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Stabilisation conference planned
Mass stabilisation companies back international conference to be held in Finland during April
New BG 38 among Bauer foundation equipment
Bauer will have a focus on rigs "engineered in Germany" and manufactured to the company's quality standards at its factories in Tianjin and Shanghai
Rescue finance for Boart Longyear
Private equity company to inject up to US$ 352 million in loans and equity for distressed drilling equipment maker and drilling services provider
Foundations construction
If you want to build big you start deep. iC takes a closer look at new foundation products and how they can help speed up the construction process
Excavation starts on Istanbul’s Eurasia Tunnel
SK E&C and Yapi Merkezi have launched a 13.6 m diameter Herrenknecht TBM on the scheme to build a tunnel under the Bosphorus.
FEATURE: Tunnelling challenges
Tunnelling projects present manufacturers and contractors with technical difficulties that require dedication and innovation to overcome.
Bauer completes foundation construction on Kingdom Tower
Foundations for the world’s tallest tower comprise 270 piles sunk to depths of up to 110 m
Powerful new pile drivers
Junttan’s PMx28 is claimed to be the largest and most powerful purpose-built pile driving rig ever built.
Unconventional drilling
New technology and new applications are pushing the boundaries in the drilling sector.
Aker to sell TBM technology to CRTE
Aker Wirth’s intellectual property for tunnelling and boring equipment to be bought by China Railway Tunnelling Equipment
Sandvik optimistic on African prospects
Manufacturer forecasts revenues from sub-Saharan Africa will double in five years, showcases new drill rig and cone crusher for African market
Sensitive foundation construction
Manufacturers in the foundations industry are concentrating on reducing the environmental impact of their latest equipment.
Early Moscow Metro breakthrough
Robbins TBM achieves impressive advance rates on the Russian capital’s massive 150 km public transport scheme
Tunnelling: Underground innovations
Bauma saw several important equipment launches for the tunnelling sector, a branch of the construction industry that is still seeing large and ambitious projects get underway.
The high-efficiency utilities sector
Innovative new equipment that has been tailor-made to reduce costs and speed up installation is being developed for the utilities sector.
Atlas Copco acquires Chinese drill consumables maker
Atlas Copco has acquired a 75% stake in Yanggu, China-based Shandong Rock Drilling Tools, which markets its products under the Sanshan brand
Intelligent drilling
Increasing fuel efficiency and performance under extreme conditions are central to the latest drill rig designs, regardless of the target market.
Sandvik unveils first Chinese designed drill
Compact and lightweight DTH rig designed and engineered at Shanghai factory exclusively for the Chinese market.
Bauer awarded Kingdom Tower contract
Foundations equipment manufacturer and contractor to build base for planned 1 km tall tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Robbins celebrates 60 years in tunneling
US-based tunneling equipment manufacturer looks back over six decades.
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