Engineering News | Capital Equipment in Construction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/capital-equipment-in-construction Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:44:13 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 OLI South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oli-south-africa-2021-02-12 Creamer Media Reporter Capital Equipment in Construction Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:13:00 +0200 576090 1627388000 1627387980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000922580_resized_hfclamp1022.jpg 511 287 Decentralised depot structure introduced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-introduces-decentralized-depot-structure-2021-02-19 Khutso Maphatsoe Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577087 1614667912 1614895200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Battery packs changing the market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battery-packs-are-changing-electric-industrial-equipment-market-2021-02-17 Khutso Maphatsoe Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576808 1614780735 1614895200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924131_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionchasetechnologiessupplieslifep04batterypacksforforklifts0220211022.jpg ENERGIZED The energy density of LiFePO4 batteries is about 140 Wh/kg, or three times that of lead-acid batteries 511 287 Electric trucks delivered to contractor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-trucks-delivered-to-contractor-2021-02-18 Khutso Maphatsoe Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577024 1614780807 1614895200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924483_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionvolvotruck0220211022.jpg FIRST STEP This first delivery in France represents – for both Volvo CE and Volvo Trucks – an important and real step on the way to zero emissions 511 287 Company launches HX Series excavators for various applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-hx-series-excavators-for-various-applications-2021-03-05 Khutso Maphatsoe Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576759 1615295576 1614895200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924141_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionhyundaihx220sexcavators0220211022.jpg THE RIGHT FIT HPE Africa believes that the series will be well suited to most small- to medium-size construction, repair and demolition projects carried out by municipalities 511 287 Digitalisation can rapidly mobilise equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitisation-can-rapidly-mobilise-equipment-2020-03-06 Tracy Hancock Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544775 1583155039 1583445600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000853624_resized_capitalequipmentconstruction0220201022.jpg DIGITAL ENTERPRISE Local construction equipment suppliers are being more enterprising with regard to digital tools compared with renters 511 287 No growth expected amid low govt spend https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-growth-expected-amid-low-govt-spend-2020-03-06 Tracy Hancock Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545207 1583302905 1583445600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854525_resized_peraplantcivilshyundair220lc9fhexcavator0220201022.jpg HAPPY WITH HYUNDAI Hyundai excavators and wheel loaders are a key construction equipment brand in Pera Plant & Civils’ fleet 511 287 Supplier’s Cape Town branch adds technicians https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suppliers-cape-town-branch-adds-technicians-2020-03-06 Tracy Hancock Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545991 1583302937 1583445600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Online purchasing first for South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/online-purchasing-first-for-s-africa-2020-02-17 Tracy Hancock Capital Equipment in Construction Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544772 1626766278 1583445600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000853501_resized_3065caterpillarminiexcavator0220201022.jpg SOUTH AFRICAN INFLUENCE Air conditioning has also been introduced as an option on all Cat Next Generation mini excavator model sizes in response to direct feedback from South African customers 511 287 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