Issue 11/2017


Success story

Dear readers, Sustainable management is an important topic even in the construction industry, and there is a clear commitment to the recovery of building material waste in order to preserve and use...



FLSmidth lands large order in Mexico

One of the world’s leading silver producer and one of Mexico’s largest gold producers, Peñoles and Fresnillo PLC, have decided to introduce the latest nextSTEP™ advanced flotation technology into...


WEG extends the W60 motor series

WEG has extended its W60 motor series, which now covers a power range of 500-16 000 kW at frequencies of 50 or 60 Hz. The three-phase induction motors are designed for the 2300-13 800 V voltage range...



Hillhead to welcome a special guest in 2018

Hillhead 2018 is gearing up for a special appearance from the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain. The Man Engine, powered by Volvo, was voted the UK’s Best Arts Project and...



Excavator tracks becoming potential biotopes

When Andre Baumann, the State Secretary in Baden- Württemberg’s Ministry of the Environment, looked around the Meichle + Mohr extraction site in Radolfzell ­Municipal Forest, he said: “At the sand and...


New line increases production capacity

Demand for fertilizer continues to grow. Private and commercial customers also expect continuous improvement in quality and processability. The products must meet high standards, but production also...


Complete scraper replacement

R‌eplacing scrapers on a conveyor belt system is almost ­always a lengthy process for any company. In the case of the Hohenlimburger Kalkwerke in Germany, the whole process took almost two years....


Innovative Conveyor Belt Cleaner Program

M‌artin Engineering announced the introduction of a ­factory-direct program to deliver and install fresh ­replacement polyurethane blades – accurately specified, custom-fitted and mounted free of...


CEMEX invests in Piesberg Quarry

Since 2015, around € 5.5 mill. have been invested by CEMEX in the rebuilding of its primary crushing station and more environmentally friendly conveying equipment. At the official inauguration on...


Powerful machines defy labor shortage

Telestack is one of the specialists for modern track-mounted stockpile conveyors. At the NordBau 2017, the new LF 520 Revolution with a flat receiving hopper that enables wheel-loader feeding was...


Bell Germany officially opens new facility

Bell Equipment Germany’s new headquarters at Alsfeld/Germany was officially opened at the end of August 2017 with three special events - an opening ceremony, an open day for customers and suppliers as...



Construction materials recycling

Summary: Europe has set itself an ambitious goal for recycling construction and demolition waste, aiming at 70 % by the year 2020. At present, only a level of 50 % has been managed, and no great...