Floating Maldives

Jul 31, 2014

The Republic of Maldives is the world’s lowest country in the world, with average altitude of 1.5 meters above sea level. Due to global warming, the level of water might rise, which would endanger Maldives and its 192 inhabited islands. Reasonable fear of the entire archipelago sinking made the Maldivian government find potential solution for […]

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Terex Trucks ‘stronger together’ as part of Volvo

Jul 31, 2014

With a new name, new owner and a new commitment to customers, products and dealers, the new-look Terex Trucks remains committed to the long haul, says MD Paul Douglas. The newly-named Terex Trucks is committed to its customers, products and dealers, claims the company’s longstanding managing director Paul Douglas in a confident statement of intent […]

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Steinexpo 2014 – 9th International Demonstration Show for the Construction Material Industry

Jul 30, 2014

The final phase has begun 245 exhibitors with 315 trademarks. These are the key data when taking stock of steinexpo 2014 in June. Compared to the previous event at the same time, this represents an increase of 15%.There is also not much more that the grounds available for the trade fair can offer. There are […]

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Fehmarnbelt Tunnel Project Sparks International Rental Firm Team-up

Jul 29, 2014

The Fehmarnbelt cross-border construction project is worth a reported €5.5 billion (£4.36 billion). The scale and value of this project has sparked two rental service providers from different countries to pool their resources and set their sights on winning the project together. Zeppelin Rental from Germany and Denmark’s Ramirent have reached an agreement to establish […]

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New, updated AEM safety manuals outline directional drilling best practices

Jul 28, 2014

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has produced a new Directional Drilling safety manual and updated its Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment safety manual to reflect the latest industry best practices for drilling safely. Keyholing and cross boring are prominently featured in the safety procedures for underground utility damage prevention. AEM safety manuals are industry-consensus safety […]

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Volvo expands special applications team

Jul 26, 2014

Supporting its customers with unusual requirements or specialist applications, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has established more third party suppliers – helping to meet any job. Construction machines, like clothes, don’t always fit perfectly. Sometimes a little adjustment is needed, while other times it’s better to create something from scratch to get exactly what you […]

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Thomas Hughes Wins National Construction College Apprentice of the Year

Jul 24, 2014

The next generation of construction apprentices are recognised every year at the National Construction College Apprentice Awards – this year a CPA’s (Construction Plant-hire Association) ‘Stars of the Future’ Award Winner, Thomas Hughes, won the overall Apprentice of the Year at the NCC (East) Awards. Thomas Hughes, 22, a Volvo Construction Apprentice, based at the […]

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Western Canada’s Largest Trucking & Logistics Show to Feature Michael “Pinball” Clemons as Keynote Speaker

Jul 24, 2014

Abbotsford, BC – TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show, is presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) and takes place September 19-20, 2014 at TRADEX in Abbotsford. Show organizers are thrilled to announce the addition of Michael “Pinball” Clemons as the keynote speaker for the industry luncheon, a new component […]

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Visitor registration for bauma China online

Jul 24, 2014

Four months before the start of the show Visitor registration for bauma China online Visitors can register as of now More than 2,800 exhibitors from 38 countries have signed up Online visitor registration for bauma China is now open. By registering in advance (at www.bauma-china.com/en/visitors/register), visitors can secure their fast-track – and free – ticket […]

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Requirements for Tower Cranes alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail

Jul 23, 2014

A new document from the CPA’s (Construction Plant-hire Association) Safety Publication Series has been published – The Good Practice Guide for ‘Requirements for Tower Cranes alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail’. The new ‘ Requirements for Tower Cranes alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail’ has been prepared to provide clarity about oversailing of Network Rail […]

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SDLG smoothes the way in Borneo jungle

Jul 23, 2014

SDLG has delivered its first motor grader in Indonesia to a coal-handling operation in the heart of the Borneo jungle. Korean-owned electricity provider, PT KEPID Technology Indonesia, reports that it is pleased with the machine’s power, fuel efficiency and control. Korean Electric Power Industrial Development Co., Ltd (KEPID) is one of Korea’s largest electricity providers […]

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