Video: Schwing Stetter's concrete production and pumping systems at bauma 2019
May 16, 2019
Schwing Stetter showcased the S 65 SXF truck-mounted concrete pump, M 3.0 mobile batching plant, and TP 100 compact pump at the bauma 2019 exhibition. The S 65 SXF truck-mounted concrete pump has a reach of 60 m and delivery rate of up to 162 m³/h. The M 3.0 mobile batching plant has a 3 m³ twin-shaft mixer and maximum output capacity of 135 m³/h. The TP 100 is suitable for conveying screed, mortar, fine concrete and concrete up to a maximum grain size of 25 mm and for grouting work.
Video: Goodyear's proactive approach to fleet management
May 13, 2019
Goodyear’s service portfolio includes Goodyear Proactive Solutions, a suite of data-based solutions featuring advanced telematics and patented predictive technology that provides real-time monitoring of tyres. Mohammad Saghier, director-business product development, Goodyear Middle East and Africa, introduces three services available for Goodyear customers in the MEA region. 1. The Drive-Over-Reader (DOR) uses a ground-mounted sensor to scan the tyre and vehicle parameters when the vehicle drives over the sensor. 2. The tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) uses sensors installed on rims to collect and monitor tyre pressure and temperature data in real time to detect under inflated tyres, air leaks and mechanical issues. 3. The tyre management software enables complete management of tyre inventory, utilisation and replacement.
Video: Electric and hybrid aerial work platforms at bauma 2019
Apr 30, 2019
JLG and Genie introduced a range of electric and hybrid aerial work platforms at the bauma 2019 expo. JLG's 340AJ, 450AJ and 520AJ electric booms offer working heights ranging from 12 m to 18 m and similar lift speeds and platform capacities as their conventional diesel counterparts. Genie's GS-4655 is a compact, electric slab scissor lift engineered for access in restricted spaces, and the Z-45 FE is a hybrid articulating boom lift designed to meet demand for sustainable access equipment for a working height of 16m.
Video: UD Trucks Launches New Quester heavy-duty trucks with automated manual transmission
Apr 29, 2019
UD Trucks has launched the 'New Quester' heavy-duty trucks in the Middle East, East and North Africa (MEENA), with features such as Easy Safe Controlled Transmission (ESCOT) automated manual transmission, engines with higher horsepower and telematics to deliver greater fuel efficiency, productivity, driver efficiency, safety and uptime.
Video: Trimble demos augmented reality system at Bauma 2019
Apr 20, 2019
Trimble demonstrated a prototype of the SiteVision augmented reality system at Bauma 2019. SiteVision enables users to understand information such as new designs, existing underground services, and how future landscapes will look over time, without the need to interpret drawings or maps. SiteVision combines Trimble’s Catalyst softGNSS receiver and Google’s ARCore technology in a handheld device. Applications include visualising the location, size, and attributes of above ground and underground structures and infrastructure; monitoring progress of construction on sites; and viewing and sharing the visual impact of proposed designs.
Video: Bauma 2019 facts and figures
Apr 07, 2019
Bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, features 18 halls and an overall exhibition space of 614,000m², an increase of 9,000m2 over the previous edition in 2016. The exhibition space of Bauma 2019 is larger than the smallest town in Germany, the 450,000m2 Arnis in Schleswig-Holstein. The construction of two new halls – C5 and C6 – has increased the total number of halls to 18 and the total indoor space to 200,000m2. The largest sector – construction machines and attachments – has been expanded from four to five halls and an outdoor area, directly adjacent to the hall complex. For the first time, a selfie tower will be available in the north-east outdoor area. Built from 24 shipping containers, it offers visitors a 54m2 viewing platform at a height of 22m. The top 5 exhibiting countries are Germany (1,269 exhibitors); Italy (549 exhibitors); Turkey (189 exhibitors); UK (133 exhibitors); and USA (126 exhibitors). Exhibitors with the largest areas are Liebherr with 14,401m2, Wirtgen Group with 12,960m2, and Caterpillar with 11,237m2. Liebherr took 160 days to build and erect its three-floor booth. Work began on October 30, 2018. Liebherr brings 1,500 employees to the expo, followed by the Wirtgen Group with 800 employees, and Doka with 650 employees.
Video: Joystick replaces steering column on Mecalac compaction roller
Apr 02, 2019
Mecalac has designed a compaction roller concept vehicle driven exclusively with a joystick. The joystick on the TV1200 tandem vibrating compaction roller replaces the steering column and is operated from the right console of the vehicle. The TV1200 has been nominated in the design category of the bauma Innovation Award 2019.

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