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Design accolade for Doosan
Doosan Infracore's futuristic CX excavator concept has won the ‘Best of the Best Award' at the 2009 Reddot Design Awards.
Cat cold planer aids runway rehabilitation
The first Caterpillar PM200 cold planer to be sold in India is being used by contractor Ashwini Infra Developments at a secondary runway project at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.
Terex to close Cedar Rapids factory
Terex has announced plans to close its factory in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which makes crushing, screening and aspahlt equipment.
Chinese manufacturer makes history
Liugong has opened its first overseas factory in India making it the first Chinese construction equipment company to open a plant outside of China.
Joint venture mooted for engine after-treatment systems
Three manufacturers are exploring the possibility of a joint venture in the area of exhaust-gas after treatments for off-highway machines ahead of the next stage of engine emissions regulations which come into effect in 2011.
Deep stability: An in-depth look at the foundations equipment sector
Product innovation, with a focus on the environment and increasing productivity remains top priority for global foundation equipment manufacturers, despite difficult market conditions. Becca Wilkins reports.
Steve Skinner reports on progress with Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB compliant engines
Steve Skinner reports on the installation of Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB compliant engines into equipment and looks at the solutions being adopted and how end users will be affected.
Multi-billion dollar law suit
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has brought a civil action against three US companies for the importation and sale on non-compliant Chinese engines
Rental duo for Sao Paulo metro expansion
Two Manitowoc cranes are lifting compact equipment, hand tools and fixtures and fittings into the Estacao Faria Lima station box.
Mobile cranes offer flexibility at steel mill
With more than 20 Liebherr telescopic mobile and crawler cranes operating at the CSA Siderúrgica do Atlantico steel mill, it is becoming a ‘who's who' of the country's crane rental business
Macropavers help transform the tropics
In the tropical latitudes of Colombia, transportation of goods and people has become much easier through a relatively new network of national highways and airports.
Steel mill foundations come under the spotlight
Foundation testing at ThyssenKrupp Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlântico's steel manufacturing complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Liebherr ensures cost savings in Brazil
As labour costs rise crane's are the answer for high-rise construction in Sao Paulo
Deere seals Indian joint venture
Deere and Ashok Leyland reach legal close on construciton equipment joint venture company.
Cummins sees efficiency gains with Tier 4
A head-to-head test conducted by Cummins has shown its Tier 4 Interim (Stage IIIB) QSB6.7 engine offers a +5% fuel efficiency improvement over its Tier 3 (Stage IIIA) predecessor.
Web exclusive: Metso helps meet Brazilian market demands
Grupo Estrutural's Pedreiras Basalto 9 quarry close to São Paulo, Brazil has supplied many of the country's most important bridges, buildings and roads with concrete, aggregates and asphalt since it first started operating in 1962. Richard High reports.
Web exclusive: M&T Expo 2009 picture review
This year's M&T Expo attracted over 42000 visitors, with about 4000 coming from outside the country.
Deutz predicts Tier 4 losers
Deutz believes the cost of introducing Stage IV (final Tier 4) compliant engines will put some construction equipment manufacturers out of business.
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