Top Feature – Page 8

  • A Ritchie Bros auction in Italy

    Auctions and used equipment: Second-hand news


    The financial climate and new technology are just two factors affecting the trading of used equipment

  • More than 40 Liebherr tower cranes are being used to help build the first phase of the Vienna Urban

    Cranes: Needing a lift


    The ups and downs of the crane market in Europe are charted by Sandy Guthrie, with help from CE sister publication International Cranes and Specialized Transport

  • A computer generated image of Project Meganom in Moscow that will regenerate the riverside area

    Moscow's regeneration plans


    Moscow's Urban Forum unveiled plans for key upgrades to the city's metro system and Project Meganom major riverside redevelopment

  • Vögele now offers its Spray Jet module for thin overlays on the Super 1800-3i paver

    Roadbuilding: On the right road


    As road projects around Europe appear to be growing in number, leading manufacturers are producing new generation machines to meet the need

  • The AFT HW60 trencher

    Utilities: Technology advances are leading the way


    Advances in technology are playing a large part in delivering utilities projects across Europe

  • The Saxony-Anhalt state road construction authority became the first state construction authority in

    Roadbuilding: Competitive advantages


    Technology is becoming more and more important to the roadbuilding sector, helping boost efficiency as well as reduce costs. Helen Wright looks at the latest developments

  • Doosan’s new quick coupler for wheeled loaders is designed to increase versatility of the tool carri

    Attachments: Efficient partnerships


    Attachments sector is about working together, be it configuring machines to new tools or establishing partnerships between OEMs. Helen Wright reports

  • The Caterpillar 301.7D - needed as things get more and more cramped in Europe's cities

    Mini excavators: highly competitive environment


    Manufacturers are pushing to make headway in Europe’s crowded mini excavator market by adding advanced technology to new models. Helen Wright takes a look

  • The Wirtgen stabiliser line-up now includes the WR 250

    Roadbuilding: The way ahead


    Bauma is always a good time to launch products. Sandy Guthrie looks at some of the technical advances being made in roadbuilding – some of which will be at the Munich show

  • Dieci’s compact Apollo 25.6 is powered by a Yanmar engine, with a choice of 50.7kW or 62.5kW units

    Telehandlers: telescopic focus


    Manufacturers have to focus on both the big picture and the fine details to compete in today’s telehandler market. Helen Wright discusses the latest moves in the sector

  • A screen shot of Trimble's SCS900 software at work

    GPS: net results


    In the sky and on the ground, technology is expanding to offer more and more services, including via the internet. Sandy Guthrie finds out where we are with GPS

  • The Mastenbroek TM80, pictured here with its boom arm in vertical configuration, uses the company’s

    Utilities: specialist applications


    The technology behind installing utilities has developed in leaps and bounds, and advances continue all the time. Helen Wright reports.

  • The first of two parallel 4km bores for a high speed tunnel under the Vosges Mountains in France was

    Tunnelling: infrastructure continues


    Tunnelling projects are ever more important for infrastructure development throughout Europe, despite economic difficulties, reports Adrian Greeman.

  • Pilosio is supplying formwork and floors to an Odessa Street, Moscow, site.

    Falsework & Formwork: problem solving


    Falsework and formwork specialists are often called on to get round potential difficulties when they take on a project. Sandy Guthrie takes a look at some recent work and the solutions that were found.

  • Soilmec’s new electric multipurpose drill rig – the SM-5E – at work on a metro project in Bologna, I

    Foundations: from the ground up


    Helen Wright looks at how foundation equipment manufacturers are focusing on reliability, robustness and energy efficiency to meet the challenges of today’s projects.

  • A Promove XP4500 and XP7000 at work on an Italian quarry site.

    Breakers: quiet efficiency


    Improved performance is the goal as new breakers are added to the market, and there are signs of a recovery in the industry. Lindsay Gale reports.

  • On a recent dealer and customer trip to Hyundai's headquarters in South Korea, its excavators were p

    Excavators: an uncertain market


    Forecasts suggest that excavators will be facing an up-and-down few years ahead, but new developments, including different fuel sources, are progressing. Sandy Guthrie investigates.

  • Cummins’ EcoFit SCR aftertreatment system for its EU Stage IV and EPA Tier 4 Final QSX15 engine.

    Engines: alternative futures


    As more EU Stage IV engine solutions are revealed, Helen Wright looks beyond 2014 to the ground-breaking technologies of tomorrow.

  • Agco Sisu's Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim 98 ATY 368W engine.

    The final countdown for engines


    Clock is ticking for engine solutions that comply with next wave of emissions legislation in Europe and US. Helen Wright reports.

  • A theatre project in Bordeaux theatre project was undertaken by Harsco, and the major problem was li

    Falsework & Formwork: Bespoke solutions


    It is important for all sectors of the construction industry to keep moving forward, as new techniques are always needed. Sandy Guthrie talks to some leading falsework and formwork companies.