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Bobcat S650 makes light work of a wide range of agricultural tasks

One Tough Animal at Nampo 2016

Bobcat compact machines and attachments that will add value to any farm by making light work of a wide range of agricultural tasks will be showcased at Nampo 2016. When a difficult economic climate makes the going tough, farmers can count on tough Bobcat machines and attachments that deliver lowest possible cost of ownership and […]

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Renting a tower crane allows a contractor to lower the working capital costs on a project.

Demand for Potain tower crane rental units increases

Increased demand for tower crane rental units is expected to continue as purchasing construction equipment is becoming prohibitive due to the declining rand/euro exchange rate. (more…)

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Supplied by Barloworld Equipment, the purpose-built Cat D6R2

The new CAT D6R2 keeps heavy-duty material moving

The latest generation Cat D6R2 track-type tractor available from Barloworld Equipment builds on the reputation of the legendary R-Series and features a new cab, an updated transmission, pilot hydraulic controls and a single twist tiller bar for all directional and speed control. (more…)

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Demag’s innovative crane girder

New-generation crane girder revolutionises load handling in SA

Demag’s newly-launched V-Type crane girder can easily manage more than 500 000 load changes. The Demag’s V-Type girder, which was launched in early 2016, delivers safety and impressive load handling rates. Regardless of the model type selected – the V-Type girder can be adapted to any building shape, and is the ideal solution both for […]

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Case 885B series motor graders

Case offers improved performance and productivity

Enhancements to Case 885B series motor graders include the flexibility of a torque converter lock-up system for efficient transmission, a roll-away mouldboard plough for lower fuel consumption and a re-designed cab, with a larger field of vision for enhanced safety and greater operator comfort. (more…)

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Caterpillar C9, C13, and C15 crankshafts are certified by Lloyds of London

Metric automotive engineering launches IPD crankshafts for Caterpillar®

Metric Automotive Engineering has released Caterpillar® C9, C13 and C15 crankshafts from IPD into the local aftermarket. This follows on from IDP’s successful crankshafts for older generation Cat® engines such as the 3306, 3406 and 3408. The crankshafts are all fully certified by Lloyds of London and double-checked by Metric Automotive Engineering. (more…)

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Left to right: Daniel van Rensburg – Goscor Area Manager, Battery Division,Brink Heinemann – ICL Depot Manager ‘Ronald Jones – ICL Maintenance Controller, Steven Kane – BHS Global Director.

Hot MHE Products for Cold Storage Giants

Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has supplied Imperial Cold Logistics (ICL) with a range of material handling equipment for its new, state-of- the-art, revolutionary cold storage Distribution Centre (DC) in Linbro Park, North East of Johannesburg. (more…)

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Delegates from the DRC visited South Africa to view the Comar plant during construction.

SA Asphalt plant know-how paves the way in the DRC

Comar continuous mix asphalt plant was recently deployed on a road construction project in North Kivu Province, the Democratic Republic of the Congo where it is producing asphalt. The plant, which has a capacity of between 40t and 60t, was delivered to the provincial government by South African asphalt plant specialist, Comar Plant Design & […]

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Ten ton twins break ground at Northern Cape mine

One of Atlas Copco Construction Technique’s longstanding mining customers recently ordered two HB 10 000 10t hydraulic breakers to increase productivity at their Northern Cape open-cast mining operation. (more…)

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Members of the Barloworld SEM team. From left are Dashen Naicker, Dhereen Beedasie and André Bruyns.

Barloworld SEM breaks new ground with utility wheel loaders

Barloworld SEM has launched a range of new utility-class wheel loaders aimed at users looking for an affordable answer to simple, everyday earthmoving requirements, but with superior backup and support. (more…)

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