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Weekly overview 29.10.-4.11. 2018

Bauer returns to the world-famous Palm Jumeirah as contract awarded for PALM360 project

Completion of the project PALM360 is planned for 2021.

The Emirate of Dubai is constantly attracting attention with spectacular construction projects, unique design concepts and exceptional superlatives. Not only does it feature the world's tallest building at present – the 828 m-high Burj Khalifa – in the city on the Persian Gulf, it is also renowned worldwide for the artificially built island of Palm Jumeirah with its villas, holiday homes and hotels. The BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH subsidiary in Dubai was already playing a key role in the construction of the island in 2004. Vibro techniques were used to consolidate over 10 million m³ of sand and the subsoil was stabilized for the future development. Read more >>

CASE Construction Equipment hosts construction’s toughest competition between the best machine operators in Europe

Case Skid-steer loader

Teams from 10 countries battled through fiercely competitive national competitions to make it to the international final. In four Wild West themed games, operators used a range of CASE equipment to demonstrate agility, speed and technical skill. The games are designed to push operators to the limit as they demonstrate the versatility, power and flexibility of each CASE machine. Read more >>

Galileo satellites to bring boost to Case IH AFS RTK+ users

Case IH tractor

Inclusion of Galileo satellite network to increase available satellites for signal provision / Case IH AFS RTK+ network users to benefit from reduced likelihood of signal loss in situations such as working under trees / Availability in first markets from January 2019 Read more >>

Caterpillar produces 40,000th large dozer

Cat D11T working via remote control

The legacy of the Cat® large dozer began a little more than 40 years ago with a revolutionary elevated sprocket and new undercarriage design that looked unlike any dozer of its day. The groundbreaking suspended undercarriage with high drive design conformed to the ground better than standard oval tracks, helping to improve machine traction, extend undercarriage life and enhance operator comfort. Read more >>

GRI Producers First Ever Radial Agriculture Tires in Sri Lanka


Radial Tires offer greater horsepower-to-ground capability, less wheel slip, reduced soil compaction and increased farm productivity. “While the exterior profile of today’s radial tractor tires is a little different to 25-40 years ago, advances rubbering tire technology are immense, and it is with pride that we not only implement these advances but also enhance and reinforce them with technological innovations of our own.” Stated Dr. Mahesha Ranasoma, CEO of GRI.  Read more >> 

Frank Frickenstein, Sales Manager Germany, Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe in an interview with LECTURA Press

Hyundai construction equipment at the HCEE training center in Tassenderlo, Belgium

How did the changes within Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe effect sales on the German market?

By becoming an independent company on April 1st, 2017 the Construction Equipment division improved its agility. From then onwards the newly established mother company was able to make independent decisions in the interest of the industries and markets worldwide.  Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe today has a strong commitment to growth. Read more >>

Konecranes introduces ARTG system version 2.0

ARTG system version 2.0

At a special customer event in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Konecranes introduced the next evolution of its Automated Rubber Tired Gantry (ARTG) System, version 2.0. It can be retrofit to most brownfield container terminals. It fits most container stack envelopes. And truck handling is automated, with remote supervision. Read more >>

Volvo excavators beat tough terrain to keep power flowing in Georgia

Volvo crawler excavator

Georgian construction company Caucasenergo is currently engaged in a challenging project to construct power line towers in the most remote, mountainous regions of the country.

The high-voltage transmission towers are being erected 2,500m above sea level in Beshumi, a particularly rocky, hard-to-reach region with very limited access to roads. This mean all Caucasenergo construction equipment is required to be extremely reliable and proficient in off-road mobility. Read more >>

Nurol Construction puts five new Raimondi cranes to work across two Dubai job sites

Raimondi LR213s onsite in Dubai, UAE


Nurol Construction Co., part of the Nurol Group of Companies (Nurol), has taken delivery of five new Raimondi cranes in the United Arab Emirates to add to its existing fleet. The cranes, two LR213s and three MRT294s, are already at work across two of the contractor’s job sites. As part of the Nurol client care and after sales package, Raimondi’s Middle East operations team executed five three-day crane operator trainings and will continue to perform monthly maintenance and servicing when required throughout the duration of the projects. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH