Heavy Equipment
July 2008

Normally, pipelayers are found wherever water, gas or oil pipes need to be laid. Where most of the construction machines of this type are being used to build pipelines, there are also a few that move conveyor belts at open pit mines.






July 2008

A complete ABB crane systems solution has helped create the world’s first fully automated bulk cargo terminal in Shanghai. Three giant unmanned cranes are remotely operated from a central control room to achieve new industry benchmarks in speed, efficiency and productivity.






July 2008

Against the backdrop of 50 years of leadership in the compact loader market, Bobcat is aiming to build on its legacy with the launch of the new S70 skid-steer loader, the smallest model in the Bobcat loader range.






July 2008

Caterpillar Inc has said it will spend $1 billion over the next two years to expand capacity in five of its Illinois factories, and will shift production at some of its plants. The company did not specify how many jobs, if any, would be affected by the changes.






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