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Weekly overview 2.10. - 6.10. 2023

Weekly overview 2.10. - 6.10. 2023
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Weekly overview 2.10. - 6.10. 2023

IMAGE SOURCE: Väderstad, Kalmar, MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC., Fuchs, CM Labs Simulations Inc., Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH, SINOBOOM, Volvo Penta, CNH Industrial N.V., WIRTGEN GROUP

New electronics optimizes the accuracy of the Tempo planter

Väderstad, WSX-System<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Väderstad

By upgrading the electronics of the planter, new features to ensure accuracy in the field are enabled. The new features include automatic seed singulation, active hydraulic row unit downforce as well as curve compensation. Read more >>

Kalmar’s eco-efficient hybrid straddle carriers to help Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals improve operational sustainability

Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Kalmar

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals (RST) to supply six Kalmar hybrid straddle carriers. The large order was booked in Cargotec's Q3 2023 order intake. The machines are scheduled to be delivered during Q2 of 2024. Read more >>

Potain tower cranes triumph in remote French Alps cable car project

Potain tower cranes triumph in remote French Alps cable car project<br>IMAGE SOURCE: MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC.

For complex, high-altitude construction projects, contractor STGO regularly turns to Potain and its local dealer Valente Grue Assistance (VGA). One such project is the renewal of the ‘3S Jandri Express’ cable car line in the ski resort of Les Deux Alpes. STGO is building two cable car stations at an altitude of 2,600 m, plus another one at 1,600 m, as well as a garage for the gondolas. Read more >>

Fuchs unveils its largest material handler for ports

Fuchs F120<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Fuchs

Fuchs® —manufacturer of specialized material handling equipment—presents the F120 MH, a new machine for port handling. Boasting an impressive output of up to 500 kW (670 hp) and a service weight of up to 150 t (330,700 lbs), the F120 MH is the largest and heaviest Fuchs machine to date. Read more >>

CM Labs Selected by Utility Contractor ElectriCom

Sequence<br>IMAGE SOURCE: CM Labs Simulations Inc.

U.S. utility infrastructure contractor uses simulation to standardize operator training, shorten learning curves, and keep machinery on jobsites. CM Labs Simulations, global simulation training provider in the construction and utilities industries, today released a new customer success story featuring ElectriCom LLC, a utility infrastructure company. Read more >>

Continental trade fair highlight: Continental offers premium lighting for farm and field with NightViu

NightViu working lights increase safety and efficiency in the agricultural sector.<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH

Under the motto “Our Smart Farming. For Your Harvest of Tomorrow,” the technology company Continental will present a wide range of products and digital solutions for agriculture at this year’s Agritechnica. The new NightViu lighting series is one of Continental’s Agritechnica highlights. Read more >>

Sinoboom’s 14m telescopic boom lift launch aims to lower ownership costs


Sinoboom is launching a new 14m telescopic boom lift, TB14J Plus, to meet increasing demand from international customers for lower-level access equipment for work on low-rise construction projects. With a platform height of 14m and a working height of 16m, compared with 18m and 20m models, it promises to save on procurement, transportation and maintenance costs for customers. Read more >>

Volvo Penta industrial power generation engines prove vital

RK Power had 200 Volvo Penta-powered generators operating throughout Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria<br>IMAGE SOURCE: SE10 PR; Volvo Penta

It has been six years since Hurricane Maria devastated the northeastern Caribbean in September 2017. Even though electricity has long since been restored across the island, the demand for backup power sources remains high for businesses, schools, hospitals, utilities, government facilities and private homes. Read more >>

How Agronomic Design is helping farmers: A Sustainable Year story

Case IH VT Flex 435 Vertical Tillage Tool<br>IMAGE SOURCE: CNH Industrial N.V.

In the latest story from CNH’s digital series dedicated to Sustainability and Innovation, we look at how our Case IH brand's Agronomic Design team takes inspiration from customers to deliver the solutions they need. Read more >>

Stringless concrete paving on the A 43 with AutoPilot 2.0

The Wirtgen SP 25i with AutoPilot 2.0 paved a poured in-place concrete safety barrier between the eastbound and westbound lanes of the A 43 Autobahn near the city of Münster, Germany. <br>IMAGE SOURCE: WIRTGEN GROUP

In the future, the eastbound and westbound lanes of the A 43 Autobahn near the city of Münster, Germany, will be separated by a poured in-place concrete safety barrier. The effectiveness and permanence of such construction elements for the passive protection of road users makes them the preferred vehicle restraint system, especially on sections of roads with heavy traffic. Read more >>


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