New addition to the Nooteboom drawbar semi low loader range

Nooteboom has introduced the latest addition to its drawbar semi low loader range, the 3-axle drawbar with centre axles and air suspension, the ASDS-33-03(EB). This type of trailer is ideal for the transport of smaller and medium-sized machines and is mainly used in European countries such as France, Belgium and Scandinavia. The design of this …

Incremental launch method deployed to construct Kentucky’s tallest bridge

Bush and Burchett Inc. was contracted to built the Pond Creek Bridge on US460 in Pike County, Kentucky, the tallest bridge in the Bluegrass State and one of the tallest traffic bridges in the country. The rugged terrain of the project site and the bridge’s height of 324 feet created unique challenges for the construction …

Nooteboom adds semi low-loader with hydraulic widening for European market

Nooteboom has introduced the latest addition to its range, the OSD-73-04 semi low-loader with hydraulic widening for the European market. Specially developed for the transport of machines weighing up to approximately 47 tons, this 4-axle trailer can efficiently transport even tracked excavators with a track width of up to 2,900mm and a track length of …

XCMG machinery on the construction of Africa’s largest hydropower plant

A fleet of XCMG construction machinery equipment has been operating nonstop on the construction of Africa’s largest hydropower plant, the Julius Nyerere Hydropower Station (the “Station”) in Tanzania, for the past nine months with an average operation per equipment unit exceeding 3,000 hours.  With a total investment of over US$2.8 billion, the Station will have …

Kobelco launches new SK19 mini excavator

Kobelco has launched the new SK19 mini excavator designed for small and restricted jobsites,such as residential areas and inside buildings. The Kobelco SK19, which replaces the previous SK18-1E, delivers better performance thanks to its bigger engine, new hydraulic system and newly designed working equipment.  The Yanmar Stage V-compliant engine delivers a 38% increase in power …

Sennebogen introduces the 100t telescopic crawler crane

In its anniversary year, Sennebogen has introduced a new 100t model, a crane that will fill the gap between the existing models and will be an interesting solution for construction companies in building and civil engineering and for crane rental companies in particular. The new Sennebogen is a telescopic crane with a load capacity of …

New solution for the construction of skyscrapers

As urbanisation in cities is accelerating, the necessity of building supertall structures continues and sometimes it is the only solution due to the limited land available. To meet the challenges posed by this situation, Jaso together with its Australian distributor, Titan Cranes, developed a climbing system that allows a rapid ascent with better safety guarantees. …

40 per cent bidder increase at Dubai auction

Ritchie Bros, the machinery and heavy equipment auctioneer, sold over 1,380 items through its Dubai auction site to online buyers worldwide. The two-day auction in March attracted more than 1,470 registered bidders, an increase of 40 per cent compared to the same month in 2020. The online-only event attracted registrants from 105 countries and the highest number …

Increased demand for mobile cranes from India

According to one of the world’s biggest machinery and heavy equipment auctioneers, Ritchie Bros, India is emerging as an important buyer market for used Middle Eastern mobile cranes and heavy lifting equipment.  In 2020, Ritchie Bros. Middle East experienced a gradual increase in demand from Indian buyers at its Online Timed Auctions, with sales of …