Capital Equipment News April 2019


CONTENTS Capital Equipment News is published monthly by Crown Publications Editor: Munesu Shoko Advertising manager: Elmarie Stonell Design: Ano Shumba



Publisher: Karen Grant

COMMENT 2 New technologies; new opportunities cover 4 Expanding horizons Compact Equipment 8 Pioneering electromobility in construction equipment TRANSPORT 12 Ticking all the right boxes 16 Driving progressive supply chain solutions Concrete Batching 20 Setting new concrete mobility standards InterviewS 24 Back on track 26 Will automation ever take off in construction? Thought Leadership 28 Digitalisation as a toolbox 30 Using correct grease improves productivity, reduces wear 40 What do equipment users want from automation?

Construction News

32 New Cat 140 GC 32 New range of skid steer loaders from Wacker Neuson 33 Bobcat loader developments increase customer benefits 33 Komatsu launches new PC210-10MO excavator Mining News 34 Largest Doosan excavator for South Africa 34 Redesigned G Series carries on 777 legacy 35 Epiroc to digitalise Black Rock Mine operations Materials Handling News 36 Crane & Hoist Equipment SA is new Potain agent Agriculture – Pre-NAMPO News 38 GEM to showcase SANY equipment for agriculture TRANSPORT News 39 New Faw 6.130 Fl rolls in

Deputy publisher: Wilhelm du Plessis

Circulation: Karen Smith

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Tel: (011) 622-4770 Fax: (011) 615-6108 Printed by Tandym Print The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the editor or the publisher.

Total circulation Q4 2018: 4 480

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