Some islands may be geographically far apart, but they share the same problems when it comes to construction sites:
- Transportation costs
- Difficulty obtaining materials
In Iceland, amidst spectacular landscapes dominated by volcanoes and geysers, an MB-S23 screening bucket installed on a Caterpillar 345C was the winning solution to select large quantities of basalt rocks and immediately obtain filler material to construct a hydroelectric power plant.
In St. Kitts and Nevis, a tropical island located in the Caribbeans, two MB Crusher units are working on a major redevelopment project that involves renovating old colonial buildings and rearranging the natural landscape.
Installed on a Caterpillar 320L, the MB-S18 screening bucket separates topsoil from leaves and brushwood, and the material is reused on-site to maintain green areas. The BF90.3 crusher bucket is used to crush the local stone, a hard type of volcanic granite, the Nevis Stone.
Once crushed, the stone is reused as hardcore for building constructions and as roads subbase for the new developing road network.