The Howard Frankland Bridge has been an iconic Florida landmark for over half a century, carrying 132,000 vehicles along I-275 between Tampa and St. Petersburg daily. However, its infamous traffic jams have resulted in the bridge becoming a major chokepoint, and multiple expansions since its opening in 1960 have proven only partially successful in reducing congestion and traffic accidents.
The zero-emissions L25 Electric wheel loader by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is building on its proven commercial performance with a host of upgrades that ensure further versatility, greater operator comfort and increased uptime.
Compass Equipment purchased the first MDT 489 M25 topless crane in North America. The Southwestern company sent the crane to work at the Las Vegas Strip last month. Compass Equipment is a longstanding and loyal Potain customer investing in both self-erecting and top-slewing cranes.
When the Kobelco SK1300DLC Demolition machine arrived at the Port of Amsterdam in March, no one anticipated how sought-after the new model would be. Within three months, three models have already been sold to customers in The Netherlands, Italy and France.
Xwatch Safety Solutions, and distribution partners off highway plant safety specialists, Sphere 24, have been working together since 2019, previously Sphere 24 was an agent for a competitor's brand. To date, the company has installed more than 100 Xwatch systems, and the firm prides itself in offering its customers exactly what they want, coupled with expert installation and ongoing support.
Manitowoc continues its expansion and investment in support services with the launch of CONNECT, a new digital platform that will launch at bauma 2022. It enables remote monitoring through an app-based system that gives owners and operators the ability to view real-time crane information, receive alerts, exchange data, and more with further functionality to be added in the future.
There is literally no job too big for the Kobelco SK1300DLC. With an operating weight of 130 tonnes and a colossal reach of up to 40m, the SK1300DLC is currently the world’s largest OEM manufactured building demolition machine.