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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 »

XCMG Exports Six Rotary Drilling Rigs to Thailand, Taking Further Steps in Southeast Asian Markets with Top Quality Products and Services

The leading construction and mining equipment manufacturer XCMG has shipped six rotary drilling rigs to Thailand that will be used in the highway bridge pile construction, including two XR180D, two XR180DII, one XR220DII and one XR280DII, aiding this project with top quality products and services. Independently developed and manufactured rotary drilling rigs and horizontal directional drilling rigs, XCMG holds major market share of both products. The drilling rigs now serve in more than 20 countries and regions globally. The XR180DV multi-function rotary drilling rig was shipped to the… Read more »

JCB Unveils Next Generation 4-6 Tonne Midi Excavators

Building on the successful introduction of next generation 6, 8, 9 and 10 tonne midi excavators last year, JCB is releasing four additional models, with operating weights of 4.8-5.7 tonnes. The midi excavators are available in conventional, reduced and zero tailswing configurations, to meet the requirements of customers across the world. Key features include: 500 hour greasing intervals Improved cab instrumentation 18% increase in 57C operator’s cab capacity 11% improvement in visibility 9% boost to bucket tearout 5% additional dump height 2% more powerful bucket tearout force  … Read more »

New pack-and-go Konecranes mobile crane on shipping containers for indoor and outdoor use

Konecranes has mounted its popular CXT electric overhead travelling crane on a steel frame and two standard ISO shipping containers to create a powerful, adaptable, fully mobile industrial crane, the CXT Explorer.   “This is an outstanding opportunity for our customers to improve their lifting operations efficiency and safety on the field. This new product category brings the quality and safety of lifting from the factory building to remote site conditions” says Olli Kuismanen, General Manager, Konecranes Business Factory.   The CXT Explorer is a standard industrial crane… Read more »

The Crane gets first new Terex CC 6800 in Thailand

A Terex CC 6800 crawler crane has been delivered to new owner The Crane – a subsidiary of Chu Kai. It is the first new crane of its kind to be commissioned in Thailand, Terex said. The new unit will help the Thailand-based heavy lift company to grow its position in Thailand and other parts of Southeast Asia as the main provider of the area’s largest cranes, the company said. Delivery of the CC 6800 was commemorated with a handover presentation attended by more than 500 people from… Read more »

JCB Adds Fourth Hi-Viz Model To Loadall Telehandler Range

JCB today unveils a fourth model to its HiViz telescopic handler range – building on the success of its high visibility, low boom pivot design. The 540-140 HiViz offers a 4,000kg maximum lift capacity with a maximum lift height of 13.47m on wheels, or 13.78m when using stabilisers. Delivering unrivalled rear and offside visibility, the HiViz machine is equipped with a choice of Tier 4 Final diesel engines. This new model offers four key benefits for customers in the rental sector and the construction industry: Improved on-site safety… Read more »