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Bolivia?s first Grove GMK6400 put to work

The first Grove GMK6400 arrived in Bolivia in March has already taken on some major construction projects in the country. Alanoca, a transport and logistics company based in El Alto, added the crane to its rental fleet and put it right to work, supplying it to several contractors for a wide array of projects. Later in 2017, the crane will join a project to construct a petrochemical complex.

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Comansa CM launches new luffing-jib crane

Comansa CM has launched the new luffing-jib crane CML165, with maximum load capacity of 12 tonne and 50-m reach. This new model is Comansa CM?s first addition to the CML Series, the factory?s luffing-jib family, which was created in late 2016 with the launch of the CML190 crane.

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Barge-mounted MLC300 helps in Illinois bridge replacement

Kraemer North America (Kraemer) is using a Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane to help replace an 84-year-old truss bridge, the 2,482 ft-long Savanna-Sabula Bridge near Savanna, Illinois. The Illinois DOT hired the Plain, Wisconsin-based company to construct the new bridge, which spans the Mississippi River between Savanna and the island community of Sabula, Iowa

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Italian CE market grows

Over the first six months of 2017, as many as 5,109 machines have been sold in the Italian market, up by 6 per cent compared to last year. The sector of earth moving machines grew by six per cent with 4,910 machines sold, while road equipment increases by nine per cent (199 machines sold).

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Escorts Q1 net profit up 33.4 per cent

Escorts reported an increase in net profit by 33.4 per cent at Rs 62.6 crore in the quarter ending June 2017 against Rs 47 crore in quarter ended June 2016 and up by 5.3 per cent as against the sequential quarter.

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Tata Motors launches CV range in Philippines

Tata Motors launched its range of commercial vehicles in Philippines. This include Tata prima range tractor trailers and tippers, LPT trucks, SFC 407, and Super Ace mini truck.

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BAI meeting deliberates critical aspects of GST

The Builders Association of India (BAI) organised the inaugural function of second general council and managing committee meeting in Hyderabad.

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Volvo Trucks concludes fifth edition of KITEC

Volvo Trucks recently concluded the fifth edition of the Key Indian Technical Excellence Competition (KITEC). With customer-centricity being a core value, the competition focuses on imparting training and skills development to drivers and technicians, thereby ensuring delivery of competent aftermarket professionals.

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Portable fire pump for mining industry

Australian Pump Industries announce the launch of a new twin impeller, high pressure portable fire pump for the mining industry. Based on the Aussie?s Mr T portable fire fighting pump, the new version has been upgraded to include additional safety features.

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Liebherr adds new lighting option to XPower wheel loaders

Liebherr has added new innovative lighting options for the XPower wheel loaders: adaptive working lighting and the Liebherr key with remote control. Both options improve lighting and safety particularly at twilight, during the night, underground or in other low light conditions. Adaptive working lighting is an intelligent light control system.