Author: P&E Staff

Bothra Shipping Services Pvt Ltd (Bothra Shipping) has ordered three all-electric Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their bulk terminals at the Port of Kakinada, on the central eastern coast of India. The order was booked in September 2022 and the eco-efficient cranes will be delivered in the second quarter of 2023. The Bothra Group of companies are international logistics service providers based in India. Its subsidiary Bothra Shipping is a major Indian port operator, delivering end-to-end customized solutions for a wide range of cargo. Bothra Group of companies owns and operates an 8 million metric tons per…

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EC-B series proves its flexibility as part of the “Arboretum” development project in France Longstanding customer GCC benefits from the latest equipment and comprehensive service thanks to its leasing agreement Liebherr offers intelligent assistance systems and accessories for maximum safety Birds singing, a park with 1,000 planted trees and modern workplaces surrounded by an abundance of wood: this is the vision for “Arboretum”, the largest timber campus in Europe. Ten Liebherr EC-B series tower cranes are involved in the 650 million Euro project in Nanterre near Paris, France. Having as many as ten cranes on a construction site requires precise planning for efficient…

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Showcasing the latest series of stellar-performing machines, equipment and efficient product support solutions, Al-Bahar will be participating in Big 5 Heavy once again, where numerous exhibitors from more than 60 countries are awaited to gather. Al-Bahar, the exclusive dealer of Cat products throughout the Middle East is presenting itself at the Big 5 Heavy on its 43rd edition, which is to be held at Dubai World Trade Centre on the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th of December, 2022. As an independently held heavy-scale exhibition focusing on the construction and heavy machine industry, the Big5 Heavy has been an excellent platform for businesses, investors…

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In partnership with steel manufacturer SSAB, Epiroc now prototypes an underground mine truck with a dump box made of fossil-free steel, the battery-electric Minetruck MT42. The result is a 10-tonne reduction of CO2 emissions per manufactured dump box, the equivalent of taking five gasoline cars out of service for an entire year. The partnership will help Epiroc accelerate its journey to create a more sustainable future, deliver the world’s greenest machines, and support its customers. “Our innovation agenda goes hand in hand with our customers’ sustainability agenda,” says Sami Niiranen, President of Epiroc’s Underground division. “In the shift to a new,…

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As part of its mission to support customers with more sustainable products and solutions, MacGregor is proud to introduce the fully electrically driven heavy-duty transloading crane, with the type name “TCE”. The new heavy-duty transloading crane is a result of combining decades of extensive customer experience in transloading operations. The crane is based on the latest generation of the electric drive system with experience of more than 580 electric cranes delivered since 2007. Launching the new TCE crane finally closes the gap in MacGregor´s electric crane portfolio, and enables offering the most efficient cranes up to SWL 50t in this…

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CNH Industrial announces that effective December 31, 2022, it will cease all Construction Equipment sales activities in China. In the course of 2021, sales of Construction Equipment in China totaled approximately $88 million, and CNH Industrial does not expect to incur significant charges in connection with the cessation of its construction equipment sales activities in China. This decision is part of the Company’s ongoing turnaround plan for its global Construction business. The Company remains fully committed to its customers and dealers in China and will continue to support the existing fleet of CASE Construction machines. All other existing CNH Industrial activities…

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Further accelerate business structure transformation through concentration and selection of product lineups Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6305; “Hitachi Construction Machinery”) today announced that it has agreed to transfer its all holdings (27,200 shares, 34% of voting rights held) in equity-method affiliate company, Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Cranes Co., Ltd. (headquarters: Taito-ku, Tokyo; President: Michikazu Okada, “Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Cranes”) to Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; President: Shinji Shimomura, “SHI”), the parent company of Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Cranes, and has concluded a transfer agreement. Hitachi Construction Machinery and SHI merged their crawler crane businesses in…

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A Global Innovation in this Machine Class At the beginning of this year, Wirtgen celebrated the market launch of its completely redesigned generation of compact milling machines. And now, the company presents another innovation. Alongside efficiency and environmental compatibility, the focus is now set on ergonomics again. For the first time, compact class machines can be fitted with a comfort cabin. Comfort and Safety for the Machine Operator The operator’s cabin for the W 100 Fi – W 130 Fi models sets new standards when it comes to ergonomics. It offers the operator a comfortable, low-fatigue workplace and provides effective…

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Bin Quraya has strengthened its crane fleet with an LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane. Liebherr handed over the symbolic key to the Saudi Arabian company at the Bauma stand in Munich. In addition to the impressive performance of the LTM 1750-9.1, Liebherr’s high quality standards and reliable service were key criteria for Bin Quraya. Owner Awad Bin Quraya explains his company’s investment in the new nine-axle mobile crane: “We are seeing a growing demand in our market for cranes in this high load-capacity class. With its 800-tonne upgrade, the LTM 1750-9.1 can meet this demand very well. It is the most powerful crane in…

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is the 2022 winner of the Innovation Award, in the category “Process,” presented by FEDIL, the Luxembourgish multisectoral business federation. In this category, Goodyear was recognized for optimizing its Ultra-High-Performance (UHP) development process by combining different techniques and disciplines through a statistical model, extending current capabilities. More than 50 performance criteria must be considered when developing a tire with improved performance, with each design combination influencing the final product. Most of these criteria are antagonistic, for example maximizing wet performance and minimizing rolling resistance. This approach enables streamlined development of new material concepts and…

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