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SDLG helps Morocco get on the fast track

The first SDLG excavators in North Africa are already at work, helping to make history in Morocco by playing an important role in the construction of the first high-speed rail line in the country. The Moroccan government says the high-speed rail link under construction in the country will help boost… Read more »

Volvo CE divests its dealership in Central Europe to Ascendum

In a further example of divesting, where appropriate, company-owned dealers to well-financed independent distribution partners, Volvo Construction Equipment has sold its dealership interests in Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to the Ascendum Group. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that it has… Read more »

Foster announces Terex Finlay sales initiative in Southern Africa

Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster, has announced that Terex Finlay is strengthening its position in Southern Africa. The Minister said the company, a global leader in tracked mobile materials processing equipment, has located two key sales and technical support staff in Johannesburg, to support a newly appointed distributor for the region. … Read more »

SDLG displays robust and reliable products at first-ever bauma Africa

​Leading Chinese construction equipment manufacturer, Shandong Lingong Machinery Co., Ltd. (SDLG), showed a broad range of products at the inaugural bauma Africa where the company was present alongside South African dealer, Babcock International Group. The emphasis for both SDLG and Babcock was on delivering strong service and parts support for… Read more »

Pushed to the limit

Anders Hedlund, who works in technical engineering at Älvsborg Roro, and Björn Nilsson, a Volvo Penta test engineer, stand beside the MAFI terminal tractor that is running a Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final D8 test engine at Älvsborg Roro’s Port of Gothenburg operation. It’s all well and good to put… Read more »

Within Geneva’s reach

In a spot overlooking the Rhone River in the heart of Geneva, construction and demolition specialist HTP is demolishing a block of former offices on the busy Rue du Stand, using the first-ever full factory specification Volvo EC480D-Series high reach excavator.  A Volvo EC480D HR high-reach excavator owned by demolition… Read more »

Baltic Operators Tackle Case Rodeo Challenge

Case Construction Equipment’s famous Rodeo operator challenge has attracted the finest machine operators in competitions across Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia throughout August. More than 100 competitors took part in the challenge and tried their hand at the three competitions, with over 300 visitors attending the Case Rodeo events in the… Read more »

Campbell Contracts get Hitched with Hill on Larne A8 Project

County Fermanagh based Campbell Contracts is one of the main sub-contractors on the Larne A8 road upgrade scheme in Northern Ireland.  The Larne A8 will be a new dual carriageway linking Belfast and Larne, which is on the east coast of County Antrim. The £100m project will provide a 14.4km… Read more »

SDLG makes an impact at Mining Indonesia 2013

September 2013 — South East Asia's biggest mining industry trade show – Mining Indonesia 2013 held in Jakarta from the 4–7 September 2013 – saw more than 12,000 visitors from all over the world attend the prestigious event including Shandong Lingong Machinery Co., Ltd., China's leading wheel loader manufacturer.  In… Read more »

Case Excavators Help To Map The World’s Rotation

Two Case crawler excavators have been purchased by Kings Bay AS, a Norwegian government research facility that is run by the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. The excavators will be used to provide infrastructure construction and support to the settlement of Ny-Ålesund, on the island of Spitsbergen, including the… Read more »