The order is the result of a tender won by Redondo y Garcia, a CASE partner in the country, and consists of 35 backhoe loaders, 20 crawler excavators, 35 dozers and 35 motor graders. CASE dealer Ivecar is supporting aftermarket services tied to this delivery. Despite the logistical slowdown due to COVID-19, the delivery was successful.
Italy-based CASE says the construction sector has now begun to see an uptake in activity as governments of countries with a downward trend in contagion enter into their respective next phases, many of which involve reinstating select construction activities.
With Angola being one of the highest spenders on roads in Africa, infrastructure development is crucial to the country. The CASE machines will help build and maintain the country's roads.
CASE says it has continued to support its global dealer network throughout the pandemic crisis and maintained aftermarket services. The majority of CNH Industrial's 67 global plants have also now reopened. To ensure the health and safety of its employees, the company has established a global COVID-19 Safety Protocol throughout its plants and logistics centres. It encompasses over 40 different measures and complies with local regulations in all countries in which it operates.