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    As the smart choice for general excavation and site preparation projects, excavators are commonly used for dredging, trenching, material handling, or just simply heavy lifting of objects. Ideal for a wide range of utility work, we look at what some OEMs, dealers, and distributors are offering in terms of ease of operation, durability, fuel efficiency, and the latest safety technology features. Read on to share in their expert comments and insights into excavators.

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  • The new corporate head office and showroom for Barloworld Equipment (the Southern African dealer for Caterpillar earthmoving machinery for construction and mining) situated in Isando, Johannesburg. Image credit: Barloworld

Showcasing earthmoving equipment and a head office in one design

September 23rd, 2019|

How do you design a world-class showroom for earthmoving equipment while also accommodating a corporate head office in the same structure? This was the challenge posed to Paragon Group by [...]

  • Sanral has put out a number of tenders for the upgrading of roads in KwaZulu-Natal. Image credit: Sanral

Sanral puts out tenders for KwaZulu-Natal upgrades

September 20th, 2019|

Sanral has put out the first batch of contracts for the upgrading of the N2 and N3 in KwaZulu-Natal, which will be put out to tender over the ensuing weeks, the South African National Roads [...]

  • Doosan Bobcat’s manufacturing plant in India. Image credit: Doosan Bobcat

Bobcat manufacturing plant in India starts production

September 19th, 2019|

Doosan Bobcat has officially announced the inauguration and commencement of operations at the company’s first manufacturing facility in India in the Tamil Nadu state, located in the outskirts of Chennai with over 7 million inhabitants. [...]

  • The Nissan production facility in Pretoria, South Africa, has invested USD200-million to facilitate the stamping equipment needed to be relocated inside the plant. Image credit: ALE

Metal stamping reconfigured in South Africa

September 19th, 2019|

The Nissan production facility in Pretoria, South Africa, has invested USD200-million to facilitate the stamping equipment needed to be relocated inside the plant, without impeding pre-existing production lines for the NP200 and NP300 models. [...]

  • Kgagamela Project CC has acquired a Sany SY335 medium excavator for its chrome mining operation in Burgersfort, Mpumalanga. Image credit: Sany

Kgagamela orders a Sany for its chrome operation

September 18th, 2019|

Mine contractor Kgagamela Project CC has acquired a Sany SY335 medium excavator from Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) for its chrome mining operation next to Twickenham mine near Burgersfort in Mpumalanga. […]

  • Carl Dyke, founder of CD Industrial Group (CDIG). Image credit: CDIG

Skills for hydraulic technicians continue to evolve

September 17th, 2019|

As hydraulic systems continue to evolve with time, so do the skills required to service and maintain them. […]

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