General Engineering

Design and production of a large Edger drive

Galbiati has recently built a large Edger drive for an existing hot rolling mill at Mariupol, Ukraine. The engineering process was undertaken by the Galbiati Group in collaboration with Primetals Linz, whilst the large Edger drive was purchased directly by Metinvest Engineering LLC, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Galbiati Group’ supply covered the engineering and manufaturing of a large Edger drive for a hot...

Galbiati Group and its activity of reconditioning of gear reducers

The Galbiati Group recently undertook a project to recondition two gear reducers for screw down drives installed in an old plant operating at Mariupol in the Ukraine. The engineering was entrusted to renowned industry leader Primetals Linz, whilst the machines themselves are the property of end customer Metinvest Engineering LLC, also located in the...

Helsinki and Tallinn are looking to build the world’s longest undersea rail tunnel

The world’s longest undersea rail tunnel – 103 km long – between Finland and Estonia could cost up to 20 billion euros ($24.7 billion) and be opened for traffic by 2040. Following years of investigations, Helsinki and Tallinn are looking to build a permanent undersea link between the two northern capitals,...

Heavy construction equipment market will reach 166.5 billion USD in 2020

According to an Indian report, the heavy construction equipment market is projected to reach $166.05 Billion, with a CAGR of 6.80% from 2015 to 2020. The huge demand for heavy construction equipment from emerging economies is due to the infrastructural development and to the increased spending on construction activities. It...

The European construction equipment market is performing relatively well

A report  from the European construction equipment manufacturing association, CECE,  shows that, excluding Russia, the European market for construction machines grew by 3,5% in 2015 and it forecasts a slight increase in business for 2016. The CECE Barometer shows that the market grew significantly in the first quarter of 2016. There are encouraging signs of...

Helsinki-Tallin: a tunnel under the Baltic sea

Helsinki and Tallinn agree to build a submarine rail tunnel under the Baltic sea: it would replace ferries, which carry 8 million passengers a year between the cities. A  trip that currently takes one hour and 40 minutes at its very shortest would last just 30 minutes. According to a recent preliminary...