Epiroc shakes up attachments sector

Epiroc AB has agreed to acquire STANLEY Infrastructure in a move that will shake up the global attachments business. The strategic acquisition will strengthen Epiroc’s presence in the attachments business in infrastructure and construction, especially in the United States. STANLEY Infrastructure, a business within Stanley Black & Decker’s Industrial business segment, designs and manufactures attachments…Read moreRead more

Chinese manufacturers stand accused

Chinese excavator manufacturers stand accused of excavator dumping – selling machines at a significantly reduced price to gain a foothold or to secure market share to the detriment of incumbent manufacturer. In response to complaints made by British manufacturer JCB, the Trade Remedies Authority has opened two new investigations into the import of excavators from…Read moreRead more

Bobcat Origin Story – LIVE

At 7pm on Wednesday 12 July we will be peering back through the mists of time to see the very humble beginnings of a world-leading brand. And we will be doing so in the company of Joe Keller – a man whose father and uncle created the machine that would evolve to become the skid…Read moreRead more

EXCLUSIVE – Kobelco giant destined for Down Under

It towered like a Colossus over the Bauma 2022 exhibition. It is the largest OEM-made high reach demolition excavator in the world. And now the Kobelco SK1300DLC-10 is headed for Australia to spearhead a prestigious project for one of the biggest and most-respected contractors in the global demolition industry. That contractor is Liberty Industrial; and…Read moreRead more

EXCLUSIVE – Kobelco giant is on its way

The Kobelco SK1300D-10 demolition excavator was one of the largest machines at the Bauma 2022 exhibition. It loomed over the Munich show ground like a Colossus. And it s now set to loom equally large over a project that is about as far from Munich as it is possible to get. Join us LIVE as…Read moreRead more

EXCLUSIVE – The Mighty Jumbo

One of the world’s largest demolition excavators has gone to work in Italy. And DemolitionNews was granted exclusive access. The first thing that strikes you about Despe’s new Jumbo machine is not its size but its colour.   It is purest Despe white from nose to tail.   It is a brilliant white, the colour of glaciers.  …Read moreRead more

Construction Equipment News #7

In this week’s show: We have major announcements from both Liebherr and Volvo; JCB extends its electric equipment product range; and Dragon Equipment lifts the lid on a new compact crusher. All the latest news from the greatest equipment manufacturers LIVE.

WORLD PREMIERE – Despe unveils The Jumbo

Italian demolition giant Despe has taken delivery of one of the biggest and most impressive demolition excavators the world has ever seen. Weighing in at more than 350 tonnes, “The Jumbo” is based on a Caterpillar 6015B mining excavator that has been modified to Despe’s specifications by excavator modifier Laurini. And DemolitionNews was the first…Read moreRead more

My new favourite equipment exhibition

DemolitionNews’ Mark Anthony is fresh back from Verona in Italy where he was attending the SaMoTer exhibition as a guest of the show’s organisers. The show was filled with highlights, not least of which was the HUGE array of Italian-made attachments on display. Here’s the highlight reel.

Construction Equipment News #2

In this week’s episode: Caterpillar steps up its assault on the global demolition industry; OilQuick sets its sights on the materials handling sector; and Manitou celebrates the humble bucket. PLUS we have an exclusive look at the brand new grapple from Gryb International company, Bateman. Join us LIVE!