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USA: Cranes build wind turbine in four days

Keeping the Mississippi River Bridge on track

Cost-effective realisation of arched tunnel for safe animal crossing

Case CX210C Excavator Boosts Power, Fuel Economy

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is launching the DL450-3 model,

Hitachi upgrade two mining excavators

JCB Present their Intermat innovations 

4 Editorial Comment

5 Panorama
• South Korea: Heavy-load Liebherr tower crane for Samsung plant
• Thailand: Foundation Works for Bangkok’s new Rapid Transit Line
• USA: Cranes build wind turbine in four days
• GERMANY: Liebherr mixing tower for wind power systems
• GERMANY: Inside job for two Terex City cranes
• GERMANY: Skid Steer Loader in shiphold application
• FRANCE: MOBA controls 80 ton asphalt paver through canal
• INDIA: Flat-Top crane builds garden township
• TURKEY: Redevelopment of ‘Hell’ stadium

11 Cyprus
Relatively new quarry invests for more efficiency

12 USA
Keeping the Mississippi River Bridge on track

16 Oman
Box culverts used as flood guards

17 France
Cost-effective realisation of arched tunnel for safe animal crossing

19 Ukraine
Cost-effectively forming geometrically challenging twin suspension towers

21 Germany
Bridge Building - Shoring Tower Saves Time

22 Construction News - Economics - Business - Regulations
• Portland Cement Association complains of procurement
• Lobbying for Government approvals
• Bobcat Celebrates 25 Years of Compact Excavators
• VDMA Report 2011  A Good Year  - See Growth of 5%

25 Case CX210C Excavator Boosts Power, Fuel Economy

28 New Wheel Loader from John Deere

28 New semi-trailer concept

29 Hitachi upgrade two mining excavators

30 ‘Unique’ pedestal booms from Atlas Copco

30 Metso to supply crushing equipment to Camargo Corrêa

31 New Generation Wheel Loader from Doosan

33 New compact wheel loaders bring economy and versatility

34 New total station raises standards

34 New PowerLift System from Linden Comansa

35 New Terex Hi-Ranger platform + green option

35 Kwik-Trench from Little Beaver

36 35% great breaking power for latest Brokk

36 Atlas Copco drill rig with unique rollover feed system

37 JLG Introduces two electric scissor lifts

37 New 8K Telehandler Prototype

38 INTERMAT 2012
The circus comes to town, but for how much longer?

39 Bobcat Launches New TL470HF Telescopic Handler

40 Geith launches new automatic couplers

41 JCB Present their  Intermat innovations 

45 New Holland Construction completion of Tier 4 interim range in 2012

46 Volvo Penta Industrial aims higher

46 . . . and more to follow

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