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Contractors World International Vol 6 No 4

CONTENTS

4 Editorial Comment 5 Panorama

• Netherlands: A First for Rockster

• West African Contractor Relies On Hitachi Excavators

• UK: Night Time Service for London Eye

• Australia: Excavator And Auger Combo Boosts Piling

Capability

• South Africa: Mfangano Solutions Consider Environment

• Germany: First Job For Liebherr’s Largest Duty Cycle

Crawler Crane

• USA: Cranes Improve Productivity In Transmission Line

Upgrade

• Switzerland: The European Mabey Delta Bridge

• Italy: Strutting Technology for Italian Job

• Spain: Delivery of TSHD “Hondarra”

• USA: Scrap Handler Expects Reliable Support and Service

13 Meeting the Challenges of Extreme Conditions

Three case studies of contractors coping with extreme

weather conditions.

15 On Top of The World

The new Eibsee cable car, which

will be built by December 2017

is on Germany's highest summit

and is intended to replace the

existing aerial tramway that was

commissioned in 1963.

18 Komatsu’s Autonomous Haulage System passes 330 million tonne landmark 19 USA: Copper Mine Operators Explore Terramac 20 ¡VAMOS! Delivers Conceptual Design Plans 21 Damen DOP250 Dredge Pumps On Brazilian Harbour 22 USA: Piling for High Rise Construction In San Francisco 23 Germany: A Family Affair For Wirtgen Group On Motorway Pavement Rehabilitation 25 Denmark: Diesel-driven pump helps empty and clean lake 26 France: Transport Platform Plays In St. Michel Cathedral 27 Haulotte Deliver Platforms to Germany 28 Tunisia: Quarry's 25 Years Brand Loyalty 29 Italy: Concrete Helping To Protect Venice Heritage 32 Canada: Pumps Under Pressure on Montreal Mega Hospital 33 Panama: Canal Expansion Locks Project 34 Thailand: Futuristic High-rise Tower for Bangkok 35 Pipelaying Projects Demand Versatile Equipment

• USA: Speed and Fuel

Efficiency on Pipeline

Project

• Netherlands:

Liebherr Pipelayer

Gets the Maats

Makeover

• Germany & Argentina: Pipelayers in Demand

• Caterpillar Upgrade Pipelayers

• Saudi Arabia: Testing and purging of a 636 km pipeline

42 What's New In Plant & Equipment

• Terex Finlay

Introduce New

Crushing And

Screening Models

• Powerscreen Launches Premiertrak 600 Jaw Crusher

• 2 from Alimak Hek

• New from MEC Aerial Work Platforms

• New 50t Rough Terrain Crane

• New Linkbelt HTC-86110 Mobile Crane

• Topcon introduces rotary-wing UAS for Europe

• Grindex Milli enables very low suction

• New Solution to Powering cathodic protection

• 'De-Tiering' Solution Offers Bell Customers Greater Re-

Sale Flexibility

• Yanmar Roll Out

• Leica Geosystems R&D Chooses Case to Test On-

machine Solutions

• Mecalac articulated loaders new design

• Caterpillar Upgraded Backhoe Loaders

• Fuel saving, comfortable, powerful excavators

• Integrated Design For Cat 340F and 352F Long Reach

Excavators

• Cat 336D2 GC Designed To Deliver Optimum Value

• New Models Extend Rammer Range

• BSP’s new hammer bridges gap

• Parallel Link Undercarriage System (Plus) For The

Crawler Dozers

• New Komatsu PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 hydraulic

excavators

• CAT 16M3 Motor Grader

• Atlas Copco launches upgraded trowels

• Hitachi Japan launches 4 vibration rollers

63 Companies Featured