Gantner Instruments presents new monitoring solutions for utility-scale PV plants at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

The leading independent PV monitoring company, Gantner Instruments, is presenting its latest solutions for monitoring, data collection and plant control at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi from January 18 to 21. With offices in Europe,…

Sub-zero Siberia tests the mettle of Terex Trucks

This is no place for weaklings. With temperatures dropping below -50°C in the winter, the conditions at the Apatsky open pit mine,1,700 meters above sea level, are extremely punishing, not only for the workers, but for the equipment used there…

Helfaut Travaux reaches new heights with first Liebherr R 960 Demolition crawler excavator in use

Helfaut Travaux has upgraded its machine fleet with the new Liebherr R 960 Demolition crawler excavator. The excavator, launched at Intermat 2015 in Paris, is one of the major new offers from Liebherr’s Colmar factory. When selecting the machine…

Atlas Copco adds to QAS generator range

Julio Tome, product marketing manager for large generators at Atlas Copco, said: “Since we introduced the new QAS line in 2007, we always intended for the complete range to go up to 630kVA. Today, we have achieved that milestone in the most…

Renfe selects six companies as potential suppliers of new high-speed trains

The agreements have a value of up to 2.64 billion euros ($2.86 billion). This Spanish state-run train operator explained that it was looking to buy at least 15 trains for up to 1.4 billion euros in a first phase. After a first round of bids,…

Hannover Messe: ContiTech Places Sustainable Solutions Center Stage

A high-performance belt for the lift drive in rack feeders, an engine mount for which natural rubber from dandelion roots is used, as well as robust and powerful rubber tracks ­ these are ContiTech's highlights on show at this year's Hannover…

Sebastian Poccard appointed Senior Vice President, Sales and Markets in Hiab

Hiab has appointed Sebastian Poccard as Senior Vice President, Sales and Markets as of 10 February. Sebastian will lead and drive sales and services excellence as well as develop dealer management relations and related structure. He will report…

Dubai’s RTA hopes to begin work on the Route 2020 metro expansion project in the second half of 2016

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has denied the expansion of the Dubai Metro beyond Jebel Ali is to be delayed and insisted the project is still on schedule. Specifically, Shahrin Abdol Salam, chief engineer of rail operations at the…

ITA Tunnelling Works over the world

This video presents the major tunnelling works in progress in 2015 and future tunnelling projects around the world.