Top 5 World’s Construction Equipment Manufacturers

Top 5 World’s Construction Equipment Manufacturers

Here are the world’s top five construction equipment manufacturers. They build heavy-duty automobiles, specifically designed for implementing construction tasks, most commonly equipment concerning earthwork operations

Caterpillar (USA)

Caterpillar Inc is an American corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. Caterpillar is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar’s headquarters are situated in Peoria, Illinois; it announced in January 2017 that it would move its head office to Chicago.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Sweden)

Volvo CE – is […]

5 Ways to Create an Environmentally Friendly Mining Area

5 Ways to Create an Environmentally Friendly Mining Area

1. Closing illegal and unregulated mines

In context with enforcing regulations and maintaining steadfast legislation regarding a mine’s behavior and processes, the strict and swift closing of illegal or unregulated mining activity will set an environmental precedent within the industry.

For example, before 2010, most mines in China were completely unregulated when it came to the environment and the shortcomings it was bringing to surrounding Chinese areas. After years of lax regulation and undisciplined treatment of illegal, unpermitted mines, China’s government responded to a wave of public protest and partly in its own self-interest enacted new policy measures for greener mining. These […]

Cobwebs Construction

Cobwebs Construction

Katama Suryabumi Corporation which is engaged in technological innovation of construction and agribusiness, has developed and has being the holder of new technology patent in field of design, one of which is the system of Cobwebs Construction (CC). The system incorporates a flat plate concrete foundation system with the soil improvement system which makes it sturdy, earthquake friendly, and economical.

 

 

Prof. Dr. Ir. T Abdul Aziz Djajaputra, Professor of Geotechnical ITB said, “The cobwebs construction is a more rigid and more efficient shallow foundation system, in terms of its material. The other advantages of the system is good horizontal […]

5 Unique Facts of Bali Mandara Toll Road

5 Unique Facts of Bali Mandara Toll Road

Bali is a well-known island in Indonesia for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches, and coral reefs. This island has religious sites, such as Uluwatu Temple, also beautiful and famous beach side city named Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur, and Nusa Dua.

This famous tourist spot is now accessible with toll over the sea since 2013. Not only as Indonesia’s first toll built on the sea, this road also has other unique facts.

Before named Bali Mandara, Made Mangku Pastika as the Governor of Bali proposed two names, Bali Mandara and Soekarno-Hatta.
The construction process of 12,7 km toll […]

The Cause of Damage an Undercarriage Excavators and Bulldozers

The Cause of Damage an Undercarriage Excavators and Bulldozers

The undercarriage is one of the important components in heavy equipment such as excavators and bulldozers. One of the components of heavy equipment section below includes the frame and a set of tracks and was instrumental in moving from one place to the other.  Damage to these parts could not be avoided, as it will damage the undercarriage after 5 years of usage due to various factors. However, it can be prevented with treatment and examination within a certain period. As for some of the causes of damage the undercarriage that could be avoided.

 

Worn out

 Worn out undercarriage can occur […]

The Biggest Truck In The World

The Biggest Truck In The World

There a lot of different categories of trucks, every trucking service needs specific types of trucks and because of that some of the trucks needed to become so huge that seeing them in person bring us fear.

The most specific truck in the trucking industry is the dump truck or in the construction industry known as haul truck. And this is the biggest truck that exist on the planet belong to the group of dump trucks/haul trucks.

The Caterpillar 797F
It is also worldwide ranked as the biggest truck among the biggest trucks in the world. It […]

Do you know? What is the meaning of the different colour of safety helmet?

Do you know? What is the meaning of the different colour of safety helmet?

Head injury accident is one kind of the major occupational accidents, particularly in the construction industry.
Every year many workers injured or are even killed as a result of head injury.

The main risks of head injury in the workplaces are as follows:

where there is a possibility that a worker may be struck on his head by a falling or flying object.
where a worker may strike his head against a protruded object or may be struck by a swinging object.

To effectively reduce the risks of head injury, an appropriate type of safety helmets should be provided.
The […]

Heavy Equipment for Construction.

Heavy Equipment for Construction.

In the case of huge construction projects, proper use of the appropriate equipment contributes to economy, quality, safety, speed and timely completion of a project. Equipment are use for highway projects, irrigation, buildings, power projects etc. 15-30% of total project cost has been accounted towards equipment and machinery.

Classification of Construction Equipment

Earth-moving equipment
Hauling equipment
Hoisting equipment
Conveying equipment
Aggregate and concrete production equipment
Pile-driving equipment
Tunneling and rock drilling equipment
Pumping and dewatering equipment

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