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Weekly overview 30.4.-4.5.2018

New John Deere machines at May’s grassland events

New John Deere V461M round baler

John Deere will be featuring the new generation HarvestLab 3000 crop constituent/manure sensing system and V400 Series variable chamber round baler for the first time at three major grassland events in May.

The machines can be seen working at Grassland UK in Somerset on May 10, the Royal Welsh Grassland Event in Powys on May 16 (where John Deere dealer RVT is main sponsor in conjunction with John Deere, Kuhn and JCB) and FTMTA Grass & Muck 2018 in Co Tipperary, Ireland on May 17. Read more >>

Komatsu Europe introduces new PC1250‐11 excavator

PC1250‐11 excavator

Komatsu Europe International N.V. announces the launch of the new PC1250‐11, a large hydraulic excavator with improved production levels and safety features. Its powerful and economical Komatsu engine, exempt from current EU emission regulations, integrates Komatsu’s latest fuel saving technology. Read more >>

Majakka reaches for the clouds – first residential tower in Finland

For constructing the 134 m high residential building, safety was a top priority. The PERI RCS P Climbing Protection Panel served as an enclosure as well as anti-fall protection. The gap-free enclosure of the skeleton structure´s floors protected the construction team also at great heights against strong winds and the weather.

The tallest residential building in Finland – the 134 m high REDI Majakka Tower – is currently under construction in the old harbour district in the eastern part of Helsinki´s city centre, in the heart of Kalasatama. With the experience and competence resulting from countless projects worldwide in the area of climbing technology, PERI engineers have been supporting the construction team in the planning and efficient implementation of Finland's largest inner-city construction site. Read more >>

New Doosan DL580-5 Wheel Loader Aimed at Heavier Work

DL580-5 Wheel Loader

Doosan has launched the new DL580-5 top-of-the-range Stage IV compliant wheel loader. With a bucket capacity of 5.7 m3 , the DL580-5 has a similar look to the existing DL550-5 model, but features robust structural components and an advanced sophisticated double circuit axle cooling system to provide an ideal solution for applications such as block lifting and other heavier material-handling needs in industrial, construction, recycling, mining and quarrying applications. Read more >>

New multi-processors use interchangeable jaw sets and exclusive features to enhance productivity

Caterpillar - Excavator

Caterpillar Work Tools has expanded its range of excavator attachments with three new multi-processor models—MP332, MP345 and, MP365—which build on the company’s demolition-technology experience with new features aimed specifically at users requiring large, flexible, purpose-built tools that can handle virtually any demolition task. The new models join the MP318 and MP324 in the Cat® multi-processor range. Read more >>

Grand Parisdemonstrates VolvoGroup’s ability tosupport world’s largest projects

A Volvo EWR150E short-swing radius wheeled excavator gets to work on the streets of Paris.

The Volvo Group is working together in order to meet the demands of the Grand Paris project – Europe’s largest construction site.

Demonstrating its unique ability to provide a number of solutions for customers on major infrastructure schemes worldwide, the business areas of the Volvo Group are active in the €100 billion Grand Paris project in France. Volvo Construction Equipment, along with sister companies Volvo Trucks, Volvo Penta, Volvo Buses and Volvo Financial Services, are bringing their products, services and expertise to help deliver Europe’s largest infrastructure project. Read more >>

Kalmar introduces fully electric Kalmar Ottawa terminal tractor to help customers cut emissions and improve productivity

Kalmar Ottawa terminal tractor

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is introducing an electric version of its popular Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractor. The Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor is designed for trailer-handling operations in dispersed warehouses, container terminals and other applications where short-distance highway travel is required. It features the latest in battery technology, a fully electric powertrain that produces zero emissions at source and a comfortable driving environment. Read more >>

Multi-purpose CINGO tracked carriers

Merlo CingoM500


The Cingo multi-purpose series tracked dumpers completes the range of models on display at the trade fair. Versatility and adaptability are the two key features that set the Cingo system apart, making it unique within its category.

The design concept applied to these multi-purpose Cingo tracked dumpers guarantees maximum transverse stability even in sloping conditions, courtesy of the low centre of gravity, which works in synergy with the track transmission system to ensure improved grip on easily deformed or uneven surfaces, whilst reducing pressure on the ground. Read more >>

The new MEILLER RS21 hooklift: The innovative power pack


Where would construction and waste logistics be today without them? Modern hooklifts supply construction sites and dispose of recyclable materials – with these vehicles almost constantly on the move. As the market leader in this area, MEILLER is marking the INTERMAT with the presentation of the new heavy RS21 TS hooklift with numerous functional advantages. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA GmbH Verlag