* Equipment

In South Africa’s truck market, the Tata brand is perceived to punch well above its weight – and no model more so than the recently launched Ultra, which competes in the 4,5- to 5,5-ton segment.

Bauma visitors went high at the Wacker Neuson and Kramer stand: A Ferris wheel brought all the adventure-lovers to 35 meters height and this was a real crowd magnet. However, new products from the zero emission series, which were the focus of the trade fair presentation under the motto #electrified, provided an electrifying experience.

The importance of measuring technology is underlined by the fact that some of the costliest errors on any building site are due to incorrect measurements. The Stabila product range includes lasers, laser distance measurers, spirit levels, tape measures and folding rules so selecting the correct product for a specific application is crucial.

A word-of-mouth recommendation from a fellow satisfied SANY customer resulted in roads contractor Obzza Construction approaching the Nelspruit branch of Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) for all of its equipment needs for a major contract in the area. GEM Nelspruit has been practicing under the multi-franchise Goscor Industrial & Construction Equipment umbrella as of 1 January.

Somewhat surprisingly, the Wirtgen W 220 large milling machine's first job in Italy did not take the high-performance machine to a highway but to a winding country road at the foot of Mont Blanc in the northwest of the country. It was at this location that the extremely powerful 577-kW machine made its mark, milling the surface twice as fast as scheduled.

Caterpillar is showcasing more equipment, technology and services than ever before at Bauma 2019, the world’s largest construction industry trade show in Munich, Germany. The expansive Caterpillar display features diverse product lines with new offerings, as well as an interactive display of the company’s enhanced services.  

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