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Weekly overview 29.7.-2.8. 2019

Exclusive interview with future President of CECE Niklas Nillroth

Mr Niklas Nillroth, Vice President Sustainability & Public Affairs, Volvo Construction Equipment

LECTURA Press arranged an exclusive interview with Niklas Nillroth, Vice President Sustainability & Public Affairs, Volvo Construction Equipment, who will become the CECE President in January 2020 and succeed Enrico Prandini. Read more >>

Hitachi mini excavators are one of the main attractions at German theme park

Ravensburger amusement park

Adventure, games and action – that’s what visitors young and old can experience at the Ravensburger amusement park, near Lake Constance in south Germany. One of the more than 70 fun-filled attractions is the BRIO construction site. Since the start of the 2018 season, families have become construction workers with ten new ZX17U-5 mini excavators, sponsored by Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV. Read more >>

Record-breaking bridge successfully completed with PERI systems

The new Puente Pumarejo in Latin American Colombia is the longest bridge in the country with a length of 2.3 km. The complex-shaped pylons rise up to a height of 80 m.

The new cable-stayed bridge over the Rio Magdalena is 2.3 km long and, upon completion, will be the longest road bridge in Colombia. PERI engineers supported the challenging construction project by providing a customised formwork and scaffolding solution that has been designed for realising the simultaneous construction of the pylons, bridge piers along with the superstructure. Read more >>

John Deere Raises the Bar With New High-Lift Option on 344L Compact Wheel Loader

The 344L High-Lift

John Deere compact wheel loader operators can now reach new heights with the addition of the high-lift option on the 344L Compact Loader. The 344L High-Lift offers operators increased height and further reach for dumping or stacking, ag material handling, general construction or landscaping and snow removal tasks. Read more >>

Doka formwork expertise at 182 metres above London

For the concrete core of the building, AJ Morrisroespecified the construction process use Doka’s self-climbing Platform SCP.

High-rise buildings are an icon of modern society. Not many high-rise projects are identical and the same can often be said for the concrete structure and the formwork solution as a result. Measuring in at 182 metres high, The Madison Tower located in London’s Docklands financial district, is currently setting its mark as one of the tallest buildings in the UK. Read more >>

Kalmar carries out comprehensive refurbishment of reactor crane at NRG’s Petten research facility

Refurbished reactor crane at NRG

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed a comprehensive refurbishment of the reactor crane in the research reactor at NRG’s Petten research facility in the Netherlands. The commissioning took place in the second quarter of 2019. Read more >>

Clark introduces a range of new electric four-wheel forklifts to the market

The electric four-wheel forklift trucks EPX20i-32i can take on a combustion version, both in performance and procurement costs

Clark has launched a new range of electric four-wheel forklift trucks capable of taking on combustion forklifts, not just in terms of power, but also in terms of cost. The EPXi performs its tasks just as reliably as a comparable diesel or LPG forklift and the cost of purchase is also on par with that of an IC Forklift. Read more >>

Equipped for every challenge: GOLDHOFER’s SPZ flatbed semi-trailer

GOLDHOFER’s SPZ flatbed semi-trailer

At this year’s JDL EXPO 2019 (Beaune/F) Goldhofer is presenting a solution tailored to the needs of the crane industry: the SPZ-L 4 (305). This robust, flexible and economical flatbed semi-trailer is ideal for transporting crane ballast, jibs and booms and heavy accessories. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH