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Weekly overview 6.-10.8.2018

W 200 rehabilitates Brazil’s congested road network


With precision milling results and flexible deployment options, the Wirtgen large milling machine put in a convincing performance in the rehabilitation of two main traffic arteries between São Paulo and Brazil’s largest port.  Read more >>

Linde Material Handling completes lithium-ion portfolio

Full range of lithium-ion powered trucks

The last gap has been filled: The largest Linde brand electric forklift trucks in the load capacity range from six to eight tons are now also available with lithium-ion batteries. This gives customers of intralogistics specialist Linde Material Handling a choice of lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries for all electric counterbalanced trucks and almost the entire range of warehouse equipment. Read more >>

New Hyster® Rider Tow Tractor Supports Automotive Industry Productivity

Two new models have been added to the Hyster ® tow tractor range to support operations in the automotive and engineering industries. Built to enhance productivity, the new Hyster ® rider tow tractors are ideal for any type of line feed operation.

Designed to support manufacturing operations in transporting material to and from production lines, the new Hyster ® T7.0HS3 three-wheel and T8.0HS4 four-wheel rider tow tractors are capable of towing up to 7000 kg or 8000 kg respectively. Read more >>

Upgraded Terex Trucks TA300 offers 5% fuel efficiency improvement

The TA300 articulated hauler from Terex Trucks has been updated with a new transmission, leading to improvements in fuel efficiency, performance, productivity and operator comfort.

Terex Trucks has updated its TA300 articulated hauler with the introduction of a new and improved transmission. The 28-tonne (30-ton) workhorse will now incorporate the latest EP320 transmission from ZF as standard. This results in a 5% improvement in fuel efficiency, as well as enhanced performance and productivity, when compared to the previous model working in the same application. The new transmission comes with eight forward gears as well as four reverse gears, higher overall gear ratio spread, equal ratio steps between gears and optimized gear shifting with partial load shifts. All of this helps to ensure smoother gear shifting and thereby higher levels of operator comfort. The TA300 is also equipped with true independent front suspension as standard, further enhancing operator comfort and enabling excellent traction control and maximum productivity in the most challenging of conditions. Read more >>

Building Services Qatar to debut in September 2018

  • Organisers of The Big 5 portfolio of events launch brand new event targeting Qatar’s busy building services’ sector.

  • Building Services Qatar combines five sectors into one built environment blockbuster.

3-day event to target industry professionals in search of the latest sustainable and innovative product solutions in Qatar dmg events doha is launching Building Services Qatar, a brand new event set to debut in September 2018.

Building Services Qatar will incorporate seven product sectors: MEP Services, Building Interiors & Finishes, Building Envelope & Special Construction, Construction Tools & Building Materials, Construction Technologies & Innovations, Concrete, and Plant Machinery and Vehicles. Read more >>

Feat of strength in tight space: CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane lifts bridge parts

Split Tray facilitates the renovation of a motorway bridge in Eppelborn, Saarland

Heavy loads, large equipment, and limited space are usually not a good recipe for lifting operations. This was the situation in the demolition of the old Illtal motorway bridge on the A1 at Eppelborn in Germany, which had to give way to a modern structure. Steil Kranarbeiten, a crane operating company from Trier, considered their CC 3800-1 crawler crane with Split Tray the best possible tool because of the very limited space. Read more >>

SM-5E & Mosul Dam Site

In order to operate in narrow place, drill inside buildings and perform tunnelling applications Soilmec has improved one of its top microdrilling rig with electric engine version: the SM-5E. The SM-5E is a 5t class machine. Compact and versatile the rig measure just 2,2 m long by 1,6 m wide giving the possibility to be used in very confined spaces. Four ground stabilizers completed with blocking valve in order to avoid the outflow of hydraulic oil during a break down guarantee safe working even in the toughest soil conditions. The machine body is made with profiles and welded steel sheets and the entire body is protected by guards, grids and doors, especially near hot surfaces and moving parts. Read more >>

Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane installs new bells on Paderborn Cathedral

  • Crane contractor Hofmann from Paderborn demonstrates precision crane control with Liebherr 500-tonne machine

  • LTM 1500-8.1 hoists 13.5 tonnes with 47-metre telescopic boom and 42-metre luffing jib

  • Hofmann has been involved in the mobile crane rental business since 1962

A Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane operated by Hofmann Kran-Vermietung GmbH & Co. KG played a major role in the musical enhancement of the chimes at Paderborn Cathedral. The eight existing bells were supplemented by two additional ones. The smaller one, weighing in at just one tonne, was no challenge for the 500-tonne crane. The installation of the larger bell, weighing 13.5 tonnes and with a diameter of 2.7 metres, on the other hand, demanded precision from both the crane and the installation team. Read more >>

Alexander Greschner, CSO Wacker Neuson SE in an interview with LECTURA Press

Alexander Greschner, CSO Wacker Neuson SE speaks with LECTURA Press about Wacker Neuson Zero Emission equipment and machines, new product launches and the increasing digitization and automation of the industry. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA GmbH Verlag

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