Time was the decisive factor for this lift: Crane service provider Wiesbauer had exactly 100 hours to lift, on behalf of Metzingen-based construction company Gottlob Brodbeck, a reinforced concrete bridge element for a railroad overpass in Rottenburg-Kiebingen in Southern Germany. Since the crane had to move under load, which weighed over 400 tonnes, the company decided to use the Demag® CC 3800-1 crawler crane, which not only had the needed lifting capacity, but also the required level of reliability.
John Deere expands the L-Series Wheel Loader lineup with four new utility models, the 444L, 644L, 644L Hybrid and 724L. The new wheel loaders incorporate several customer-driven improvements to boost performance and productivity, including a redesigned Z-Bar loader linkage, an updated, ergonomically designed cab, electrohydraulic (EH) controls and a more robust heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is launching Volvo Group’s first machine retail e-commerce tool. The online portal will give customers the opportunity to get in line for the first time to prebook one of Volvo’s new electric compact machines.
Manitowoc has unveiled its latest crawler crane: the Manitowoc MLC150-1. It is the latest in a line of crawler cranes that have been very successful in North America, especially for their competitive load charts and job site maneuverability. It will be on display at CONEXPO 2020 in March, and it’s one of six brand-new cranes that the company is showing this year, along with several others making their North American debuts.
Under the themes of product and innovation, there will be a strong presence for the Doosan range of excavators, wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks and attachments at the Samoter exhibition being held from 21-25 March 2020 in Verona in Italy.