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  • cat Driving change in the dozer marketNot all bulldozers feature mechanical drivelines as Mike Woof reports As an earthstripping tool the bulldozer can an extremely efficient machine in the right application. The first bulldozers were...
  • Sandvik Anniver Sandvik's 150th anniversaryFor Swedish company Sandvik, which supplies equipment to the quarrying industry, 2012 is a year of celebrations Aseries of events are being arranged by Sandvik companies worldwide in 2012 to...
  • The cover of Rob Sinclair's Hydraulic Excavators: Quarrying and Mining Applications New book features classic hydraulic excavatorsHydraulic excavators are the subject of a new book which looks in detail at the machines and how they are used. Hydraulic excavators are now the most widely used of all off-highway machines but that...
  • Volvo's first wheeled loader Volvo's Munktell museum celebrates anniversaryVolvo's Munktell museum in Eskilstuna, Sweden is helping to preserve the spirit of the company's founders, as well as the machine heritage. With 20th anniversary celebrations scheduled for November...
  • Cat EXP 0000-L Caterpillar shows early Twenty dozer at ConexpoCaterpillar displayed the Twenty dozer for the first time in 1927 and this year the machine was featured again at its Conexpo stand to demonstrate the evolution in construction machinery. ompared to...
  • Deutz's first workshop Deutz engine development driven by efficiencyFuel efficiency is driving modern engine development but it was demand for more power that drove early innovation. Claire Symes takes a look at the advances at Deutz with a visit to the company's...
  • Matti Kilpinen points out the location of the new Tampella factory in 1971 Tamrock rock drills discussedTamrock is a name that is synonymous with rock drilling today but without the work of Matti Kilpinen it might have been a different story. ABE reports. Today the brand name Tamrock is closely...
  • Robert Gilmore LeTourneau Developments at LeTourneauLeTourneau is a name that has become synonymous with the development of earthmoving equipment. ABE takes a look at the man behind the name. Working as an earthmoving contractor in the early 1920s led...
  • ABE SO 10 P 50 1 Diesel engine history rememberedLegislation may have influenced recent technological development but the diesel engine is still ubiquitous when it comes to powering construction equipment. ABE takes a look at its inventor, Rudolph...
  • Bruno Nordberg Nordberg crusher developmentThe name Nordberg lives on as a Metso Minerals product line, but who was the man that gave his name to crushing and screening's heritage? Claire Symes reports. Most people have heard of the Nordberg...
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