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bauma19: Our weekly Top 15 innovations compilation | 2 to go!

2 weeks and counting... Less than month left until the world’s largest trade show opens its gates to the world in Munich again after 3 years. LECTURA compiles the 15 most exciting innovations every week for you - stay tuned and enjoy!

bauma 2019: Continental makes drivers’ cabs digital – and machine operator’s lives a whole lot easier


Continental sees digitalization and connectivity in construction vehicles as a crucial factor for the future of the industry. The technology company focuses on the human being – the stress level of the driver, for example, must be reduced, and it must be possible for him to handle the flood of information in such a way to maximize efficiency and safety. Read more >>

Luck Stone leverages UAV aerial imagery to improve quarries operations

Luck Stone produces and supplies sustainable aggregates for civil engineering, private construction, and environmental projects. It offers over 75 crushed stone, sand and gravel products, sourced from the largest quarry network in Virginia. With locations in Maryland and Virginia, Luck Stone’s business is thriving and expanding fast. Read more >>

New Doosan Portable Power Products at Bauma 2019

Doosan Portable Power (DPP) will be showing several new portable compressor and generator products for the first time at Bauma 2019. They include the new Stage V compliant 12/205 and 12/255 portable compressors, the new 7/53R portable compressor for the rental industry and the new G20 generator. Read more >>

Hitachi introduces ZX135US-6 sliding arm excavator

The new sliding arm excavator from Hitachi is ideal for deep excavation projects in confined spaces. It can dig deeper than a 30-tonne standard model and has a significantly smaller footprint, which makes it ideal for urban and road construction projects. Read more >>

News for heavy-duty dump trailers

Over the past few years, tractor-towed transport technology has become a fixed part of the construction industry. The combination of a heavy-duty dump trailer and tractor guarantee top material handling performance on rough terrain. Read more >>

Manitowoc will unveil six new cranes and several new lifting technologies at bauma 2019

Manitowoc will debut six new models from its Grove and Potain lines at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany. It will also present a technology pavilion that highlights a significant number of customer-focused innovations. While six cranes will be unveiled at the show, several additional models on display will give visitors the chance to see more than 10 new cranes. Read more >>

Efficiency gains as an innovation driver

The driving force behind the new development and optimization work in the construction industry is increased efficiency. At bauma 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material and mining machines, construction vehicles and equipment, manufacturers will demonstrate their efficient solutions to meet the market’s current needs and challenges. Read more >>

AS 500 - Switch to the swing

The Mecalac Group is the only manufacturer of loaders in the world to offer all possible wheel loader variants: with 13 models, from articulated and telescopic loaders to the „Swing“ type loaders, whatever the loader requirement there is something in our range to meet it. With a rigid chassis, 4 wheel steering and a single-section arm with a swing radius of 180°, the Mecalac Swing loader – with high efficiency and speed of action –provides top performance on all construction sites. Read more >>

A revolution for truck-mounted concrete pumps: SCHWING boom arms S 36 X DirectDrive rotate up to 360°

With the DirectDrive, SCHWING is revolutionizing working with truck-mounted concrete pumps. The innovative drive not only combines the specific advantages of the previously known boom folding types of a machine, but also creates completely new application possibilities. Read more >>

Tailored and connected – key for stable profitability

It is a fact that trucks in the construction industry typically dep­en­d on swift and precise repair and maintenance services. Regardless of application, most construction vehicles and virtually all mining trucks are facing tough challenges on a daily basis, such as inferior roads, narrow passages and heavy loads. Read more >>

Flexible all-rounder: 70 t duty cycle crawler crane for maximum versatility

Boasting more than 67 years of experience in the design and construction of cranes and of duty cycle crawler cranes, SENNEBOGEN machines have been impressing customers worldwide for decades. The heavy-duty duty cycle cranes in particular are designed for the toughest demands. Read more >>

TOBROCO-GIANT reveals new 3.5 ton G3500 X-TRA compact loader

Developed as a reliable and compact powerhouse the G3500 X-TRA is ready to make its debut at Bauma. At the same time, a comfortable and safe working environment has been created for easy and accurate operation. Read more >>

Volvo leads the way with new crawler 20-ton excavator

Aimed squarely at one of the most competitive segments of the excavator market, Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) new EC200E crawler excavator is the perfect partner for a wide range of medium-duty applications. Read more >>

A wide range of robust fluid handling technology solutions will be showcased by Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) at Bauma 2019

Of particular note this year is the company’s response to growth in the tunnel boring machinery (TBM) market. TBMs require the most reliable components available; each element must be proven to deliver under arduous conditions. Read more >>

Network Non Road Mobile Machinery – Driving force in safety, productivity and innovation regarding the operation of mobile machines

At bauma 2019, the world’s largest construction fair, the Network NRMM (“Non Road Mobile Machinery“) invites all interested parties to get informed about the state of the art technology for a linked “human - machine - computer - world“ in the field of NRMM. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA GmbH Verlag

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