Hitachi has unveiled the second phase of its Zaxis-7 range of medium excavators with the launch of the new Stage V-compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 models, both of which are said to offer an enhanced operator experience and deliver the efficiency and versatility that will provide Continue reading “Hitachi introduces Stage-V compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 excavators”
Hyundai Construction Equipment has unveiled a completely new line of A-Series wheeled excavators, powered by EU Stage V diesel engines. The four machines, with operating weights of 14-23 tonnes, feature low emission Continue reading “Hyundai Europe launched new wheeled excavator series”
The new 995F again proves that LiuGong is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to industrial design and smart engineering. With a strong design language that appeals to customers’ needs, this all-new excavator is Continue reading “LiuGong’s New 95 Tonne Excavator sets the new standard”
Southeast Asia offerings to feature simpler models as Chinese rivals make inroads. Komatsu’s more basic excavator offered in such markets as Indonesia will be suited for residential development and road construction.
TOKYO — Machinery builder Komatsu will roll out more affordable excavators in Southeast Asia, eyeing demand for urban development and fending off competition from cheaper Chinese-made equipment.
The dates for Spanish construction exhibition Smopyc have shifted again to 17-20 November, 2021. The event was originally scheduled for 1 to 4 April 2020 before being changed to 23 to 26 September, 2020 and then delayed again to 26-29 May 2021.
A statement from organiser Feria de Zaragoza said the change was due to the uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and the likelihood that these would presist in the first months of 2021.
“With this decision, the exhibition organiser is responding to concerns about the path of the health crisis and how this could affect the event”, said Feria de Zaragoza, ”Thus, with the support of the exhibiting Continue reading “Smopyc delayed again, to November 2021”
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV is to accelerate the growth of its dealer rental initiative in Europe after a successful first year in which 375 machines have entered dealer fleets.
Under its ‘Premium Rental’ programme, Hitachi is buying machines and providing them to dealers to offer for medium and long term rentals. The programme was started in Spring last year. Continue reading “Hitachi accelerates rental programme”
Demand last year reached163,139 units, a 33% rise on 2016, and these machines had a retail value of US$14.8 billion (€12.73 billion).
Off-Highway Research said the key driver of this growth was a surge in the Continue reading “Wheeled loader market returns to health”
US-based re-rental specialist Acme Lift Co. has announced that Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. Group (HCM) has acquired a 33.3 percent share of the business.
Claiming that the market in France has stabilised, Terex Trucks is expanding its operations in the country with three new dealers, saying it was reinforcing its commitment to customers and dealers throughout the region. Continue reading “Terex Trucks in French push”
Hitachi has presented two new products at the Intermat exhibition in Paris, France.
24 April 2018 Continue reading “Haulotte launches into electric”
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”
Komatsu America Corp has announced plans to move its company headquarters to Chicago in 2020.
Onsite amenities and benefits include covered parking, proximity to two health clubs, a hotel, Continue reading “Komatsu America to move HQ to Chicago in 2020”
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Rolls-Royce’s MTU Series 1000, 1100, 1300 and 1500 engines have been awarded their EU Stage V compliance certificates
Rolls-Royce’s MTU Series 1000, 1100, 1300 and 1500 engines have been awarded their EU Stage V compliance certificates from the German Federal Motor Vehicle Authority (KBA). The engines have been specially designed for industrial Continue reading “MTU gets Stage V certification for engines to 480 kW”
21 February 2018, for KHL.com
Komatsu America Corp has launched the new PC238USLC-11 hydraulic excavator. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine and a new viscous fan clutch, engine parasitic loads are now lower, and according to the company, productivity is up to 4% higher compared to the previous model. Continue reading “New hydraulic excavator from Komatsu America”
Gehl has evolved its RS Series of telehandlers with the launch of its Mark74.
The Gehl Mark74 telescopic handlers provide all the same features as the GEN:3 RS Series, but feature a 74hp engine which eliminates the need for after treatment fluid. “Gehl Mark74 telescopic handlers are ideal for the rental Continue reading “Gehl debuts Mark74 telehandlers”
23 January 2018 for KHL.COM
JCB has begun production of its new range of site dumpers, after announcing last year it would manufacture its own.
The range being produced Continue reading “JCB starts production of site dumpers”
22 December 2017 @KHL.com
Atlas Copco has announced it has agreed to divest its concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group’s Construction division. The purchase price has not been disclosed.
The company said that the Continue reading “Atlas divests concrete, compact division”
15 December 2017 @KHL.com
Kobelco Construction Machinery (KCM) and Kobelco Cranes are set to merge in Europe as part of a global reorganisation that followed the consolidation of KCM with Kobelco Cranes Co in 2016.
As part of this, KCM will implement a reorganisation of the business structure in Europe with the aim of improving efficiency, strengthening product development capabilities and using management resources effectively. Continue reading “Kobelco merges cranes and machinery”