Construction Equipment

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.

In the fourth quarter of 2018, Saqr Port, part of the RAK PORTS GROUP, ordered three Model 8 mobile harbor cranes. Two Konecranes Gottwald cranes will be delivered in April 2019, a third one to follow in July 2019. Situated...
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), in South Korea, to design and deliver complete hatch cover sets and container fixed fittings for eight 1,800 TEU container ships. MacGregor's cargo system expertise will ensure...
In response to customer requests, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its Ranger DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs with two non-cabin Ranger DXR versions for improved safety in the toughest quarry and construction applications. Ranger DX series...
John Deere is updating its line of Worksite Pro™ attachments with three new angle and five new pickup brooms. The BA72C, BA84C and BA96C angle brooms and the BP72C, BP84C, BR60C, BR72C and BR84C pickup brooms were designed for...
Grove’s dealer in Taiwan, Champion Auto, has delivered four new mobile cranes to a port in the south of the country. There are two GMK4100L all-terrain cranes and two RT540E rough-terrain cranes. Champion Auto is a market leader in...
PT SH Machinery Indonesia, the dealer for Grove all-terrain cranes in Indonesia, has ordered four GMK4100L cranes to add to its stock. The GMK4100L cranes will arrive in the first quarter of 2019 and PT SH Machinery Indonesia is...
Construction machinery comes in many shapes and sizes and there’s no shortage of manufacturers all claiming to offer the best excavators. While it’s true that many machines share similar technologies, Kobelco has long been an excavator innovator and is...
New South Wales, Australia-based Ranger Lifting won the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Customer Service Award, presented during last week’s LiftEx trade show in Milton Keynes, UK. The prize was claimed by Ashley Thacker, general manager at Ranger, who was...
With more than 170 branches across Australia and New Zealand, Kennards Hire is the #1 family-owned supplier of high quality, hire equipment. From DIY through small-medium projects to large construction sites, their equipment range is available to hire and...
Modulift, a manufacturer of below-the-hook equipment, has signed a lucrative agreement with Maxirig, which sees the Australian lifting and rigging gear specialist stock the UK company's full range of standard modular spreader beams at its Victoria headquarters and throughout a...

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