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Automatic hitches gain ground as semi-automatic versions come under review.
Accidents involving semi-automatic couplers (attachment hitches) in the UK have led to some new regulations banning their sale. Will the rest of Europe and the world follow the UK lead? Dan Gilkes reports for IRN.
On the demolition trail
A new player has appeared in the demolition robot sector with the launch of Husqvarna's new DXR 310. Lindsay Gale reports on the machine and on the background of this ambitious move by the Swedish construction tool producer
BR2577 launch
The BR2577 is the latest Sandvik breaker...
Flexible breakers
Sandvik is in the process of introducing a new generation of medium sized hydraulic breakers. The first, the BR 2155, was launched at this year's ConExpo and a second, the BR 2577, is due to hit the market very soon. Lindsay Gale reports on the new breaker and the new approach adopted by the company
JLG launches universal telehandler attachments
JLG has announced it will launch a universal attachment system for all three telehandler brands it offers; SkyTrak, Lull and JLG.
Barrier to dust
US recycling operation Spring Street Recycling, located in West Haven, Conneticut, is now using a Dust Boss DB-60 dust suppression system from Dust Control Technology to control dust during its crushing and associated loading operations
65th anniversary for Allied Construction Products
Allied Construction products distributes hammers and associated products, including the Sandvik brand, in North America.
Breakers: weight does not equal performance
How can you be sure that a given breaker is right for your application. Atlas Copco uses the established AEM method to calculate single blow impact energy. This article reviews both the method and the state of the market when it comes to published impact energy figure
Meeting the need
It is not just noise and vibration issues that are driving hydraulic breaker development for Tramac (Montabert in Europe). Now part of DII attachments, the company told D&Ri that its North American customers are increasingly looking for improved reliability and ease of maintenance
Bobcat launches new silenced hydraulic breaker
Bobcat has launched the new HB1380 hydraulic breaker, as a replacement for the B1400 model.
Hydrodemolition on the quiet
Swedish manufacturer Aquajet has now introduced a new power pack, the Ecosilence, that the company claims substantially reduces noise levels as well as offering substantial fuel savings.
Debut for Dust Fighter
A new tool for dust suppression is now available from Tower Light
New cutting tools from Terex
Terex has introduced a number of new transverse cutting tools into the North American market
New pulverisers from Arden
French demolition attachment manufacturer Arden Equipment has launched a new four model range of hydraulic concrete pulverisers in the shape of the BBH range.
Bobcat extends drilling auger range
Bobcat has introduced the new 15H and 30H augers, which like the current range of 10, 15C and 30C models, can be mounted on the company's compact loaders, excavators and telehandlers.
Equipment Focus: Hydraulic Breakers
Hydraulic breakers are getting bigger and more powerful and are used in a range of different applications across the globe.Manufacturers of the biggest breakers say that as the tools increase in size, so too must their productivity. Becca Wilkins reports.
Record breaker
Indeco unveils the world’s largest hydraulic breaker
Equipment attachments: Tools of the trade
Equipment attachments can reduce manual labour and improve productivity and safety on site, as well as turning a single carrier machine into the construction equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife. Chris Sleight reports.
End of an era
A mix of Sandvik demolition attachments is being used on the demolition of the remains of the US airbase at Rhein-Main, Germany
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