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Overcoming Latin America’s toughest infrastructure projects

Chile’s Atacama Desert is considered one of the most arid and tough places on earth. Its lack of rain is outweighed by the abundance of copper reserves, making the country the world’s largest copper producer. Tesmec Group, a leading manufacturer of large tracked trenchers, was approached in 2014 to use its machines for one of the toughest jobs in the region

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Tesmec opens Marcellus branch

Texas-based company Tesmec USA has opened its newest sales, service and rental branch in the heart of the Marcellus Shale region.

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Choosing the right trencher

For nearly a half century, contractors have relied on trenchers – considered the workhorse of the industry – for underground pipeline installations. When deciding on the right trencher for a job, the features and performance capabilities of different trenchers need to be matched to project needs.

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Advantages and limitations of using chain trenchers in rock

There are various methods for excavating trenches in rock – principally drill and blast, hydraulic breakers and chain trenchers. This article focuses on the use of chain trenchers because they are sometimes overlooked on projects when they may be the best tool for the job.

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New hard rock trenching machine

UK TRENCHER manufacturer Mastenbroek has introduced what it says is a completely new range of hard rock trenchers featuring a revolutionary method of cutting which is claimed to provide increased productivity at lower cost.

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