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Bauma: A Shapshot

Better Roads Staff - Jun 06, 2013

Bauma:  A Shapshot

By Marcia Gruver Doyle, mgruver@randallreilly.com   Balmy weather helped give bauma, the world’s largest construction equipment show, a massive shot in the arm. A record 530,000 visitors from more than 200 countries made it to the Munich, Germany, show in mid April. ...

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LiuGong showcases largest excavator, new skid-steer at Bauma 2013

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 26, 2013

LiuGong showcases largest excavator, new skid-steer at Bauma 2013

LiuGong featured its Model 945E excavator and 375B radial lift skid-steer at Bauma 2013, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. The 945E excavator, part of the 45-ton weight class and the largest in its lineup, features a 329 horsepower Cummins engine, ...

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Munich in Winter

Better Roads Staff - Mar 06, 2013

Munich in Winter

Before next month’s huge bauma construction equipment trade show in Munich, Germany, the world’s largest this year, was January’s two-day pre-bauma media dialogue. It was wet, cold, snowy, windy and a blast. I have my favorite indoor and warm places there. ...

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Pre-bauma wrap: Bye from Munich

John Latta - Jan 31, 2013

Pre-bauma wrap: Bye from Munich

The two pre-bauma media dialogue days are gone, and I'm trying to get some idea from them of what the big show here in Munich in April might be like. About the only certainty I can come up with is that ...

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Scandia bauma: Game on!

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 31, 2013

Scandia bauma: Game on!

Winding down the second and last day of Winding down the second and last day of the bauma media meeting, I'm continuing to confirm my impression of yesterday that the engine folks will be in a pitched battle at the big ...

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Manitou at bauma: upgrading three-in-one Rotative Telescopic Handler

John Latta - Jan 30, 2013

Manitou will hit bauma running in April, highlighting its display with an upgrade to the three-in-one Rotative Telescopic Handler. As the company says, “It’s a crane, it’s a telehandler, it’s a platform.” The machine now comes with a Mercedes engine and ...

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bauma: More with less

John Latta - Jan 30, 2013

Another common theme from OEM reps at the pre-bauma media dialogue in Munich that teases and sets up the April show is a concentration on doing more with less. Stagnant economies, recession hangovers and  generally inadequate funding for infrastructure have led ...

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Pre-bauma Cat coverage: hybrid excavator 336EH will be centerpiece

John Latta - Jan 29, 2013

I'm here in Munich at a pre-bauma series of press conferences in a windy and cold city. Caterpillar will put on a really big show at bauma in April. The centerpiece will be the hybrid excavator 336EH. Our readers will know something ...

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Special Report: Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid excavator

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Dec 12, 2012

Special Report: Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid excavator

During a press event at its headquarters in Peoria, Ill., Caterpillar unveiled its very first hybrid excavator, the Cat 336EH. The new machine is the first in an upcoming line of hybrid excavators and will be officially launched in April 2013 at the Bauma ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Oct 09, 2012

Highway Contractor

Base Breakthroughs Researchers dig into sub-bases   By John Latta   A quick look at some recent research into sub-bases presented at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) GeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, held this spring in California, ...

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Lattatudes: Down payments

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

Lattatudes: Down payments

One of the many fears that come with a global recession as heavy as this one is that as industry falls back into a hunkered-down defensive mode there could be some severe collateral damage. It’s possible that in jettisoning everything ...

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