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Construction World April 2019ON THE COVER: A magnificent bridge over the Okavango River in the Mohembo Village area which is being piled by Keller’s Franki Africa for main contractor Itinera/Cimolai JV, is a shining example of Franki’s diverse strengths. Construction World focuses on Franki’s renowned ability to deliver in remote and challenging environments.

The bridge, which connects villages on the east of the river with the rest of the country, straddles the Mohembo East (Kauxwi) Ferry landing site with the Mohembo West (Shakawe) Ferry landing site.

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Construction World March 2019ON THE COVER: The demolition hammer from Bosch, the Bosch GSH 27 VC Professional, was introduced into the market for demolition work in concrete, stone or asphalt. With its impact energy of 69 joules, it is the world’s most powerful electric breaker.

This tool achieves an average material removal rate of 3,2 tons per hour, therefore offering 50% more material removal than the predecessor model. A further advantage of the breaker is its vibration of only 8 m/s2, which is thanks to its vibration-reduced hammer mechanism and its de-coupled handles.

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Construction World February 2019ON THE COVER: With an extended range of new machines that come with a host of improved features for better efficiency, complemented by a relentless dealer expansion programme, new and existing SEM customers are guaranteed to start

earning more out of their machines.

The value equipment segment has grown by leaps and bounds during the past decade. The trend within the global construction market is for customers wanting machinery that costs less and capable to undertake less rugged jobs where premium machines are not essential.

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Construction World January 2019On the cover: Jet Demolition won its second consecutive award at the annual World Demolition Awards 2018 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on 8 November. The premium event of its kind, the awards are hosted by Demolition & Recycling International, published by the KHL Group, in conjunction with the European Demolition Association. The awards are accompanied by an industry-leading World Demolition Summit.

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Construction World December 2018On the cover: Skilled engineering and an astute use of concrete have given a seaside home at Bloubergstrand the protection it needs from stormy seas off the Cape’s Atlantic coastline.

After recent storms had weakened the wall between client Ernst Hartwig’s three‑storey house and the beach, it was considered necessary to rebuild the wall completely – to a new and more sustainable design. This was no simple task, considering the proximity of the property to the water’s edge, and the fact that it would have to be built in beach sand.

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Construction World November 2018

ON THE COVER: Babcock has extended its range of cost-effective and reliable SDLG construction machinery in Southern Africa with the introduction of the new G9220 motor grader and B877F backhoe loader. Efficient and versatile, these machines are designed to provide reliability in action, backed by Babcock’s high quality service and aftermarket support.

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