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”

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”

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”

Caterpillar launches new range of 2.8 & 3.6-litre drop-in engines

Caterpillar has unveiled a range of drop-in engines, which are ready to get to work straight away, thanks to their ease of installation and dependable and robust design.

The new Cat C2.8 and C3.6 industrial power units (IPU) feature a highly Continue reading “Caterpillar launches new range of 2.8 & 3.6-litre drop-in engines”

Perkins expands IOPU engine range with new 2.8 and 3.6 litre offerings

Perkins is expanding its current Industrial Open Power Unit (IOPU) offering with the introduction of two new 2.8 and 3.6-litre models. The new IOPUs, part of the popular Perkins 904 Series family, has been designed to provide OEMs with access to plug-and-play power solutions that meet EU Stage V, U.S and EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards. Continue reading “Perkins expands IOPU engine range with new 2.8 and 3.6 litre offerings”

Hitachi Construction unveils 2D and 3D machine control for excavators

Expanding its range of connected machinery, Hitachi Construction Machinery is now offering its Zaxis-7 excavators ranging from 10 to 50 tonnes with factory-fitted 2D and 3D machine control solutions from Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon. Continue reading “Hitachi Construction unveils 2D and 3D machine control for excavators”

New Holland introduces speciality fruit and vegetable forklift

New Holland has announced the introduction of the F50C rough terrain forklift, marking the addition of an all-new product to its lineup of light construction equipment.

The F50C has been designed for use in specialty crop operations such as Continue reading “New Holland introduces speciality fruit and vegetable forklift”

Doosan launches largest excavator in their history

Doosan has launched the new DX1000LC-7 Stage V compliant 100-tonne crawler excavator, the largest excavator model ever manufactured by the company.

Driven by the most powerful engine in the 100-tonne class, the DX1000LC-7 also has the highest hydraulic Continue reading “Doosan launches largest excavator in their history”