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Weekly overview 1.-5.6.2020

Powered by Cummins: XCMG electric excavator makes its beautiful debut


Cummins Inc. with XCMG, the 4th largest construction machinery company in the world, have designed and built a 3.5-ton electric excavator to serve as a technology demonstrator. Read more >>

Yale celebrates 100 years of electric trucks with lithium-ion product line extension

Alternative power solutions are a rapidly growing aspect of the materials handling industry as customers become increasingly guided by the environmental impact of their choices. For Yale, the idea of alternative power solutions is a concept that began 100 years ago. Read more >>

Metso launches My Plant Planner on-line configurator for designing efficient crushing and screening plants

Metso is introducing a unique drag and drop 3D crushing and screening plant configurator that enables professionals in the mining and aggregate industries to design more productive and efficient plants through real-time insights. The design and simulation tool, called My Plant Planner, is available on and is free for anyone to use. Read more >>

Preparing your warehouse for the 'new normal'

The COVID-19 crisis has had a huge impact on us for many months now. Despite the easing of measures in many countries, it remains unclear when we can leave this all behind us. The most optimistic spirits see us starting up before the summer; the pessimists foresee a dark 2020 for all logistics operations. In the meantime, we have all had to deal with the ‘new normal’ and work remotely if possible. Read more >>

Compaction control from your desk

With the Compamatic solution, Wacker Neuson connects its time-tested and proven compaction control with a Telematics solution. Compamatic is now also available for the heavy-duty reversible and some of the heavy-duty remote-controlled vibratory plates. Read more >>

HİDROMEK ranks among world’s top construction equipment manufacturers

HİDROMEK, globally known manufacturer of construction machinery, ranks once again on KHL’s Yellow Table. Accomplishing to enter Yellow Table for the seventh time, HİDROMEK is the first and only Turkish manufacturer that has ever ranked on the list. Read more >>

Kalmar and Klabin collaborate to build a smooth, safe and eco-efficient paper logistics process based on zero-emission RTG technology

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Klabin, Brazil’s largest producer and exporter of packaging paper, with three Kalmar Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs). The order, which also includes Kalmar SmartPort solutions, was booked in Cargotec's 2020 Q2 order intake with delivery scheduled for Q2 2021. Read more >>

New Bobcat TL43.80HF Waste Expert Telescopic Loader Excels in the Handling and Recycling of Tyres and Rubber

A new Bobcat TL43.80HF Waste Expert telescopic loader has provided the ideal solution for Gatim Srl, a company based in Calabria in Italy, that is a leader in the recycling of end-of-life tyres (ELT) and rubber. Secured by La Nordica Macchine Srl, the new Authorised Bobcat dealer in Calabria, this is the first sale in Italy of a Bobcat Waste Expert telescopic loader. Read more >>

TOBROCO-GIANT builds 25,000th machine

Putting our backs into it, flexibility and intensive cooperation are core values that are synonymous with the business operations of TOBROCO-GIANT. It says a lot that precisely during this period production continued and the 25,000th machine rolled off the production line. This milestone could not have happened without these values and the involvement of employees, dealers and suppliers. Normally this would be celebrated extensively, but given the circumstances, this needs to wait till later. Read more >>

World’s Top 10 tallest land-based cranes

Our previous article covering the top 10 largest hydraulic excavators in the world has been very popular. We decided to deep-dive into the research once again and compile for you another ranking of World’s Top 10, this time the tallest land-based cranes. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH

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