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Mastering water - Steve Skinner reports on some of the world’s largest projects
Bypassing, harnessing or resisting the world’s rivers and seas represents a unique challenge. Steve Skinner reports on the needs and solutions behind some of the world’s largest and most spectacular construction projects.
Warranty Extension
Atlas Copco has extended the warranty on its light and medium hydraulic breakers to three years. The newly developed 1+2program is free of charge for all SB and MB range hydraulic breakers purchased after July 1, 2009.
Break on the quiet
Sandvik has unveiled two new breakers for the global market featuring noise and vibration damping, and sound suppression systems
Demolition Bucket
Montabert's new picBucket combines the power of a breaker with the manoeuvrability of a bucket.
Flexible future: A round up of the global breakers industry.
Demand for bigger breakers is cooling in the midst of the economic crisis. Contractors are thinking twice about investing in large construction equipment and so breaker manufacturers are turning their attention to making more flexible models.
Daemo adds to DMB line
Daemo has added a new breaker at the top end of its DMB series breakers in the shape of the 5,900 kg (12,980 lb) DMB800
Everdigm drives for durability
Attachment supplier Everdigm has announced the introduction of what will be known as the Series 6 line of hydraulic breaker
TABE's four new breakers
At Intermat will be the latest additions - the AGB-10 and AGB-18 - to TABE's heavy-duty hammer range. Joining the AGB-15 are the 950 kg AGB-10, which is suitable for excavators weighing from 10 to 16 t, and the 1850 kg AGB-18, which is for 24 to 28 t machines. Both new breakers feature TABE's coupling system that eliminates tie rods, which prevents breakages and breakdowns, said the Spanish company.
Bobcat enhances breaker offering
Bobcat has now approved the use of its HB880, 980 and 1180 80 series breakers on the new E55W wheeled and E60 tracked excavators
New light breaker from Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco has introduced the SB 452 to its light breaker range for excavators up to 13 tonnes. The new model extends the company's line up of new generation solid body breakers, used for road work, trenching, general demolition, and landscaping.
Promove to add to breaker lines
Italian attachment specialist Promove will use the upcoming Intermat trade show to introduce two new additions to its breaker lines
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
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.
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.
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