To search, type and hit enter.

New Goldhofer heavy-duty combination for the Stingel company

Stingel Company New Goldhofer

New Goldhofer heavy-duty combination for the Stingel company

Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft has delivered a second XLE low loader to the Stingel Group, which is headquartered in the Swabian town of Schwenningen. With its business units for Heavy Haul and Construction Material Recycling, the company is active throughout Germany.

In keeping with the saying “Two’s better than one”, Friedrich Stingel GmbH decided to order a second XLE low loader from Goldhofer with exactly the same configuration as the XLE that was added to the Stingel fleet in 2011. “Having two identical combinations with the same axle spacing gives us much greater operative flexibility,” says Managing Director Christoph Stingel, who – together with his brother Michael and his father Wolfgang – runs the family business, which was founded at the foot of the Heuberg in the Swabian Alps back in 1933. “And in future we only have to make one application for a transport permit, as it will apply to both combinations,” he adds.

Stingel’s new XLE 8, which is extendible by three meters, has a 3-axle platform bogie at the front and a 5-axle bogie at the back with a maximum axle load of 12 t each (technically permissible axle load: 14 t) and is paired with a 4-axle Volvo FH 16 750. Total weight is 131 t for a payload of 85 t. With the extendible drop deck, the combination has a maximum length of 29 meters.

The attractions of Goldhofer’s XLE series include the use of proven components – like the pendular axles with a vertical axle stroke of +/-300 mm, a choice of vehicle widths and a compact gooseneck with dual-circuit steering – as well as compact dimensions, very low deadweight, high axle load capacity and a wide range of extension positions. “One big reason for choosing Goldhofer was their high standard of quality and the long service life of their vehicles,” says Christoph Stingel and he continues: “Of course, there are also advantages to be had from collaborating with a company from the region; the short distances save time and money for servicing and repairs.”

The new XLE is to be used to transport the mobile crushers and screening plants operated by Stingel’s subsidiary SBR Stingel Baustoffrecycling GmbH. “We currently have seventeen such plants. They are operated all over Germany, mainly to recycle materials that are suitable for re-use in the building and road construction industries,” says Christoph Stingel, who sees potential for further growth in this market segment in the years ahead.

You may also like:

SP wins Product Award at Speedy Expo 2018

Straightpoint’s (SP) Bluetooth-enabled Radiolink plus load cell and accompanying HHP app were named Lifting Product of the Year at the largest ...

Record pressure vessels moved on Cometto MSPE

Italian engineering company Fagioli S.p.A. recently handled the transport of two huge vessels. It was the biggest project ever done within the ...

Hiab completes the acquisition of Effer cranes

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has completed the acquisition of Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group. Signing of the transaction was announced on 31 July 2018. ...

New Andover Trailers plant body for AH Plant Hire

Chester-based AH Plant Hire has taken delivery of a new bespoke-built Andover Trailers plant body, an upgrade for the company’s original Andover ...

Announcement

HeavyTorque White Logo

It is with regret, that the HeavyTorque team have decided to take a stand based on an industry-wide ‘blind eye’ to the waste in the magazine and periodicals business.

HeavyTorque (#15, July 2018) was the final issue to grace the shop shelves, both on the High Street and across the travel network. As part of our onward strategy to adapt, HeavyTorque will now be distributed exclusively through controlled circulation and available through printed subscription.

Please note, this change will only affect newsstand purchasers. There will be no change for our loyal print subscribers.

Why the newsstand change? Quite simply, we can no longer (in good conscience) participate in a distribution programme that creates such an inherent waste of our precious natural resources – and money.

For those of you who have enjoyed HeavyTorque from the newsstand, we sincerely appreciate your business – and we would hope that you’ve enjoyed the magazine enough to consider a direct subscription?

Single Issues

If you prefer to purchase individual issues (one at a time), you will still have the ability to do so, both online (via the website), or by calling our offices +44 (0) 1572 3450872. Orders for single issues received before the pre-publication deadline will be mailed along with the subscribers.

Current and Back Issues

Our website also caters for those looking to purchase back issues. To browse Back Issue availability, follow this link: https://www.heavytorque.co.uk/shop/

Annual Subscription (UK/Europe and Rest of the World)

Never miss a beat, and keep up with every issue of the magazine via an annual subscription. To purchase your annual subscription, please visit: https://www.heavytorque.co.uk/subscribe/

It remains our objective, philosophy, and goal to provide our readers with the best content available, together with stunning feature photography. We do hope you will continue to support our venture!