DIMO launched the BOMAG Paver series in Sri Lanka, with the handing over of a BOMAG BF 600C Paver. This is the first Paver to be delivered by BOMAG in Sri Lanka. The event was held under the patronage of Ranjith Pandithage, Chairman — DIMO, Chaminda Ranawana, Chief Operating Officer — DIMO Construction Machinery Division, Directors and Senior Management of DIMO including the Construction Machinery Division Team headed by Nishantha Fernando. Expert presentations were done by Alfred Yoong, Applications Manager — BOMAG GmbH Asia Pacific with the assistance of Sai San Aye, Regional Service Engineer – Asia/Pacific BOMAG GmbH Singapore.
The first ever BOMAG Paver was handed over to Ajith Bogahawatta, Managing Director — Finite Lanka by Ranjith Pandithage during the event. Owners and Managing Directors of all leading road construction and development related companies in Sri Lanka took part in the event. Prior to the event a five day training programme on Paving Technology was conducted by BOMAG with practical paving programmes for civil and mechanical engineers representing leading construction companies.
BOMAG products embody the essence of quality, performance and efficiency. These fundamentals are the keys to BOMAG‘s worldwide leadership in compaction technology, and the company‘s ongoing development of new products and application technologies. These same qualities are present in the new BOMAG BF 600C Finisher.
Finite Lanka is a construction company involved with many modern construction projects in Sri Lanka. They are focused on execution of various types of construction work such as Building Construction, Irrigation Work, Water Supply and Waste Water Projects, Road Work and many more. The company was established in 1996, as a construction company with a national grading of M7 and now C3 for Building, C1 for Highway, and C3 for Water supply and C3 for Irrigation work.
Ranjith Pandithage delivering the key note address said, “DIMO is celebrating 75 years in business this year and we are excited to introduce many more new products in the coming months. World’s best engineered brands approach to partner DIMO, since we have proven aftermarket services with an Island-wide reach through our branch network.”
Chaminda Ranawana mentioned, “this is another milestone for BOMAG in Sri Lanka where we now provide total solutions in road paving technology and are happy to contribute to the rapid development of road networks. This brand new paver will be used to construct the Outer Circular project.”
Nishantha Fernando added, “BOMAG is well known for compaction and the BOMAG Asphalt Paver can achieve 93% initial compaction which is the highest in the industry and it has a unique feature of aluminum heat plates which saves not only fuel cost and time on initial heating but also reduces the time required for cooling of the screed for service and maintenance. BOMAG Paver has its patented side view which gives perfect visibility to the site and the operating console is designed to the highest ergonomic standard for ease of operation and instinctive handling.”