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Tips for safely towing a portable air compressor

Tips for safely towing a portable air compressor

Published 16/5, 2017 at 12:51

A portable air compressor is a crucial piece of equipment that is moved on and between work sites. Before towing a compressor, it is important to perform easy to follow steps to ensure the equipment and, most importantly, the driver are protected. Luc Linart from Chicago Pneumatic reports on points to consider.

One-machine operation

One-machine operation

Published 16/5, 2017 at 12:45

MB Crusher was at Conexpo demonstrating to visitors how quickly a mobile plant at a site can be switched between the crushing and screening attachments.

Wacker Neuson at Conexpo 2017

Wacker Neuson at Conexpo 2017

Published 16/5, 2017 at 12:44

Wacker Neuson celebrated its 60th anniversary in North America at the recent Conexpo-Con/Agg show, while at the same time introducing innovative new products.

New GDT 390 Razer from Genesis Attachments

New GDT 390 Razer from Genesis Attachments

Published 16/5, 2017 at 12:42

The US manufacturer Genesis Attachments has introduced the GDT 390 Razer demolition tool, expanding the product family to three models.

Environmental remediation project uses odour control technology

Environmental remediation project uses odour control technology

Published 16/5, 2017 at 12:33

In the US an OdorBoss DB-60G, manufactured by Dust Control Technology, has helped a large urban renewal project in Massachusetts to suppress odour emitted by contaminated soil.

Blastrac’s new shot blaster

Published 3/3, 2017 at 14:40

Blastrac’s new portable, lightweight shot blasting system 1-8DM is ideal for smaller jobs, such as residential garage floors, pool decks, and small industrial floors. It runs on single phase common power and has a manual travel speed and 222mm blast pattern.

New mini excavators from CASE

Published 3/3, 2017 at 11:44

Case Construction Equipment has added the new C Series mini excavator line with six models ranging from 1.7t to 6t. These are the first products of the new range, which will be extended with additional models during 2017 and will be introduced to the US market at Conexpo.

An Easy Connection

An Easy Connection

Published 2/3, 2017 at 16:04

Using excavators efficiently means using the right tool for the job. Changing a work tool manually is time consuming and can take up to 30 minutes. That is why more and more demolition and recycling contractors around the world are switching over to smart quick coupling systems. Two of the most well known suppliers in the world, Caterpillar and OilQuick are featured in this article.

Klindex Expander 530 propane

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:59

The Klindex Expander 530 propane powered grinding and polishing machine, with patented geared mono-rotating planetary system, combines performance and reliability of Klindex grinding and polishing machines with the flexibility of a propane motor.

Komatsu Europe launches wheeled loaders

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:57

Komatsu Europe has added the new WA320-8 and WA270-8 wheel loaders with EU Stage IV engines and up to 3% lower fuel consumption.

Full electric processing with Keestrack

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:56

Five end products with a production capacity of 180t/h and diesel consumption of 60litres/h were the results of a crushing and screening combination of four mobile Keestrack plants tested last autumn.

Case adds Tier 4 Final T Series backhoe loaders and new styling

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:54

Case Construction Equipment upgraded its T Series backhoe loaders to the latest Tier 4 Final emissions standards compliance with selective catalytic reduction for improved fuel efficiency.

Chicago Pneumatic launches new light towers

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:51

Chicago Pneumatic has introduced its new electrically powered light towers. Available in both metal and LED versions, CPLB2 light towers plug into a power source, such as an outlet or generator. Up to four CPLB2 LED light towers can be connected together and powered by one of CP’s new single portable inverters.

New line of drill segments

New line of drill segments

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:49

End of last year Diacom launched in Holland and Belgium their new line of drill segments for heavy reinforced concrete. The line is produced in Diacom’s own factory in Holland. The new segments for thin- and thick walls are called DCCU segments.

Rockster Demo in China

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:47

On 11th January Rockster held a Demo Show in Chengdu, China, attended by around 80 dealers and customers from all over the country.

Schwamborn’s adds remotely controlled grinder

Schwamborn’s adds remotely controlled grinder

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:45

Removal of layers, subsurface preparation, grinding and polishing of floors have always been strenuous and fatiguing tasks. Machinery weighing up to 600kg needed to be moved by pure muscle power over floors. However, Schwamborn’s DSM 800RC ensures that the machine does the grinding and be accurately positioned by remote control.

New CombiCutter CC 7000, a reliable partner for heavy demolition

New CombiCutter CC 7000, a reliable partner for heavy demolition

Published 2/3, 2017 at 15:44

In the new CombiCutter CC 7000, suitable for carriers of 58 – 85 t, stability and durability are enhanced by an upgraded design, making it a reliable partner at the toughest demolition sites.

Do you know THE DRILL?

Published 2/3, 2017 at 14:38

As technology moves forward, core drilling is becoming a fine art. Modern core drilling rigs are sophisticated yet easy-to-use machines offering operators numerous options for best results, even in the harshest environments. Andrei Bushmarin reviews the latest additions in the core drilling segment.

Scanmaskin launches Luteus

Published 2/3, 2017 at 14:27

Scanmaskin has developed a new hybrid tool Luteus that works well for dry polishing of a number of different floors and coatings.

Best practice for maintaining petrol-powered drills and breakers

Published 2/3, 2017 at 14:26

Petrol-powered drills and breakers are designed for use on jobs located in remote areas where there is a need for operators to move around frequently. Therefore, the last thing a contractor wants is to get to a site in the middle of nowhere and find that the drill they have brought does not work because it has not been properly maintained. Downtime is costly, so following a regular maintenance regime will ensure improved uptime and prolong its life.

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