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Hamm extends 'HD+' plus range
On the massive 9000 m2 Wirtgen Group stand, Hamm will be a big attraction for compaction equipment buyers, and there will be plenty new to see.
New plate offers 7 t roller power says Wacker
Wacker Neuson says its new DPU 130 vibratory plate offers the same compacting power as a 7 t roller. A key feature of the remote controlled unit is the use of two ground plates that make it more maneuverable.
Hamm to extend HD+ range
New launches from the Wirtgen Group's compaction sepcialist Hamm will include two new HD+ tandem rollers as well as updates to its CompactLine.
Compaction giant
Bomag, part of the Fayat Group, will launch the huge BW 332 32 tonne single drum roller at Bauma.
Masterpac to open European sales office
Compaction and light equipment manufacturer Masterpac is to establish a new European sales office in Paris, France on 1 March 2010. The operation will be run by ex-Dynapac sales and marketing employee Ms Nathalie Nguyen.
IRN looks at some recently launched light compaction equipment.
IRN looks at some recently launched light compaction equipment.
SAKAI America launches a range of light compaction equipment
SAKAI America is launching a range of Japanese-built light compaction equipment for North America to add to the larger, US-assembled rollers it already sells.
Bobcat launches vibratory roller range
Bobcat has launched a new range of vibratory rollers for use on its skid-steer loaders, compact tracked loaders, all-wheel steer loaders and telehandlers.
Bo-Rent places €0.6m order for JCB light compaction equipment
Netherlands rental company Bo-Rent has ordered £0.5 million (€0.6 million) worth of JCB light compaction equipment.
Sakai rolls out SW770HF in Orlando
Sakai unveiled its new 10.6 tonne SW770HF vibratory tandem roller last week at the World of Asphalt show in Orlando, US. The machine on show was the first production model in a ‘slow release' program and represents Sakai's entry into the larger rollers market in the US.
Compact airport
A fleet of Bomag asphalt rollers including ten pivot steered BW174 and BW184 models have compacted 81000 tonnes of asphalt at Zurich airport in Switzerland
Enarco invests in new facility
Spanish concrete vibrator and powered screed manufacturer Enerco is investing in a new multi-million Euro production facility in La Muela, 25 km from its current base in Zaragoza. The company expects to move into the facility early in 2009.
Dynapac's new remote controlled reversible plate compactor
Dynapac has introduced the LG520 radio remote controlled reversible plate compactor designed for compaction of backfill in pipe and cable trenches, as well as road repair and maintenance work.
Patrick Hill reports on new compaction equipment, including plate compactors, rollers and tampers.
Patrick Hill reports on new compaction equipment, including plate compactors, rollers and tampers.
More space in Hamm's HD+ compactors
Hamm has launched two new versions in its popular HD range of tandem rollers. The HD range has been around for ten years and the updated ‘+' versions of the 12 and 14 tonne class machines should go down well with operators for their spacious cabs and intuitive controls.
Dynapac cuts vibration
Dynapac has introduced a new low-vibration handle for its LF range of soil and asphalt plates.
Bomag to double drum capacity
Germany's Bomag has announced plans to build a new 11500 m2 roller drum facility at its main factory in Boppard. The company said the €24 million investment, the largest in its 51-year history, will double drum capacity there.
Concrete construction: Pour it on
Innovations in concrete construction equipment are helping contractors acheive faster cycle times and perform larger pours on ever tighter construction schedules. Richard High reports on some of the largest projects currently taking place and looks at some of the newest equipment available.
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