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Martin Bencher handles scrubber move

Martin Bencher handles scrubber move Martin Bencher has transported a scrubber, used in the oil and gas industry, from a factory in Malaysia to Thailand. The Martin Bencher team in Malaysia handled the transport of the scrubber, which measured 13 m x 6.7 m x 6.7 m and weighed 15 tonnes, from the factory to Port Klang, where the unit was stored for over a month, awaiting site readiness. Once the site was ready, the scrubber was subsequently loaded onto a geared breakbulk vessel for transportation to Map… Read more »

Thai debut for ALE newbies

Thai debut for ALE newbies ALE has deployed three new tower cranes at Wind Energy Holding’s 150-turbine Thepharak wind farm project in Thailand. The K1650L cranes provide increased lifting capabilities and can work during high wind speeds, ALE said. The free-standing pedestal cranes have 70-metre booms, which allows for a shortened up-and-down boom movement compared with an equivalent lattice boom crane, the company said. “This, together with the very short minimum boom radius, allows the developer to reduce the portion of land to be acquired and cleared, eventually… Read more »

Introducing LLFA Self Amalgamating Tape into Thailand

Introducing LLFA Self Amalgamating Tape into Thailand GTG Engineering, through their exclusive Thailand Distributor, Bohemian, presents a revolutionary new product, LLFA® Tape, which is changing the way industry insulates and seals gas, liquid, steam and electricity. It is an ideal emergency repair product for all maintenance teams, electricians, plumbers and natural gas technicians. LLFA® Tape can be applied on almost any surface material, from galvanized and cast iron to copper and all types of plastics or rubber. It contains no adhesive, so pulling the tape as tight as… Read more »

Save Water. Drink Air. Generation Water

Save Water. Drink Air. Generation Water, a technology company passionate about providing sustainable alternatives to traditional water supply methods. Generation Water proudly presents, their latest water solutions and technologies, the Aero range of water generators.The Aero range embodies technology which creates pure drinking water, within your villa, office, boat or business from the humidity surrounding us in the air. Each model in the Aero product range produces pure, fresh, mineralised, ph 7.6 balanced drinking water, straight from the humidity in the air, no water supply is needed. This… Read more »

Debut for two Liebherr High-Top tower cranes on world’s tallest concrete module structure in Singapore

Debut for two Liebherr High-Top tower cranes on world’s tallest concrete module structure in Singapore Dragages Singapore is relying on two ‘top of the range’ Liebherr 1000 EC-H 40 Litronic High-Top tower cranes to erect the two 40-storey towers of the island’s first all-concrete PPVC structure. Main contractor Dragages Singapore is using two Liebherr 1000 EC-H 40 Litronic High-Top tower cranes to erect the two 40-storey towers of The Clement Canopy, a condominium project that is the first structure on the island to be constructed using an all-concrete… Read more »

Introducing Concrete Canvas to the Thai & Laos Markets

Introducing Concrete Canvas to the Thai & Laos Markets Concrete Canvas (CC) is part of a revolutionary new class of construction materials called Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCM’s). It is a flexible, concrete impregnated fabric that hardens on hydration to form a thin, durable, water proof and fire resistant concrete layer. Essentially, it’s concrete on a roll! CC offers a unique combination of material properties. It exhibits the performance and characteristics of concrete (hard, durable, strong) whilst being as easy to install as a geotextile. As a result… Read more »

S.B.Siam supplies 23 Potain cranes for Xayaburi dam construction

S.B.Siam has supplied 23 tower cranes from Potain’s special-application, luffing jib, topless and top-slewing ranges to Thai construction firm CH. Karnchang for the construction of Xayaburi dam in Laos. The eight-year project, which now enters its second phase, is expected to boost the power supply of Laos and Thailand by 7,400GWh a year. The 820m long Xayaburi dam will be 150m wide and 35m high. It is situated 100 km from Luang Prabang in Laos and owned by the Xayaburi Power Company. The Potain tower cranes began arriving… Read more »

Concrete Asia Held in Thailand for the First Time

Held alongside Asian Construction Week, from 21-23 September, more than 25,000 square metres of the newest innovative products will be showcased at Concrete Asia this year Concrete Asia 2016 is an international exhibition and conference for concrete and building construction professionals with a focus on the industry’s latest technologies and techniques. Held alongside Asian Construction Week, from 21-23 September, 2016, more than 25,000 square metres of the newest innovative products will be showcased. Reaching out to the 600 million population in ASEAN; the event provides an opportunity to… Read more »

JCB Shows Resilience In The Face of Continued Market Uncertainty

JCB achieved underlying earnings of £214 million during 2015 despite difficult market conditions in most developing markets around the world and slower than expected growth in North American and European markets. Overall, the global market for construction equipment dropped by 14% during 2015. Market conditions in the first half of 2016 remain fragile with the exception of India, where there has been a return to growth after four successive years of market contraction. Earnings for full-year 2015 on an EBITDA basis were £214 million (2014: £294 million) before… Read more »

Wind power transport – tall order

Wind power is continuing to gain momentum and with it the need for increased performance, which means larger and heavier components to transport. The specialized transport sector has to keep up with demand to stay in the game. Capturing wind energy at greater heights is the key to increased performance in wind power. Wind blows with less force nearer the ground than it does as you go higher, so companies need to build turbines that are tall enough and strong enough for the job. A company that is… Read more »