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Strategic Partnership Agreement signed in Verona: Federcostruzioni and SaMoTer join Forces in the Italian Construction Sector VERONA/ITALY, May 18, 2016 – Joint initiatives during the run-up to the 30th edition of the earth moving and building machinery exhibition scheduled at Veronafiere 22-25 February 2017 alongside Asphaltica and Transpotec Logitec: Federcostruzioni and SaMoTer sign Partnership Agreement. >more
50 years of IFAT: A look back at the beginnings MUNICH/GERMANY, May 11, 2016 – From May 30 to June 3 the IFAT will take place at the Messe München exhibition center, 50 years after the international trade fair was held for the first time. A lot has changed since then. >more
Manitowoc Cranes help build one of Europe’s most expensive Roads in La Réunion LA RÉUNION/FRANCE, May 4, 2016 – A team of 16 Manitowoc, Grove and Potain cranes are working together to help build a 1.7 billion Euros coastal road around France’s Reunion Island. The 12.3 km highway will have three lanes in each direction. The cranes will remain on the project for two years. >more
Borehole creation with the new full face hole opener SCHWANAU/GERMANY, May 4, 2016 – Borehole creation in rock used to be a time and equipment consuming process. This is supposed to change now, as Herrenknecht released its new full face hole opener. How does this new rock cutting tool work and why is it supposed to revolutionize the HDD cutting tool market? >more
Pirtek gloves: Protection against hydraulic fluid COLOGNE/GERMANY, April 28, 2016 – Special caution is necessary while working at hydraulic hoses: In the case of tiny brakes in the conduit, hydraulic fluid is ejected at a high velocity, possibly causing severe injuries. The new protection gloves from Pirtek are supposed to prevent this. >more
SDLG returns to bauma to highlight ongoing international Expansion MUNICH/GERMANY, March 16, 2016 – SDLG will return to the world’s largest construction equipment fair, bauma, announcing an expanded product line, a stronger global sales network and much bigger customer base. On display at bauma will be a range of SDLG’s best sellers, plus a number of new launches – all designed to meet the company’s core principles of reliable performance, robust design and better value for customers. >more
Putzmeister showcasing at IFAT 2016: Turning Waste into Fuels using efficient, environmentally friendly System Solutions AICHTAL/GERMANY, May 24, 2016 – Putzmeister Holding – operator in the field of concrete, mortar, solids pumps and underground concreting – will exhibit solutions for environmental technology at IFAT 2016. The trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management will take place at the Messe München exhibition center from May 30 to June 3. >more
Wacker Neuson Group confident for 2016 – despite a difficult Start to the Year MUNICH/GERMANY, May 17, 2016 – During the first quarter of 2016, international light and compact equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson continued to feel the impact of difficult conditions across many of its markets. Although Wacker Neuson managed to maintain revenue at almost the same level as the prior-year quarter, it reported lower profit figures for the period. Company management has confirmed its forecast for fiscal 2016. >more
IE expo 2016 – Asian Environmental Market defies Chinese economic Slowdown SHANGHAI/CHINA, May 12, 2016 – The IE expo 2016, which took place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from May 5 to 7, was a success: 1,303 exhibitors (+ 20 percent) and 43,000 visitors (+ 7 percent) attended the environmental technology show. Organisers concluded that the demand for environmental technology is still on the rise. >more
Terex Minerals Processing Systems launches two new portable Plants CEDAR RAPIDS/USA, May 6, 2016 – Terex Minerals Processing Systems announces two additions to its product range of crushing and screening equipment – the CRC1150 portable cone plant and the CRH1313R portable impactor and screen plant. >more
First IE expo Guangzhou taking place in November GUANGZHOU/CHINA, April 25, 2016 – Between November 24 and 26, 2016, the first IE expo Guangzhou will be taking place in the China Import & Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou. The regional spin-off of IE expo is supposed to be an environmental hub for China. What is the aim of the event? >more
Terex Trucks going after one of the world´s richest clay deposits MOTHERWELL/SCOTLAND, April 13, 2016 – Right next to an ancient coastline whose layers of rock record some 185 million years of history, nine Terex trucks help to uncover one of the world´s richest clay deposits. Peter Andrews, the owner of the mining site just outside Wareham, Dorset, points out the benefits of his trucks. >more
Bauer Maschinen GmbH: price for safety concept WILLINGEN/GERMANY, April 6, 2016 – The Bauer Maschinen GmbH from Germany was awarded a price for a new safety concept for drilling rigs. Furthermore, they received a price for innovation in the construction and construction machinery industry. What is the concept about, which makes the drilling rigs award winning? >more
Annual CECE Economic Report 2016 BRUSSELS/BELGIUM, March 30, 2016 – According to the Annual CECE Economic Report 2016, the European construction equipment market performs relatively well in global comparison. But what is the forecast for the future like? >more
Liebherr XPower Wheel Loaders receive iF Design Award 2016 BIBERACH AN DER RISS/GERMANY, MARCH 23, 2016 – Liebherr recently received the iF Design Award 2016 for their XPower Wheel Loaders. The german producer of construction equipment emphasizes the improved design of the new wheel Loaders L 550 to L 586. Under the hood Liebherr uses technology from the agriculture industry from 1973. >more
Bauer constructs Excavation Pit in the Heart of Frankfurt for the Patio-City-West FRANKFURT AM MAIN/GERMANY, March 16, 2016 – Specialist foundation engineering for Patio-City-West: Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH constructs an excavation pit in the middle of Frankfurt. >more
Far from the madding crowd – Volvo Machines working at a Madagascan Chromite Mine BRIEVILLE/MADAGASCAR, March 8, 2016 – Rich in natural resources, but poor in the infrastructure needed to extract, refine and export them, Madagascar’s resurgent resource sector is helping to power its economic growth and future prosperity – with Volvo Construction Equipment playing a key role. >more
All-in-one and ready-to-use Mortar: Ergelit-SBM SCHWERTE/GERMANY, March 2, 2016 – Hermes Technology, manufacturer for sewer repair and renovation, presents an addition to the Ergelit Dry mortar range: the Ergelit-SBM all-in-one cement based mortar, with organic and inorganic additives and high early strength. >more

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