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Don"t forget Intermat!

While the "Big Three" of international construction trade shows are undoubtedly Bauma, Conexpo and Intermat, Intermat ranks in the eyes of most people a little way behind the other two.

That ranking is understandable, but it should not blind people to the show, which is being held this year from Monday 24 April to Saturday 29 April. 2006 should be a significant year for new product, with the advent of Tier III engines and the mid-year introduction of more demanding controls over vibration Continue Reading »

BOMAG saves costs with new technology

Germany-based world leader in compaction BOMAG has developed new ways to control costs and become more economically efficient in their use of roadwork construction equipment.

BOMAG, which came under the control of French-based Fayat Group in 2004, began reviewing their techniques and use of equipment in asphalt laying, in an effort to boost project profitability and promote cost savings by using state-of-the-art compaction technology.

An in-house study was carried out comparing Continue Reading »

Caterpillar Unleashes H Series

Caterpillar officially introduced its H Series wheel loaders, wheel dozers, compactors and work tools at a press event at its plant in Aurora, IL.

The plant, situated on 370 acres, was built in 1958 and employs some 2,900 workers. The facility features 45 robotic welders, monorail material movement, self-guided vehicles and Caterpillar solar gas turbines, which provide WLED electricity for the operation.

The Aurora operation manufactures the medium and large wheel loaders, compactors Continue Reading »

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Eco wheeled loader Komatsu WA100M-7

Komatsu WA100M-7 Komatsu launches compact WA100M-7 in Europe Continue Reading »

JCB 950 Faster operation JCB RT forklifts JCB has upgraded its RT forklifts with Tier 4 engines Continue Reading »

Hyundai R35Z-9 Compact Hyundai R35Z-9 excavator Hyundai has released R35Z-9 model for tight work spaces Continue Reading »

Komatsu HB215LC-2 Third generation hybrid excavator Komatsu HB215LC-2 Komatsu has launched new hybrid hydraulic excavator HB215LC-2 Continue Reading »

Doosan DX225MH-3 New Doosan material handlers Doosan has launched DX225MH-3, DX300MH-5 and DX210WMH models for solid waste and recycling Continue Reading »