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Contractors World Vol 2 No 4

JCB aids cleanup and reconstruction . . . and Red Rhino Mini Crushers supply machines . . and rebuilding the infrastructure HAITI: JCB aids cleanup and reconstruction . . . and Red Rhino Mini Crushers supply machines . . and rebuilding the infrastructure

CHINA: Building of the ChongQi Bridge

OMAN: Hitachi excavators dig in at new airport

AUSTRALIA: Brisbane airport boring machines break through

QATAR: Formwork on the Shemouk Twin Towers project in Doha

FINLAND: Powerful dredger delivered for expansion project

Power Station Project - Crane challengePower Station Project - Crane challenge

Russian contractor, OAO Metrostroy, required assistance with a turn-key crane solution during construction of a major federal power station project in Saint Petersburg.

Special configuration for harbour dredging

Truck mounted access work platforms in the tree tops

Complex dam renovation of impounding reservoir required customized Complex dam renovation of impounding reservoir required customized formwork

Built by 1914, the Klingenberg impounding reservoir in the Ore Mountains near the German-Czech border had been providing drinking water for almost 90 years when it was severely damaged by a major flooding in 2002. Its owner, the state of Saxony, decided to have the entire reservoir including hydro-engineering equipment overhauled, rebuilt and upgraded to state-of-the-art standards.

17 Simple way to check integrity of ageing bridge structures

Around the world, engineers for local authorities are frequently reporting on the critical structural integrity of bridegs, According to one report in Australia, 55 New South Wales councils don’t undertake load testing of timber bridges and 46 councils have no knowledge of their timber bridges’ load capacity.

Working together to help prevent nuclear disaster with potential global consequences

Natural disasters, on the scale of such as that which has impacted on the north east coast of Japan, always have catastrophic consequences. Not only is there a huge loss of lives but entire communities can be obliterated in just a few minutes . The social and economic impact can be very costly for any country - even advanced countries such as Japan are not immune.

London Bridge Railway Station to be given transformation

The United Kingdom Network Rail organization has unveiled impressive plans to transform one of London’s busiest stations, London Bridge. The plans call for the creation of a bigger and better station for passengers and enable a more frequent and reliable train service to operate.

22 Clean paving with low-noise stone mastic asphalt22 Clean paving with low-noise stone mastic asphalt

In the German city of Munich’s Haidhausen district, a VÖGELE paver has been used to provide a main arterial road with a new wearing course of low-noise stone mastic asphalt.

A requirement was to minimise the dust and spray on to the facades of the freshly renovated old apartment buildings, small cafés, antique dealers and boutiques, which was prevented using the company’s SprayJet technology.


What’s New in the World of Plant

23 Hybrid System wins Construction Equipment award

24 New Cat excavator designed for specific regions

25 ‘The silent air force’ from Doosan Portable Power

26 Liebherr full of confidence & shows it

29 Wheel and tracked skid steers loaders get an upgrade by Volvo Construction Equipment

30 Sandvik Unveils Three New Small Breakers

30 Atlas Copco introduces new hydraulic CombiCutter

31 Godwin Pumps continues product development as part of ITT Group

32 Hyster launches new H450HDS big fork truck

32 New premium aftermarket seat for heavy-duty forklifts

33 Latest concrete batching plant from Ammann

33 PALFINGER introduces new knuckleboom cranes

 

 

 

 

 

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