New product announcements: 02/18/2009 Demolition Robot: Remote Control All of a sudden, demolition robots are all the rage, and Husqvarna is going after the destruction with the new DXR-310. The wireless-controlled wrecker will be available in North America in the third quarter. Powered by a 22-kW electric motor, the 2-ton unit’s width is just slightly over 2.5 ft. Stepless, electrohydraulic controls stand up against harsh environments, and the telescopic boom’s overall reach, including the breaker, is 18 ft. Husqvarna Construction Products; 913-928-1000; www.husqvarnacp.com Form Screen: Protects Workers Doka introduces the Xclimb-60 formwork screen, being used for the first time in the
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.