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Attachments that last

Published 11/10 at 11:23

High performance and durability are the two pivotal characteristics of any excavator attachment. The ability to operate efficiently in the harshest environments without maintenance or repair results in low cost of ownership – a benefit that can never be overrated, especially in a wartime economy. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents a roundup of the most recent innovations in the demolition attachment industry.

Cold cutting saw from Braun

Published 3/10 at 11:17

For more than 10 years Braun has been developing and producing solutions for the dismantling of nuclear facilities.

Nuclear and offshore demolition techniques

Nuclear and offshore demolition techniques

Published 3/10 at 11:15

In the world of nuclear and offshore demolition, contractors are often in need of unique solutions to carry out complex work tasks. This year sees new developments in these fields from two manufacturers.

Twinca dumpers a shrewd investment for limited access projects

Published 3/10 at 11:01

Jason Franken at Super City Concrete Cuttings states that the purchase of the Twinca ES-800 dumper has been a shrewd investment for limited access projects.

Mini dumpers increase efficiency on the worksite

Mini dumpers increase efficiency on the worksite

Published 3/10 at 11:00

In this feature you find the latest about smart loading solutions on the demolition and concrete sawing and drilling site.

Attachments that last

Attachments that last

Published 3/10 at 10:52

High performance and durability are the two pivotal characteristics of any excavator attachment. The ability to operate efficiently in the harshest environments without maintenance or repair results in low cost of ownership – a benefit that can never be overrated, especially in a wartime economy. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents a roundup of the most recent innovations in the demolition attachment industry.

Wheel Loaders and Trucks

Wheel Loaders and Trucks

Published 3/10 at 10:44

This year sees new machines arriving from manufacturers Doosan and Hitachi. Doosan has introduced its new articulated dump trucks, to name but one example of its latest offerings’, while Hitachi has released the next generation Stage V wheel loaders.

Dust suppression cannons 2022

Dust suppression cannons 2022

Published 4/7 at 09:04

Worksite safety, particularly regarding dangerous airborne particles, continues to be a concern of the industry, with decontamination during the pandemic especially becoming a focus for many. On this theme, this year sees many new products from a variety of manufacturers, including Generac, Dehaco and Raincanon.

Have a blast!

Have a blast!

Published 4/7 at 08:35

A shot blaster is a valuable part of any surface preparation contractor’s equipment arsenal. Efficiently powering away debris and contaminants provides an important head start for making an aged concrete floor like new, while also taking the cleaning burden off other tools. Here are some of the many shot blaster machines available to contractors today.

Huge Bobcat Excavator Order

Huge Bobcat Excavator Order

Published 4/7 at 08:32

Otrac Heavy Equipment, the Bobcat Authorized Dealer in Egypt, has secured the largest ever order in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region for new Bobcat mini-excavators for use in the ‘Decent Life’ initiative launched by the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. The Decent Life or ‘Hayah Kareema’ initiative directed by the Egyptian President is focused on the eradication of poverty in Egypt. It is targeted at 4500 villages throughout Egypt, affecting 58% of Egypt’s 102 million population, with the aim of transforming slums and poor villages into thriving communities with modern infrastructure.

New mini and compact excavators

New mini and compact excavators

Published 4/7 at 08:31

In this issue of PDi we feature, as usual, a summary of new models of mini and compact excavators for efficient material handling on the demolition work site.

No wall is too thick, no steel is too tough and no rock is too hard WHEN THE [...]

No wall is too thick, no steel is too tough and no rock is too hard WHEN THE [...]

Published 4/7 at 08:26

No wall is too thick, no steel is too tough and no rock is too hard WHEN THE EQUIPMENT IS RIGHT No matter what task a specialist contractor might be facing – wall cutting, wire sawing of steel structures or rock excavation – choosing the right equipment is the key to success. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents the latest developments in the field of concrete and rock cutting.

New Mobile Recycling Equipment

Published 19/4 at 10:07

Manufacturers such as Cams, Lindner and Kleemann are all offering new products to aid recycling on construction sites across the globe. Here’s the latest in mobile shredding, crushing and screening units for concrete, asphalt, building material and more.

New powerful handheld machines and tools from our manufacturers

New powerful handheld machines and tools from our manufacturers

Published 11/3 at 09:40

New handheld equipment for concrete cutting and demolition include a new line of high frequency electric concrete saws from AGP, as well as new angle grinders and a dry cutting tool range from Tyrolit.

A re-tipping point

A re-tipping point

Published 11/3 at 09:30

As measures against spreading the coronavirus are reduced or removed, there is a hope that a tipping point is on the horizon and the two year Covid-19 nightmare will soon be over. Once this becomes a reality, players in the concrete sawing and drilling industry will have to ‘re-tip’ their operations and get themselves back on track. In anticipation of that moment, some have started to do just that. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin looks at the latest innovations in core drilling.

A bucketload of Value

A bucketload of Value

Published 11/3 at 09:22

Crusher and screening buckets are the kind of tools that quite literally turn waste into profit. Powerful and versatile attachments, they can be fitted on a carrier of any kind - excavator, loader or even telehandler - to process a wide variety of materials from construction and demolition waste to topsoil, turf, roots and compost. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents the latest news from this fast developing sector.

Volvo prototype LX03: the intelligent future of construction

Volvo prototype LX03: the intelligent future of construction

Published 11/3 at 09:15

This fully autonomous, battery electric prototype by Volvo Construction Equipment is the first real world example of a self-learning concept wheel loader with the brains to make decisions, perform tasks and interact with humans.

LOAD STARS

LOAD STARS

Published 11/3 at 09:14

It is one thing to muddle through the day to day challenges of a pandemic, but muddling through job after job using less than the best equipment won’t earn a contractor much profit, or future job opportunities.

Latest news from the fully automatic quick coupling sector

Latest news from the fully automatic quick coupling sector

Published 11/3 at 09:11

Fully automatic quick couplers are today a must in the global demolition and recycling industries. Here are the latest developments.

Latest updates on dust extraction equipment

Latest updates on dust extraction equipment

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:15

The harm caused by dust is now well established with equipment to combat it having been specially developed. In this special feature, we take a closer look at Superabrasive’s and Scanmaskin’s vacuum cleaners, plus a dust suppression system from Dynaset.

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