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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.

Pullman Ermator Full Steam Ahead

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:11

Dust extraction and wet vacuum equipment manufacturer Pullman Ermator has developed rapidly in recent years. This year has seen a further 30% increase that appears will continue in 2017. PDi editor in chief Jan Hermansson reports from the company’s factory in Smedjebacken, Sweden.

Will HTC repeat its success with the new Duratiq?

Will HTC repeat its success with the new Duratiq?

Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:06

HTC has undergone a major transformation since the founding family Thysell sold the business to the investment company Polaris three years ago. PDi editor in chief Jan Hermansson visited HTC’s head office in Söderköping shortly after the launch of the new Duratiq series.

Husqvarna PG 820 RC giving Formula 1 a facelift

Published 28/12, 2016 at 15:59

At the end of July 5.000m2 of a thick lacquer layer was removed from the Hockenheimring Formula 1 circuit in Germany. The Hockenheimring maintenance team needed to remove old advertising spaces from the ground at the Formula One circuit in Baden-Württemburg, Germany.

Deadly Dust!

Published 28/12, 2016 at 15:57

What is Silica and how does it affect us? The US company Gelmaxx explains the facts as from mid 2017 US regulations concerning silica will become much more strict and similar to regulations in Sweden and Germany. Crystalline silica, also referred to as silica dust, is a toxin that is produced when cutting or grinding concrete, brick, stone, as well as other raw stone based products.

Deadly Dust!

Published 28/12, 2016 at 15:57

What is Silica and how does it affect us? The US company Gelmaxx explains the facts as from mid 2017 US regulations concerning silica will become much more strict and similar to regulations in Sweden and Germany. Crystalline silica, also referred to as silica dust, is a toxin that is produced when cutting or grinding concrete, brick, stone, as well as other raw stone based products.

Makinex Hose 2 Go - Every contractor’s dream

Published 28/12, 2016 at 15:53

The US company Makinex has launched the Hose 2 Go constant pressure water supply unit as a dust suppression, blade cooling tool, and portable water supply for the construction and flooring industries.

“Finally Europe’s on the Go”

“Finally Europe’s on the Go”

Published 28/12, 2016 at 15:51

The situation on the global concrete floor grinding and polishing market is a bit diverse. Some markets are experiencing a strong upturn while others show a very modest increase. PDi’s Jan Hermansson reports.

Brokking in Dubai

Published 9/12, 2016 at 15:43

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.

Ståhl-Fredh purchases Sandvik QE241 scalper

Ståhl-Fredh purchases Sandvik QE241 scalper

Published 9/12, 2016 at 15:41

The Swedish steel company Ståhl-Fredh has purchased a Sandvik QE241 scalping screen following a visit to this year’s Maskinexpo exhibition held in Sweden.

Keestrack’s new drum screens

Keestrack’s new drum screens

Published 9/12, 2016 at 15:38

Keestrack’s new D series of drum screens extends the company’s product range and opens new business segments in landscaping, biomass processing and the handling of waste or recycling materials.

Allu adds G series processing bucket

Allu adds G series processing bucket

Published 9/12, 2016 at 15:35

Continuing the development from the large Allu M series material processing buckets released in 2014, Allu has now added the larger Allu G series for very big carriers in material processing and mining.

New drum cutters from MB Crusher

New drum cutters from MB Crusher

Published 9/12, 2016 at 15:29

MB Crusher has expanded its range with the addition of hydraulic drum cutters MB-R, available in three models for excavators from 6t to 35t.

MB makes a short film

MB makes a short film

Published 9/12, 2016 at 15:27

The Italian company MB Crusher has made a short film ‘100 % Made in Italy’ profiling its manufacturing operations at its new headquarters at Fara Vicentino.

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