Regional Report, Latin America: Construction seeking international investment

New governments in Latin America offer hope to a region that has recently struggled economically.

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Road projects in Brazil have seen concession bids for improvement

Brazil is the largest country in South America, not just in size, but also economically. With a population of over 200 million and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of over US$2 trillion, the region’s attention is fixed on the new president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who has said, “We will Continue reading “Regional Report, Latin America: Construction seeking international investment”

John Deere Displays Construction Equipment for the First Time at Bauma Within the Wirtgen Group Booth

Press release @ John Deere.com

MUNICH (Apr. 3, 2019) — John Deere will be exhibiting a selection of its construction equipment – including motor graders that will be sold via the Wirtgen Group’s German sales and service companies and via the French sales and service company Wirtgen France SAS – at Bauma from April 8-14, 2019. A total of 14 John Deere machines will be on display for the first time at the Wirtgen Group booth. John Deere acquired the Wirtgen Group in December 2017.

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Fourteen John Deere machines will be exhibited at bauma in Munich, Germany this year

“Our strong relationship with the Wirtgen Group and their experience with bauma is allowing us to introduce John Deere construction equipment to a broader set of global customers,” said David Thorne, senior vice president, sales & marketing, Worldwide Continue reading “John Deere Displays Construction Equipment for the First Time at Bauma Within the Wirtgen Group Booth”

Strong growth for Indian construction industry

The Indian construction industry is predicted to grow at an average rate of 6.4% between 2018 and 2023, according to GlobalData.

The Indian construction industry is predicted to enjoy growth of over 6% between 2018-2023
The Indian construction industry is predicted to enjoy growth of over 6% between 2018-2023

The Indian construction industry is predicted to grow at an average rate of 6.4% between 2018 and 2023, according to GlobalData.

In other news related to the Indian Continue reading “Strong growth for Indian construction industry”

Terex Trucks targets Germany

Terex Trucks has set its sights on growth in the German market. With Germany heavily investing in its infrastructure and its predicted future growth, Terex Trucks is keen to sign more dealers to its existing business model.

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With so many major construction projects ahead, Terex Trucks wants to strengthen its position in Germany

The company already has three German dealers, but it said the planned investment of €269.6 billion on German transport infrastructure had created an opportunity for a manufacturer like Terex Trucks to deliver the goods. Continue reading “Terex Trucks targets Germany”

John Deere back in Europe

John Deere construction equipment will be available in Europe for the first time in many years with the US-based company introducing two G-Series motor graders to the European market via the Wirtgen Group distribution network in Germany and France.

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The 622GP has a 6.8 litre engine

The 622GP and 672GP will be available in these two countries from early this year.

Deere bought the Wirtgen Group – with the Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven brands Continue reading “John Deere back in Europe”

Tallest Crawler crane: Liebherr LR130000

 

Tallest crawler crane in the world.Liebherr – LR13000 ??

Gepostet von Crane Operator Network am Montag, 7. August 2017

The future of earth-moving equipment

Earthmoving equipment is a staple of the construction industry, with a whole host of different machinery being used on earthmoving projects. This feature focuses specifically on excavators, rollers, backhoe loaders and the machine control used on these machines.

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Excavators being used in earthmoving projects need to be able to operate in all kinds of conditions

The world’s biggest original equipment manufacturer for the construction industry by sales revenue, Caterpillar, has recently launched two new 30 ton (27.2 tonne) next generation excavators – the 330 and 330 GC.

Continue reading “The future of earth-moving equipment”

Mecalac 11MRW excavator put to the test

Customers try out new compact wheeled excavator at Warwickshire demonstration day

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Mecalac 11MRW excavator

EARLIER this month, construction professionals from across the UK visited Adventure Sports in Warwickshire to try out the Mecalac 11MWR wheeled excavator. As well as putting the machine through its Continue reading “Mecalac 11MRW excavator put to the test”

Volvo CE moves into new headquarters

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has moved into new headquarters on the same site as other Volvo business areas at Campus Lundby in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Volvo CE said that the move will help with the sharing of resources

To mark the move, an inauguration ceremony was held, which was attended by senior company leaders and around 500 employees. Continue reading “Volvo CE moves into new headquarters”