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BAUMA FORUM 2010
The Bauma Forum at bauma 2010 will cover an extensive range of themes. One of the major highlights will include the country specials organised in cooperation with the Germany Engineering Federation (VDMA) on the markets of Asia, America, CIS/Russia and India. The Indian Union Cabinet Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Kamal Nath, will be opening a symposium on the first day of the fair on the construction industry and infrastructure in India. Also, on April 24, 2010, there will be a panel discussion in the Forum on the latest trends, innovations and technologies in the area of mining.
The Bauma Forum will be held in Hall C2 on all six days of the fair.
Schwing-Stetter will present two new truck-mounted concrete pumps – one in the 20-m class, and another one in the 40-m full-size boom class. A new separate placing boom and a new mixing plant rounding off the range of products in this segment will also be presented.
The range-leading MDT 368 from Manitowoc’s Potain brand will be exhibited at this year’s bauma. The crane, launched by Manitowoc in 2009, includes new design features and the strong lift and ease-of-assembly familiar to users of other cranes in the MDT range.
Bauer will exhibit its new rotary drilling rig – Bauer BG 50. Bauer calls it the most powerful rig of the BG series produced to date. The machine, which has an operating weight of 240 tonnes, has an engine output of 706 kW. The mast can be extended to a height of up to 35m.
Italian company MB SpA will launch a new version of its bucket crusher. The company says this version is in fact more resistant in work, featuring a more compact size and improved structural layout to facilitate operator manoeuvres on the excavator.
ZW550 is one of the first machines to be launched in Europe since the alliance between Hitachi Construction Machinery, Kawasaki and TCM Corporation was formed in October 2008. The ZW550 has superior traction control that adjusts engine speed automatically to suit working conditions, and improved torque control for enhanced overall performance, the company says.
Meva will showcase MAC (MEVA Automatic Climbing) – a hydraulic climbing system designed for the top safety standards in high-rise construction. Meva says the system provides complete protection for workers with full cladding while working space inside the external platforms is generous.
Some more highlights
GG Crane Group to unveil the double jib GG 42085 e-TronicTower tower crane for the first time.
Rotar International BV to launch the new RSS series of Scrap Shear designed for professional scrap yards.
Tuchel to present a brand new construction vehicle – the small 4-wheel steer Trac-Quattro.
Hazemag & EPR GmbH to introduce the Variowobbler, a new generation of wobbler feeders for pre-screening operations in crushing plants.
Ruthmann to present the Steiger® TB 270 for base vehicles 3.5 tonnes and up.
Wolffkran to present its extended range of systems and products including its new tower system 23.
Dana to introduce new drivetrains for 16-metric ton front-end loaders and 8-9 metric tonnes industrial lift trucks