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    The view from within the highly ergonomic iCAB cabin. The new-generation machine is appealing to experienced operators and youngsters accustomed to the use of joysticks as used on PlayStations. Image credit: Sandvik

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  • Cat_001: Cat says the technology on the new 330 can increase an operator’s efficiency by up to 45% over traditional grading operations. Image credit: Equipment World

Cat’s excavators offer high productivity, low cost

December 13th, 2018|

Cat says its next generation of 30-ton excavators not only improve on the previous models in several key areas, but also lower operating costs. [...]

  • The certificate in construction supervision is a four-year course which earns a National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 4 qualification. Image credit: Safety & Access

MBAWC offers free safety course

December 12th, 2018|

Aspiring construction employees have the opportunity to obtain a nationally recognised qualification for free and earn money while they undergo their studies, thanks to [...]

  • The Department of Mineral Resources emphasises the importance of active participation by all stakeholders in the established Gauteng Illegal Mining Forum to fight illegal mining and the trafficking of precious metals. Image credit: MyBroadband

Study to assess illegal mining in Jhb

December 11th, 2018|

The Department of Mineral Resources has initiated a ground stability study in Johannesburg to assess any long-term damage to critical infrastructure as a result [...]

Bobcat assists with world record attempt for longest slip-and-slide

December 5th, 2018|

An attempt at a Guinness World Record for the longest slip-and-slide at the Pecanwood Oktoberfest Lifestyle Festival in the Midlands on Saturday 20 October [...]

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Influencers to gather at Africa Energy Indaba 2019

December 4th, 2018|

Africa Energy Indaba brings together influencers from governments, utilities, industry and the energy business sector for a leading informative business conference and a ‘doing [...]

  • volvo_001 - Volvo CE says the results were “even better than expected,” and also showed a 70% reduction in energy costs and 40% reduction in operator costs. Image credit: Interesting Engineering

Volvo: Electric Site quarry test reduced emissions by 95%

November 30th, 2018|

Announced in 2016 during Volvo Construction Equipment’s Xploration Forum, the Electric Site quarry test is now complete, with Volvo declaring that the 10-week experiment [...]