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Weekly overview 23.-27.7. 2018

TopFit-Set in use at the Fehrenkötter haulage firm

Heiko Gebhardt training: the TopFit Set comprises a board made of robust plywood to which two metal eyelets are attached. Exercise straps, known as tubes, can be attached to these with snap hooks. The board also acts as a standing surface.

Long-haul truck driving is a truly stressful job. Stress due to the ever-denser traffic, stress from loading and unloading, stress searching for a parking space. Plus working for the most part in the same position, which is anything but healthy: sitting down. A tendency to put on too much weight and a susceptibility to back pain are just two of the possible consequences. Read more >>

Sawmill, logistics company, and much more: The Ziegler Group focuses on in flexible solutions

A total of nine SENNEBOGEN 735 Pick & Carry material handlers work along the three sorting lines in Europe's largest sawmill at Ziegler in Betzenmühle.

With its headquarters in Bavaria, the Ziegler Group is well established in the timber and sawmill sector, not only because it operates Europe's largest sawmill, but also because the family-run company repeatedly draws attention with its forward-thinking innovations. These include a state-of-the-art log yard which opened in the past year. With a total of 12 machines now in operation, SENNEBOGEN's timber handling technology has been a constant and reliable presence in the Ziegler Group for many years, and not only in the log yard. Read more >>

TOBROCO-GIANT shows tracked loader at GaLaBau 2018


From September 12th – 15th in Nürnberg the 23rd GaLaBau Show is taking place as a major meeting point of the branch. With 1400 exhibitors who show solutions and ideas regarding planning, building and maintaining of urban areas, sports fields and other green fields, it will be the largest GaLaBau trade show ever. In hall 7A at the stand (516) of Kiesel, distributor for GIANT machines in Germany, TOBROCO-GIANT will present new machines. Read more >>

Vision became reality. ZETOR starts mass production of the first tractors in the new design

New Design

In last days, the first tractors of the model range MAJOR in the new design was finished on the assembly line of Brno manufacturer of ZETOR tractors. Following the successful presentation on Agritechnica and Techagro Exhibitions, mass production of the “handsome” tractor by ZETOR starts on July 16. Read more >>

Group of Liebherr cranes hoists roof construction

On the hook – the large roof construction is suspended on the crane hooks. The pillarextensions were installed using a telescopic loader.

The roof construction for a future industrial building near Mechernich had to be hoisted to allow its support pillars to be extended. The job in the town in the Eifel Mountains was tackled by mobile crane and heavy haulage contractor Salgert based in Lohmar using six Liebherr mobile cranes. Read more >>

Kögel Strong & Go body – Code XL and Daimler 9.5 without lattices

Kögel Strong & Go body

For all versions of Kögel platform trailers, Cargo, Mega and Lightplus of the Novum generation, the brand new Kögel Strong & Go body is now available as an option. The body complies with DIN EN 12642 Code XL body stability and Daimler guideline 9.5 without the use of lattices. Read more >>


New digitalisation programme: NEXCELLENCE

As a driving force behind transformation and innovation, PALFINGER is helping to shape the future. The primary focus here is on how PALFINGER solutions can help to make everyday working life easier. This is why PALFINGER thinks in terms of solutions that enhance comfort, increase efficiency and contribute to greater safety. In the new NEXCELLENCE programme, therefore, PALFINGER pools its digital expertise, products and services with the goal of further optimising customer benefits in all areas. Read more >>

Smart design: building a sustainable future

Until the industry transitions to new innovations, smart design is being implemented in all Volvo CE’s current product offering

Designing machinery to have a lower carbon footprint is becoming increasingly important. Niklas Nillroth, Vice President Environment & Sustainability at Volvo Construction Equipment tells us how we must have high ambitions and be clear about the objectives when it comes to building more sustainably. Read more >>

Potain and Lift Solutions contribute to stunning Monaco ocean lands reclamation project from Marseille

Top Slewing Tower Cranes

Three Potain MD top-slewing tower cranes are helping to construct 18 reinforced concrete “caissons” that are required as part of the design and construction of the new Portier Cove eco-neighbourhood in Monaco. Started in 2016, Portier Cove is a €1.36 billion plan that will see six hectares of land reclaimed from the sea, upon which 60,000 m² of housing, an extension of the Grimaldi Forum and a coastal promenade will be built. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH