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April 2012: Gjerstad offering JetWash washing plants
Gjerstad has signed a deal with the leading Austrian manufacturer of drive-through washing plants for heavy equipment. The JetWash plants are highly mobile, while at the same time being effective with superior capacity.
April 2012: Gjerstad taking over combo and sorting grapples
We have, effective immediately, taken over AG Mekanikk‘s combination and sorting grapples. We are now offering a complete product range of grapples and grabs for machinery from 4 up to 35 tonnes. -These products have earned a well deserved solid reputation among demanding Norwegian contractors, says Gunstein Aasbø of AG Mekanikk, who has been in charge of the grapples’ production and sales with AG Mekanikk.
The grapples have been developed in close cooperation with our customers and is known to be among the best equipment in the market. The combo grapple will be produced in four variations, while the sorting grapple will come in two versions. Both will of course be on display at the Gjerstad stand during the upcoming «Vei og Anlegg» fair.
March 2012: Gjerstad sole supplier for Risa AS
Risa has chosen Gjerstad as their supplier for all new equipment to be acquired in 2012. Approximately 25-30 excavators will be mounted with Gjerstad quick couplers and buckets. We are grateful for the trust placed in our services!
March 2012: Near completion of quick coupler range
Gjerstad recently delivered our first G80 quick couplers, which completes the range from G50 up to G90. G40 is coming soon, and will be showcased during trade fair Vei & Anlegg 2012 along with the rest of the Gjerstad qiuck couplers.
Feb 2012: Sartor Maskin AS with 3000L Xtreme
Happy Gjerstad Xtreme customer Sartor Maskin AS, with their new 3000L Gjerstad Xtreme mounted on Volvo EC480. Our congratulations!
Feb 2012: Gjerstad «Tour de Ski»
Gjerstad AS is continuously working for good health both within and outside the organisation. Our HSE programme is important factor, and this weekend we went skiing! An added benefit is how these kinds of shared experiences also give us fun memories to chat about at work.
Jan, 2012: Komatsu PC 1250 bucket to Swedish dealer Hesselberg AB
We recently sent off a Komatsu PC 1250 bucket to Hesselberg AB of Knivsta, Sweden. It’s got a volume of 7300 liters, MTG 240 teeth, and blade and corner protectors. The end client is Vekab in northern Sweden. At the LKAB site in Svappavarra this bucket will handle rock and iron ore.
Dec, 2011: Excavator buckets to local quartz quarry
Gjerstad wishes to congratulate Georg Tveit AS of Kragerø with their new Hitachi, equipped with Gjerstad buckets!
Nov, 2011: Customer survey returns positive remarks
In cooperation with our communication agency Gevir, we at Gjerstad recently conducted a customer survey. We are incredibly proud to have received overwhelmingly positive responses, and especially for seeing what we strive for the most: quality, frequently mentioned. Our marketing, our turnaround, as well as our ability to change and evolve, were also given positive remarks.
We want to thank everyone who took the time to respond, and we promise to keep up our hard work in order to maintain our image and constantly make improvements.
Congratulations, Karstein Yttervik of Pon Equipment, who was drawn among the responders to win an iPad2!
Nov, 2011: Pon Rental Norway chose Gjerstad!
Pon Rental Norway has signed an agreement with Gjerstad for the delivery of 157 quick couplers, excavator buckets, ditch buckets, tiltable slope buckets, untiltable slope buckets, and wheel loader buckets. The delivery will take place between Jan and March 2012. We are very proud to become Pon Rental’s equipment partner, for machinery like Cat 303.5 up to Cat 329E!
Nov, 2011: Monster bucket, a year later
In December last year, we proudly delivered three 18 and 20m3 loader buckets with an operating weight of approx. 200 tonnes. A year later, the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. The above pic shows one of them on a Cat 994; as you can see, quite the beast!
Oct, 2011: Giant snow blade to the top of Norway
We will congratulate Svein A. Hallonen AS of Vardø with this giant Gjerstad HSV snow blade. The Type VIII blade width measures impressing 8.54 meters, and the total weight is approximately 4 tons. Within our new range of larger blades, you will find Gjerstad HSV snow blades measuring up to 9.76 meters!
Oct, 2011: New face in our export division
Please welcome Erik Abrahamsen to Gjerstad! Erik will work with the export market, in particular parts of Europe and Russia, plus northern America and Asia. His colleague Kai will continue working with Europe and major retailers in Sweden, in addition to our expanding market in South America, Africa and Australia. Our aim is to expand and strengthen our export market, with our unique solutions for the mining industry, block, tunnel, and snow clearance.
Oct, 2011: Gjerstad Xtreme for HAB Construction AS
Congratulations to HAB Construction AS on their new Gjerstad Xtreme bucket!
Sep, 2011: Solid testimonial!
Ville Häkkinen shares a solid testimonial about the Gjerstad monster bucket in this review.
Dealer: Mining Mechanics, Moscow Russia
Company: Raspadskaya (Raspadskaya Coal Company)
Machine: Terex RH170 with StarMet 500E & ProMet lip protectors, also used as lateral protectors.
Result: 400 000m3 loaded overburden without tooth breakages and loses (vs. SV81). Still working with first set of teeth.
May 11, 2011: Gjerstad Xtreme to Franzefoss
Gjerstad wishes to congratulate Franzefoss with their new Cat 374DL equipped with a 4500 litres Gjerstad Xtreme bucket!
March 23, 2011: Gjerstad with Norway’s largest excavator bucket!
Gjerstad has once again claimed the Norwegian record for large buckets. The new bucket, measuring an impressive 20m3, will be used with excavators type RH170 in a Siberian mine.
Jan 20, 2011: No lack of creativity
Gjerstad wishes to congratulate Åsmund Berg AS with the new Volvo equipment and Gjerstad buckets! Way to celebrate!
Jan 14, 2011: Happy customer!
«Gjerstad’s the thing! We use Gjerstad untiltable slope and regular buckets on all of our excavators and wheel loaders. The quality is unbeatable, plus the design of the buckets is optimal in terms of filling. You get what you pay for! These are excellent products. We’re actually getting another new loader equipped with a Gjerstad quick coupler any day now!»
Feedback by Forset Grus AS, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Dec 21, 2010: Monster buckets
Through our work with Esco we’ve received orders for three 18 and 20m3 loader buckets. The buckets are destined for Europe where they will equip Cat 994 and LeTourneau L-1350. These machines have an operating weight of approx. 200 tonnes.