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Contractors World International - 2016 Vol 7 No 4

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South Africa: Piling In Reconstruction of The Port of Durban

South Africa: Piling In Reconstruction of The Port of Durban

Construction work is well underway for the reconstruction and deepening of the Port of Durban, Maydon Wharf, South Africa’s largest break-bulk and dry-bulk handling precinct in the Transnet ports system.

The wharf covers 120 hectares and includes 15 berths that are collectively able to handle over seven million tonnes yearly.

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The Future for Excavators

The Future for Excavators

Bauma always kicksoff with the issuing of
several awards for innovation and 2016
was no exception.

Among finalists representing hydraulics technology were the STEAM Hybrid
Excavator built by RWTH Aachen University in the research sector, pipe-laying equipment from Harald Gollwitzer
Spezialtiefbau GmbH in the construction
process/work category and a wheeled excavator from Mecalac in the design

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Worldwide panorama

  • UK: Super-Spec’d Excavator for Plant Hire
  • Denmark: Transport Challenge for 420 t Nacelle
  • New Zealand: Lyttelton Port of Christchurch set for growth
  • UK: Alimak Passenger/Goods Hoist for Glasgow demolition job
  • Singapore: Telescopic crawler crane in Airport expansion
  • Germany: Wrong Way Down Motorway
  • UK: Special Bricks for Serpentine Pavilion
  • USA: Engineers keep aerial tram on track
  • UK: Parkeray Revamps Kings Cross Centre
  • UK: Case 521F XT in Brickworks Recycling Plant

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UK: Tate Modern Gallery's Ultra-Futuristic Extension 

UK: Tate Modern Gallery's Ultra-Futuristic Extension

This new development which has just been opened transforms the Tate Modern - one of London’s most popular tourist attractions with over 5 million visitors anually.

An iconic new building has been added to the south of the existing gallery. It creates more spaces for displaying the collection, performance and installation art and learning, all allowing visitors to engage more deeply with art, as well as creating more social spaces for visitors to unwind and relax in the gallery.

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USA: Building a New State Route 99 through Seattle

USA: Building a New State Route 99 through Seattle

The Alaskan Way Viaduct, an elevated section of State Route 99 in Seattle, was built in the 1950s, and decades of daily wear and tear have taken their toll on the structure. Because of the viaduct’s age and vulnerability to earthquakes, replacing it is critical to public safety.

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Other Articles

  • Innovative Use of Technology in Major Project
  • USA: Building a New State Route 99 through Seattle
  • Reunion Island: World's Largest Offshore Gantry Crane for Marine Highway
  • Used Tyres to Protect Bridges from Ground Movement
  • UK Ground Engineering Datasets
  • Innovative Hybrid Power Pods Win International Recognition
  • Compact, High Efficiency Electric Drive System
  • Is this the Solution to Changing Standards?
  • Competence in Gravel Extraction

Hinowa Makes Push With New Products - What's New In Plant & Equipment

What's New In
Plant & Equipment

A look at recent introductions from manufacturers around the world

  • Hinowa Makes Push With New Products
  • The Future for Excavators
  • ADTs Converted to Service Vehicles
  • Compact Weidemann Telehandler
  • Kobelco Cranes Mark 2 G-Series
  • Rolls Royce/MTU Engines for New Kato Crane
  • Carmix 2016 Innovations
  • New Hyundai Excavator
  • New Hoist from Geda at Bauma
  • CDE Displays Latest M-Series at Hillhead
  • Fast-Form Introduce Column Solution
  • High-Tech Electric Torque Wrenches
  • Push-Fit Culvert Jointing System
  • Superior Showcases New Products at Minexpo

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