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Weekly overview 21.-25.1. 2019

Steiger family’s induction into Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers’ Hall of Fame coincides with half-century of tractor manufacturing in Fargo

First Steiger and Quadtrac 620

Innovators in four-wheel drive articulated tractor design honoured for contribution to agricultural engineering / Current site of Case IH Steiger and Quadtrac production at Fargo, North Dakota, celebrates half-century of manufacturing in 2019. Read more >> 

Combilift Combi-PPT nominated for IFOY AWARD 2019

Combilift Combi-PPT powered pallet truck


Combilift has been nominated as a finalist in one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry. From a large pool of applicants, just 15 products have been selected for the IFOY Award (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year) which honours the best products and solutions of the year. The Combi-PPT powered pallet truck with 8,000kg capacity is one of three products shortlisted by the jury in the Warehouse Truck category. Read more >> 

Continental Drives Development of Digital Solutions for Construction and Mining Sectors

Tire, vehicle and topographical data reveal optimization potential in tire usage, loading and routing.

Technology company Continental is actively driving the development of digital solutions for the construction and mining sectors of the future. “The efficient and safe construction site of the future will not operate without digital mortar. Connected smart construction vehicles and machines are among the basic elements ensuring faster, safer and, above all, more efficient operations on construction sites… Read more >>

Dormagen – Euro Auctions Breaks all the Records

Euro Auctions in Dormagen

The eagerly awaited Euro Auctions Dormagen sale in February is predicted to be another record auction of construction and agricultural machinery following the record breaking December sale!  Read more >>

Key role for Hitachi ZX300LCN-6 at airport development project

Hitachi ZX300LCN-6

A new Hitachi ZX300LCN-6 medium excavator has been selected by Construções Gabriel A.S. Couto S.A. (Gabriel Couto) to help it construct a new taxiway and other access points at Porto Airport in the north of Portugal. The machine, delivered by authorised local Hitachi dealer Moviter, will support Gabriel Couto’s operations at the demanding 250,000m² site. Read more >>

Lift truck attachments in Hyster® factory fit programme

Hyster lift truck

Hyster Europe has announced that three types of lift truck attachments, with ten possible configurations, are now available straight from the factory as part of the original lift truck build. Read more >>

Mediaco places its trust in Liebherr for purchasing two used lattice boom cranes

Gittermastkrane LG 1750

Repaired and repainted, with new signwriting and a warranty – Mediaco purchased two used lattice boom cranes from manufacturer Liebherr, an 8-year old LR 1600/2 crawler crane and a 9-year old LG 1750 mobile crane. The lower investment for used cranes and the fact that Liebherr cranes hold their value so well were also important criteria behind the decision. Read more >>

Volvo expands compact excavator lineup in North America with ECR18E and EC20E

Mini Excavator ECR18E

Volvo Construction Equipment is adding to its E-Series compact excavators in North America with the launch of the ECR18E and the EC20E. The EC20E comes with a range of significant performance gains versus the D‑Series model it replaces, while the ultra short-swing ECR18E is an entirely new addition to the Volvo lineup. Read more >>

bauma 2019: Soilmec, key player in ground engineering

SR 125

Soilmec will welcome Bauma visitors at his exhibition space (FN522) with comfortable reception areas. The Soilmec booth will allow visitors to discover the many advanced technologies to meet the challenges of foundation and ground engineering, as well as get a first-hand look at some of the new products that will be introduced on the market. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH