Capital Equipment News

Construction regulations demand that measures be put in place to address the risk of falling from height, but the mobile crane segment has particular needs that require users, manufacturers and even regulators to consider.

As the compact excavator continues to dig for a sizeable share of the local yellow metal equipment market, several leading suppliers have recently introduced new offerings or updated models to the market, writes Munesu Shoko.

Gareth Lucas from South Africa’s P & L Machine Moving and Rigging made a special trip to Belgium and Luxemburg recently to visit Faymonville facilities and get first-hand training on his new 6-axle MultiMAX semi-trailer.

The ability to provide a secure logistics solution is a critical requirement for any reputable third-party logistics (3PL) provider. This is exactly why Bridgewater Logistics is associated to the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), comprising international manufacturers, shippers, carriers, insurers, service providers, law enforcement and government agencies all working together to counter cargo theft. Combined, the association’s large membership base generates yearly sales of more than US$900-billion.

For any country, the transport infrastructure networks are some of the most important assets it can have – not only in pure monetary value, but also the socio and economic gains that the transportation of people, goods and services brings. Our modern lives are increasingly characterised by our ability to travel, transport assets and goods, and remain connected with other players in the economy, writes Herbert Phahlane, Director: Traffic and transportation, WSP, Commercial Civils, Africa.

With the rise of fossil fuel prices and the pressure to lower carbon footprints many consumers and companies are demanding more fuel-efficient vehicles. This article explores the truth behind some of the big advancements in engine design to the small adjustments of your wing mirrors to see how new innovations are plugging the drain on fossil fuels.

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
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