04 July 2020

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German crane manufacturer Sennebogen has announced plans to introduce a new telescopic crawler crane towards the end of this year. It is reported the model which will be the largest telescopic crane in the company’s range will have a safe working load of more than 100 tonne. More details will be provided following the launch of the crane, the company authorities have said.




Pilot Crushtec which is Sandvik’s sole distributor of equipment in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa has achieved a milestone by selling more than 50 units since its distribution agreement was signed with the company a year and half ago. While over 40 per cent of these machines have gone into the mining sector about 30 per cent have found their way into quarrying and construction applications. The appointment of the distributor was intended to see the company gain a substantial share of the market for crushing and screening equipment in the region. Authorities from Pilot Crushtec attribute the sale to the correct reading of the large-scale pent up demand for the products, an effective implementation of distribution strategy and comprehensive stocks of finished products and spares, backed by fully trained service and installation teams.



Italian firm Imer Access has launched a new range of compact electric scissors.  The new series launched at APEX 2014 includes three models These while replacing the IT 80 series – T 4680, IT 5980 and IT 7380 – cater to requirements for dimensions, weights and reliability, besides allowing ease of transport, manoeuvrability and working capabilities. It is reported all the models offer traction at maximum height with full rated load and with the full load on the 1 m long deck extension. The models are available in working heights of 6, 8 and 9. A new platform guard design, easy to use safety bar and opening and locking of the deck with handles and foot pedals are the new pluses apart from the increase in the internal width of the deck extension by nearly 10 cm. Further an innovative folding guard rail system allows for simple and fast closure.




Wirtgen has purchased a 70 per cent stake in Mulheim based private firm Benninghoven which produces asphalt mixing plants.  The German company which also owns the Vögele, Hamm and Kleemann construction equipment brands manufactures cold milling machines, soil stabilisers, cold and hot recyclers, slipform pavers and surface miners. While Vögele manufactures pavers, screeds and feeders, Wirtgen Hamm equipment consists of ompactors and rollers and Kleemann manufactures crushing and screening equipment.With the acquisition of the compatriot company the Wirtgen Group will be able to offer one-stop solutions to its customers. This includes all processes starting with the crushing of rocks, through the mixing of asphalt to laying, compacting and rehabilitating pavement structures.



Chinese crane and construction equipment producer Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co. has acquired 35 per cent of Netherlands-based hoist and mast climbing equipment manufacturer Raxtar. It is reported Zoomlion will use Raxtar’s experience in international production, research and design and marketing to enhance the competitiveness and influence of its hoist and mast climbing division, Zoomlion Hoisting Machinery Branch Company. The acquisition will contribute to bringing in international advanced technology for improved operational performance, enhanced service value and reduced lifting costs, thereby meeting customer requirements for increasing value and reducing cost. Under the new arrangement Zoomlion will set up research and development centres in China and Europe and both parties will work closely in order to cater to the needs global customers.




A new version of its PC210LC-10, the PC210LCi-10, has been introduced by Komatsu Europe International. The company has claimed it to be the world’s first machine control and guidance system which is fully integrated with all other features of their standard machine. The new excavator range operates in the weight range of 22.6 to 23.5 tonne and offers 123 kW (165 hp) at 2,000 rpm. Its intelligent control system ensures digging within the target surface, real-time bucket edge positioning in relation to the machine and the work surface, a display of status on the full colour, multi-function control box monitor, eliminating wait time associated with conventional sensors. The system also includes stroke sensing hydraulic cylinders for the boom, arm and bucket.




Terex Construction has introduced the TLB850 which is the company’s latest addition to its fit-for-purpose range of backhoe loaders. It is reported the backhoe loader developed using insight from owner-operators and embracing the latest processes builds on successes of the previous TLB840 edition in enhancing user productivity and efficiency and meeting high industry demand. The  TLB850 reportedly features a 70 kW (94 hp) high performance charge air cooled diesel, a closed centre hydraulic circuit which allows oil to by-pass the control valves in a neutral position thus consuming minimal power and reducing lever effort for the operator. Further, thanks to smooth multi-functional operation of boom, dipper extender and bucket the TLB850 allows for fine control and smooth operations. The other features of the new model include an optional hydraulically-operated gear shift transmission, a 4-speed gearbox and a Stage IIIB/ Tier 4i compliant engine.


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