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05/07/2019

S 36 X DirectDrive from SCHWING is the truck-mounted concrete pump of the year 2019 in Russia

At the first competition "Innovations in construction technology in Russia" extraordinary construction machines were awarded in various categories. SCHWING was able to prevail over the strong competition in the truck-mounted concrete pump category and win the title "Truck-mounted concrete pump of the year" with the S 36 X DirectDrive truck-mounted concrete pump. An independent jury of representatives of trade journals and media groups evaluated the nominated machines and awarded the Bauma CTT RUSSIA prizes in the product groups truck-mounted concrete pump, mobile crane, tower crane, bulldozer, dump truck and wheel loader. The awards have now been handed over to the winners during the evening... Read more

27/06/2019

Construction company has relied on truck-mounted concrete pumps from SCHWING for more than 50 years

Decades of business relationships are something special in today's fast paced world. H. Huetter Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG and SCHWING GmbH can look back on a particularly long partnership. In 1966, and thus more than 50 years ago, the first SCHWING truck-mounted concrete pump – an ABP 30 on a Unimog chassis – was handed over to the construction company from Dorsten/Germany at a price of just under 90,000 Deutsche Mark. Since then, the family business has remained faithful to the pump manufacturer from Herne/Germany. For concrete production, this first truck-mounted concrete pump (still without a boom) carried delivery pipes with a diameter of DN 80. Arriving at the construction site, the... Read more

21/05/2019

Long journey: S 36 X and S 38 SX truck-mounted concrete pumps reach Australia

SCHWING's truck-mounted concrete pumps are in high demand among pump operators in Australia for their performance, economy and reliability. At regular intervals, units built according to the Australian Design Rules (ADR) leave the main plant in Herne / Germany and make their way to Down Under. Read more

13/04/2019

Patent infringement at bauma 2019: SCHWING-Stetter obtains injunction against competitor

SCHWING-Stetter has prohibited a competitor from continuing to exhibit the technology from the patent in its products at the current bauma 2019 due to patent infringement. Read more

01/04/2019

111,000th Stetter truck-mixer completed

Stetter is celebrating a special anniversary this year: the 111,000th truck-mixer has now rolled off the production line at the main plant in Memmingen, Bavaria. Further production plants for truck-mixers are operated by subsidiaries in Brazil and India, among others, whereby India plays a special role due to the extremely high market share of a good 80% for truck-mixers. Read more

06/03/2019

SCHWING-Stetter at bauma 2019

bauma 2019 - the largest trade fair in the world - will start in Munich in just a few weeks. SCHWING-Stetter will also be there again, presenting some of its many innovations and new models. Meanwhile, preparations are in full swing. At the end of January, the Media Dialogue 2019 was the first information event to take place at the event location. In individual discussions with editors, the exhibits were presented or informed about innovations and special features relating to bauma 2019.  Read more

07/02/2019

Tutorials for machine operators and service technicians of truck-mounted concrete pumps

In order to support customers in the safe and efficient operation of their machines and systems, SCHWING-Stetter has been creating short tutorials on various products since the beginning of 2018. In these short films, we show typical steps, display relevant information and list the tools required. The tutorials, produced by a professional film team, are published on the company's own YouTube channel. Last year, four tutorials were produced on topics related to truck-mounted concrete pumps and the maintenance of truck-mixers. Since the beginning of 2019, all SCHWING truck-mounted concrete pumps have had stickers affixed to them with a QR code and an NFC chip so that machine operators and... Read more

07/01/2019

New Stetter batching plant in Oestringen put into operation

An extraordinary Stetter batching plant has recently been set up in Oestringen, in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The V4-plant of W. Mayer Transportbetonwerk GmbH is equipped with two 4 m³ twin-shaft mixers and with numerous, in some cases striking, equipment options. Alongside its six cement silos, the basic system contains an aggregate silo boasting a storage volume of more than 1000 m³ with a diameter of 10.24 m. The silo is stationed on top of a fully galvanised steel structure, in which the mixers and the weighing platform are positioned. The loading hall with roller shutters was erected as a technical noise protection measure. As a result, the truck-mixers can be filled in an... Read more

04/12/2018

Shooting for S 65 SXF film completed

For more than a year, the marketing department of SCHWING accompanied the development, production, testing and deployment of SCHWING's new flagship with a professional film team: the S 65 SXF truck-mounted concrete pump. Exciting shots were taken in various European countries and in the USA, which have now been combined to form an impressive product film of around 4 minutes in length. Following the exclusive performance in front of SCHWING employees, the film will premiere on 14th December 2018 on the YouTube channel of SCHWING-Stetter.

16/08/2018

S 65 SXF in use in Texas

At the beginning of June, the first truck-mounted concrete pumpS 65 SXF from SCHWING America Inc. was handed over to an American customer. After a thorough briefing by service technicians from SCHWING America, the Brundage Bone Concrete Pumping subsidiary in Dallas, Texas, took over the new long-boom pump. The truck weighing between 62 and 65 tonnes will be built for the US market on an eight-axle MACK chassis with four steering axles. With a pumping capacity of up to 162 m³ per hour and a maximum range of around 60 m, the newly developed S 65 SXF is predestined for use on large construction sites with large foundations or multi-storey buildings. The picture shows the concreting of a large... Read more

15/07/2018

SCHWING pumps the largest guitar building in the world

At the Seminole Indian Tribe near Hollywood, Florida, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is the world's first true guitar building. "It will be the first building in the world that’s truly to scale designed as an authentic guitar", says James Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming and chairman of Hard Rock International. "So it’s not just an exterior façade, the curving of the building will be identical to an authentic guitar." Responsible for the construction is Baker Concrete Construction, Inc., based in Monroe, OH, and its joint venture partner Liberty Conshor, Inc., Bonita Springs. Concrete logistics at the construction site were commissioned by Florida-based Cherokee Pumping LLC. With a height of 450 m,... Read more

02/07/2018

First chalice column poured at S 21

The chalice columns are one of the architectural highlights of the Stuttgart 21 construction project. A total of 29 chalice columns support the ceiling above the new underground station and, thanks to their open-top shape, direct daylight into the station concourse. Now the first of the imposing chalice columns was poured. Two SCHWING truck-mounted concrete pumps from Godel-Beton, a S 36 X and a S 43 SX III, were in operation. With their help, around 460 m³ of white concrete delivered by Stetter's UltraEco truck-mixers from the nearby mobile batching plant were put into the formwork. A particular constructional challenge for the responsible companies was the specification of the client and... Read more

06/04/2018

The 100th Reptor goes to the Netherlands

Henk de Boer is pleased about his new S 38 SX Reptor. To be more precise, there are three S 38 SX Reptor, models 100 to 102. The technical director of FABER Betonpompen appreciates the machines from Herne. The fleet includes around 20 SCHWING truck-mounted concrete pumps. The first pump, an S 42, was purchased by FABER in 1986 and has remained loyal to the Herner company ever since. For Henk de Boer the decisive factors are good service, user-friendly technology that is not susceptible to faults and the elimination of unnecessary electronic components. But the high resale value also plays an important role in the decision. The label "Made in Germany" also comes into play here. Not so much... Read more

28/02/2018

S 65 SXF new Top Model from SCHWING

The S 65 SXF is a new technical design, combined with the well-known quality components from SCHWING that are used in the other size classes. One innovation is the new SXF outrigger, a combination of the proven arched SX outrigger and an additional folding element (folding = "F"). This means that for the first time a truck-mounted concrete pump of this size can be operated without the need for multiple telescopic outriggers. As a result, the SXF outrigger leads to higher stability and steadier pumping. At the same time, the S 65 SXF with a footprint of 11.58 m x 13.70 m is the smallest in this class and thus offers extended application possibilities. “Our customers also placed particular... Read more

17/01/2018

La Réunion is building a motorway over the sea

Financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB), the new coast road under construction on La Réunion will be a project of huge social and economic benefit for the French Overseas Territory. The new 12 kilometre motorway runs from Saint-Denis to La Possession in the west. It will have 2 carriageways each of 3 lanes. This section is an important transportation route connecting the harbour in Le Port in the west with the airport in the north, the two biggest commercial locations on the island. The existing coast road is extremely important for the island's economy, especially as the stretch of road now carries almost 20 million vehicles a year, a number that is constantly rising. The new... Read more