The nominations for the Bauma Innovation Awards 2016 have been made.

Klaus Dittrich, chairman and CEO of Messe München, announced the fifteen nominated companies at the Bauma Media Dialog in January 2016. The winners will be announced the evening before the Bauma show in April.

The Innovation Awards are split into five categories: Machinery; Components; Construction Process/Construction Work; Research; and Design.

In total, 118 applications were received, and the jury has now selected three new developments in each category to go forward to the final round.

CATEGORY 1: MACHINERY
■ The Kramer 5055e, Kramer-Werke
■ Autonomous Vibratory Plate, Ammann Schweiz
■ Mobile Battery Mold, Weckenmann Anlagentechnik

CATEGORY 2: COMPONENTS
■ SONO Water-Cement Analyzer, Imko
■ Intelligent Crane Fiber Rope, Teufelberger Seil
■ Liebherr Energy Storage, Liebherr Components Biberach

CATEGORY 3: CONSTRUCTION PROCESS/CONSTRUCTION WORK
■ Reinforcement of a steel bridge, Leonhard Weiss
■ Pipe-laying equipment RVG 1.0, Harald Gollwitzer Spezialtiefbau
■ Building (yard) logistics 4.0 for SMEs, Johann Augel Bauunternehmung

CATEGORY 4: RESEARCH
■ Concrete-3D-Printing Technology, TU Dresden, Department of
Construction Machinery Technology
■ STEAM Hybrid Excavator, RWTH Aachen in co-operation with
Volvo CE
■ MIDOS for offshore foundations, Bauer Maschinen GmbH in
cooperation with the University College of Dublin

CATEGORY 5: DESIGN
■ Concept Cab - The Future Genius, TU Dresden
■ Mecalac MWR, Mecalac France
■ Triple-Boom System, Tadano Faun

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