All Compaction Equipment Articles

Good vibrations
The compaction market is changing, with new competition in Europe and an increasing focus on technology. IRN reports.
Wacker Neuson and Wirtgen form roller alliance
Wacker Neuson to source rollers from Hamm factory in Tirschenreuth, Germany, and distribute them via its own sales network
Hitachi enters European compaction market with light range
New range gets its public launch at the Internatiional Rental Exhibition (IRE) in Amsterdam on 24-26 June.
ECO mode: new rental-friendly compaction equipment
Among the many new compaction launches of recent months there are plenty offering ‘Eco’ operation, with lower fuel use. IRN reports.
Sany to launch graders in North America
Conexpo will see two Sany graders launched, with machines being assembled in Atlanta, Georgia.
Weber MT’s new soil compactor rolls off production line
Weber MT’s new walk-behind soil compactor the CR 9 has been designed to offer ease of operation, with an electro-hydraulic tip switch that allows easy shifting between forward and reverse travel.
Compaction: IRN reports on new rollers, plates and rammers
IRN rounds-up new compaction equipmemnt, including rollers, plates and rammers.
Atlas deal adds compactors for Hyundai
Limited range of single and tandem rollers to be supplied for sale in developing markets under Hyundai brand.
Swepac enters concrete market
Concrete screeds and power trowels added to existing plate compactor range.
World premiers from Bomag
New articulated tandem rollers, finishers, vibratory plates and single drum rollers included in Bauma line-up
Drum roll for Fork Rent
UK rental firm Fork Rent purchases ten Volvo DD25w tandem rollers following a successful trial and evaluation of Volvo’s latest 2.5 t machine.
Bomag introduces Series 5 rollers
Examples from range of six new tandem rollers presented at Bauma China show
New roller launched in Gulf
Atlas Copco introduces Dynapac CP275 pneumatic at Intermat Middle East
H&E appointed Bomag dealer in five states
US rental and sales company H&E Equipment Services has been appointed authorised dealer for Bomag in Mississippi and North Carolina as well as parts of Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Bomag breaks ground on compaction drum factory
New €21.5 million facility in Boppard, Germany, represents largest single investment in company’s history
Swepac gets new owner and plans export push
Swepac, the Swedish plate compactor manufacturer, has been sold to South End AB, a company that has holdings in a number of small engineering businesses in Sweden.
Toro to restart Stone production soon
The Toro Company aims to be producing Stone Construction Equipment machines at Stone’s Honeoye facility in New Jersey in the “near term” before switching production to its existing facilities in Nebraska and Minnesota.
Toro Company buys Stone Construction products
The Toro Company has announced that it has acquired light construction product assets of Stone Construction Equipment, the compaction and concreting equipment business which went into bankruptcy earlier this year. The price was not disclosed.
Bank closes Stone Construction Equipment claim reports
Stone Construction Equipment Inc has been closed down by its bank and discussions are underway with potential buyers, according to various press reports in the US.
New compaction machines from JCB, Hamm, Bomag, Weber MT, Paclite and others.
IRN looks at some of the new compaction equipment available, including machines from JCB, Hamm, Paclite, Weber MT and Masterpac. We start, however, with Chris Sleight’s report on the latest tandem rollers from Bomag.
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