Author: P&E Staff

Schmitz Cargobull, Europe’s leading manufacturer of semi-trailers, has added a new product to the General Cargo portfolio. The new S.CS FREEPOST curtainsider semi-trailer has been specially developed to meet the requirements of transport companies in the United Kingdom (UK) and the Republic of Ireland without sliding stanchions and is manufactured in the Schmitz Cargobull production plant in Manchester (UK).companies in the UK and Ireland. “We successfully started production at our plant in Manchester (UK) in June 2021 with the production of the market-specific S.BO PACE box semi-trailer and S.CS FIXED ROOF curtainsider semi-trailer. We are pleased to be able to offer our…

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MAN Truck & Bus recently delivered 80 units of the New Lion’s Coach to its customer in Saudi Arabia. This is a milestone in MAN’s journey in the Middle East. This is single largest deal for the new Lion’s Coaches in the country and second one this year. In the beginning of 2020, MAN delivered a coach to Al-Salem in the country – the first to a private customer in the Middle East region. The MAN Lion’s Coach was voted ‘Coach of the Year 2020’. This vehicle combines economic efficiency, comfort, and practicality with innovative technology and timeless design. Other…

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Sandvik has received a large mining equipment order from the Chinese global mining services provider JCHX Mining Management Co., Ltd., to be used in the Kamoa-Kakula copper mine and the Kamoya copper and cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The order is valued at SEK 210 million and will be booked in the fourth quarter 2022. The order is for a fleet of load and haul equipment. The equipment will primarily be delivered during 2023, but with the first delivery expected in 2022. “I am pleased to see the continued demand for our highly productive offering of…

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Byrne Group is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Chief Commercial Officer, Steve Caygill. Formerly Regional General Manager and Group Head Specialist Divisions for the Group’s UAE and Oman operations, Steve has been appointed to this key role effective as of 1st October 2022. Byrne’s Deputy CEO Pat Fallon says, “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Steve to the role of Chief Commercial Officer, a role in which he will work closely with myself and the Groups senior management team in delivering on our business objectives, as we continue our focus on sustainable growth as one…

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Schmidbauer has ordered two crawler cranes and four mobile cranes from Liebherr. The crawler cranes are intended to support the energy transition. The group of companies will modernise its fleet with mobile cranes with lifting capacities from 50 to 110 tonnes. At Bauma, the two long-established companies reaffirmed their long-standing and trust-based business relationship. “Our group of companies is actively combating climate change. We have ordered the two new LR 1800-1.0 and LR 11350 crawler cranes for the production of renewable energy,” says Werner Schmidbauer, explaining the investment in the two large cranes. The LR 1800-1.0 will be used, among other things, for the assembly of…

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Caterpillar announces two new optional technology solutions – Integrated Technology Package and Operator Assist Technology Package – for the Cat 7495 and 7495 HF Electric Rope Shovels. The new packages eliminate the need for one-off technology customization, offer faster technology installation and provide seamless integration of future technologies into machine operation. They offer improved health and productivity data tracking that help to reduce the number of unplanned machine outages, creating a more predictable maintenance schedule while extending component life. The Integrated Technology Package fully integrates Cat Electronics into the machine’s design and provides the foundation to support future technology expansion. The…

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Tyre-derived polymer (TDP) to be used for new tyres Taking forward its commitment to Sustainability, Apollo Tyres has partnered with Tyromer Inc, a leader in non-chemical devulcanisation of end-of-life tyres. Tyromer Inc, through their Indian associate, Tyromer India LLP, is committed to supplying recycled rubber material, produced using its environmentally sustainable processes, to Apollo Tyres. Announcing the partnership with Tyromer, P K Mohamed, Chief Advisor, R&D, Apollo Tyres Ltd, said “This partnership with Tyromer is a step towards achieving our sustainability goals, and it also enables us to honour our Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). Producing new tyres using the sustainable raw…

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks is relying on e-trucks in its own supply chain; further proving the practicality and versatility of electrically powered trucks Mercedes-Benz Trucks has set itself the ambitious goal of 100 percent electrification of delivery traffic to its largest truck plant by the end of 2026 Close cooperation between Mercedes-Benz Trucks and freight forwarders in realigning fleets and logistics operations to electric mobility First fully electric deliveries to Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth in coming year Integral part of Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ future inbound logistics concept for emission-free delivery traffic includes establishing charging infrastructure at Wörth site Pilot phase will utilize electrically…

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Schmitz Cargobull, Europe’s leading manufacturer of semi-trailers, has added a new product to its General Cargo portfolio. The new S.CS FREEPOST curtainsider semi-trailer has been specially developed to meet the requirements of the UK and Irish markets, without the need for sliding posts and is manufactured at the Schmitz Cargobull UK production plant in Manchester. Body without sliding posts for free and safe side loading The United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland are both important transport and logistics locations. Schmitz Cargobull therefore offers a product portfolio from the new Manchester plant that is specifically tailored to the needs of UK and…

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Egyptian contractor Orascom Construction has purchased the country’s first two Potain MCR 295 luffing jib tower cranes from local dealer IDP. IDP erected the 16 t cranes with 60 m of jib at the end of July to support government plans for the development of Cairo’s Maspero Triangle district. Orascom Construction chose the Potain cranes for their ability to work effectively and efficiently on the confined urban jobsite, as well as IDP’s commitment to high quality service. In July, Egyptian Potain dealer IDP successfully erected and commissioned the country’s first two Potain MCR 295 luffing jib tower cranes to help…

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