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New ‘All-Terrain’ Doosan Excavator in Germany

A new 22 tonne Doosan DX225LC-5 crawler excavator has been converted into an ‘all-terrain’ machine for contracts being carried out in the Wadden Sea in Germany, by the company, Sven Jacobs Tief-, Garten- und Landschaftsbau, based in Tating (Schleswig-Holstein). The conversion of the Doosan excavator supplied by local Doosan dealer, …

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SIX SUSTAINABLE BUILDING MATERIALS OF THE FUTURE

What if we could use mushrooms to warm our homes? Or use shape-memory alloys to make our infrastructure more sustainable? Volvo Construction Equipment takes a look at some of the future technology with the potential to radically transform the way we build. 1. CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER Wood has been a construction material …

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VOLVO CE GOES ELECTRIC ON SMALLER MACHINES

In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start the launch of an electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators. In a pioneering commitment to future technology, Volvo CE has announced that by mid-2020 it will begin to …

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TRITECH BUYS NEW BSP RADIO-CONTROLLED PILING RIG

Tritech Ground Engineering, part of the larger A E Yates group of companies, has recently taken delivery of the UK’s first radio-controlled BSP JX-8 piling rig mounted on a low ground pressure JCB JS200 crawler carrier. Tritech Ground Engineering was formed to supply a variety of piling services to the …

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Magna Tyres Group opens new regional office in South Africa

Magna Tyres Group is delighted to announce the opening of a new regional office in South Africa. In recent years, Magna Tyres has been extremely successful in South Africa and the neighbouring countries. The rapid growth and excellent performance of Magna products in the area made expansion necessary to provide …

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Caterpillar Produces 40,000th Large Dozer

The legacy of the Cat® large dozer began a little more than 40 years ago with a revolutionary elevated sprocket and new undercarriage design that looked unlike any dozer of its day. The groundbreaking suspended undercarriage with high drive design conformed to the ground better than standard oval tracks, helping …

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Combo X150: The newest high-tech invention

CDE Asia’s Integrated Mobile Washing Plant for Superior M-Sand Production A larger version of the flagship X70 model, the Combo X150 cleans, grades and recycles up to 95% of water in one machine, and can produce concrete and plaster sand simultaneously. Developed specially for the m-sand washing market, CDE Asia’s …

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