reports on his visit that included time with the concrete cutting machinery and diamond tool manufacturer Shibuya Company.

Eibenstock: Power that brings the walls down

Eibenstock: Power that brings the walls down

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:29

Life of East Germans in the 20th century was fraught with tragedy and hardship. Many businesses were blown off the map by the wind of change, but Eibenstock survived and prospered. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

EcoClear reduces turbidity

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:20

Swedish Hydrodemolition contracting specialist, Nordisk Vattenbilning, is using Aquajet’s water treatment system, EcoClear, to reduced turbidity levels on a multi-storey car park renovation project in Malmö Sweden.

Preparation for cathodic protection using Conjet equipment

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:19

The Swedish port of Kapellskär is about 80km north of the capital, Stockholm. A large number of trucks use this port as it shortens the time at sea, compared to using the port from city centre in Stockholm. A large number of ferry boats for Finland dock here which makes Kapellskär an important logistic part of the infrastructure around the Stockholm area.

Idrobase’s Tornado for hydroblasting

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:18

The cold water pressure washer Tornado is one of the new products from Idrobase Group. Presented in its new ‘Catalogue of Solutions 2017/18’ it is mainly used for hydroblasting applications such as cleaning concrete surfaces concrete, cutting concrete, renovation, sanding and surface hydroscarification.

Repair of quay with Conjet robots

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:17

Gävle Stad is the owner of the quay running inside the harbour in Gävle, a Swedish city on the coast of the Baltic Sea, some 170km north of the capital, Stockholm. The 300m long quay wall needed to be repaired and strengthened for a new marina for leisure boats to dock. The work was completed in two phases and involved removing 100 mm of concrete from the top of the 700mm wide beam and replaced with fresh concrete for added strength.

Aquajet launches two new Aqua Cutters

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:16

Aquajet is launching the new Aqua Cutter 410V hydrodemolition robot, which is a combination of the existing 410A and 710V models. However, the 410V is much lighter and smaller compared to the original 710V, making it ideal for operations, especially in confined areas, such as shafts and furnaces.

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