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Contractors World International Vol 6 No 5

4 Editors Comment 5 Worldwide Panorama

Falkland Islands: UK Formwork for New Building

Accommodation Block

France: Euroflex Haul

Units Prove a Winner

Singapore: Another

contractor orders Aquajet

hydrodemolition robot

New Zealand: Manitou

Assists in the Christchurch


Antarctica: LiuGong Delivers Second Crane to the

South Pole

Austria: Access Platform On Challenging Industrial


USA: Excavation Efficiency: Scraper Vs. Excavator

Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Coal Mine Opts For

Articulated Dump Trucks

Norway: Latest Comansa

already working.

Finland: ERS Track For

New Bridge In Helsinki

Dominican Republic:

Piling For A Large Power


Egypt: Doosan & Bobcat

in Suez Expansion

UK: BAM Ritchies drill & blast boosted by new drill


UAE: Concentrated Collection Of Heavy Lifting

Cranes In Dubai

13 Betonex increases capacity to a new level in Algeria 14 ABB helps Boulting Technology reach out to new markets 15 France: Rotary drilling rig in the business centre of Paris 16 Germany: Optimum Performance In Bridge Demolition 18 New Zealand: Christchurch Rebuild

With recovery repairs

now over 60% complete,

CWI looks at some of

Christchurch’s biggest

underground wastewater

pipes are currently being

repaired and in some areas

require full replacements.

• The big pipes under


• Innovation at work

• Out with the old, in with the new – Gayhurst Road

bridge update

• Armagh Street bridge back in business!

25 Australia: Outback Bridge Reopens 26 USA: Dredging to Restore National Wildlife Refuge 27 USA: First for Crane Service 28 France: Ground Support on Paris Metro Extension 31 Hong Kong: An Innovative Record-Breaking Tunnel Boring Machine 32 China: Keeping the Coal Moving 34 USA: Restoring Archways On Historic Mississippi Bridge 36 Portugal: Elaborate engineering for imposing dam 38 What’s New In Plant & Equipment

• World Premiere


• High-Capacity

Gantry for Lifting

and Rigging

• Latest In Cranes

From Liebherr

• New Liebherr

500-tonne LR

1500 Crawler Crane

• The all new Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1

• New Atlas Copco FlexiROC T25 R Drill Rig

• Atlas Copco launches SpeedROC 2F

• Next-Generation Rotary and DTH Mining Drills

• Improved in

every detail -

Aqua Cutter

710V 2.0

• Compressor

for Geothermal


• Duplex Roller

Gets A Long-



• Kobelco Launches Two New Mini Excavators

• Innovative Compact! The new JCB 3X

• Latest Volvos E-Series For Efficiency And


• JCB 455 ZX Loader

• Latest Excavator from Doosan LC-5 Series

• Latest Dozer from Komatsu Europe

• Twin Head Rock Wheel For Rock Excavation

• National Crane NBT30H-2 Truck Mounted Boom


• New Tilt Trailer Series

• New Unitized Curtain Wall Delivering Ultra-

Thermal Performance

• New Premium Flooring Insulation Board

57 Companies Featured