Top Feature – Page 6

  • John Deere has a range of Stage V-ready engines
    Article

    Engines: Power hungry

    2017-03-22T12:16:00Z

    Emissions, fuel saving and efficiency are what OEMs and engine manufacturers are striving for. Construction Europe explores the latest news

  • A Wolff 180B on an 80m free standing tower raising a core in London
    Article

    Tower cranes: High power

    2017-03-15T12:26:00Z

    Super high rise towers with concrete core, relatively small floor area and close to neighbouring buildings are all challenges, as Heinz Kessel reports

  • The Samoter show in Verona, Italy
    Article

    Samoter: Heading for Italy

    2017-01-31T17:07:00Z

    One of the leading shows for the construction industry this year will be in Italy, as Samoter celebrates its 30th edition

  • The Vögele InLine Pave train, seen here at work on the A113 motorway in Berlin, Germany
    Article

    Roadbuilding: Changing the rules

    2017-01-11T11:11:00Z

    Roadbuilding is as much controlled by regulations as any part of the construction world. Construction Europe takes a look at the latest developments

  • Machine controls in a Caterpillar 329E at Hvidovre, Denmark
    Article

    GPS: Data is the key

    2017-01-04T17:14:00Z

    The complex world of telematics and machine controls is seen everywhere. Construction Europe looks at some new technology and machine controls at work

  • Ulma adapted standard formwork systems for the varying tunnel diameters of the Venda Nova III power
    Article

    Falsework & Formwork: Forming solutions

    2016-11-30T10:38:00Z

    Smart minds were required to overcome a number of problems on construction sites across Europe. We look at some of the latest falsework and formwork solutions

  • TBM assembly in the test tunnel of the French Frejus project between Lyon 
and Turin
    Article

    Tunnelling: Big projects get bigger

    2016-11-23T11:50:00Z

    Europe is buzzing with major tunnel works. Adrian Greeman takes a look at some of the most interesting projects

  • The new Hitachi zero-tail swing mini excavator laying new pipes and cables in Hverfisgata, Reykjavík
    Article

    Utilities: Pipe dreams

    2016-11-16T12:16:00Z

    The special requirements for utilities projects include the ability to work in cramped locations

  • Pumps from Selwood’s UK rental fleet on hire with DMTP in Brittany, France
    Article

    Pumps: Pumping ideas into the mix

    2016-11-02T10:47:00Z

    Companies look at ways to improve products already on the market, as well as adding to their portfolio of dewatering pumps

  • The Doosan DXB260H is for machines of 27 to 34 tonnes
    Article

    Breakers: Good vibrations

    2016-10-19T10:44:00Z

    A breaker is a much more subtle tool than it was a few years ago. CE looks at some of the latest developments in the sector

  • Cat’s 323F LN is designed to take on severe applications
    Article

    Excavators: Tracks and wheels

    2016-10-12T11:00:00Z

    Europe apparently has a particular fondness for wheeled excavators. Sandy Guthrie digs into this segment of the market which has seen many releases this year

  • Euro Auctions’ latest UK sale – “telehandlers continue to be sought after”
    Article

    Auctions and Used Equipment: More older machines

    2016-09-21T11:34:00Z

    The market for used construction machinery is an increasingly complicated one. Sandy Guthrie talks to some of the leading players in this important and fast-moving area

  • Caterpillar’s 914M features an intelligent power-management system that balances performance and fue
    Article

    Compact loaders: Small but mighty

    2016-09-07T11:13:00Z

    Divestments, award winners, operator comfort and safety among headlines for compact loaders in Europe

  • An Allu bucket backfills a pipeline trench
    Article

    Attachments: Flexible and efficient

    2016-08-24T11:41:00Z

    Tiltrotators are among the attachments which are innovating all the time. Some of the latest improvements come under the spotlight

  • MTU’s new Series 1000 to 1500 engines will be available in the 100 to 480kW power range
    Article

    Engines: Powerful advances

    2016-08-10T14:13:00Z

    As the Stage V final agreement is reached by the European Parliament, manufacturers maintain a focus on what lies ahead. Joe Malone explains

  • UK rental company Hewden acquired the rental arm of hybrid generator manufacturer Firefly in May 201
    Article

    The rewards of rental

    2016-08-03T11:57:00Z

    The rental model is fundamentally sustainable, and manufacturers are increasingly targeting this sector with their launches

  • The Liebherr 50 M5 XXT truck-mounted concrete pump
    Article

    Concrete: Pumping ideas into mix

    2016-06-29T11:10:00Z

    Concrete pumps are becoming lighter and mixers are becoming stronger. CE looks at the latest news from the concrete sector

  • The Wimmer AB2300 Drill & Split rig
    Article

    Drilling: Bit by Bit

    2016-06-22T11:24:00Z

    In the world of drilling, research and development teams are working on any number of different ways of improving the efficiency of the machines

  • The Hillhead show, UK
    Article

    Quarry show: Hillhead, UK

    2016-06-15T11:56:00Z

    The Hillhead show is held every two years in a quarry near Buxton in the UK Midlands

  • The Wacker Neuson 803 mini excavator
    Article

    Mini Excavators: Small comfort

    2016-05-24T11:55:00Z

    The mini excavator market is anything but mini at the moment, as sales are looking healthy. The latest releases are investigated