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Brokk introduces four new next generation demolition robots

Published 10/10 at 15:39

Four new machine models were introduced at once, together with a proprietary Brokk hydraulic breaker range, and three new concrete crushers from Darda at Intermat this year. The four new machine models take the Brokk power to weight ratio to new heights enabled by the unique Brokk SmartPowerTM technology.

Powerful and compact trends

Published 10/10 at 15:29

Since the Intermat show earlier this year, the market has seen the launch of a large number of new wheel loader models. This special feature looks at some of them, with a particular emphasis on the new ‘futuristic’ Volvo compact wheel loaders.

New internet shop and breaker models from Idromeccanica

New internet shop and breaker models from Idromeccanica

Published 10/10 at 15:21

Idromeccanica Italiana S.r.l is a leading designer and manufacturer of attachment equipment, placing great store on being a customer oriented company, paying close attention to its customers’ needs. This has seen the company launch a new e-commerce site as well as new breaker models.

Brokk introduces next generation ‘SmartConcept’ for demolition robot range

Published 10/10 at 15:17

Following the recent launch of four new demolition robots, Brokk has now introduced the ‘SmartConcept’, a package of technological features that offer significant improvements in power management, reliability, maintainability, and ergonomics.

Dymatec launches P20W

Dymatec launches P20W

Published 10/10 at 15:15

Dymatec, the leading manufacturer and provider of specialist products for the diamond drilling and concrete cutting industries, has launched a new and improved version of its bestselling P20 diamond tracksaw blade, the P20W.

PDi’s Crash Course on excavator attachments

PDi’s Crash Course on excavator attachments

Published 10/10 at 14:48

The headway made by the demolition and recycling industry over the last decades is simply staggering. From a wrecking ball, and hard to control implosions, the industry has progressed to safe and precise demolition techniques, involving powerful and sophisticated excavator attachments. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents a ‘crash course’ on the latest innovations in the attachment business.

Keestrack enters Japanese market

Published 10/10 at 14:39

In March 2018, Keestrack, the international specialist manufacturer of mobile processing technology, signed a dealership agreement with JCE Co, Ltd. based in Kanagawa near Tokyo, Japan.

RM 90GO! comes with the latest technology

Published 10/10 at 13:43

Austrian company Halbeisen & Prast KG feels it has the right equipment for every job, with the innovative features of its RM 90go! crusher making its work easier, and saving money.

EDA organizes a think tank to consider ‘Equipment for demolition’

EDA organizes a think tank to consider ‘Equipment for demolition’

Published 10/10 at 13:42

The European Demolition Association, EDA, in partnership with the Committee for European Construction Equipment, CECE, has organised a think tank titled, ‘Equipment for demolition’.

Growth sees Maximus recruitment

Published 10/10 at 13:39

This spring Maximus, the Northern Irish manufacturer of mobile screening units based in Coalisland, County Tyrone, acquired a new majority shareholder, Rubble Master.

Blount International acquires Merit Engineering and Equipment Company

Blount International acquires Merit Engineering and Equipment Company

Published 9/10 at 16:22

Blount International acquires Merit Engineering and Equipment Company Portland, Ore. – October 8, 2018 - Blount International, Inc. (“Blount”) announced today it has acquired Merit Engineering and Equipment Company (“Merit”). The Merit brand of concrete cutting products and their manufacturing facility will be integrated into Blount’s Concrete Cutting and Finishing (“CCF”) business unit. CCF manages the ICS® brand of concrete cutting equipment and is the exclusive distributor of Pentruder® wall saws and wire saws in the Americas.

“Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust”, quicker with the wrong equipment

“Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust”, quicker with the wrong equipment

Published 3/7 at 13:56

In this annual feature about industrial dust extractors and air cleaners, PDi takes a look at the latest products that can comply with new and stricter asbestos and silica regulations. Jan Hermansson reports.

Many factors to base mini excavator selection on

Many factors to base mini excavator selection on

Published 3/7 at 13:51

Buyers always have a personal checklist when acquiring a mini or compact excavator. There are the usual items like power, versatility, comfort, ruggedness, and ease of maintenance. There are also intangibles, such as past experience with a particular manufacturer, recommendations from colleagues, and perhaps even the colour. PDi’s Jim Parsons reports.

All wired up

All wired up

Published 3/7 at 13:51

Building a high performing wall or wire sawing system is a challenging engineering task requiring a lot of skill and experience. Until a few years ago, only a handful of manufacturers in the entire world were capable of effectively accomplishing this. Now the situation is changing, with more and more companies mastering the complex manufacturing technology. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Expected growth  in global and Italian demand for construction equipment sets the scene

Expected growth  in global and Italian demand for construction equipment sets the scene

Published 3/7 at 13:16

Sales of earthmoving machinery in Italy grew by 16% in 2017, with recovery in the construction sector driven over the next three years by the replacement of vehicle fleets and new investment. These factors are set to make the next Samoter in March 2020 a highly exciting show.

New Transforming products from ALLU

New Transforming products from ALLU

Published 3/7 at 13:14

Intermat was held from the 23rd – 28th April in Paris. As one of the world’s leading construction equipment exhibitions, ALLU used the show to exhibit leading members of its Transformer and Processor ranges, outline the new features of the equipment, and launch its latest development aimed at further enhancing customer business operations.

Integrated water spraying channel

Integrated water spraying channel

Published 3/7 at 13:13

Epiroc's premium SB hydraulic breakers series are the industry’s only breakers equipped as standard with an integrated channel for water spraying. A feature designed to help improve the working environment on construction and demolition sites around the world.

Husqvarna launches new product ranges for compaction and concrete placement

Husqvarna launches new product ranges for compaction and concrete placement

Published 3/7 at 13:06

Following its recent agreement with Atlas Copco, Husqvarna Construction Products has launched a new product range for light compaction and concrete placement. This is aimed at ensuring Husqvarna is able to supply a more complete offering to its channel partners and end users.

GSSI Unveils StructureScan Mini LT

GSSI Unveils StructureScan Mini LT

Published 3/7 at 13:04

GSSI, the manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, has announced the launch of its new StructureScan Mini LT.

Successful Intermat 2018 for Bell Equipment

Successful Intermat 2018 for Bell Equipment

Published 3/7 at 13:03

“We are hugely satisfied with Intermat 2018,” commented Gary Bell and Leon Goosen, the outgoing and incoming group chief executive officers of the global ADT specialist, Bell Equipment.

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