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...

Forecast on the global earthmoving equipment market

The Viganò International cutting and slitting lines are suitable for the processing of various types of material  largely used in earthmoving machinery. We present here the results of a study by Grand View Research about the forecast on the global earthmoving equipment: it is expected to reach USD 184.56 billion by 2022. To fuel product demand over the forecast period...

Skyway, the Mont Blanc cable car 

The quality of gear reducers for winches is crucial to ensure peak performance and complete security of cable cars, chair lifts, cable ways, and cable railways. Gear reducers for Galbiati Group cable railways systems, with output torques from 80 kNm to over 900 kNm, are appreciated throughout the world and...