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ECO mode: new rental-friendly compaction equipment
Among the many new compaction launches of recent months there are plenty offering ‘Eco’ operation, with lower fuel use. IRN reports.
Weber MT’s new soil compactor rolls off production line
Weber MT’s new walk-behind soil compactor the CR 9 has been designed to offer ease of operation, with an electro-hydraulic tip switch that allows easy shifting between forward and reverse travel.
Compaction: IRN reports on new rollers, plates and rammers
IRN rounds-up new compaction equipmemnt, including rollers, plates and rammers.
Swepac enters concrete market
Concrete screeds and power trowels added to existing plate compactor range.
Drum roll for Fork Rent
UK rental firm Fork Rent purchases ten Volvo DD25w tandem rollers following a successful trial and evaluation of Volvo’s latest 2.5 t machine.
New roller launched in Gulf
Atlas Copco introduces Dynapac CP275 pneumatic at Intermat Middle East
H&E appointed Bomag dealer in five states
US rental and sales company H&E Equipment Services has been appointed authorised dealer for Bomag in Mississippi and North Carolina as well as parts of Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Swepac gets new owner and plans export push
Swepac, the Swedish plate compactor manufacturer, has been sold to South End AB, a company that has holdings in a number of small engineering businesses in Sweden.
Toro to restart Stone production soon
The Toro Company aims to be producing Stone Construction Equipment machines at Stone’s Honeoye facility in New Jersey in the “near term” before switching production to its existing facilities in Nebraska and Minnesota.
Toro Company buys Stone Construction products
The Toro Company has announced that it has acquired light construction product assets of Stone Construction Equipment, the compaction and concreting equipment business which went into bankruptcy earlier this year. The price was not disclosed.
Bank closes Stone Construction Equipment claim reports
Stone Construction Equipment Inc has been closed down by its bank and discussions are underway with potential buyers, according to various press reports in the US.
New compaction machines from JCB, Hamm, Bomag, Weber MT, Paclite and others.
IRN looks at some of the new compaction equipment available, including machines from JCB, Hamm, Paclite, Weber MT and Masterpac. We start, however, with Chris Sleight’s report on the latest tandem rollers from Bomag.
Uni-corp opens new light equipment factory in China
Uni-corp, the Singapore-based manufacturer of Hoppt and Paclite light construction equipment, has opened a 60000 m2 production facility in Haimen, 200 km west of Shanghai.
Bomag to raise prices by 3% from January
Compaction equipment manufacturer Bomag said it will increase its prices by 3% from January because of higher material costs.
Singapore's Uni-corp creates its own light equipment brand, Paclite
Singapore-Chinese company Uni-corp is marketing its own Paclite Equipment brand of light compaction and concreting equipment worldwide after many years acting as an OEM supplier to manufacturers in the west.
Dynapac 400 kg plate fills gap
Dynapac, part of the Atlas Copco group and exhibiting on the same stand as its parent, will have several new compaction and paver products on show.
Hamm extends 'HD+' plus range
On the massive 9000 m2 Wirtgen Group stand, Hamm will be a big attraction for compaction equipment buyers, and there will be plenty new to see.
New plate offers 7 t roller power says Wacker
Wacker Neuson says its new DPU 130 vibratory plate offers the same compacting power as a 7 t roller. A key feature of the remote controlled unit is the use of two ground plates that make it more maneuverable.
Masterpac to open European sales office
Compaction and light equipment manufacturer Masterpac is to establish a new European sales office in Paris, France on 1 March 2010. The operation will be run by ex-Dynapac sales and marketing employee Ms Nathalie Nguyen.
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