National Geographic – Frontlines of Construction – Video

Gigantic machines ripping apart bridges, moving 400 tons of earth at a time, and laying hundreds of miles of pipeline on the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico.  In this video you’ll see machines like the Cat 797, a massive Komatsu wheel loader, an oil rig building machine, the world’s largest tower crane, and a huge tunnel drilling machine.

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Best Pictures From bauma 2013

bauma is an international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment. It has been taking place every year in Munich Germany since 1982.  This years show had 3,400 exhibitors and over 500,000 attendees.

This year’s trade fair just finished up and here are some of the best pictures from the show.