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Beauharnois Bridge foundations complete
A Spanish-Canadian consortium has used Bauer foundation rigs to complete the Beauharnois Bridge project in Quebec, Canada.
Bauer goes large
Foundations specialsist wil launch new range-topping rotary rigs and duty cycle crane for deep diaphragm walls.
Liebherr's foundations focus
If you can find them on Liebherr's enormous stand, there will be two new foundation rigs on display.
Piling starts at Louvre Abu Dhabi
Piling works have started at the Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Drilling smarter: Reducing your costs using the latest drilling technologies
Drill rig manufacturers continue to make safer, quieter, more productive machines using the latest technologies as the demand for more cost effective equipment grows. Becca Durrant reports.
Ditch Witch fit to burst
The new PR100 is the most powerful pipe bursting system to date from Ditch Witch.
BSP supplies "heavy weights" for New Orleans' surge barrier
BSP supplies two heavy-duty hydraulic piling for construction of New Orleans' surge barrier
Ditch Witch showcases new machines
Ditch Witch introduced its latest trenching and trenchless machines at its ninth customer day held at in Barcelona, Spain. Becca Wilkins reports.
Optimistic outlook: Opportunities for underground utility installation across Europe.
Opportunities for constructing underground utilities across Europe will increase as the economy starts to stabilise. An increasing demand for gas in particular and other utilities in the East of the region should prove interesting for contractors. Becca Wilkins reports.
Compressor used for piling project
A 12 bar Chicago Pneumatic CPS 375 compressor is being used in Hanoi, Vietnam, to flush out water and soil from 50 m deep borings for the construction of concrete piles.
VIDEO: Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation's Kowloon Southern Link
Hong Kong's Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation's (KCRC) Kowloon Southern Link closes a gap in the network between two of Kowloon's major rail lines and will service one of the most densely populated and busiest areas of Hong Kong.
Specialised solutions: Evolving techniques in the foundations industry.
Foundations equipment manufacturers are focusing on developing more environmentally friendly and specialised piling techniques to meet different market needs. Improving operator comfort as well as complying with engine emissions regulations remain priorities. Becca Wilkins reports.
Deep stability: An in-depth look at the foundations equipment sector
Product innovation, with a focus on the environment and increasing productivity remains top priority for global foundation equipment manufacturers, despite difficult market conditions. Becca Wilkins reports.
Drilling drivers: The latest product innovations from the European drilling sector.
The lack of new drilling equipment on show at Intermat this year may be a sign of the times but is in no way the start of a trend. Manufacturers are focused on future opportunities, with new products and technologies remaining top priority. Becca Wilkins reports.
Vermeer holds Netherlands event to launch compact products
Vermeer held a customer and dealer event at its European headquarters in the Netherlands in late June to introduce several new products, including two of relevance to the rental sector: the BC160 XL brush chipper and the very compact D9x13 directional drill.
Steel mill foundations come under the spotlight
Foundation testing at ThyssenKrupp Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico's steel manufacturing complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Fit to burst
The town sewage company Eigenbetrieb Stadtentwässerung (EBS) of Tuttlingen, Germany recently increased sewage canal capacity
New Ditch Witch directional drill
Ditch Witch has introduced the JT100 Mach 1 - its most powerful horizontal directional drill (HDD) built for long-range bores, such as river crossings and the installation of large-diameter pipes.
New drilling systems and rigs from Fraste
Italian drilling specialist Fraste has introduced a CAN-Bus data communication system using Danfoss Plus-1 technology for use on its Multidrill XL drilling rig, its best selling mid-size rig.
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