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Three CTE truck mounts across the size range
CTE showed three new truck mounts at SAIE: the Z26J which will be available next year, the Z21J with jib for 3.5 t chassis and the KJ-A 510 a compact truck mount for its 51 m working height.
Articulated truck mounts complete GSR's range
Shown for the first time on the stand of the Italian manufacturer GSR were two double articulated truck mounted booms: the low truck version of E200PX and the 27m working height E270PX. Stefan Weber, GSR's sales manager said, "The two new machines complete the GSR PX range."
Socage platforms to maintain Russian drills
Socage is in the process of delivering the last of six TJ35 machines mounted on Kamaz 43118 6 by 6 trucks to a Russian oil and gas company. The sale was carried out through Chaika Service, Socage's Russian dealer.
Small truck mount for quick jobs
Italy's Multitel Pagliero has added a 13 m working height 3.5 t GVW model to its range of truck mounted platforms. The MX130 operates without outriggers, making it ideal for quick, one-man operation for maintaining street lights and similar tasks, and an alternative to a van mounted platform.
Bronto still going up
Bronto Skylift wasn't able to show its planned 104 m model at APEX, but visitors still had plenty to see on the company's stand with the new 78 m straight boom S 78 XDT taking centre stage.
CTE adds 51 m to Bizzocchi KJ-A range
Standing tall at the Bizzocchi stand was the prototype of the 50.7 m working height KJ-A 510, designed for 26 t GVW carriers. Outreach of the new model is 34.5 m with 120 kg in the basket and 28 m with its maximum load of 450 kg.
Ruthmann shows machines for today, tomorrow and the day after
German truck mount specialist, Ruthmann was able to show the new Steiger T275 variable turret machine alongside the SteigerTB220, mounted for the first time on a 3.5 t Renault-Maxity chassis, and the Steiger T 580 with its orbital boom technology. In addition the company was previewing the Steiger T 470 in 3D animation; this machine will be being built from the end of this year and are expected to be available by Spring 2009.
GSR puts telescoping boom on 3.5 t van
Italy's GSR unveiled its E140TJV model, a 14.3 m working height telescoping boom on a 3.5 t van. The machine, has a 130° fly jib, a maximum basket capacity of 220 kg and a maximum out reach of 8.3 m. Vehicle payload is 350 kg.
Mounted platform improves efficiency
UK manufacturer, Aldercote, has built an 8.5m working height platform mounted onto a Ford Ranger, for a CCTV contractor. The customer had been renting a trailer mounted platform to carry out his work but decided this combination was a more cost effective route.
Gabriele Valli joins Isoli from CTE
Gabriele Valli is leaving Italian truck mount specialist, CTE to join Isoli Spa as product and sales manager.
New truck mounts at SAIE
Among the new products at SAIE are truck mounts from CTE, Cela, and Oil and Steel.
Barin tops out in Australia
Italian company Barin has delivered its second truck mounted AP 60/30 to Australia. The machine has been purchased by Ace Tree Management, based in Victoria and will be used primarily for tree surgery.
Innovative truck mounts from CTE Bizzocchi
Italian truck mount specialist, Bizzocchi, owned by CTE, will show two new products: the Z21 articulated telescopic platform, mounted on a Nissan chassis and the KJ-A 510 telescopic boom installed on a three axis chassis with 26t total weight.
Ruthmann to show new T275 at APEX show
Germany’s Ruthmann will use the APEX exhibition in September for the official debut of its new STEIGER T 275, an extended version of the T 270 model, which has been on sale since 2003.
New 3.5 t truck-mount from Oil&Steel
Oil&Steel in Italy has launched the 20 m working height 2010 Compact to expand its Snake line of 3.5 t truck mounted platforms to four models. The new model fits, in terms of size, between the Snake 189 and Snake 2112 Smart models but offers a different working envelope and a novel stabilization concept.
Bronto helps with inspection on barge
The UK subsidiary of international offshore service company, Oceanteam, has used a 34 m working height Bronto Skylift MDT34 to inspect a lifting structure on the Norwegian company's barge, CLB Explorer.
High energy maintenance: using truck mounted booms
German energy supplier, RWE Power AG has bought a Ruthmann Steiger T370 articulating truck mounted boom to inspect and maintain its huge brown-coal dredgers.
Havator orders two massive Wumag platforms
Finland's Havator Group has ordered two of Wumag's massive WT 1000 truck mounted platforms.
Barin's new 73m truck mounted boom
Barin showcased its new 73 m working height AP 73/35 on a 42 t Volvo FM400 8x4 carrier at SAIE in October.
Transmission time
The North American utility industry gathers every two years in Louisville for the ICUEE show. This year found the event – and the wider market – in good health. Murray Pollok reports from Kentucky.
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