Manitowoc introduce updated crawler class MLC250

Manitowoc’s Crane Control System (CCS) offers a user-friendly interface, full graphic display, and intuitive controls.

This includes productivity updates drawn from the MLC range; boom length and load charts remain unchanged from the 999. Featuring a  wider cab, Continue reading “Manitowoc introduce updated crawler class MLC250”

Sennebogen upgrades its electric material handler

With Cronimet as a partner in the field of scrap recycling, Sennebogen has developed a mobile 30-ton electric material handler.

The two companies have been partnered since 2014 as part of a joint agreement to reduce CO2 emissions in recycling. Continue reading “Sennebogen upgrades its electric material handler”

Doosan to launch new 4×4 ADT at Bauma

Doosan will be launching its new 4×4 articulated dump truck (ADT) at this year’s Bauma. One of several world premieres the company is planning, the 4×4 will complement the company’s existing range of 6×6 ADT models. Continue reading “Doosan to launch new 4×4 ADT at Bauma”

Off-highway industry leaders partner on autonomy

TTControl, Palfinger, Prinoth, Rosenbauer, and TTControl have announced their collaboration on application-oriented solutions as part of the now-initiated Autonomous Operation Cluster (AOC).

The multinational companies will jointly develop key technologies for Continue reading “Off-highway industry leaders partner on autonomy”

Merlo announces electric version of Roto rotating telehandlers

Italian telehandler OEM and manufacturer Merlo has announced its entire range of Roto rotating telehandlers are now available as electric plug-in versions.

With the main goals of reducing emissions, noise, and fuel in the working Continue reading “Merlo announces electric version of Roto rotating telehandlers”

Liebherr adds “game changer” large crawler crane to portfolio

Liebherr has unveiled its latest crawler crane with the slogan ‘Game changer for tomorrow’s energy’ – the LR 12500-1.0 with a capacity of 2,500 tonnes supplements the portfolio below the LR 13000. The design of the Continue reading “Liebherr adds “game changer” large crawler crane to portfolio”

Liebherr presents new mid-sized wheel loader series

Liebherr has redeveloped and fundamentally revised its range of mid-sized wheel loaders. The new series, its 8th generation, consists of three models: L 526, L 538, and L 546. All are characterized by a significant increase in Continue reading “Liebherr presents new mid-sized wheel loader series”

New features offered on Doosan large crawler excavators

A number of new standard and optional features are now available on large crawler excavators from Doosan, covering five models with operating weights from 36 to 53 tonnes, including the DX350LC-7, DX380LC-7, Continue reading “New features offered on Doosan large crawler excavators”

New Bobcat vehicles to appear at Hillhead

Bobcat will present several new products for the first time at this year’s Hillhead exhibition at Hillhead Quarry in the UK, 21-23 June. These will include models from the company’s new R-Series telehandler range, R2-Series of mini-excavators, and the L85, the first model in the company’s Continue reading “New Bobcat vehicles to appear at Hillhead”

New Liebherr mobile crane features electric motor

The new LTC 1050-3.1 compact crane from Liebherr comes with an electric motor in addition to its conventional internal combustion engine. This enables crane movements to be powered electrically as an option. The new Continue reading “New Liebherr mobile crane features electric motor”

Doosan launches next-gen mini-excavators

Doosan Infracore Europe has announced the launch of the new DX27Z-7 2.8 tonne and DX35Z-7 3.9 tonne Stage V compliant mini-excavators. Both new models provide a larger working range than the previous generation Continue reading “Doosan launches next-gen mini-excavators”

Hyundai adds to A-series excavator range

Hyundai Construction Equipment is introducing a further two EU Stage V compliant A-Series crawler excavators, with the launch of the HX160A L and the HX180A L.

These mid-weight machines are powered by the latest Cummins diesel Continue reading “Hyundai adds to A-series excavator range”

Volvo brings first commercial electric vehicle to Asia

The ECR25 electric excavator from Volvo Construction equipment is being launched across Asia. The 2.5-tonne battery-powered compact excavator is the first electric machine by a major manufacturer to arrive in the Asian market – launching first in Korea with further rollout planned for China, Continue reading “Volvo brings first commercial electric vehicle to Asia”

Case announces new E-Series crawler excavator range

Seven new models from 13 to 30-tonne have been announced in Case Construction Equipment’s new E-Series crawler excavator range – the CX130E, CX160E, CX180E, CX210E, CX240E, CX250E, and CX300E.

The range is powered by new FPT Industrial (FPT) Stage V engines, features enhanced cab design and operator experience, improved hydraulics’ controls and settings, machine structure, undercarriage, and a new full Continue reading “Case announces new E-Series crawler excavator range”

Manitou launches new ultra-compact telehandler

Manitou Group, a worldwide reference in handling, aerial lift platforms, and earthmoving, has unveiled its new ultra-compact telehandler model at a dedicated event. The launch confirms the group’s aim to offer its users ever more profitable and easy-to-use solutions.

Unique to the market

Dimensions of the new telehandler are among the most compact on the market with a width of just 1.49 m and a height of 1.92 m. This ultra- Continue reading “Manitou launches new ultra-compact telehandler”

Machinery OEMs withdraw shipments and presence from Russia

Amidst the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, OEMs including Caterpillar, John Deere, Komatsu, Hitachi and JCB have stopped exporting to Russia and Belarus, whilst both Caterpillar and John Deere have suspended their work with their Russian partners. Continue reading “Machinery OEMs withdraw shipments and presence from Russia”

HOW COMPANIES ARE RESPONDING TO THE WAR IN UKRAINE: A ROUNDUP

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 Mar 1, 2022, By  Katherine V. Smith

At this unprecedented moment, many companies and their employees are looking for direction. Keeping up “business as usual” seems difficult for many—especially for those with global teams and ties abroad. BCCCC is tapping our vast member community, gathering insights from companies launching matching gifts initiatives, addressing employee wellbeing, and more. We hope one or more of the following examples may prove helpful to anyone preparing to address the war for internal or external stakeholders. A running list of NPOs to which many are donating is also included at the bottom of this post. Continue reading “HOW COMPANIES ARE RESPONDING TO THE WAR IN UKRAINE: A ROUNDUP”

SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel, the SY2600E

The company says the new SY2600E marks another milestone in ultra-large digging machinery

SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel recently rolled off the assembly line in Shanghai. Measuring 15m in length and 8m in height, Continue reading “SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel, the SY2600E”

New Holland launches new D Series backhoe loader

New Holland has introduced the new D Series backhoe loader. The launch follows the earlier introduction of the new D Series wheel loader.

The new D Series backhoe features the new F36 3.6-L, four-cylinder engine Continue reading “New Holland launches new D Series backhoe loader”

Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business

Hitachi Construction Machinery is under new controlling ownership following Hitachi’s sale of 26% of its holding – valued at $1.6 billion – to Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners. Continue reading “Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business”