The Portable Power business of Doosan Bobcat has launched the new LVL 50 Hz portable light tower for markets in the Middle East and Africa. Designed for reliability and durability, the LVL light tower - also available as a 60 Hz model - is ideal for the rental market. The LVL light tower has a compact footprint for increased job site mobility and cost-effective transport.
The new Lagos-Ibadan Railway, linking the largest port city of Lagos with the industrial hub of Ibadan, recently became operational. Lagos is the largest city in western Africa while its neighboring city, Ibadan, is Nigeria’s third most populous.
Nouvelles Carrières d'Alsace was on the lookout for a new Liebherr excavator as a replacement for its former R 944 C excavator. Following a final test phase, Nouvelles Carrières d'Alsace opted for the R 945 G8, which has the same digging power as the R 944 C.
In 2021 Eberspaecher will be rolling out the third-generation Airtronic. The new generation of air heaters is entirely newly developed and available across all performance classes (2 to 8 kW) for commercial and special vehicles. The product family will include four model variants in 12 versions and therefore, offer the right heating solutions for every demand. User-friendly operating elements ensure simple and flexible control of heaters.
A face shovel crawler excavator for loading vessels with wood chippings. Holzkontor Preussen GmbH is the biggest wood recycling plant in Berlin. Based on the small Sophienwerder peninsula in western Berlin, this processing facility for reclaimed wood has one of the highest capacities across Germany, treating 315,000 tonnes of wood annually.
Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK), a leading name in the construction, quarrying and demolition equipment market, has opened a new Product Support depot in Normanton near Wakefield to support its customer base in the Yorkshire region.
Baars Contractor and Transport from Nieuwland in the Netherlands has just received a Kobelco SK210HLC-10 Hybrid crawler excavator with two-piece boom through authorised Kobelco dealer, the Kemp Group. The SK210HLC-10 is equipped with a large 25kW performance electric assisting generator using an electric motor in combination with Lithium Ion battery technology, making it the most successful hybrid machine in its class.
Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment remained strong in July and were 31% above the levels seen in the same month last year when sales were still recovering from the impact of the first lockdown.