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Weekly overview 2.-6.7.2018

Custom formwork and box-outs precisely form sweeping curves of unique concrete structure

Constructing the asymmetric structure presented many challenges for the project’s concrete contractor, Baker Concrete, and formwork supplier, PERI USA.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Columbus, Ohio, USA

The National Veterans Memorial in Columbus, Ohio will open in the fall of 2018. The elegant, sweeping curves of the three interlaced cast-in-place reinforced concrete rings that define the structure below the complexity of the project’s design and construction. Read more >>

Unusual application on the Düte bridge

To demolish the eastern half of the Düte bridge near Osnabrück, the demolition company UPEKused a KEMROC DMW 220 cutter wheel for the sensitive work of cutting the bridge deck.

KEMROC cutter wheel Erwetor DMW 220

Along the route of the A1 Autobahn near Osnabrück (Northern Germany), a 50 year old bridge had to be replaced with a new bridge. Due to the construction method used, demolition of the old bridge was not straight forward. The decision of UPEK GmbH, a leading demolition company, to use a KEMROC Erwetor DMW 220 cutter wheel mounted on a 50 ton excavator to separate the very sensitive concrete elements contributed to keeping the demolition of the Easterly lanes of the motorway on schedule. Read more >>

eDrive@VANs next level: Local zero-emissions mobility in practice: eVito and eSprinter fit for urban life


​Efficient, economical, flexible and reliable at all times: in everyday fleet operation, battery electric vehicles are measured against the same parameters as vehicles with conventional drives. With the eVito, which comes to market right after the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Vans is proving that electrified models are competitive and, depending on use case, able to hold their own in terms of cost against classic internal combustion engines. That is why the brand with the three-pointed star has been taking a new approach since the introduction of the eDrive@VANs strategy – the use case is now the key factor when it comes to evaluating various powertrain options. Read more >>

Forklift thieves don’t stand a chance

A forklift truck was stolen in Berlin – and found in nearby bushes just a few hours later thanks to localization technology.

Linde software helps in tracking down stolen forklift truck

Modern forklift trucks are connected and have a digital logbook. This really threw a spanner in the works for thieves who tried to steal a forklift in Berlin-Friedrichshain: The missing truck was located using a tip-off from Linde Material Handling’s headquarters in Aschaffenburg. Read more >>

Penditwist basic & pendislide basic

JOSKIN Pendislide Basic

Very enthusiast about innovations, the JOSKIN brand extends its range of rear implements with 2 new models: the Penditwist Basic, a line spreading boom to fertilize arable lands, and the Pendislide Basic, a line spreading boom with skids to fertilize meadows. Characterized by a very easy assembly and a perfect autonomy, these novelties are aimed for small tankers in order to provide farmers with the same spreading quality as with a contractor’s machine. Read more >>

75 metre telescopic boom – Liebherr unveils new LTM 1230-5.1 at its customer days

Liebherr unveils the five-axle LTM 1230-5.1 at its customer days in Ehingen (Germany).

"Long, powerful and versatile" is Liebherr's description of its new LTM 1230-5.1 mobile crane at its customer days 2018 at the manufacturing plant in Ehingen. The highlights include the length and lifting capacity of the telescopic boom. Its predecessor, the LTM 1200-5.1, also had one of the longest telescopic booms in this crane class at 72 metres. The new 230-tonne crane not only delivers an extra 3 metres in length but also an average of 20 percent greater lifting capacity. In addition to a multi-functional folding jib, a 43 m fixed jib is also available. The Liebherr innovations VarioBase®, VarioBallast, ECOmode and ECOdrive mean that crane operators can use the new LTM 1230-5.1 with even more safety and efficiency. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA GmbH Verlag