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Ticker Tape- Equipment


Specialist economic forecasting and market research consultant Off-Highway Research has predicted global sales of construction equipment to grow at over 3.9 per cent in unit terms in 2016, to 760,508 machines. The gradual improvement which began in Europe in 2014 is expected to continue this year, with unit sales rising from a provisional 125,705 units in 2015 to 130,503 machines. Meanwhile the North American market could see a rise of a further four per cent to 186,025 machines. The Indian construction equipment market could see improvements with unit sales rising to 46,414 machines as compared to 38,554 in 2015 while the Chinese market could see an uptick of around four per cent, with sales stabilising at 137,820 units.




The SDLG brand, manufactured by Chinese construction equipment giant Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co.Ltd is planning to launch two notable new products, the L948 wheel loader and the E635F excavator, at Bauma 2016. The L948 wheel loader has a 4 t-rating and is powered by a Yanmar SD60B Tier III engine which drives a ZF 4WG158 automatic transmission. It has full hydraulic brakes and load-sensing capabilities, plus a large and comfortable cab which includes a reversing camera for safer and more efficient site movements. The E635F, meanwhile, is a 3.5 t-rated crawler excavator with a standard bucket capacity of 0.11 m3 and an excavating force of 32 kN. Power for the unit comes from a Yanmar 4TNV88 engine.




Easy Lift has announced plans to exhibit a new 36m tracked platform at Bauma. It is reported the R360 with a working height of 35.4m, an outreach of 14.5m, basket capacity of 200kg is equipped in standard model with diesel engine, but it is also available as a hybrid version (R360HY) with diesel and lithium battery. The total weight of the machine is 6500kg. It is also available on wheels, as the R360WBA with traction battery and as the hybrid version R360WHY, with both traction battery and diesel engine.  The company will also be displaying its existing EV150 for the first time mounted on a Ford.



Liebherr’s new 100 tonne capacity class lattice boom crawler crane will debut at Bauma next month with deliveries slated to begin in the middle of 2017.  The LR 1100 developed at Liebherr-Werk Nenzing in Austria has a tubular structure unlike a conventional model where a steel plate is used to allow for improved performance and a different appearance.  The major advantages of the new model are easy transport and quick set up, and an option which increases capacity by around 20 per cent. It is reported power is from a 230 kW diesel engine built to meet Stage IV and Tier 4 Final exhaust emission standards.




Japanese crane major Hitachi Sumitomo has launched a 350 tonne capacity lattice boom crawler crane which it plans to display at Bauma 2016. The SCX3500-3 with easy transport and assembly advantage also occupies a minimum amount of space on site, has a short tail swing radius specification, and its live mast is designed to never exceed the counter weight back radius of 6.8 metres.  The crane is powered by a diesel engine designed to meet EU stage IV and US Tier 4 Final exhaust emission regulations. It is reported it has ECO mode and idle stop functions to reduce fuel consumption.




Austrian mobile crushing and screening machine manufacturer DSB Maschinenbau has announced plans to launch a new Innocrush machine with a revised design at Bauma. The new product with functional design and highest output derives from feedback of customer requirements and has powerful additions to previous features. It is reported the company engaged an industrial designer to give the new design a simple but distinctive look.




The Wirtgen Group will be showcasing innovative solutions in the Road and Mineral Technologies business sector at Bauma 2016. In the field of cold milling machines, Wirtgen will be presenting the W 120 Ri, a mobile rear loader on wheel and the W 150 CFi, a front loader, the most powerful model in the new compact class. The company is also presenting PKD cutters for cold milling machines, and two further innovations in the form of point-attack cutting tools. In addition to the company’s complete product range, the exhibition will also focus on several solutions by Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven. Appearing for the first time at bauma as a member of the Wirtgen Group, Benninghoven is presenting its brand new MBA 2000 mobile asphalt mixing plant with 5-fold screening as standard




Global auction firm Ritchie Bros has signed a €24 million deal to buy Mascus, an online equipment listing service for used heavy machinery and trucks. The acquisition of another business channel is another step in Ritchie Bros' strategy as the world's leading multichannel aequipment disposition and asset-management firm.

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