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Construction equipment such as heavy-duty vehicles, specially designed for executing construction tasks, most frequently ones involving earthwork operations. They are also known as heavy machines, heavy trucks, construction equipment, engineering equipment, heavy vehicles, or heavy hydraulics. They usually comprise five equipment systems: implement, traction, structure, power train, control and information. Some equipment uses hydraulic drives as a primary source of motion.

Alongside its extensive range of machinery and attachments for use by horticultural and landscaping companies, Bobcat is premiering the company’s brand new TL43.80HF telehandler at the GaLaBau 2018 Exhibition in Nuremberg in Germany from 12-15 September 2018. International Premiere of...
The Cummins-powered 55-tonner is a further development of DRA’s Australian designed and manufactured Humma range which started with an 18-tonne lift capacity model in 1996. “We’ve broken new ground,” says Peter Dalla Riva (Jnr), manager of DRA’s crane and...
Working with Austrian rope manufacturer, Teufelberger, Liebherr has developed a new type of high-tensile fibre rope for hoisting applications which will increase the lifting capacity. Around 70,000 metres of rope were tested over a period of 55,000 hours on...
Updated family of Ditch Witch fluid management systems offers improved drilling fluid flow and increased durability on small- to mid-sized jobs The Ditch Witch organization, a Charles Machine Works Company, has updated its line of fluid management systems to increase...
A new range of High Performance Lifting (HPL) winches for Potain tower cranes are available from Manitowoc. The winches bring new levels of speed, control and efficiency to the industry. With an innovative design and the latest in frequency-controlled...
The very first unit of the brand new Demag AC 45 City crane delivered in Germany went to crane service provider Merkel from the Franconian town of Schlüsselfeld. The crane was handed over at Merkel’s premises by Terex Cranes Sales...
Haulotte have completed the delivery of over 400 machines for Coates Hire valued at over $7 million. The machines, including 350 Optimum 8AC, and 36 Compact DX scissor lifts, as well as 20 HA16 RTJ PRO articulating booms will be used across Australia to fulfil...
Air-Marine Group, one of the largest Malaysian logistic providers, recently took delivery of a new Demag® CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane. This new unit will join a fleet of more than 36 other Demag cranes and enhance Air-Marine...
New Zealand’s Tower Cranes NZ, Ltd. recently added a new Demag® AC 130-5 all terrain crane to its fleet. The versatile 5-axle, 130 tonne (140 US tons) capacity class Demag AC 130-5 all terrain crane is equipped for efficient...
Kennards Hire Port Adelaide is the first branch to have the Nifty HR21 available for hire, answering the growing demand for a self-propelled boom lift that has a hybrid power system. Weighing just 6,640kg, the Nifty HR21 combines amazing...

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