All Road, Concrete, and Asphalt Equipment Articles

US trenching rental business NTS moves into UK
Houston, US-based National Trench Safety (NTS) is moving into the UK rental market for the first time and will open its first location on 1 June, managed by former VP plc and Mabey Hire executive Pat Flannery.
INTERVIEW: R&D is key
Helen Wright visited Hamm’s headquarters in Tirschenreuth to talk to Reinhold Baisch, part of the management team, about the manufacturer’s strategy and its relationship with the rental industry.
Imcoinsa expands compaction range
Spanish manufacturer and distributor adds new tamping rammer to line-up
Collé adds compaction equipment
Rental company expands fleet with over 100 rollers and compactors from Bomag; claims to now offer full rental range for civil engineering
Hitachi compaction range launching in Germany
Manufacturer’s new range of rammers, vibratory plate compactors and rollers to be offered by nationwide distributor Kiesel
Boels in 400-unit Atlas Copco order
Dutch rental company expands fleet with investment in plate compactors and rammers
FEATURE: The science of compaction
Technology can take the guesswork out of compaction, and help boost quality control
Leada Acrow expands formwork fleet
Formwork, falsework and groundwork division of UK rental company A-Plant invests in new bespoke formwork
Autonomous vibratory plate from Ammann
Prototype of first autonomous vibratory plate to be showcased at Bauma, alongside a wide range of other new equipment
Hamm’s compaction showcase
Manufacturer presents two models from its HD CompactLine of compact tandem rollers at Executive Hire Show
Atlas Copco completes asphalt plate range
New model weighs in at 60 kg and company says its light weight enables a new way of working on asphalt
Chicago Pneumatic tampers face compaction challenge
Company says its ‘most compact and lightweight’ product yet will be at home in enclosed spaces and tough environments
Good vibrations
The compaction market is changing, with new competition in Europe and an increasing focus on technology. IRN reports.
Topcon 3D control system venture
GPS manufacturer joins forces with GOMACO for guidance system control on paving construction machines
Wacker Neuson and Wirtgen form roller alliance
Wacker Neuson to source rollers from Hamm factory in Tirschenreuth, Germany, and distribute them via its own sales network
Wirtgen Group targets growth
With record sales and staff numbers, the acquisition of Benninghoven and new investment going into its factories around the world, Wirtgen Group remains in expansion mode
Stolen rental equipment recovered
UK-based Sanders Plant & Waste Management used Ctrack technology to recover €3175 HD roller
Change at the top for Avant Tecno (UK)
New managing director for subsidiary of Finnish compact wheeled tool carrier and access platform specialist
Wirtgen Group acquires majority stake in Benninghoven
German manufacturer buys 70% stake in Mülheim-based producer of asphalt mixing plants
Doka expands in Australia with acquisition
Falsework and formwork manufacturer acquires Grocon and establishes new subsidiary to offer automatic climbing formwork to rent
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