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Taking place from 25-26 March 2019, The Future of Mining Australia conference addresses the long-term goals of the industry with an agenda that has been created by bringing together an advisory board of select leading mining experts and new...
Tower crane manufacturer COMANSA will be exhibiting in bauma its latest high capacity model, available worldwide since September 2018. The 21LC1050 flat-top crane can load up to 50 tonnes (110,230 lb), has a maximum radius of 80 metres (262.4...
The long-standing partnership between AFGRI and John Deere has been further cemented through the appointment of AFGRI Equipment by John Deere to distribute its construction and forestry equipment in the territory. According to Patrick Roux, Chairman of the Board of...
On September 28, 2018, Palu, Central Sulawesi, was hit with a 7.5 magnitude quake that affected millions and killed thousands of people, along with damaging homes and infrastructure. Originally on site to support the Indonesian government’s effort to improve...
Australian-based heavy lifting tower crane specialists, Marr Contracting Pty Ltd (The Men From Marr’s), have been awarded the contract to deliver specialized heavy lifting crane services on the construction of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Motorway Project in Turkey. Joint...
LiuGong and Dressta will showcase a 20-machine line up of tough equipment designed for the world’s toughest conditions. This line-up clearly demonstrates the company’s capability to deliver machines for every major application; mining, quarry and aggregate, demolition, material handling,...
Australian-based heavy lifting tower crane specialists, Marr Contracting Pty Ltd (The Men From Marr’s), have been awarded the contract to deliver specialized heavy lifting crane services on the construction of the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Motorway Project in Turkey.   Joint...
Caterpillar and its German dealer, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, will exhibit a wide range of equipment, technology, and services at bauma Munich, April 8-14, 2019. "Rewrite the Rules" is the Caterpillar theme, and displays will emphasize the renewed efficiencies and profitability...
Komatsu has released the D375Ai-8 “intelligent” dozer, the first mining dozer incorporating Komatsu’s fully integrated intelligent Machine Control system, which delivers proven productivity, efficiency and cost-saving benefits. The 72.9 tonne D375Ai-8 is powered by a US EPA Tier 4 Final...
Rio Tinto has awarded its 100th work package to local businesses in the Pilbara, as part of program designed to increase opportunities for WA businesses. The programme, launched in May 2017, features an online local procurement portal that increases the...
A new Hitachi ZX300LCN-6 medium excavator has been selected by Construções Gabriel A.S. Couto S.A. (Gabriel Couto) to help it construct a new taxiway and other access points at Porto Airport in the north of Portugal. The machine, delivered...
Soilmec will welcome Bauma visitors at his exhibition space (FN522) with comfortable reception areas. The Soilmec booth will allow visitors to discover the many advanced technologies to meet the challenges of foundation and ground engineering, as well as get...
The N Series has been the light duty leader for nearly three decades and Isuzu plans on keeping it that way, as the manufacturer pushes forward with a host of improvements. We attended the launch of the new N Series...
Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a $41 million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF)...
This year, YANMAR - world­ leading brand in industrial engines and energy solutions – will again be present at the Middle East Electricity (MEE) show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 5-7 March 2019, with an exciting range of powerful engines....
When placing dual-layer concrete on the A7, the Wirtgen paving train – comprising 2 SP 1500 slipform pavers and the TCM 180i texture curing machine – is the key player. The A7 is being widened between Hamburg and Bordesholm from four lanes...