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Weekly overview 27.-31.5.2019

Norwegian construction entrepreneur flies the Hitachi flag


Norwegian construction company Wiggo Rønningen Maskin AS is using a fleet of Hitachi construction machinery to help it manage a number of projects in the south of the country. Owned by Wiggo Rønningen (video), its main areas of business include: earthmoving and groundworks; masonry and concrete supplies; drilling and blasting; transportation; road construction; and snow ploughing. Read more >>

SULKY and JACTO Celebrate their 100th self-propelled spreader sold in Brazil

Two and a half years ago, Sulky and Jacto joined forces in a strategic partnership by transferring technology for solid and lime fertilizer spreaders. The rapidly expanding Brazilian market, which is expected to double in the next 15 years, prompted Jacto and Sulky to join forces in September 2016. Read more >>

Antonio Carraro at DEMOPARK 2019 June 23th - 25th, Eisenach, Germany Stand A-131


A reversible isodiametric tractor with narrow wheelbase, articulated chassis and hydrostatic transmission, SR 7600 Infinity (4-cylinder turbo engine with 74 HP) is intended for crops where maximum compactness and agility are required (with a very small radius). It guarantees excellent performance when combined with hydraulic or PTO-driven equipment, for agricultural use (terraced vineyards, greenhouses, narrow rows) or civil use (maintenance of urban spaces, sports facilities, road works and clearing of snow). Read more >>

Nurol Construction’s four new Raimondi LR213 luffers installed in Dubai on luxury beachfront development

Nurol Construction Co., part of the Nurol Group of Companies (Nurol), took delivery of four new Raimondi LR213 luffing jib cranes in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Raimondi Cranes Middle East mobilized three teams for the offload, assembly and installation of the new cranes, now at work onsite at the Beach Vista luxury development by Emaar. The development, scheduled for completion August 2021, is situated on an exclusive private island planned to have 27 residential towers overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Read more >>

Lifting at the limit: Demag® AC 500-8 all terrain crane lifts chimney liner at Munich cogeneration plant

With this job, literally every centimeter counted: On behalf of Munich City Utilities, AKM Autokranvermietung lifted a chimney liner weighing 19 t into the existing chimney of a cogeneration plant in the Freimann district of Munich. With a required lifting height of 119 m, crane operator Klaus Kellner fully exploited the allowable capacity of his Demag® AC 500-8 crane. Read more >>

Visit in the run-up to Ligna 2019: Liebherr wheel loader L 580 LogHandler XPower® impresses at Ilim Timber Bavaria

At Ligna 2019, Liebherr will be showcasing the L 580 LogHandler XPower® special wheel loader, developed for timber handling. For the first time, the group is presenting two new equipment options for this machine: Firstly, new intuitive joystick steering and secondly, an operator's cab without a steering wheel. With no steering wheel or steering column, but with joystick steering, the cab offers even more space and an optimised view of the working attachment. The L 580 LogHandler XPower® with power-split drive has been available on the market for around two years. One of these specialist timber work machines has been in operation since July 2018 at Ilim Timber Bavaria's sawmill in Landsberg am Lech. Read more >>

HİDROMEK continues exhibiting its machines to the world

HİDROMEK will be attending Plantworx 2019 Fair to be held in Peterborough, England on June 11-13, 2019. HİDROMEK, a globally known manufacturer of construction machinery, will take place at Plantworx 2019 Fair to be held in England on June 11-13, and will exhibit its products at G3 outdoors stand. The largest and exclusive construction event in the UK, Plantworx, will host a wide range of events including demo shows and live construction applications. HİDROMEK will present its HMK 102 B SUPRA backhoe loader, HMK 145 LC SR, HMK 220 LC and HMK 300 LC crawler excavators and HMK 640 WL wheel loader to the Sector. Read more >>

Successful re-use for Herrenknecht borer in The Hague

In The Hague, a refurbished tunnel boring machine (Mixshield, Ø 11,340 mm) has successfully excavated the twin tubes of the Victory Boogie Woogie Tunnel. After only 12 months, in January 2019 the final breakthrough took place near the city center of the Dutch coastal city. With a length of around 1,600 meters per tube, the tunnel section built using mechanized tunnelling technology is the centerpiece of Rotterdamsebaan, the largest infrastructure project in The Hague. Read more >>

Daimler Trucks establishes global organization for highly automated driving

Daimler Trucks brings together global expertise and activities for trucks with automated driving in the Autonomous Technology Group, effective June 1, 2019. Dr. Peter Vaughan Schmidt to head the Autonomous Technology Group. New unit to implement Daimler Trucks’ effort to put highly automated trucks (SAE level 4) onto the roads within a decade, investing more than EUR 500 million (around USD 570 million). Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Trucks & Buses: “We are the pioneer for automated trucks. With the formation of our global Autonomous Technology Group, we are taking the next step, underscoring the importance of highly automated driving for Daimler Trucks, the industry and society as well.” Read more >>


Source: LECTURA GmbH Verlag

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