Construction & Mining

Building new hope…

The movie ‘The Towering Inferno’ tells the harrowing tale of an iconic building design gone wrong. In the world of Facilities Management (FM) one cannot help but wonder where the FM team was in the design of this fictional building?

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Progress made on Uganda’s roads

A Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development document says progress is being made on reducing the road maintenance backlog in the country although it's still below planned targets as the extent of the task is beyond the phisical capital readily available.

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Clamshell buckets for excavators

A new range of hydraulic clamshell buckets is now available for Bobcat E55W, E60 and E80 excavators.  In addition, the range of dipperstick-mounted hydraulic clamp attachments for the company’s excavator range is now complete with new attachments for the E80 excavator model.

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Integrated safety functions for cranes

Reliable operator and machine protection when dealing with moving loads are an important requirement that control systems of industrial cranes must meet.

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Fleet service for Algeria’s East-West Expressway

Earlier this year, a fleet of 53 Dynapac compaction rollers and pavers was purpose ordered by the CITIC Group and China Railway Corporation (CRCC) consortium (CITIC-CRCC), to build the central and western sections of the 1,216km Algerian East-West Expressway.

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