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Hein Brink, Production Manager: Industrial Gases, Air Products SA.

Continuous Improvement makes big differences to Air Products’ processes

At Air Products South Africa, Continuous Improvement (CI) is as deeply embedded in the company’s value system as is safety and customer service. (more…)

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GaNala Plant Hire relies on Kawasaki loaders

Lucky number eight

To fleet managers the big Kawasaki ZV90 wheel loader working for GaNala Plant Hire is just a number, one of a fleet of 19 similar loaders on hire to power stations and mines in the Mpumalanga region. (more…)

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The Cat D11 is Caterpillar’s largest track-type tractor model. The Cat D11T has an approximate operating weight of 104 257kg and is powered by a Cat C32 engine generating a net output (ISO 9249) of 634 kW.

Research and development from Cat

Based on customer input, Caterpillar is working on a multi-generational product development plan, dedicated to creating optimum site solutions. With significant testing and design improvements, this will bring products to market faster. In turn, Caterpillar continues to enhance existing undercarriage systems across its model range. (more…)

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MB-S18 - Doosan - Australia

Great innovations for the record-breaking bucket

MB’s historic model from the range of crusher buckets, the BF90.3, has been overhauled with a third series. Once again MB did not hold back on innovation and has introduced a more compact, robust and productive crusher bucket that can be maintained quickly and easily. Suitable for excavators over 21 tons in weight, the BF […]

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Chicago Pneumatic adds new options to its CPDG generator range-boosting toughness and portability.

New optional features introduced by Chicago

Chicago Pneumatic has introduced a host of new optional features to its CPDG mobile diesel-powered generator range, including higher capacity fuel tanks, road trailer options and a galvanised skid, to provide contractors with enhanced portability, toughness and extended run-times. (more…)

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Volvo ADTs at the new premises.

Babcock’s new ultramodern yellow-metal facility in Middelburg officially opens

Babcock has completed an ultramodern, bespoke sales, parts and service dealership in Middelburg to offer responsive regional support and service across Babcock’s entire construction equipment product range. (more…)

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The TCM range of forklift trucks is available exclusively in Southern Africa from Criterion Equipment

New electric counterbalanced forklift for lower power consumption

The TCM range of forklift trucks, available exclusively in Southern Africa from Criterion Equipment, now includes a new FB-VIII electric counterbalanced series, with advanced design features for enhanced performance. (more…)

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The Cat TH407C telehandler is the optimum sized machine for farming operations.

SA Grain Farmer of the Year

Northern Cape based Genade Boerdery require high levels of agricultural mechanisation for their intensive farming operations and successfully use Cat backhoe loaders to meet their output targets. (more…)

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F1700 takes paving quality ie ride-ability compaction evenness and profile to new heights

Atlas Copco’s asphalt solutions pave the way for surface quality

Atlas Copco Construction Technique’s powerful, rugged and efficient range of paver and compaction equipment delivers quality asphalt solutions that are well suited for southern Africa’s tough working conditions. (more…)

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Snorkel scissor lifts - Willi Buchtmann (center) with Don Ahern (left) and Bernhard Kahn (right)

Snorkel expands new electric scissor range

Following the launch of a brand new electric slab scissor lift family at The Rental Show in which recently took place in the US, Snorkel announced that they will expand the range with the addition of two new models that will be officially launched at bauma in April 2016. (more…)

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