Yearly Archives: 2020

CO2 KILLER

Dutch earthworks company RA Grondverzet is the proud owner of a twin-scraper combination dubbed the C02 Killer, writes our heavy iron correspondent Steven Vale. The striking combination belongs to Benny Ridderman and Nigel Argeloo, the ‘R’ and the ‘A’ behind RA Grondverzet (earthworks). Before discussing the details, a bit of …

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Demolition Dragon

Imagine taking an 85-tonne Hitachi ZX890-6 and transforming it into a 170-tonne demolisher. Such a machine exists, as Steven Vale discovers. CALLED the KMC 1200S, the monster wrecker which thrilled the crowds as a world premiere at last year’s BAUMA is the result of joint development work between KTEG (subsidiary …

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Compact optimally with ease

The high operating comfort of the vibratory roller RD7 by Wacker Neuson is impressive.   Within the range of soil processing, Wacker Neuson offers a wide portfolio of products for soil and asphalt compaction – from the vibratory rammer to the 7 metric-ton single drum soil compactor. The new walk-behind dual-vibration …

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New Generation Rotary Telehandler Range from Bobcat

Bobcat has collaborated with Magni TH of Italy to launch an expanded line of new generation rotary telehandlers. The range includes ten Stage V compliant models for the European market, with lifting heights from 18 to 39 m and lifting capacities from 4 to 7 tonne. Olivier Traccucci, Bobcat Telehandler …

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Leica 2D/3D Semi-Automation Ready Kit from Doosan

Available for the DX255LC-5 excavator via Doosan Smart Solutions Doosan has launched a new optional ready kit for the 2D/3D semi-automation system from Leica Geosystems for the company’s popular DX255LC-5 25.5 tonne crawler excavator. Leica Geosystems’ 2D/3D machine control solution with semi-automation system increases productivity and accuracy by automating the …

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JCB innovation leads the way in clean electric charging

JCB is launching a range of power packs to support its growing line of fully electric machinery – offering zero-emissions electrical back-up to remote and urban construction projects.   The maintenance power packs will feature: Zero-emissions electrical supply and back-up facility Four or eight batteries giving 23 or 46 kWhr …

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