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Contractors World International Vol 7 No 1

3 4 Editorial Comment 5 Panorama

• UK: 300 T Cable Drum Transport Challenge

• Vietnam: Rotary Drilling Rigs Bore Piles For Cement Plant

• Norway: Hitachi Zx140w-5 Excels On Road Construction Project

• Italy: Rising To The Challenge Of Restoration

• Gibraltar: New Marina Taking Shape

10 Iraq: Dredges Operating in the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers 11 France: Dragline Productivity 12 Scotland: Emergency Repairs as Cracked Member Forces Closure of Firth of Forth Road Bridge

A crack in the metal work was detected forcing full closure of the bridge that forced

a long detour for traffic wanting to cross the Firth of Forth. Initially, it was thought

that the bridge would be closed until January 2106.

15 USA: Sipping Fuel In The Deep South 17 Keep Connected With Off-Highway Machines

An International VDI Conference - Connected Off-Highway Machines - May 10-11,


In recent years, technology has changed the way every construction site works - large

or small.

18 Sokkia announces new stations / Curtiss-Wright’s New Rotary Position Sensor 20 Innovative Crane Camera System Adds Safety

Contractors around the world are frequently faced with the situation where a crane has to position a load out

of site to the operator. In such instances

the crane operator works with a banksman who has a clear visual of the load.

21 Remote Control System For Cat Compact Equipment 22 Italy: Rotating Telehandler Adds Versatility on Tunnel Job 24 Spain: Challenging Dismantling Job For Two Tower Cranes

After 8 years service during the bridge construction, two Linden Comansa

tower cranes had to be taken down.

26 Germany: Hamburg's Elbe Philharmonic Hall Strikes Up

28 Greece: Earthquake-proof shoring solution for iconic structure 31 Germany: High Quality Concrete All The Way 32 St Helena: Remote Island's First Airport Nearing Completion 33 What’s New In Plant & Equipment

• K-Tec Earthmovers Expands Product Range

• New Cat 325F For Close-Quarters Work

• Cat 307E2 Mini Excavator - Performance + Efficiencies

• Skyjack To Unveil Three New Products At The Rental Show

• World of Concrete: Manitou Has Plenty To Shout About

• World of Concrete: Liebherr’s L538 Wheel Loader

• World of Concrete: New Bosch Breaker Hammer

• World of Concrete: Two Laboratory Testing Products from Gilson

• World of Concrete: BOSS 240 Laser Guided Screed Machine

• World of Concrete: New Range of Truck Mounted Conveyors

• World of Concrete: All-In-One Truck Washout System

• World of Concrete: Skyjack to showcase new telehandler range


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