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14 Groves perform Multi-Crane Lift ANTWERP/BELGIUM, January 11, 2017 – A total of 14 Manitowoc Grove cranes were used to simultaneously lift a pipeline in the course of an industrial plant project in Antwerp. Each of the GMK all-terrain cranes lifted a 6.1 tonnes section of the pipeline. The job posed a new – and successfully completed – challenge for the Belgian company Aertssen Kranen. >more
Caterpillar rolls out new Machines and Technology at Conexpo-Con/AGG 2017 LAS VEGAS/USA, January 4, 2017 – The Conexpo-Con/AGG, an international trade show for the construction industries will be held in Las Vegas from 7 to 11 March 2017. Caterpillar will present its line of machines and technology and its customer support capabilities. 40 machines will be on display in two different exhibit areas, along with Cat Connect Technologies for machine control and monitoring – ranging from a skid steer loader to a 96-ton excavator. >more
Linden Comansa to exhibit Luffing Jib Crane at ConExpo Las Vegas LAS VEGAS/USA, December 21, 2016 – Spanish manufacturer Linden Comansa will participate at the 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg trade show, which takes place from March 7-11 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. As in previous editions, Linden Comansa will exhibit along with Linden Comansa America (LCA), the manufacturer’s North American distribution and service company. ConExpo is one of the world’s significant construction trade shows with more than 2,500 exhibitors and 230,000 square metres. >more
SDLG Grader launches at bauma Conexpo India GURGAON/INDIA, December 15, 2016 – This year’s bC India – taking place at the HUDA Ground near Delhi from December 12 to 15 – marks the official launch in the country of the G9138 motor grader from SDLG. The new unit is aiming to help India meet fast-rising demand for road building equipment, offering a lighter and more economical option to contractors. >more
Paving a Dragstrip in Norway with Vögele and Hamm Equipment JESSHEIM/NORWAY, December 9, 2016 – Drivers in dragster races do not solely rely on technology for reaching extreme speeds but also on perfectly even and gripping tracks. For the rehabilitation of Gardermoen Raceway – the only permanent dragstrip in Norway – asphalt paving equipment by Vögele and Hamm was used. >more
bauma China 2016: New Opportunities against the Odds SHANGHAI/CHINA, December 1, 2016 – bauma China 2016, the 8th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles, was successfully held between November 22 and 25 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The number of international audiences remains high – over 170,000 visitors from 149 countries and regions attended the show. >more
Terex Finlay to showcase Impact Crusher at Conexpo 2017 LAS VEGAS/USA, January 13, 2017 – Terex Finlay will be showcasing the I-140 impact crusher at Conexpo-Con/AGG, the trade show for the construction industries to be held in Las Vegas from 7 to 11 March 2017. Since its launch in 2016 the Terex Finlay I-140 claims to have made a “real impact” on the global market place in the mid-sized category of impactor crushers with machines now working on every continent. >more
Terex completes Sale of Material Handling and Port Solutions Business WESTPORT/USA, January 6, 2017 – Terex, manufacturer of lifting and material processing products, has sold its Material Handling and Port Solutions brand to Konecranes, a manufacturer of cranes and lifting equipment, headquartered in Hyvinkää, Finland. Intentions to merge were first expressed in August 2015. Terex will own 25 % class B shares of Konecranes. >more
bauma Conexpo India underlines economical Recovery GURGAON/INDIA, December 22, 2016 – Business transactions, high-quality trade visitors and more participants than in 2014: bauma Conexpo India, which took place at Huda Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi from December 12 to 15, 2016, underscored the fact that there are signs of a turnaround in the Indian market for construction machinery. >more
Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Hobas and Amiantit combine European Businesses DAMMAM/SAUDI ARABIA, KLAGENFURT/AUSTRIA, December 19, 2016 – WIG Wietersdorfer Holding GmbH and Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company announced their plans to merge their European pipe businesses Hobas Europe and Amiantit Europe including Flowtite Technology. Both companies are specialized in the production of high performance plastic pipe systems and plan to operate as one unit under a 50:50 ownership structure. >more
Volvo Group and IISc sign Research Agreement on sustainable Mobility BANGALORE/INDIA, December 16, 2016 – Volvo Group in India has announced that Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT), the global research, development and engineering arm of Volvo, and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU). With this MoU, Volvo group and IISc will undertake research and development in future automotive technologies. >more
MC-Bauchemie celebrates 20th Anniversary in Russia MOSCOW/RUSSIA, December 13, 2016 – Building chemicals producer MC-Bauchemie has been present on the Russian market since 1996. Today MC Russia, the company of German origin, boasts 350 employees, headquarters and operations in St Petersburg as well as four other sites in Russia: Krasnodar, Moscow, Samara and Tjumen. 20 years of successful development were celebrated in Moscow. >more
Powerscreen enters the Chinese Market at bauma China SHANGHAI/CHINA, December 8, 2016 – The mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer Powerscreen announced their intention to enter to the Chinese market at bauma China, Shanghai. In 2016 Powerscreen, based in Dungannon, Northern Ireland, marks half a century of supplying the crushing and screening industry around the world. >more
Luffing Jib Crane by Comansa CM launched at bauma China SHANGHAI/HANGZHOU/CHINA, December 6, 2016 – With more than 170.000 visitors, Shanghai’s bauma China is Asia’s most important trade show for construction machinery. Comansa CM chose it as the place to launch its first luffing jib tower crane, named CML190. With this new model, Comansa CM releases the CML Series of luffing jib cranes, which will be completed in the following months with more cranes. >more
Conferences and live Demonstrations at bauma Conexpo India GURGAON/INDIA, November 29, 2016 – Lectures, conferences, award ceremonies and live demonstrations: This year the participants in bauma Conexpo India can again look forward to a diverse program of supporting events. The fourth edition of the show takes place from December 12 to 15, 2016 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon, Delhi. >more
IFAT Eurasia: Billion Euro Investments to improve environmental Standards in Turkey ISTANBUL/TURKEY, November 28, 2016 – In February 2017, the international trade fair IFAT Eurasia will take place in Istanbul, welcoming the Eurasian environmental technology industry. The host country alone offers extensive market opportunities: To meet European standards in the areas of drinking water, wastewater and waste, Turkey will have to invest well in excess of 23 billion euro by 2023. >more
Manitou Group exhibiting at bauma China SHANGHAI/CHINA, November 24, 2016 – The Manitou group, all-terrain handling equipment manufacturer, is attending the bauma China international trade fair. The event, which is dedicated to the construction industry, and welcomed 190,000 visitors in 2014, enables Manitou to reaffirm its ambitions in the Asia region with an offer of products and services that the company considers increasingly tailored to the needs of this market. >more
Terex announces Leadership Change in Cranes Segment WESTPORT/USA, November 18, 2016 – Terex Corporation has announced that Steve Filipov will assume the role of President of Terex Cranes effective immediately. Filipov will also continue with his responsibilities as President of the Terex Material Handling and Port Solutions segment until completion of the sale of that segment to Konecranes Plc. Ken Lousberg, currently President, Terex Cranes, will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. >more

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