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.
Global sales of wheeled loaders in 2018 are expected to reach more than 170,000 units for the first time in five years, according to a new report from specialist consultant and market forecaster Off-Highway Research.
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).
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”
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 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”
By Lindsey Anderson, 20 February 2018, for KHL.com
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”
JCB has begun production of its new range of site dumpers, after announcing last year it would manufacture its own.
The company previously had a third-party agreement with Terex, which it began in 2015. However, following Mecalac’s takeover of Terex’s Coventry location – where Terex produced the site dumpers – JCB is now producing its own models.