Switzerland

A leader in the construction and transportation industries across Europe, Stirnimann commemorated five decades of a successful relationship with Grove at the Manitowoc Cranes booth during ConExpo 2020. Several representatives from Olten, Switzerland-based Stirnimann visited with Manitowoc's team, which included Orlando Mota, Aaron Ravenscroft and Erdogan Arslan.

Swiss transport, heavy lift and warehouse logistics company Emil Egger AG has purchased three new Grove mobile cranes to form the backbone of its new facility in Bassersdorf, near Zurich. Headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland, Emil Egger AG is an established mobile crane hire company for the construction industry, specializing in complex projects in heavy lift logistics and the erection of tower cranes.

Swiss crane service provider Interkran had already taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L, so its new Demag AC 300-6 is now the second all terrain crane from Zweibrücken to be added to its fleet. The crane was received by Interkran General Manager Tony Teixeira and handed over by Terex Cranes Senior Sales Manager of Germany, Austria and Switzerland Christian Kassner.

Roads could soon fix themselves as researchers make progress in developing self-healing asphalt. According to a team of Swiss researchers ETH Zurich and the Swiss Institute for Materials Science a new asphalt mixture made with a magnetic nano-particulate additive would prevent potholes from forming at all, and what's more, the mixture would lengthen roads' lifespans, the News Wheel reported.

Doosan won a contract to supply 52 excavators to Europe's Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project. The $5.5 billion project is the largest gas pipeline project on the continent, beginning on the border of Greece and Turkey and stretching across Northern Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea to Italy, the Oman Tribune reported.

Will reinforced concrete bridges still be standing for years to come, or has corrosion already set in? ETH scientists have discovered that previous concrete samples were too small to allow a reliable statement on the condition of reinforced concrete. Taminabr├╝cke opened in June this year following four years of construction.

Being environmentally friendly takes on multiple meanings for the crew at Remo Recycling AG. Since mid-2015, a Sennebogen 821 electric material handler has been a cornerstone of that ongoing effort. As part of parent company Hurni AG's corporate standards, the Remo Recycling AG mantra is to recycle and dispose of construction and municipal waste in the most ecologically responsible manner.