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Construction capable of 'transformational leap' in sustainability - climate panel

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The CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibition in Las Vegas was the venue for the latest gathering of the Construction Climate Challenge, an initiative hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment with the aim of promoting environmental awareness, enhancing collaboration ... Read full article

SA French adds IGO self-erecting cranes to rental fleet

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Southern African Potain crane distributor SA French is now offering the IGO self-erecting crane as part of its rental fleet. IGO self-erecting cranes are compact, easy to erect and operate, and have several transport options, making them an easier, m... Read full article

Hoists gain traction for vertical transportation on site

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According to Quentin van Breda, managing director of SA French, hoists are gaining traction for the vertical transportation of personnel and materials across a range of industries, including the construction and mining sectors.... Read full article

Like a Colossus: the world’s largest land vehicle

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Bagger 293, previously known as the MAN TAKRAF RB293, is a giant bucket-wheel excavator made by German industrial company TAKRAF and the Guinness World Record-holder for the largest land vehicle.... Read full article

Metso introduces new ‘Metso Metrics’ digital service

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Metso is introducing a new digital solution to help further optimise mobile crushing and screening equipment operations and maintenance. ... Read full article

No more trenches in busy centres

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Dangerous trenches spanning roads and sidewalks in urban areas can be a thing of the past if contractors laying new utilities adopt the latest horizontal directional drilling (HDD) technologies. ... Read full article

Cat gets busybusy

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Caterpillar Venture Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, has announced a strategic investment in busybusy, a software development firm that helps customers optimise operations, specifically addressing real-time tracking of jobsite labou... Read full article

Sustainable business requires focus on training and service

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Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins has created a skills and service ecosystem to ensure sustainable business. The company works across a variety of industries, including mining, construction, commercial and recreational marine, power generation and a... Read full article

Compact machine, big machine power – Kubota KX080

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Smith Power Equipment (SPE), South African distributors of Kubota tractors and compact construction equipment, has announced the arrival of the Kubota KX080-3S Super Series 8-ton excavator... Read full article

Fassi to bring expertise, new models to CONEXPO

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Fassi will be exhibiting new and popular crane models with its American dealer, Fascan International, at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.... Read full article

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