All Compaction Equipment Articles

Automating and innovating concrete with technology
Meeting sustainability targets is driving the concrete industry to innovate its processes and create ‘smart’ technology, reports Catrin Jones
Wacker Neuson buys concreting supplier
Acquisition of Enar will add concrete vibration tools as well as screeds and compactors
Wacker Neuson’s electric equipment tested
Case study: Wacker Neuson’s zero emission range used for city centre renovation project
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
Volvo CE’s autonomous asphalt compactor concept
Designed for autonomous operation and multi-unit communication, the CX01 concept is already influencing future Volvo CE machine design
Dynapac develops ‘first of its kind’ electric tandem roller
New Dynapac CC900 e double-drum vibratory roller offers zero emissions during use
Dynapac launches electric compactor
Set for market release next year, the electric compactor is part of a wider zero-emissions initiative
Tobroco-Giant takes over SAMAC brand
Dutch company acquires compaction equipment manufacturer ULBO Machinery to offer full compact equipment range
Ammann updates ARX light tandem rollers
Swiss company’s new Stage V rollers offer faster compaction, improved drive mode switching and greater rental appeal 
Wacker Neuson to share battery with Bomag
Cooperation opens up broader range of electrically-powered construction equipment to customers
Cat upgrades 815 soil compactor
 New Stage V compliant model features a Cat C7.1 engine and 9% lower maintenance costs 
Kurt Gansloser paves railway tunnel carriageway
Contractor uses Vögele equipment to lay a permanent carriageway in Germany’s 8.1km Albvorland Tunnel 
Wacker Neuson expands and updates products
Wacker Neuson has further expanded it range of light and compact products, including a new version of its battery powered concrete vibrator
Caterpillar releases rental-friendly compactors
Caterpillar widens its 2 to 3 tonne compactor offering with three new tandem and combination compactors
Nishio leads on remote operation trials
The remote operation pilot project is being led by Nishio Rent All, contractor Kato Construction Co Ltd and Hitachi
Road Widener launches offset roller attachment
Manufacturer’s Offset Vibratory Roller is said to reduce maintenance by 90%
Dynapac updates CS1400 roller
Upgraded CS1400 VI sixth generation static steel three-drum roller includes Stage V engine and updated cab
Volvo CE offers 10t compactors with Tier 3/Stage IIIA engines
Manufacturer offers DD105 and DD105 OSC asphalt compactors with Tier 3/Stage IIIA engines
Altrad results show resilience despite Covid-19
Altrad’s full year results for year ended 31 August 2020 “better than expected” despite a second half decline
Wacker Neuson expands compaction telematics
German manufacturer launches Compamatic for reversible vibratory plates
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