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.

The German construction company Bantle made radical changes to the extraction and mineral processing methods at one of its gypsum quarries by using a KEMROC chain cutter Erkator EK140-900 mounted on a 45-ton excavator. The chain cutter replaced a...
BE PREPARED FOR CYCLONE SEASON WITH RELIABLE BACK-UP POWER Australians living in northern parts of the country are being urged to commence preparations for what is expected to be a more active tropical cyclone season. With December nearly upon us,...
Playing a leading role, for 55 years, in the world of excavator’s attachments is a remarkable achievement. Especially, if you factor in a terrible earthquake that almost destroyed the headquarters and the major production line of the company. It is,...
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...
The company presented a new wheel loader and a double drum asphalt compactor for the first time in India. Both models are designed to meet demand for high-performing, reliable construction equipment. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) introduced the G-Series L90Gz...
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply Norfolk Southern with four Kalmar SmartPower rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) equipped with a suite of process automation solutions. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2018 Q4 order intake with...
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...
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...
Pipeline Plant Hire (PPH) is a specialist supplier of heavy plant equipment Australia-wide. They pride themselves on their excellent reputation, well maintained, leading brand equipment and quality heavy machinery. Gerard, the Managing Director of PPH, was asked to find...
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...

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