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PAM success story Chicago Pneumatic construction tools play integral role in bespoke PAM carrier system used by Colas
Robust and efficient breaking and drilling tools from Chicago Pneumatic are playing an integral role in the PAM (Positioner-Activator-Manipulator) carrier system. The system is used by Colas, a world leader in the construction and maintenance of transport infrastructure, for breaking out concrete on vertical and overhead applications on concrete structures, prior to carrying out concrete repairs.
RX22 in use at Chilean mine Customised hydraulic breaker from Chicago Pneumatic chosen for high temperature application at Chilean copper mine
A customized RX22 hydraulic breaker from Chicago Pneumatic has been chosen for use in a demanding kiln cleaning application at a leading copper mine in Chile. The rig-mounted hydraulic breaker, which is modified to withstand temperatures of over 1000°C, was supplied by specialist mining contractor Servicios Nettle Hermanos for use at the Caletones copper mining settlement operated by state-owned Chilean mining company CODELCO.
National Granite PR story Chicago Pneumatic’s hydraulic breakers and portable compressors prove great fit for Indian granite quarry
Chicago Pneumatic’s hydraulic breakers and portable compressors are proving a great fit for India’s expanding granite building stone industry. A testament to this is Kerala-based granite quarry, National Granite and Hollow Bricks, which is successfully using CP1150 and RX22 hydraulic breakers as well as a CPP60E portable air compressor to perform essential breaking and drilling operations.
CP2404 - RX8 breaker in use (2).jpg RX8 breaker from Chicago Pneumatic plays vital role in telecoms trenching project in India’s Himalayan region
A rig-mounted hydraulic breaker from international construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic is playing a vital role in an ambitious trenching project to lay telecoms cables in India’s Himachal Pradesh state, which is based in the country’s mountainous Himalayan region.
Rivet Buster Dover Chicago Pneumatic supplies rivet buster to aid restoration of Dover’s historic cruise terminal
Specialist contractor McNealy Brown Limited has paid tribute to Chicago Pneumatic’s CP4608 rivet buster for its crucial role in a major project to refurbish the Port of Dover’s historic Cruise Terminal building. The handheld tool was used in a vital phase of the project which strengthened the roof structure by removing and replacing the original rivets.
Chicago Pneumatic USA - Malta quarry Chicago Pneumatic RX46 breaker boosts productivity for Ballut Blocks of Malta
A new RX46 heavy rig-mounted breaker from Chicago Pneumatic is helping Ballut Blocks, one of Malta’s largest civil engineering contractors, to meet challenging productivity targets on a major project that involves the excavation of 1,000,000 m3 of rock over a period of four years without the use of explosives.
Chicago Pneumatic Sweden -  Matha Granites Leading quarry operator places trust in Chicago Pneumatic
International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic has, for over eight years, been playing a major role in helping one of India’s leading producers of manufacturing and plastering sand, Matha Granites, expand its quarrying operations in India’s Kerala district.
Chicago Pneumatic - Akshay Stones - Quarry Chicago Pneumatic supplies 80% of portable compressors to blue stone quarries in Navi-Mumbai
International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic has, over the last six years, become the blue stone quarry industry’s leading provider of portable compressors in India’s Navi-Mumbai region. Thanks to the high reliability of its products, an excellent after-sales service and the successful relationship with its local dealer, Chicago Pneumatic is now believed to supply 80% of the portable compressors in use across Navi-Mumbai’s 250 stone quarries.
0 CP chosen to widen U.S. landmark
When Paul Scharmer at Massman Construction got the challenging job to retrofit and widen the Huey P. Long Bridge by 15 meters, he chose Chicago Pneumatic drills ‘for their reliability and ruggedness’.
0 Chile: CP breaker boosts productivity and wins sale
In late 2008 Chicago Pneumatic delivered its first CP 1150 hydraulic breaker to the world’s southernmost city: Punta Arenas.