Capital Equipment News April 2017


CONTENTS Capital Equipment News is published monthly by Crown Publications cc Editor: Munesu Shoko Advertising manager: Claudia Bertschy Design: Anoonashe Shumba



Publisher: Karen Grant

COVER 4 New weights at new heights JOBSITE REPORT 6 Loading beyond expectations COMPACT EXCAVATOR 10 Beating space constraints TRANSPORT 14 Bridging the gap

MINING 30 Wirtgen's strong showing at 2017 Symposium Mines Guinea 31 Multotec launches Botswana subsidiary CONSTRUCTION 32 Cat and Barloworld in joint venture to boost aftermarket 33 Komatsu completes Joy Global acquisition MATERIALS HANDLING 34 IGO crane's simplicity ideal for smaller jobs 35 Heavy lift projects pay dividends for Johnson Crane Hire MATERIALS PROCESSING 36 CDE EvoWash 72 to the rescue 37 Crushing solutions for mines, from start-ups to majors 38 New lab instruments generate faster sample results 38 Training on the move with Atlas Copco's RCS Mobile Trailer AGRICULTURE 40 Volvo Trucks assists drought-hit farmers CONDITION MONITORING & TRAINING

Deputy publisher: Wilhelm du Plessis

Circulation: Karen Smith

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18 In the doldrums

USED EQUIPMENT 20 Sidestepping used equipment pitfalls COMPACT LOADERS 23 Keeping an open mind on compact loading choices PROFILE 28 Loading territorial gains

Total circulation Q1 2017: 3 662

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