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France

Euroflex Haul

Units Prove a

Winner

With the introduction of the Nicolas

Euroflex , the TII Group presented a

lightweight and cost-effective vehicle for

the transportation of loads under 100

tonnes on public roads which covers an

extremely wide range of uses.

The French transport company,

Prémat, which took delivery of one of

the first vehicles simce whn it has been

successfully in use.

Prémat´s Managing Director, Phillipp Prémat said:

“The user-friendliness of the vehicles along with

competent after-sales service and a 24-hour spare

part delivery service, enable a high level of planning

certainty and reliable transport operations.”

The Euroflex is available in versions from three to seven

axles, and stands out due to its optimized tare weight, wide

excavator recess and sliding extension supports that allow

easy adjustment of the loading area to suit the different

loads to be transported.

Self-positioning supports a flexible kingpin for adapting

to 2 or 3-axle tractors along with an innovatively arranged

brake system, for more ground clearance, are just some of

the technical features which make the vehicle an ideal and

practical all-rounder.

As standard, the Euroflex is equipped with an electronic

braking system and a TIM display on the gooseneck where

characteristic values such as the axle load or system status

are featured.

Nicolas   (TT Group)

Singapore

Another contractor

orders Aquajet

hydrodemolition robot

Closely following Australian contractor, McConnell

Dowell’s delivery of its first Aquajet hydrodemolition

AquaCutter 710V Classic for Singapore’sMRT Downtown

Line Stage 2 contract C917A, a second unit was ordered

by China State Construction Engineering.

Onbeing awarded its firstMRT contract in Singapore,

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd

of China, has taken delivery of an Aquajet 710V robot-

ic water cutter to help speed work on a diagram wall;

forming part of its two contracts on the Downtown

Line Stage 3 project.

Contract 929 includes construction of Kaki Bukit station,

while contact 932A includes the construction of Kallang

Bahru station.

Work began in July 2011 and completion is expected by

2017. The 21-km long DTL3 is the final stretch of the 42km

Downtown Line.

Mr Lee, Regional Sales Manager for Asia Waterjet

Equipment, the Asia distributor for Aquajet Systems AB of

Sweden said:

“In addition to high productivity and reduced

manpower costs, they were looking for very

precise work, which is not possible to achieve with

jackhammers.”

“The contractor wanted only a shallow cut

to expose the rebar, so that surface panels could

be installed quickly and accurately.

“The degree of control possibly with the

Hydrodemolition robot meant that the delicate

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