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Portable power, light and on-site equipment: Extra power, extra uses
With generators and lighting towers providing more power than ever before, smart construction operators are making use of this excess energy
Clean drive technology from Atlas Copco
New sustainable air, power and flow equipment launched
Portable power: Power on the move
Portable power is a key component to the efficiency and performance of any construction site
New reversible plate compactors from CP
MV164 and MV174 to be launched by US manufacturer, while parent company Atlas Copco will launch its QAS generator range
Atlas Copco acquires US compressor distributor
Manufacturer invests in Scales Industrial Technologies, which distributes, services and rents out industrial air compressors and ancillary systems
Compressors from Atlas Copco
8 Series range of 10 new air compressors that can be towed by passenger car launched at the Bauma show
Atlas Copco marks 10 years of HardHat canopies
Nicolas Englebert tells IRN how the company convinced the market to adopt plastic rather than metal canopies
New technology in portable power
Fuel economy is a key issue with compressors and generators. In the genset sector this is driving a move towards hybrid technology, while control systems and telematics are becoming more sophisticated across the board.
Doosan to use own engines and airends in compressors
Doosan Portable Power will launch a series of compressors this year incorporating the company’s own diesel engines as well as newly developed airends
Set and forget portable power
Generators and compressors are evolving into streamlined, efficient, quiet machines, which contractors can simple switch on and forget about.
Portable power solutions
Compressors, generators and lighting towers may seem simple products, but making machines that meet contractors needs in a competitive world requires careful design and often some fresh thinking.
Engine emission impacts in portable power
Another phase of emissions regulations means a new generation of portable diesel generators and compressors are being introduced.
Digital display
Doosan unveils state-of-the-art control panel
Portable Power: Power struggle
The latest diesel engine emission laws in Europe and the US are bringing some new features and an awful lot of cost to the compressor and generator market. Chris Sleight looks at how the industry is reacting.
Huge savings with Doosan electric compressor
HP750e offers lower purchase cost than Tier 4 Interim equivelent and will be cheaper to run than a diesel machine.
Compressor used for piling project
A 12 bar Chicago Pneumatic CPS 375 compressor is being used in Hanoi, Vietnam, to flush out water and soil from 50 m deep borings for the construction of concrete piles.
New compressor from Doosan Infracore Portable Power
Doosan Infracore Portable Power (DIPP) has launched the new 12/150 model, the company's largest single axle portable compressor.
Atlas Copco helping Shanghai's roads
A fleet of Atlas Copco portable compressors and generators are being used to help upgrade Shanghai's roads and other infrastructure in the run-up to the Shanghai World Exposition in 2010.
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