In 2018, Aquajet will raise the bar higher with the introduction of a new training program, called Aquajet Academy. In addition, the company will use its annual ‘Hydrodemolition’ days in April to unveil several new products.
Genesis Attachments is pleased to announce the launch of its Impact Tools Group. This consists of four ‘families’ of technologically advanced, minimal maintenance products designed for the demolition, construction, utility, excavation and concrete grinding industries.
The Basic 518 Trommel screen has seen manufacturer Doppstadt produce a solution ideal for the ‘basic’ material sorting requirements of small and medium municipal environmental services and recycling plants.
Doosan Construction Equipment will display a DX140LCR-5 15t reduced tail swing crawler excavator during the annual World of Concrete. Located in booth C5887, the machine will be configured with a quick coupler and hydraulic breaker, as well as optional rubber track pads.
The Bobcat S70 skid-steer loader and MT55 mini-track loader have won Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards in their respective categories as part of a new annual series of awards organized by EquipmentWatch, a world leader in data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry.
The managing director of Traxx Construction Products in Australia, Lloyd Williams has announced that a new range of flat saws will be introduced in early 2018. “Not since the mid 1990’s has anyone taken the challenge to build such items in Australia. Financially it has just not been viable,” said Williams.
Baier has been producing power tools for the past 80 years. Located in Stuttgart, Germany, Baier exports to over 60 countries and has sole representation in the US, GSS International, managed by Brigitte Peterson.
Representatives from most of Pentruder's worldwide dealers gathered at the annual Pentruder distributor council in Borlänge, Sweden in November, for news on product development and exchange experiences.
It is well known that dust can cause illness, but the high level of danger is often underestimated. Dust particles can penetrate deep into the lungs and irreparably damage the airways ands lung tissue. Dust diseases, such as pneumoconiosis, are the most common recognized occupational diseases.
“It takes a keen spirit and a lot of heart and soul to realize such a groundbreaking invention. It caused my father quite a few sleepless nights at the time," said Helmut Darda’s son and successor Burkhard Darda. ”Such a creative idea is something extraordinary and continues to drive our business to this day."
Atlas Copco’s hydraulic attachment tools division will become part of Epiroc, effective from 1 January 2018. The division manufactures excavator attachment tools, such as hydraulic breakers, cutters, pulverisers, bucket crushers, shears, grapples and magnets. Also effective from that date, will be the division's current products delivered with Epiroc branding.
Caterpillar is re-entering the demolition equipment market and recently held a training session for its European dealers, which included a presentation of current demolition techniques by UK demolition consultant John Woodward.