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Weekly overview 24.7.- 28.7. 2023

Weekly overview 24.7.- 28.7. 2023
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Weekly overview 24.7.- 28.7. 2023

IMAGE SOURCE: JCB; WIRTGEN GROUP (Hamm); Schwarzmüller Gruppe; DEVELON; Kleemann (WIRTGEN Group); Manitowoc; PALFINGER

Energy minister impressed with JCB’s hydrogen engine development

Energy Secretary Grant Shapps drives JCB's hydrogen powered backoe loader <br>IMAGE SOURCE: JCB

Energy Secretary Grant Shapps has challenged JCB to have its super-efficient hydrogen machines working on building sites and farms by next year – declaring himself “impressed” with the company’s early success in developing engines powered by the zero-carbon fuel. Read more >>

Dicsa Group joins the British industrial group Diploma PLC

DICSA headquarters<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Anmopyc; DICSA

Dicsa group, the hydraulic and pneumatic connectors and components manufacturer and distributor, joins the British distribution group Diploma PLC. Thus, it now leads its business  area focused on sealing and fluid management solutions. Read more >>

Metso strengthens its bulk material handling service capabilities by acquiring Brouwer Engineering in Australia

Metso to acquire Brouwer Engineering<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Metso Corporation

Combining Metso’s extensive experience in bulk material handling equipment and service offerings with Brouwer Engineering’s electrical and control system capabilities will further strengthen Metso’s position to provide a more comprehensive range of solutions to its customers. Read more >>

Construction equipment industry caught between record sales and gloomy outlook


The manufacturers of construction equipment and building materials plants in the VDMA fear a drop in sales at the turn of the year. The industry is currently living off orders from last year. For the current year, VDMA members expect a new sales record with a forecast real growth of up to ten percent. Read more >>

Compact tandem rollers and compactors from Hamm – the perfect rental machines

Compactly built and very easy to handle: One Li-ion battery (capacity: 23 kWh) provides the electric rollers in the HD CompactLine from Hamm with enough power for a typical working day.<br>IMAGE SOURCE: WIRTGEN GROUP

At the start of 2023, Hamm expanded its range of compact rollers to include eight fully electric models that compact without producing any local emissions. This means that Hamm offers more than 40 compact tandem rollers in the HD CompactLine as all-rounders for asphalt and landscape gardening. Read more >>

The THW relies on Hüffermann: Delivery from current framework agreement begins

The Hüffermann multi carrier offers outstanding versatility for the transport of wheeled vehicles, roll-off and skip containers, ISO containers and much more.<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Schwarzmüller Gruppe

Hüffermann Transportsysteme GmbH was delighted to sign a new framework agreement with the German Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) last December. The agreement includes a larger quantity of multi carrier trailers, which have been specifically adapted to the requirements of the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief (Technisches Hilfswerk – THW). Read more >>

DEVELON Dealer in Martinique MADIMAT Customises Two DX225SLR-7 Excavators for the Extraction of Toxic Algae from the Coastline

DEVELON DX225SLR-7 crawler excavator<br>IMAGE SOURCE: DEVELON

MADIMAT, Groupe André LANES, the Authorised Dealer in Martinique for Develon. formerly Doosan Construction Equipment, for the past five years, has customised two Develon DX225SLR-7 crawler excavators for the unusual task of extracting sargassum, a highly polluting and toxic type of green algae, from the island's entire southern coastline. Read more >>

Concrete Recycling with Kleemann Impact Crusher MOBIREX in California

The MR 130i EVO2 can be operated conveniently from a safe distance with the radio remote control. <br>IMAGE SOURCE: WIRTGEN GROUP

The mobile impact crusher MOBIREX MR 130i EVO2 is used in California to process concrete. The plant demonstrates its high performance and flexibility – all combined with simple operation. At a storage site in Beaumont, Southern California, aggregates are processed for the construction industry. Read more >>

MCT 1105: Assembling Potain’s record-breaking giant

Manitowoc, Potain MCT 1105<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Manitowoc

Potain technical service technician Chen Tao gives us the inside track on what it is like to assemble the largest ever topless tower crane from the Manitowoc factory in Zhangjiagang, China. It is absolutely enormous! In my nine years installing Potain tower cranes, first at our testing ground and then for customers, I have never worked with such a beast. Read more >>

PALFINGER: On The Road With The Truck Mounted Forklift BM 214

Ready for use in no time, flexible and capable of carrying heavy loads - the PALFINGER BM 214 truck-mounted forklift offers many convincing features. <br>IMAGE SOURCE: ©PALFINGER

Wherever the PALFINGER BM 214 truck-mounted forklift appears, it inspires enthusiasm. Roy Seifert, who has worked as a driver for the Bavarian building materials company Huber & Riedel GmbH since 1997, uses the truck-mounted forklift daily for a wide variety of applications. Read more >>

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