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Weekly overview 18.7.- 22.7. 2022

Weekly overview 18.7.- 22.7. 2022
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Weekly overview 18.7.- 22.7. 2022

IMAGE SOURCE: LOXAM, Hitachi, Haulotte Group, inpix; Solutions Rental, MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC., Doosan Bobcat EMEA, Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH, DOOSAN INFRACORE EUROPE S.R.O.

Stéphane Héron, ERA's new president-elect and Managing Director of LOXAM: "We need to support the rental industry to manage every new challange"

An exclusive interview from ERA Convention 2022 Riga<br>IMAGE SOURCE: LOXAM

This year’s edition of the European Rental Association Convention in Riga has brought to all of its 300 attendees not only a lot of interesting insights from the rental industry reality, but also a new president-elect that will - for 3 years from now – make sure that all 5,000 companies and 15 associations will be able to stay competitive on a very challenging market during his presidency. Read more on page 10 >>

Hitachi ZX400MC-7 excavator takes demolition to next level

ZX400 MC-7 Group RB 1166 with logo<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Hitachi

To maximise efficiency, uptime and safety on demolition projects, Hitachi is introducing the ZX400MC-7 at this year’s Bauma exhibition. The multi-carrier model is based on a Hitachi ZX350LC-7 standard excavator, with Zaxis-7 technology and Stage V-compliant engine. This is one of three new special application machines developed exclusively with German company KTEG, part of the EAC (European Application Center) joint venture with Hitachi Construction Machinery, Co., Ltd in Japan. Read more >>

Road circulation - CECE provides further remarks to the Commission

Road circulation - CECE provides further remarks to the Commission<br>IMAGE SOURCE: CECE - Committee for European Construction Equipment

On 8th June 2022, CECE attended a workshop organised by the European Commission on the technical options considered for the road approval of non-road mobile machinery. This is part of a future legislative proposal on road circulation requirements. Read more >>

GRI completes Phase II of its specialty tire factory expansion

GRI factory expansion<br>IMAGE SOURCE: GRI Tires

GRI has completed phase II of its USD 100 million production capacity upgradation investment for its specialty tire facility in Sri Lanka. With phase II complete, production capacity will be increased by almost 100% from present capacity, to provide an output of 60 tons per day. It will support the increase in demand experienced for the company’s agriculture tire category that was launched in 2018 across key markets primarily in the USA, Europe, and Australia. Read more >>

Huge second life operation between Haulotte Iberica and Mainsa Plataformas

From left to right : Ivan Morodo (Haulotte Ibérica General Manager), Jose Antonio Gutiérrez (Mainsa owner), Diego Perojo (Mainsa Sales Director), Borja Baldizan (Mainsa Workshop Manager), and Luis Perez Santos (Haulotte Service Manager)<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Haulotte Group

MAINSA Plataformas, a leading Spanish rental company based in Heras, Cantabria, works with Haulotte Iberica to give a second life to its equipment. The refurbishment has started with 3 machines, and will continue in the coming months with more Haulotte models. Read more >>

PALFINGER PK 165.002 TEC 7: Aiming high for the future

Palfinger PK 165.002 TEC 7<br>IMAGE SOURCE: PALFINGER AG

Innovation needs room to grow. Croatian electric hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobili is expanding its production and research capacity with a modern steel-built complex. Two PK 165.002 TEC 7 F cranes with PJ 300 fly-jib and PJM020 (MFA-Jib) were deployed to the construction site to successfully complete the job with their incredible outreach and lifting capacity. Read more >>

3 years in the market, 20 years experience in leasing

Solutions Rental Fachada<br>IMAGE SOURCE: inpix; Solutions Rental

Through the experience acquired in more than 20 years in the leasing, sale and maintenance of mobile elevating work platforms, Solutions Rental - SR arrived in the market just over 3 years ago to fill the gap left by large rental companies and provide a more personalized service compatible with the reality of businesses that need to rent or purchase quality equipment at more competitive prices. Read more >>

Two Potain MC 125 cranes are building a complex Metro project in Pune, India

Two Potain MC 125 cranes are building a complex Metro project in Pune, India<br>IMAGE SOURCE: MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC.

The perfect combination of reliability, high performance, long reach, and compact dimensions meant a pair of Potain MC 125 tower cranes were the ideal choice for one of the most challenging sections of the Pune Metro Line 03 development in India. Manufactured at the local Manitowoc facility, just a short drive from the jobsite, the cranes are ensuring the INR 2,283 crore (US$3 billion) project remains on track. Read more >>

Bobcat T7X All-Electric Track Loader Wins Award in Spain

Bobcat T7X Compact Track Loader<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Doosan Bobcat EMEA

The high performance and zero emissions of the Bobcat T7X, the first all-electric compact track loader in the world, have been recognised with a major award in the Earthworks, foundations and demolition category of the 2022 Potencia Awards in Spain. The quality of these awards lies not only in the level of the participants, but also in the independence and credentials of the jury that awards them. Read more >>

"Perfect in halls": LTC 1050-3.1 is impressive indoors too

Loading Ass: The rope pull technology of the telescopic boom allows rapid handling of even heavy goods. Here, a packed machine weighing eight tonnes is loaded for removal.<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH

Liebherr also offers its LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane in a boom variant with rapid rope pull technology. This provides an alternative to the variant with conventional TELEMATIK fast-cycle telescoping system, which is ideally suited, among other things, for use in narrow or low production or exhibition halls. The boom can be telescoped to a length of 31 metres. Wasel, a crane and heavy load company based in Bergheim near Cologne, has acquired three of these new single-cab cranes. Read more >>

Doosan and Geax Partnership for Compact Drilling Machines

from left, Alessandro Baldazzi, Geax Sales Manager; Christian Randi, Doosan Infracore After Market Manager for Southern Europe<br>IMAGE SOURCE: DOOSAN INFRACORE EUROPE S.R.O.

The partnership between Doosan and Geax, an international leader in the design and construction of drilling machines based in Montefano (MC) in Italy, continues to flourish. Formed in 2006, Geax is the brainchild of Ing. Adriano Pesaresi, who after twenty years of experience as a designer in this sector, wanted to establish a new business with the aim of producing innovative and compact drilling machines, offering very high performance, thanks to the fact that they are based on excavators. Read more >>

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