Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Rio Tinto announced today an order for four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives to support sustainable operations of the mining company’s rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia
BOMAG is expanding its machine portfolio with the RS 250 and RS 300 tractor-towed stabilizers, which have a working width of 2.5 m and a milling depth of up to 40 cm and 50 cm respectively. The tractor-towed stabilizers are optimally designed for flexible use in soil stabilization and road and path construction. The power-packed machines are driven by the rear PTO shaft of a powerful tractor with 200-300 hp or 300-450 hp. Tractor-towed stabilizers are a new addition to BOMAG's product range. Their design is based on numerous tried-and-tested technologies and many years of experience in the field.
Liebherr has been offering a series of wheel loaders tailored to markets outside of Europe and North America. Now Liebherr is modernising the three largest wheel loaders in this series with the new L 550, L 566 and L 580 models. Increasing the tip load, bucket sizes and engine power are some of the most important innovations. The wheel loaders also feature a new electrohydraulic pilot control. This technology forms the basis for various intelligent features which increase safety and productivity during daily use.
Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) and Hyundai Doosan Infracore showcased their advanced smart construction solutions and future unmanned construction equipment under the theme of “Intelligent Robotics” at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Since their premiere in 2013, Liebherr’s compact loaders have been impressing customers as safe and reliable machines in a wide variety of industries. Liebherr has now overhauled its compact loaders and expanded the series with the L 504 model.
Through its subsidiary Heddes Bouw & Ontwikkeling, Dutch construction and engineering company Ballast Nedam has deployed two Potain MDT 319 top-slewing cranes from Manitowoc to help construct two new student halls of residence at the Leiden Bio Science Park.
Obras y Construcciones Corbera, a construction and earthmoving company based in Corbera de Llobregat (Barcelona), is the first business in Spain and one of the first in Europe, to purchase Bobcat’s new MaxControl remote control system. MaxControl is an exclusive hardware kit from Bobcat, which combined with an iOS application allows the operator to control Bobcat compact loaders remotely, using an iPhone or iPad.