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Capital Equipment News May 2018

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Capital Equipment News May 2018ON THE COVER:

The big read in this edition of Capital Equipment News focuses on Barloworld Equipment’s delivery of the first three Cat 777E off-highway trucks in Africa, which have been delivered to Exxaro Coal’s Leeuwpan mine in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Since the first delivery in March 2017, the southern African Cat dealer has since sold more than 70 units to customers across southern Africa.

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New light tower range from Wacker Neuson

Published: 25 May 2018

Work on building sites often extends late into the evenings or happens only after nightfall, especially when it comes to road and bridge construction, concreting or other events. A reliable...

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True flat top floor grating from Mentis

Published: 25 May 2018

Not all floor gratings that claim to have a flat top surface actually do, but unfortunately this is something that is commonly misunderstood in the industry and often leads to...

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Johnson Renew lifts for first Namibian wind farm

Published: 24 May 2018

The Ombepo Wind Farm, the first wind farm to be constructed in Namibia, is situated just outside Luderitz, Southern Namibia and is designed to inject 5 MW into the national...

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FUCHS Lubricants officially opens new grease plant in Isando

Published: 24 May 2018

FUCHS Lubricants South Africa officially opened a R125 million grease plant expansion at its factory in Isando, Gauteng.

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Electric equipment won’t solve the TCO dilemma

Published: 23 May 2018

Fuel costs may radically change but working out the ideal formula for running construction equipment will be just as complex in an all-electric future. Brian O’Sullivan, Partner at global corporate...

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Booyco’s electronic checklist eliminates the paper and pen procedure

Published: 23 May 2018

While design developments in vehicle ergonomics continue to mitigate human error, there remains the need to ensure the safe operation of all construction, earthmoving and mining machinery.

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Metso helps Ghana mine double valve lifespan

Published: 22 May 2018

Problems with valves can lead to unplanned downtime and equivalent losses in output. This is why saving on valves can end up being expensive. With the help of Metso’s service...

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Premiere for Volvo Trucks’ first all-electric truck

Published: 22 May 2018

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. Sales and series production of...

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It’s all about the right fit

Published: 21 May 2018

The many benefits of outsourcing logistics to a specialist have been widely documented. However, many businesses still grapple with deciding who to appoint to provide critical transport logistics services.

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Hiab renews its light range loader crane portfolio

Published: 21 May 2018

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched its renewed HIAB light range loader cranes with a capacity from 4 to 11 tonne meters. The range of HIAB loader cranes combines strength...

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Benninghoven displays new alternating chute at Intermat

Published: 18 May 2018

Asphalt mixing plant specialist Benninghoven celebrated the world première of its newly developed, patent-pending alternating chute unit at Intermat.

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Cummins Filtration provides total fleetguard solution to major Zambian copper mine

Published: 18 May 2018

A total fuel-filtration solution from Fleetguard has ensured that a haul-truck fleet at a large copper mine in Zambia has achieved utilisation rates of between 85% and 90%, after previously...

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Kleemann displays processing tech at Intermat 2018

Published: 17 May 2018

The new mobile jaw crushing plant MOBICAT MC 120 Z PRO from Kleemann celebrated a successful première at the Intermat trade fair. With an hourly output of up to 650...

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World investors look to Zimbabwe

Published: 17 May 2018

Infrastructure stakeholders from around the world are showing keen interest in Zimbabwe as a new spirit of optimism takes root in the country.

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Africa’s mobile-readiness remains a stumbling block

Published: 16 May 2018

Mobile readiness within the enterprise is vital to the success of a mobile strategy and is rapidly becoming a business imperative. Cassie Lessing, CEO, Strato IT Group, developers of mobile...

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Hamm shows world’s first pneumatic tyre roller at Intermat 2018

Published: 16 May 2018

At Intermat 2018, Hamm presented a cross-section of its complete product range: rollers from the compact segment, heavy-duty tandem rollers, pneumatic tyre rollers and single-drum compactors for earthmoving.

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Vögele’s paving tech prowess on show at Intermat 2018

Published: 15 May 2018

Vögele, part of the Wirtgen Group, showcased its strengths once again at Intermat 2018. The display of the SUPER 800-3i, a success model from the Mini Class series for paving...

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SDLG to demonstrate agriculture prowess to 80 000 farmers at NAMPO

Published: 15 May 2018

South African farmers can expect to discover the reliability and productivity of SDLG machines at this year’s Nampo Agricultural Trade Show.

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Contact Capital Equipment News

Title: Editor
Name: Munesu Shoko
Email: capnews@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

Title: Advertising Manager
Name: Elmarie Stonell
Email: elmaries@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
Fax: +27 11 615-6108

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