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Putzmeister goes boomless
Putzmeister has launched its BQF 06 Roline truck-mounted rotor concrete pump series for the European market.
Concrete specialist
New machines for special applications and placing concrete on confined sites will be key themes for Putzmeister's Intermat launches.
Zoomlion confident of US market share
Despite the uncertainties and difficulties facing the US construction industry, Jimmy Pan, manager of international trade for Zoomlion's Concrete Machinery division, believes the company's recent entry into the global market will enable it to grasp US market share in the difficult conditions.
Hydro-electric power built in Europe
The largest hydro-electric power station in Europe is under construction on the German-Swiss border at Baden-Württemburg and Schleith, one of the partners in the consortium commissioned for the project, is relying on its Schwing pumping and placing equipment.
Germany's longest bridge
A six-year project to construct Germany's longest bridge is underway in the Saale District of Sachsen-Anhalt.
Italy meets China
In one of the boldest moves to date by a Chinese manufacturer, last September saw a consortium including Zoomlion acquire Italian concrete equipment manufacturer Cifa. According to marketing director Kenny He, the addition will mean a bigger distribution network for both brands
Germany's longest bridge
Schwing pumps concrete for 8.6 km bridge
Schwing high
Florida’s tallest apartment complex relies on Schwing
Schwing's concrete strategy
Despite the downturn in the US market and increasing competition from the Far East, concrete machinery manufacturer Schwing remains confident about its global market position.
Imer launches 'rental' concrete pump
Imer designed its new concrete pump, the Booster 15, specifically for rental companies and to be "particularly easy to deliver to difficult job sites," said Riccardo Giannettoni, sales director.
Putzmeister builds 70 m world record truck pump
Putzmeister is celebrating its 50th anniversary in style with the launch of the largest concrete truck pump in the world, the 70 m vertical reach M 70-5. The first machine off the production line has been bought by Associated Concrete Pumping of Sacramento, California, US.
Big pour
Joint Venture Contractors Heitkamp and Bauer Spezialtiefbau will need more than 95000 m3 of concrete to complete construction of a new lock chamber on the Mittellandkanal near Wolfsburg.
Concrete evidence
The boom in the European construction industry has seen concrete pumping and placing equipment in high demand. Contractors are demanding machinery that can complete jobs quickly in increasingly confined spaces.Becca Wilkins reports.
Sany branches out
The first Chinese-owned construction equipment factory on US soil is under construction
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