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  • The new Hardhat enclosure is designed to maintain the look, and hopefully the value, of the portable
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    Hardhat Benefits

    2008-05-01T15:44:00Z

    This month sees the launch of four new portable compressors from Atlas Copco Airpower featuring the company's corrosion and crack resistant ‘Hardhat’canopies. Paul Marsden reports.

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    Alpine Rail Foundations

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    Keeping It Green

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    Course Crusher

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    Hydrodemolition Evolution

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    Remediation Workhorses

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    Demolition Combination

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  • Use of balanced cantilever construction techniques enabled the Ed Züblin and Wayss & Fratag join
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    Bridging The Border

    2008-05-01T15:44:00Z

    Balanced cantilever techniques have enabled contractors to build a new motorway bridge over the River Rhine between Germany and Switzerland, while maintaining a route for shipping throughout the work. CE reports.

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    Construction rides the waves

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    Late March and early April saw US shares lurch lower, but European stocks seemed to resist the downward pressure. There was very little net change in the construction sector, but this general stagnation was made up of many individual ups and downs. Chriss Leight reports.

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    Construction Act review

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    The UK's laws governing contracts in the construction and engineering industry are currently under review. Neal Morris examines these changes and considers what lessons the rest of Europe may learn from it.

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    Chemical legislation

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    Construction workers and the general public have suffered health problems and even premature death over the years as a result of hazardous chemicals being used in construction products. The proposed Reach legislation should help mitigate against future risks, but Fiec believes the draft text needs some modification.

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    Buoyant market

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    The European construction equipment market was unexpectedly buoyant in 2004, and this year should see further growth according to CECE ‘S latest predictions.

  • Palazzani will be showing a new wheeled loader, with telescopic boom, the 6 tonne PT 62, which takes
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    Stop press

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    This year's Samoter exhibition in Verona, Italy looks set to be a record breaker in terms of exhibitor displays and visitor numbers. CE previews the last minute news of equipment that will be unveiled at the show.

  • The new Ms/MT-E 3000 axle series from ZF Passau can be used on mobile excavators up to 25 tonne.
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    Components' contribution

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    Today's construction machines increasingly incorporate a number of high-tech solutions all aimed at improving efficiency, productivity and comfort. Lindsay Gale looks at some of the latest currently on offer to equipment manufacturers

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    Maximising the flow

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    The European pump industry has witnessed some corporate changes over the last few months but the sector appears to be thriving with plenty of new products being launched, which are promising to deliver more performance for less money. Clairesymes reports on the changes and the latest innovations.

  • Formula One drivers who have visited the construction site in Istanbul think that they will be able
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    Fast-track construction

    2008-05-01T15:36:00Z

    Building a world class motor racing circuit in just 16 months is a tough challenge but it is one that is about to be realised in Istanbul. Clai Resymes visited what will soon be Formula One's newest venue to check on progress.

  • Ihimer CEO Katsumi Ohashi with vice president Claudia Bencini.
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    Compact specialist

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    CE indexes hit record

    2008-05-01T15:25:00Z

    Construction shares started 2005 with incredible buoyancy. February saw some of the mainstream indicators catch up, but the industry, driven by the materials producers, stayed ahead of the game with CE's indexes hitting all time highs in weeks 6 and 7. Chris Sleight reports.

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    Who's at fault?

    2008-05-01T15:25:00Z

    If a construction contractor unknowingly uses the inappropriate materials on a project because they are wrongly labelled by a supplier, surely it is not their fault? Maybe not, but according to Neal Morris, a current case in the UK illustrates how complex these issues are, and that contractors may have ...

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    Reduced VAT Future?

    2008-05-01T15:25:00Z

    There is still no political consensus in Europe on the future of reduced VAT rates. However, a study by one of FIEC'S member associations has clearly shown that the end of the current system would have serious impacts for construction and society in general.