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Evolving solutions: falsework and formwork developments
New materials and systems are making an impact in the falsework and formwork sector. Steve Skinner reports on product and market developments and the close attention the sector is giving to providing total solutions.
Schwing high
Florida’s tallest apartment complex relies on Schwing
Bratislavia Chic
A huge development covering 38,000 m² in the heart of Bratislava will give the Slovak capital a new mixed-use riverfront district.
Prosmyky traveller
Doka formwork travelled to the Czech Republic to create the new Prosmyky bridge over the river Elbe, due for completion in 2009.
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.
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.
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.
Cat AP300 gets to work
Following the launch of Caterpillar’s AP300 wheeled asphalt paver earlier this year; operators in the field are clearly voicing their approval of the new machine.
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.
Hünnebeck formwork for offshore LNG plant
Formwork manufacturer Hünnebeck's Italian subsidiary has supplied a range of formwork, including its Manto large-frame panels, for construction of the world's first reinforced concrete offshore terminal for the storage and re-gasification of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Road building: machine control and guidance systems
Machine control and guidance systems have advanced dramatically and now play a crucial part in the rapidly evolving European road building equipment market. Becca Wilkins reports.
Tunnel formwork from Peri installed for avalanche protection
Peri's Variokit formwork is being used for concreting nine sections of a 115 m extension of the 300 m avalanche protection system above the B145 road in Austria.
LNG infrastructure
When the Shanghai Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) project is completed, it will comprise a storage capacity of 6 million tonnes, a high-capacity distribution grid and a berthing terminal for superheavy tanker vessels.
Mobile asphalt
Japanese paving contractor World Kaihatsu Kogyo (WKK) decided to transport a portable batching plant from Cambodia to Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh when it was appointed as a sub contractor to Obayashi Corporation on the city's East-West Highway and Water Environment project.
Surface work
Electronic system displays material ratios and produces production reports
Gomaco's new G22
Once operators have used Gomaco's new G22 controller, they don't want to go back
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