Japanese manufacturer Yanmar is to acquire US-based compact tracked and wheeled skid steer loader producer ASV for US$70.7 million.
Komatsu Europe has redesigned its used equipment website in collaboration with used equipment specialists Mascus and Ritchie Bros.
The updated site, used.komatsu.eu, includes new tools to help Komatsu and its European dealers to better manage, analyse and remarket their used equipment via an inventory management system, Komatsu IMS. Continue reading “Komatsu’s new used equipment website”
The latest Zaxis-6 range of Hitachi mini excavators can now be connected to Hitachi Construction Machinery’s remote monitoring system, Global e-Service. This allows owners access to operational data on their machines, which in turn helps to increase productivity, enhance efficiency, maximize availability and reduce running costs.
Hitachi has joined forces with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to develop technologies for mining equipment.
The two companies will collaborate on research and development projects in artificial intelligence (AI), security, material tracking, urban systems, Internet of Things (IoT) sensing, autonomous systems and more.
Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), part of the Goscor Group, has launched SANY’s SY750 excavator into the Africa mining market and received a positive response from the continent’s miners.
The SY750 is a primary loading tool for the mining industry, from open pit to alluvial diamond mining.
The 750 t excavator is ideal for loading blasted material onto articulated dump trucks (ADT), as well Continue reading “SANY 750 t excavator gaining traction in Africa mining market, GEM says”
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the LX2 – at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Berlin, Germany.
It is the rock that has fortified Australia’s recession-defying economy.
Iron ore has helped to raise living standards in the country, supercharge pension funds, and bankroll governments. It is the key ingredient of steel, and is Australia’s most lucrative export.
Continue reading “Eighty tonnes in a single scoop: Mega-mining iron ore”
Hitachi has presented two new products at the Intermat exhibition in Paris, France.
Across North America, compact telehandlers are changing the way jobsites function and how agriculture processes work.
The little movers and placers are some of the most versatile machines on the market, so they are used in a wide variety of applications. According to Josh Taylor, Genie product manager, Terex AWP, the machines have their roots in the Continue reading “Small stature, big appeal”
17 April 2018
Almost one out of every four construction machines sold in Western Europe last year was a mini excavator, according to market intelligence and forecasting company Off-Highway Research, making them by far the most popular type of construction equipment in the region in unit terms. Continue reading “Mini excavators: a mini romance”