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Vol 3 No 2

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Reports from around the world
construction demolition quarrying mining




Keeping the Mississippi River Bridge on track

The Mississippi River Bridge is a cable stay bridge construction with two pylons. The bridge design includes two pylons projecting vertically from the Mississippi river bed with 6 m deep footings. The tower elevates to 123 m above the footing. The total project which includes interchanges and roadwroks will cost in excess of $667 million.

Case CX210C Excavator Boosts Power, Fuel EconomyCase CX210C Excavator Boosts Power, Fuel Economy

Case launched its CX210C full-sized excavator at the World of Concrete 2012 show.

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is launching the DL450-3 model,New Generation Wheel Loader from Doosan

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment is launching the DL450-3 model, the first in the company’s new generation large wheel loaders.

New compact wheel loaders

• JLG Introduces two electric scissor lifts

New 8K Genie Telehandler Prototype

35% great breaking power for latest Brokk

Atlas Copco drill rig with unique rollover feed system

New Terex Hi-Ranger platform + green option

New total station raises standards

New PowerLift System from Linden Comansa


Hitachi upgrade two mining excavators

‘Unique’ pedestal booms from Atlas Copco

Metso to supply crushing equipment to Camargo Corrêa


Box culverts used as flood guards

Muscat, and Şuḩār, with distance between the two is some 300 km. Work is underway to build an express way between the two.

Wild game underpass RN 88 near Albi-Rodez

In the course of the expansion of Route Nationale 88 in France, an 80 m long wild game underpass is also being constructed.

Cost-effectively forming geometrically challenging twin suspension towers

In Zaporozhye, the industrial metropolis in Ukraine’s southeast, a multi-lane cable-stayed bridge is being built alongside an older viaduct.

Bridge Building - Shoring Tower Saves TimeGermany
Bridge Building - Shoring Tower Saves Time


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

Bobcat Launches New TL470HF Telescopic Handler

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JCB Present their Intermat innovations at a special event in La Manga, Spain

New Holland Construction completion of Tier 4 interim range in 2012

Volvo Penta Industrial aims higher

Construction News - Economics - Business - Regulations

• Portland Cement Association complains of uneven procurement concepts
• Lobbying for Government approvals
• Cracks in the Chinese economy?
• Bobcat Celebrates 25 Years of Compact Excavators
• VDMA Report 2011  A Good Year  - See Growth of 5% for 2012

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