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Weekly overview 8.-12.10.2018

New Volvo wheeled excavators available through Sourcewell and HGACBuy procurement programs

Volvo wheeled excavator

Volvo’s EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E, the latest in Volvo Construction Equipment’s wheeled excavator lineup, can now be bought using purchasing cooperatives Sourcewell and HGAC. Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest wheeled excavators — the EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E — are now available through Sourcewell and HGACBuy, adding to Volvo’s robust lineup offered through purchasing cooperatives for governments and nonprofit organizations. Read more >>

Metso launches a renewed, more efficient Lokotrack LT200HP

Thanks to its direct v-belt drive from the gearbox, the renewed solution delivers fuel consumption savings of 15% or more compared to hydraulic-driven cone crushers.

The Metso Lokotrack® LT200HP(TM) mobile cone crushing plant is designed for secondary and tertiary crushing operations such as producing aggregates for railway ballast, road construction, asphalt, and concrete fractions. Thanks to its direct v-belt drive from the gearbox, the renewed solution delivers fuel consumption savings of at least 15% compared to hydraulic-driven cone crushers. Furthermore, the LT200HP complies with European Stage V emission regulations. Read more >>

Design for drivers future-proofs efficiency, says Hyster Europe

H2.0-3.5FT lift trucks for Anti-rollback on ramps

While reports of self-drive cars and lorries captivate mainstream media, automated lift trucks are already a reality in a growing number of operations.  However, Phil Mean from Hyster Europe believes new innovations to help human operators to be more productive remains essential for counterbalance lift truck manufacturers. Read more >>

Case IH Field Day demonstrates the power of mechanisation for a productive and efficient agriculture

Case IH Field Day

Case IH distributor Agrodis, part of the Hortimag Horticulture group, demonstrated in a Field Day in Boussalem the important contribution that mechanisation can make to the Country’s five-year plan for the development of the Agriculture sector. Read more >>

HIMOINSA develops voltage transformer substations in 10 and 20ft containers

HIMOINSA voltage transformer substation

The HRS 6300 D5/6 and the HRS 3150 D5/6 transformer substations built by HIMOINSA, in a 20 and 10ft container version, respectively, make transformation possible by increasing the voltage of 4 generator sets connected in parallel in the same station. These substations make it possible to transform 6.3 MVA and 3.15 MVA depending on whether a 20 or a 10ft container is used. Read more >>

String line-free in Mobile

„Wirtgen technologies enabled us to produce the concrete profiles even more quickly and precisely.“ Chad Ammons, Project Manager, Ammons & Blackmon Construction LLC

Producing kerbs as if by magic: in Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Mexico in the US state of Alabama, a Wirtgen slipform paver SP 15i operated fully automatically. Read more >>

“A crane ballet”: Six Terex® tower cranes choreographed to perfection at Belgian work site

Six Terex® tower cranes

On behalf of construction company Interbuild N.V., Dutch crane rental company Stravers Torenkranen B.V. used six Terex flat top tower cranes at a work site in the Belgian town of Turnhout in order to erect multiple apartment buildings and a museum in the Turnovadistrict. The Terex crane squad consisted of two CTT 332-16 units and four CTT 231-10 units, of which the tallest was set up with a free-standing height of 92 meters. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH