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It steers more than it brakes: As with tracked vehicles, the steering brake manhandles a construction truck around even the tightest turns. Yet operating this manoeuvring aid is unbelievably simple: the touch of a button is all it takes.
Thousands of cubic metres of excavated material and heavy construction vehicles are transported by Konrad Götz in Seubersdorf. This requires a MAN TGX semitrailer – and a full-blooded driver, and Florian Brendel.
Floating over snowcapped peaks, enjoying a panoramic view: the highest three-cable installation in the world has been opened in Zermatt in the Swiss Alps.
Machinery and trucks are rolling over the world's largest construction sites to meet the growing demand for living space, offices and infrastructure. This sustained boom is resulting in more and more orders. Five developments with a view to the future.
Transporting timber is considered to be a particularly demanding field within trucking. MAN ProfiDrive® is now providing special training specifically for this sector, because even diehard timber drivers still have much to learn.
Whether tipper trucks, concrete mixers or a special construction vehicle, these varied trucks are ideal for use on any construction site.
Modular building accelerates construction projects, says Peter Guttenberger, managing director of Max Bögl Transport und Geräte GmbH. How exactly does it work – and how does he envisage the ideal truck to achieve it?
PwC expert Dr Martin Nicklis explains the consequences of the construction boom – and how smart companies should respond to it.