Engineering News | Capital Equipment in Construction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/capital-equipment-in-construction Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:19:41 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Company positive in flat construction market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-positive-in-flat-construction-market-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513737 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786016_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionsanybarryowen2203191022.jpg BARRY OWEN Over-capacitated construction sector under extreme pressure owing to oversupply 511 287 Growth strategy prompts innovation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-strategy-prompts-innovation-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513487 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785408_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructiontesmec2203191022.jpg GOING GLOCAL Tesmec seeks to expand local presence in the most strategic areas of the world 511 287 Bobcat positive ahead of elections https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bobcat-positive-ahead-of-elections-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513752 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786068_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionbobcatb7302203191022.jpg EARTHFORCE Bobcat aims to meet the requirement for quality, lower-cost machines 511 287 New excavator set to launch in South Africa end of March https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-excavator-set-to-launch-in-south-africa-end-of-march-2019-03-22 Zandile Mavuso Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514535 1553092518 1553205600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Construction industry expected to grow over next three years https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-expected-to-grow-over-next-three-years-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513972 1553504702 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786633_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionhimoinsa234rentalstilllife3background2203191022.jpg BESPOKE DESIGNS Himoinsa is investing significantly in its generator and lighting tower designs for specific local requirements 511 287 Capital equipment future looks bright https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/capital-equipment-future-looks-bright-2018-04-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481547 1522828847 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714993_resized_lawrencepeters03181022.jpeg LAWRENCE PETERS An increase in capital equipment sales in 2017 is a positive sign for the future of the industry 511 287 Blockmaking machine aids in community development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blockmaking-machine-aids-in-community-development-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477031 1522828870 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704906_resized_hydraformblockmakingcivilengineeringconstruction022018.jpg_1022 LIKE BLOCKWORK Hydraform’s M7MI interlocking blockmaking machine can produce 2 200 blocks in an eight-hour shift 511 287 Skid steer loaders maintain popularity in projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skid-steer-loaders-maintain-their-popularity-in-construction-projects-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476967 1522828889 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704612_resized_casesrseriesskidsteerloadercivilengineeringconstruction20181022.jpg CASE IN POINT CASE Construction South Africa’s skid steer loaders have advanced features for improved performance, enhanced productivity and increased operator comfort 511 287 Need for crane depends on bridge design and location https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-cranes-depends-on-bridge-design-and-location-2018-04-06 Simone Liedtke Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475365 1522828949 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700977_resized_ltm175091hydraulicmobilecrane112017concordcranes1022.jpg SHOWCASING CRANE CAPABILITIES The Mthatha River bridge project served as the maiden project for the heavy-lift capabilities of the 750 t hydraulic crane 511 287 New app measures at safe distance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-app-measures-at-safe-distance-2017-04-07 Victor Moolman Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447294 1491224899 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636374_resized_capitalequipmenthennieblignautendresshauserprovided1022.jpg HENNIE BLIGNAUT The Internet of Things is here to stay 511 287 Zimbabwe academy uses local machines to build campus https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-academy-uses-local-machines-to-build-campus-2017-04-07 Victor Moolman Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447456 1491224899 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636436_resized_capitalequipmentblockshydraformprovided1022.jpg EASY PRODUCTION The machines can produce new blocks within 14 seconds 511 287 New excavator brought to Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-excavator-brought-to-africa-2017-04-07 Victor Moolman Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447273 1491918496 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636011_resized_20170316smithpower.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/68439_2017-03-16_smithpower_-_lio-hd_web.mp48300568 Smith Power Equipment GM Tom Bloom explains the advantages of using Kubota equipment. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Smith Power Equipment GM Tom Bloom explains the advantages of using Kubota equipment. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Technology improved on cranes for efficient operation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-improved-on-cranes-for-efficient-operation-2017-04-07 Victor Moolman Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447291 1492086511 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636008_resized_dsc0001.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/68237_2017-03-09_safrench-victor_-_lio-hd_web.mp451736849SA French MD Quentin van Breda talks about new crane technology and the challenges in the industry. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. SA French MD Quentin van Breda talks about new crane technology and the challenges in the industry. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Hydraulic excavators designed for optimum efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-excavators-designed-for-optimum-efficiency-2016-04-01 Kimberley Smuts Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404446 1459234044 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525155_resized_doosandx225lcahydraulicexcavator11022.jpeg HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR The excavators ensure optimum efficiency and extended service life in harsh local operating conditions 511 287 New-generation crane launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-generation-crane-launched-2016-04-01 Kimberley Smuts Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404458 1459234044 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525180_resized_demagcranevgirder31022.jpeg CARBON REDUCTION The V-Type girder manufactured using ecofriendly processes to reduce Demag’s carbon footprint 511 287 Modernisation and expansion programme in final phase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-and-expansion-programme-in-final-phase-2016-04-01 Kimberley Smuts Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404397 1459234044 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525540_resized_abeconstructionchemicalsbulkemulsionstainlesssteeltank1022.jpeg PRODUCTION RATE INCREASED First component of the a.b.e expansion programme at the bulk emulsion stainless steel tank in Boksburg 511 287 Dual-purpose equipment aimed at reducing costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dual-purpose-equipment-aimed-at-reducing-costs-2016-04-01 Kimberley Smuts Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404564 1459234044 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525517_resized_renttechsanovember2015genwelderunit1022.jpeg COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS The dual-purpose welder model offer the latest in engine technology 511 287 Remanufacturing combats plant maintenance challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/remanufacturing-combats-plant-maintenance-challenges-2016-04-01 Kimberley Smuts Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404410 1459234044 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525141_resized_metricautomotiveengineeringcrankshaftgrinder1022.jpeg ONGOING CHALLENGE There is a need for plant operators need to cater for all the different machines in terms of parts stockholding 511 287 Block-making machinery used to build affordable housing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/block-making-machinery-used-to-build-affordable-housing-2016-04-01 Kimberley Smuts Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404470 1459505545 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525238_resized_theofficialhandoverofthe27affordablehomesbythedepartmentofruraldevelopmentandlandreformbuiltusinghydraformsinterlockingblockmakingtechnology1022.jpeg AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPED Hydraform was contracted to undertake the construction of this project for the benefit of the community 511 287 Survivalist vision disturbs capital equipment acquisitions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/survivalist-vision-disturbs-capital-equipment-acquisitions-2015-04-03 Mia Breytenbach Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363762 1427466465 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405570_resized_saceecconstructionbloomberg1022.jpeg HEIGHTENED BARRIER A survivalist vision and undercapitalisation of smaller contractors impact on the imports of new capital equipment 511 287 Backhoe loaders show multipurpose use https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/backhoe-loaders-demonstrate-multipurpose-use-more-than-80-supplied-locally-2015-04-03 Mia Breytenbach Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363807 1427466465 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405710_resized_case570t11022.jpeg EFFICIENCY FOCUS The turbocharged, four-cylinder FPT Industrial S8000 engine of the 570T backhoe loader delivers up to 86 hp and ensures reduced fuel consumption 511 287 New skid steer loader enhances performance with improved strength https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/versatile-skid-steer-loader-enhances-performance-2015-04-03 Mia Breytenbach Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363871 1427466465 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405893_resized_pic2r150construction1022.jpeg TASK TACKLER The new medium-frame Gehl skid steer loaders’ ground-engaging capabilities and high-capacity strength are ideally suited for excavation applications 511 287 New self-loading mixer advances concrete production in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-self-loading-mixer-advances-concrete-production-2015-04-03 Mia Breytenbach Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363611 1427466465 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405103_resized_thenewfioridbx35selfloadingconcretemixer1022.jpeg COMPACT DESIGN The Fiori DB X35 self- and front-loading mixer’s design enables more accurate volumetric loading and shortened loading times 511 287 Demand increase for light equipment range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-increase-for-equipment-range-as-sales-surge-2015-03-18 Mia Breytenbach Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363659 1427466465 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405859_resized_rammerfront1022.jpeg MARKET FAVOURITE A popular and reliable unit is the H-Power RM 75 tamping rammer, comprising the Robin Subaru EH12 engine that extends operating life 511 287 Wheel loader doubles market share, demand increase expected https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wheel-loader-doubles-market-share-demand-increase-expected-2015-04-03 Mia Breytenbach Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363733 1427466465 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405455_resized_doosandl420awheelloader022.jpeg TIPPING POINT The Doosan DL420A unit features enhanced tipping-load capacities and can handle, load and transport diverse materials 511 287 Infrastructure budget could spur investment in capital equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-projects-spur-investment-in-capital-equipment-2015-04-03 Mia Breytenbach Capital Equipment in Construction Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363745 1427965841 1427925600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405509_resized_bloombergconstructionbauma1022.jpeg FUELLING INVESTMENT Heavy-duty construction and infrastructure projects under way in Africa are likely to lead to gradual, but significant investment in equipment and machinery 511 287 System keeps machines connected and improves operational efficiencies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/system-keeps-machines-connected-and-improves-operational-efficiencies-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 324102 1395651415 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000297490_resized_emsolutionssoslaboratorysampleanalysis1022.jpg EQUIPMENT MONITORING SOLUTIONS EMSolutions forms an integral part of scheduled and preventative maintenance planning 511 287 New crusher and drill rig launched in SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-crusher-and-drill-rig-launched-in-south-africa-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 324510 1396331961 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000298268_resized_sandvikch550conecrusher1022.jpg CH550 CONE CRUSHER The CH550 cone crusher provides operators with superior performance at every crushing stage 511 287 Company’s multipurpose wheel loader sells well https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companys-multipurpose-wheel-loader-sells-well-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323903 1396331961 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000296883_resized_wackerneusonwheelloadersdelivereverythingthatacustomerexpectsfromhighbalancedhandlingtoachieveprofitability1022.jpg MOVING MATERIAL The wheel loaders’ optimally efficient power-to-weight ratio, low transport weight and consistently high payload meet customer requirements 511 287 New capital equipment pieces a solid seller, says directors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-capital-equipment-pieces-a-solid-seller-says-directors-2014-03-12 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323869 1395654845 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000296789_resized_vereenigingdiamatics1022.jpg DUST-COLLECTION SYSTEM Complete high-efficiency particulate absorption filters are used in the dust collectors of the Diamatic system 511 287 Equipment designation boosts capital equipment suppliers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-designation-boosts-capital-equipment-suppliers-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323255 1396595211 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000295285_resized_saceec11022.jpg DESIGNATION DELIGHT The DTI officially announced the designation of valves, manual and pneumatic actuators for public-sector procurement in January 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/48709_2014-02-18_rhomberg_-_hd_web.mp438427473South African Capital Equipment Export Council MD Sybil Rhomberg discusses the state of the capital equipment industry in South Africa. South African Capital Equipment Export Council MD Sybil Rhomberg discusses the state of the capital equipment industry in South Africa. Association warns of market stagnation if economy remains weak https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-warns-of-market-stagnation-if-economy-remains-weak-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 324238 1396614847 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000297806_resized_miningequipmentrtr3cv69reuters1022.jpg DIFFICULT TIMES Construction and Mining Equipment Suppliers’ Association member companies have had to deal with a highly challenging financial climate in the last three years 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/48710_2014-02-26_conmesa_-_hd_web.mp411588686Construction and Mining Equipment Suppliers' Association chairperson Lawrence Peters discusses the state of the local capital equipment industry. Construction and Mining Equipment Suppliers' Association chairperson Lawrence Peters discusses the state of the local capital equipment industry. Healthy mix of new and used capital equipment in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/healthy-mix-of-new-and-used-capital-equipment-in-south-africa-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323922 1396616357 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000296923_resized_mascus1022.jpg OVERCOMING DIFFICULTIES Local capital equipment suppliers ensure the machines are delivered to site 511 287 German-manufactured loaders slow to make inroads https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-manufactured-loaders-slow-to-make-inroads-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323866 1396616435 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000296780_resized_northeuropeaw300roller31022.jpg AW 300 ROLLER Atlas Weyhausen AW 300 rollers are used by a subcontractor at the Medupi power station 511 287 New articulated haulage tractor to be released soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-articulated-haulage-tractor-to-be-released-soon-2014-04-04 Ilan Solomons Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 324423 1396616470 1396562400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000298090_resized_h140t4x2handover0061022.jpg H140T HAULAGE TRACTOR The H140T two-wheel-drive rigid haulage tractor can be used in the earthmoving and construction industries 511 287 Untrained workers still entrusted with costly equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untrained-workers-still-entrusted-with-costly-equipment-2013-04-05 Yolandi Booyens Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 05 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 285890 1364479219 1365112800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 More companies opting for internal training to combat skills shortage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-companies-opting-for-internal-training-to-combat-skills-shortage-2013-04-05 Yolandi Booyens Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 05 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 286072 1364479219 1365112800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Company assists in developing rural areas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-assists-government-with-rural-development-2013-04-05 Yolandi Booyens Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 05 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 286364 1364904881 1365112800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/44036_2013-03-18_pan.mp48727229Pan Mixers south Africa (PMSA) sales and marketing manager Quintin Booysen discusses the company's contribution to government's Rural Development Programme as well as new company developments. Pan Mixers south Africa (PMSA) sales and marketing manager Quintin Booysen discusses the company's contribution to government's Rural Development Programme as well as new company developments.