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GSSI Unveils StructureScan Pro

GSSI Unveils StructureScan Pro

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:27

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.

Genesis grapple reduces maintenance

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:25

Genesis Attachments’s new handling grapple, GHG 125, has features that require less maintenance.

Kramer hosts Expert Days

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:24

The German manufacturer Kramer recently hosted two ‘Expert Days’ at its Pfullendorf plant, where several hundred visitors experienced static exhibits and witnessed demonstrations of the company’s range of wheel loaders and telehandler machines in various applications.

EcoClear nominated for prize at CN Awards 2017

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:23

The EcoClear water treatment system from the Swedish hydrodemolition specialist Aquajet Systems has been nominated for a construction industry award in the category ‘Commercial Innovation of the Year’ at the annual CN Awards 2017 in the UK.

No fumes with Guarda Fume Tube

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:22

The Guarda Fume Tube is a patented fume extraction device that attaches to the muffler of combustion powered hand saws and enables cutting indoors and in enclosed spaces.

A Power Cutter from Guarda Systems

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:20

Guarda Systems from Australia has announced the worldwide launch of its Guarda FTR095 Power Cutter. It is equipped with a threaded muffler for attachment to the Guarda Fume Tube.

New Tyrolit DWL*** -CF diamond wire

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:20

Tyrolit is launching a new sintered diamond wire DWL***-CF, for the cutting of light to medium reinforced concrete.

Wall and wire saw puzzle

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:17

The industry of wall and wire sawing machinery is well established, with the same cohort of players ruling the roost for decades. Being technology-intensive, it has high start-up costs preventing newcomers from entering the competition. Only very occasionally a novice emerges brave enough to challenge the established order. Fortunately, it still happens. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Klindex launches Maxi Orbit

Klindex launches Maxi Orbit

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:15

Klindex has added the Maxi Orbit multipurpose single brush suitable for treatments such as polishing, dewaxing, crystallization, light grinding on marble, concrete, stone, parquet, terracotta and stoneware.

Allu launches new processor

Allu launches new processor

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:14

The Finnish manufacturer Allu has added the Processor to its range of mass stabilization equipment.

Atlas Copco: expands HiLight tower range

Atlas Copco: expands HiLight tower range

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:13

Atlas Copco has expanded its HiLight tower range with the launch of three new LED plug-and-light models. The P2+, V2+ and V3+, can be powered from an auxiliary power source, the grid or a portable generator.

Prinoth upgrades the Panther T16

Prinoth upgrades the Panther T16

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:12

The tracked utility vehicle manufacturer Prinoth has upgraded its Panther T16 model, which has a carrying capacity of 15.2t.

Komatsu introduces new dump trucks

Komatsu introduces new dump trucks

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:11

Komatsu Europe International had introduced the HD325‐8 and HD405‐8 rigid dump trucks that combine increased engine power and the Komatsu traction control system.

Metso’s new shredders

Metso’s new shredders

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:09

The new M&J FineShred 1550 and 3550 shredders are based on Metso's long tradition of creating superior high-tech shredders.

Volvo CE unveils 100% electric compact excavator prototype

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:07

Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled the EX2, its latest concept machine to industry specialists, policymakers, media and academics at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in May.

COME AND DIG ‘EM

COME AND DIG ‘EM

Published 10/7, 2017 at 12:05

Many new excavators have been introduced in the past year. PDi editor Jim Parsons reviews. Case Construction Equipment’s new C Series mini excavator line consists of six models ranging from 1.7t to 6t and will be further extended during 2017 resulting from the brand’s alliance with HHI.

Break it up!

Published 17/5, 2017 at 13:06

Concrete, rock, pavement and masonry are pretty tough materials to deal with. And more often than not, it will not go quietly, or easily. That is why it helps contractors to have some extra muscle in their arsenals, efficient, reliable tools that will show that formidable inorganic foe who is boss, no matter what extra strength its builders, or nature, gave it. That is why everybody in this business loves breakers. Just as even the most self-assured professional fighters have respect for their opponents, smart contractors recognize that there will always be a new challenge that tests the mettle, and maybe metal too, of their machinery. Sure, they can get the job done, but with a better breaker, they get it done faster, more efficiently, and at a better price for both owner and customer. Jim Parsons reports on the latest breakers.

Break it up!

Break it up!

Published 17/5, 2017 at 13:06

Concrete, rock, pavement and masonry are pretty tough materials to deal with. And more often than not, it will not go quietly, or easily. That is why it helps contractors to have some extra muscle in their arsenals, efficient, reliable tools that will show that formidable inorganic foe who is boss, no matter what extra strength its builders, or nature, gave it. That is why everybody in this business loves breakers. Just as even the most self-assured professional fighters have respect for their opponents, smart contractors recognize that there will always be a new challenge that tests the mettle, and maybe metal too, of their machinery. Sure, they can get the job done, but with a better breaker, they get it done faster, more efficiently, and at a better price for both owner and customer. Jim Parsons reports on the latest breakers.

New demolition excavators: Where size does matters

Published 17/5, 2017 at 12:50

After a surge in activity last year with Bauma as the primary catalyst, 2017 was proving to be understandably quieter. Perhaps the biggest news is that Japan-based Kobelco Construction Machinery is strengthening its presence in Europe by preparing to launch two new models later in the year. There is also a trend among users towards larger and more powerful machines to cover a wider range of demolition tasks. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Nakayama flaunts its ultimate Dendoman at Conexpo

Published 17/5, 2017 at 12:16

Japan-based Nakayama Iron Works used Conexpo to showcase its ultimate addition to its Dendoman series of electric-driven mobile recyclers. The word "Dendo" means "electric-powered" in Japanese, hence the name of the series.

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