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Doosan Excavators In Vital Flood Relief Contract

A fleet of five Doosan crawler excavators have been used on a prestigious flood relief contract in the picturesque village of Delph near Oldham, Lancashire, UK. Supplied by Total Plant Hire Ltd, based in Manchester, the applications for the Doosan excavators, the biggest of which was a 34 tonne DX340LC model, have included the construction of a new underground stormwater storage tank with a diameter of 25 m and a depth of 22 m. The new stormwater tank will help to prevent sewers overflowing and flooding the surrounding area during periods of heavy rainfall. The new tank is part of the $7 million sewer upgrade project being carried out by Balfour Beaty Utlity Solutons working with the Network Constructon Alliance on behalf of United Utlites. The project forms part of United Utlites’ $5 billion investment programme between 2010 and 2015, to upgrade water and sewerage infrastructure and improve the environment across North West England. The entire project is expected to be up and running by Spring 2012. As well as the storage tank, the project involves connecting sewers in private land and laying bigger sewers in to help prevent the drainage network from overfowing.

The range of applicatons for the DX340LC excavator runs from heavy constructon and excavaton to development of constructon sites, constructon and renovaton of highways and other large works of civil engineering as well as mining and quarrying. The long carriage (LC) design ofers exceptonal stability and safety in all kinds of operatng circumstances, including heavy material-shifing and lifing applicatons. The DX340LC has an operatng weight of 33.96 tonne and, with the standard 3.2 m arm, ofers a maximum digging depth of 7.533 mm.

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Italy

Hitachi in big airport job

At the Milano Malpensa airport in Italy, the 13-year-old Terminal 2 is undergoing a comprehensive redevelopment programme. The runways at the Terminal, which exclusively serve budget airlines, are being resurfaced, upgraded and updated, and a Hitachi ZX52U-3 is playing an important role in the process.

Compagnia Italiana Construzioni (CIC), which is carrying out the upgrade of the Terminal, chose the ZX52U-3 due to its reliability, reach and compact size. The prompt delivery of the machine to the site was also a signifcant factor.

as been rented to CIC by Italy’s ofcial Hitachi Constructon Machinery dealer, SCAI. It is being used to dig trenches, install utilities, load materials on to trucks and carry out the final landscaping.

SCAI Salesman Giorgio Serat says: “The mini has a number of key benefts, including the fact that it is extremely quiet, both outside and inside the cab. Its boom and arm allow for deep excavaton work and it is able to load materials to a height of up to four metres.

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