All Compaction Equipment Articles

The latest advances in green construction equipment
Heightened focus on hybrid and electric equipment spurs manufacturers to invest in and partner on new technologies
Boels takes delivery of plate compactors
New Ammann APF 15/40 plates in Boels fleet feature Vanguard 160 engines
Wacker Neuson launches electric compactors
Construction equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson launches new series of electric single direction soil and asphalt compactors
Dynapac develops ‘first of its kind’ electric tandem roller
New Dynapac CC900 e double-drum vibratory roller offers zero emissions during use
Dynapac launches electric compactor
Set for market release next year, the electric compactor is part of a wider zero-emissions initiative
Weber MT highlights benefit of petrol powered compactors
Weber MT is now offering petrol versions of many of its diesel powered vibratory plates
Tobroco-Giant takes over SAMAC brand
Dutch company acquires compaction equipment manufacturer ULBO Machinery to offer full compact equipment range
Ammann updates ARX light tandem rollers
Swiss company’s new Stage V rollers offer faster compaction, improved drive mode switching and greater rental appeal 
New product showcase: Part Two
The cancellation of trade events this year has created alternative platforms such as IRN’s New Product Showcase. This issue looks at releases in earthmoving, compaction & surface preparation and more.
Wacker Neuson to share battery with Bomag
Cooperation opens up broader range of electrically-powered construction equipment to customers
Cat upgrades 815 soil compactor
 New Stage V compliant model features a Cat C7.1 engine and 9% lower maintenance costs 
Kurt Gansloser paves railway tunnel carriageway
Contractor uses Vögele equipment to lay a permanent carriageway in Germany’s 8.1km Albvorland Tunnel 
New Product Showcase
With Covid-19 restrictions causing trade events like Intermat, IRE and APEX to be cancelled, IRN presents an overview of some of the products that would have been launched
Wacker Neuson expands and updates products
Wacker Neuson has further expanded it range of light and compact products, including a new version of its battery powered concrete vibrator
Caterpillar releases rental-friendly compactors
Caterpillar widens its 2 to 3 tonne compactor offering with three new tandem and combination compactors
Nishio leads on remote operation trials
The remote operation pilot project is being led by Nishio Rent All, contractor Kato Construction Co Ltd and Hitachi
Road Widener launches offset roller attachment
Manufacturer’s Offset Vibratory Roller is said to reduce maintenance by 90%
Dynapac updates CS1400 roller
Upgraded CS1400 VI sixth generation static steel three-drum roller includes Stage V engine and updated cab
Covid -19 demand for Instant Tool and Plant Hire’s JCB fleet
Newly established UK company Instant Tool and Plant Hire, which supplies JCB equipment, has reported demand for its small plant and tools driven by Covid-19.
Volvo CE offers 10t compactors with Tier 3/Stage IIIA engines
Manufacturer offers DD105 and DD105 OSC asphalt compactors with Tier 3/Stage IIIA engines
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