Gardening and landscaping companies tackle a huge range of jobs, from creating green areas to planning, designing and maintaining outdoor features. Gilli Garten AG in Rotkreuz, Switzerland, is no exception. This gardening and landscaping firm has won a contract to create the entire green area surrounding the new premises of pharmaceutical and diagnostics company Roche.
The construction site on the A4 highway near Vienna is currently one of the largest in Austria. Especially near the Vienna airport, the eastern highway is particularly frequented with around 65,000 vehicles daily and growing.
Tie tamping, coarse gravel compaction, tie replacements - these are the main tasks of Strube Gleisbau in Buchholz near Hamburg. The company relies on the gasoline hammers by Wacker Neuson here, because they offer the ideal combination of percussion rate and power for the special requirements on the track.
On July 31th, when a tunnel boring machine dug the tunnel in a subway construction building site, the riverbed above the tunnel collapsed and the river water rushed into the site and submerged all the construction machines. Hangzhou government and municipal committee initiated a contingency plan immediately and allocated 25 dewatering pumps to the building site. Of the 25 pumps, 7 pumps were Wacker Neuson PT 6LT centrifugal trash pumps and 15 pumps were Wacker Neuson PTS 4V centrifugal trash pumps. The water was all drained after three days of continuous fighting, and reduced the losses to a minimum.
Since its original construction in 1914, the Panama Canal has been a source of high economic value and pride for Panamanians. The Canal gives passage to an estimated 15,000 vessels and 280 million tons of cargo annually. Despite the Canal running around the clock at 90 percent of its maximum capacity, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) could not keep up with traffic and some ships had to wait several days for passage.
Working in confined areas can be a challenge for any contractor. Add additional pedestrian and vehicle traffic to a jobsite and extra care needs to be taken for all those concerned. David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Germantown, Wisconsin has tackled just such a problem and found the equipment solution.
Everyone wants to save time and money, especially on the job site. Contractors across the country are quickly learning that articulated wheel dumpers are an excellent alternative for hauling job site materials, saving time and money in the process.