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Dream machines: Machine technology takes productivity to new levels
The adoption of new technology will boost productivity for machinery users - Colin Sowman writes Since the inception of earthmoving machinery, equipment manufacturers have been striving to make the process faster, quieter, easier and more fuel efficient. Now many manufacturers are looking at ways to improve the efficiency of drive systems to reduce complexity, maintenance and fuel use.
VIDEO: Multiple pavers for Netherlands air base
A large fleet of asphalt road construction machines has been used at the Eindhoven Airbase in the Netherlands to reconstruct the runway. Contractor BAM Infra carried out the work to resurface the runway to the tight specifications and tight time frame requirements of the Royal Dutch Airforce. In all, nine asphalt pavers were employed simultaneously to lay the new runway surface. Running the...
Major new highway for Ecuador's Piñas canton
Ecuador's Buenavista Zaruma Highway will provide a key route that will help boost economic activity Mauro Nogarin writes
Ecuador hopes to boost economic activity with the construction of new highway links. Most economic activity in the Piñas canton currently relies on agriculture, forestry and fishing. These sectors employ over 50% of the economically active population of the region....