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Scotland Emergency Repairs as Cracked Member Forces Closure of Firth of Forth Road Bridge
A crack in the metal work was detected forcing full closure of the bridge that forced a long detour for traffic wanting to cross the Firth of Forth.
Initially, it was thought that the bridge would be closed until January 2106. However, due to the rapid reaction of the maintenance contractors, Amey, the bridge was opened to all but heavy goods vehicles ahead of schedule.
- UK: 300 T Cable Drum Transport Challenge
- Vietnam: Rotary Drilling Rigs Bore Piles For Cement Plant
- Norway: Hitachi Zx140w-5 On Road Construction Project
- Italy: Rising To The Challenge Of Restoration
- Gibraltar: New Marina Taking Shape
First Supplement looking at what's new at Bauma 2016 - the biggest show on earth for the construction industry.
- Bauma 2016 - The Biggest is Bigger Than Ever
- CASE extends D Series crawler excavator range
- Atlas Copco’s Hilight Range Breaks New Ground
- Cat D6N Dozer - Leading The Way With Technology
- Terex Compact to Exhibit Next Generation Equipment
- Caterpillar New B-Series Tandem Rollers
- Linden Comansa LC2100 Flat-Top crane
- Atlas Copco launches the FlexiROC T20 R (Mk II)
- Alimak Hek Introduces The Latest In Mast Climbing Work Platforms
- New Excavators from Hitachi at Bauma?
- Komatsu Dozers - Faster and Intelligent For More Productivity
- % Gains Make The Difference from Volvo
- Sennebogen 870 E-Series with Green hybrid energy recovery
- A New STAR Is Born at Bauma
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Keep Connected With Off-Highway Machines
An International VDI Conference - Connected Off-Highway Machines - May 10-11, 2016
In recent years, technology has changed the way every construction site works - large or small. The biggest impact is in off-highway projects where autonomous vehicles have been demonstrated to deliver a safer working environment.
The rapid advances in GPS, laser and wireless technology has resulted in a vast array of equipment that simplify the task of the operator.
Innovative Crane Camera System Adds Safety
Contractors around the world are frequently faced with the situation where a crane has to position a load out of site to the operator. In such instances, the crane operator works with a banksman who has a clear visual of the load.
- Iraq: Dredges Operating in the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
- France: Dragline Productivity
- USA: Sipping Fuel In The Deep South
- Remote Control System For Cat Compact Equipment
- Italy: Rotating Telehandler Adds Versatility on Tunnel Job
- Spain: Challenging Dismantling Job For Two Tower Cranes
- Germany: Hamburg's Elbe Philharmonic Hall Strikes Up
- Greece: Earthquake-proof shoring solution for iconic structure
- Germany: High Quality Concrete All The Way
- St Helena: Remote Island's First Airport Nearing Completion
What's New In Plant & Equipment
A look at recent introductions from manufacturers around the world
- K-Tec Earthmovers Expands Product Range
- New Cat 325F For Close-Quarters Work
- Cat 307E2 Mini Excavator - Performance + Efficiencies
- Skyjack To Unveil Three New Products At The Rental Show
- World of Concrete:
- Manitou Has Plenty To Shout About
- Liebherr’s L538 Wheel Loader
- New Bosch Breaker Hammer
- Laboratory Testing Products from Gilson
- BOSS 240 Laser Guided Screed Machine
- New Range of Truck Mounted Conveyors
- All-In-One Truck Washout System
- Skyjack to showcase new telehandler range