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Weekly overview 25.2.-1.3.2019

New battery-powered LED light tower from Atlas Copco offers zero noise and emissions


Atlas Copco has introduced its first-ever battery-powered LED light tower. Offering run times of up to 32 hours, an extended lifespan, minimal maintenance and low operational costs, the compact HiLight Z3+ is powered by lithium-ion batteries and provides enhanced illumination for metropolitan construction sites, outdoor events and industrial areas. Zero noise during operation and the absence of engine emissions ensure full environmental compliance in urban locations. Read more >>

Komatsu Europe announces the new PC490HRD‐11 High Reach Demolition Excavator

The new PC490HRD‐11 is the latest in Komatsu’s range of heavy‐duty demolition excavators. It brings “best in class” working height to the 60‐tonne machine sector and can be configured in six different working arrangements. It carries a 2.0 tonne demolition tool up to a height of 32 metres, a 3.34 tonne tool up to 28m and it can work with a 5‐tonne demolition tool up to 17.4 metres. This new machine will allow operators to work through the widest possible range with optimal control and safety. Read more >>

FPT Industrial equips new Case IH tractors

With more than 1.7 million units sold, the NEF engine family can be defined as one of FPT Industrial’s best sellers. And N45 Stage V and N67 Stage V have been chosen by Case IH for its new products. The Versum CVXDrive and Optum 300 CVXDrive are equipped with FPT Industrial propulsions. As such, the agricultural professionals can count on reliable engines with high performance for their important daily activities - whether they be livestock operations, tillage, haulage or planting. Read more >>

Yanmar Unveils All-New YM Tractor

Yanmar has released its ground-breaking YM tractor in a grand launch ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand. Scheduled to be deployed progressively from Southeast Asia to the world, the YM is expected to form the backbone of Yanmar’s tractor lineup in the region in the coming years. “With the entry of the YM into the burgeoning Southeast Asia tractor market, Yanmar is poised to deliver 21st century agriculture towards improving lifestyles and delivering value to the region’s farmers.” said Yanmar Agribusiness Corporation President Hiroaki Kitaoka. Read more >>

Linde Material Handling completes lithium-ion portfolio

The last gap has been filled: The largest Linde brand electric forklift trucks in the load capacity range from six to eight tons are now also available with lithium-ion batteries. This gives customers of intralogistics specialist Linde Material Handling a choice of lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries for all electric counterbalanced trucks and almost the entire range of warehouse equipment. Read more >>

Interview HIDROMEK for Bauma 2019

Hidromek was the first construction equipment manufacturer to receive the Automotive Brand Award, what was the reaction of your dealers and competitors?

HIDROMEK has achieved a first in the construction machinery sector by winning an award with HMK 640 WL wheel loader, in one of the world's most prestigious design competitions, Automotive Brand Contest. HIDROMEK became the first construction machine manufacturer to receive this award while increasing number of design awards to 15. Read more >>

One of the strongest electric forklift trucks in its class

Jungheinrich will be presenting a new series of electric counterbalanced trucks at LogiMAT 2019. The high-performance EFG 6 Series electric forklift truck can carry up to 9 tonnes at a load centre of 900 mm and is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Jungheinrich already offers five EFG series. With the EFG 6 Series being launched in 2019, Jungheinrich is complementing its portfolio of electric counterbalance trucks. The EFG 6 Series is especially designed for powerful performance applications in beverage and building material wholesaling or in mechanical engineering. With a load capacity of up to 9 tonnes and a load centre of 900 mm, Jungheinrich will now be offering one of the most powerful electric forklift trucks in the intralogistics market. Read more >>

Two Raimondi luffing jib cranes put to work by Nurol Construction at the Abu Dhabi Corniche

Nurol Construction Co., part of the Nurol Group of Companies (Nurol), has put two Raimondi luffers to work on the Corniche Tower jobsite in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. The Raimondi LR165, part of Nurol’s existing fleet, is accompanied by a new luffing LR213 recently purchased by Nurol. The new tower, a 35-storey mixed use development, is owned by HH Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and is located on the emirate’s sought-after waterfront. Read more >>


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