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Weekly overview 27.-31.8. 2018

TractorMaster: Continental Expands Agricultural Tire Portfolio with Advanced Tractor Tire

Der TractorMaster ist ab Mitte September 2018 verfügbar.

Continental is expanding its product portfolio in the agricultural sector. The TractorMaster advanced radial tire complements the standard tires Tractor70 and Tractor85 which have been available since last year. Read more >>

CM Labs Releases Groundbreaking Excavator Simulator Training Pack

Excavator Simulator Training Pack

CM Labs Simulations today announced the release of an Excavator Simulator Training Pack that features the world’s first commercial application of an innovative new method of soil simulation. Read more >>

Great compact class: The new Holder X 45

Holder X45

Max Holder GmbH presents its new entry-level model, the Holder X 45, at the GaLaBau in Nuremberg. With the completely redeveloped articulated vehicle, the Germany-based full-liner confirms its claim to offer municipalities, service providers and industry a system vehicle in every performance class that can be used all year round for the toughest requirements. Read more >>

John Deere introduces four new foragers up to 970hp

John Deere 9900i SPFH + Kemper 490 Plus header A


The 9000 Series features the latest forage harvesting technology and will provide customers with 10 per cent more productivity while at the same time consuming 10 per cent less fuel, compared to John Deere’s current top of the range machines. In addition, when it comes to maize silage processing the 9000 Series consistently delivers 10 per cent higher kernel processing scores. These outstanding performance figures have been verified through numerous field tests by both John Deere and renowned independent research institutes. Read more >>

23 Liebherr tower cranes at the airport expansion project in Santiago de Chile

Insgesamt 23 Liebherr-Turmdrehkrane sind beim Bau des Flughafens in Santiago de Chile im Einsatz.

The Liebherr Tower Cranes Division is once again proving its expertise in airport construction: A total of 23 Liebherr tower cranes are being used for the extension of the "Santiago Nueva Pudahuel International" in Chile. 15 Flat-Top cranes and three High-Top cranes have already been assembled and are providing optimum load handling. Read more >>

World première for an all-rounder PALFINGER presents its first crawler crane

Raupenkran PCC 115002

A specialist in the most challenging of jobs: at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in September in Hanover, the PALFINGER Crawler Crane PCC will celebrate its world première. The all-rounder on a crawler chassis is initially available in three variants of around 50 to 115 tonne-metres. Read more >>

Testing begins at world's first 'emission-free' quarry

Protoype EX1 dual-powered, cable-connected excavator

On the 29th August, Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska began testing the viability of its Electric Site concept at Skanska’s Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden. The system, which incorporates electric and autonomous Volvo machines, will run in a real production environment for 10 weeks – delivering an anticipated 95% reduction in carbon emissions and 25% reduction in total cost of operations. Read more >>

ATEX safety for LANXESS Urethanes’ lift truck fleet

Pyroban ® protected lift trucks

Chemical manufacturer LANXESS Urethanes UK Ltd. has received a new generation of Pyroban ® protected lift trucks for its operation in Baxenden, UK. The company handles large volumes of flammable material and relies on active explosion protection to alert the drivers if flammable material is present. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH