Caterpillar is updating its mining wheel loader range with the unveiling of the new Cat 992 Wheel Loader – which lays claim to a 32% improvement in productivity, a 10% reduction in maintenance costs, and offers up to 48% greater payload-per-fuel efficiency, than the earlier model 992K. Continue reading “Caterpillar launches new 992 Wheel Loader, with 48% greater efficiency than 992K”
Doosan Construction Equipment has launched two new Stage V-compliant articulated dump trucks (ADTs). The DA30-7 and DA45-7 replace the previous DA30-5 and DA40-5 Stage IV models.
The DA30-7 is powered by the new Scania Stage V compliant DC09 9 litre Continue reading “Doosan launches new Stage V articulated dump trucks”
Liebherr has unveiled its new MK 73-3.1 mobile construction crane, the smallest in its mobile construction crane family. The new machine was developed as a response to market demands for a small, compact and agile mobile construction crane that is fast and flexible in operation. Continue reading “Liebherr unveils compact one-man taxi crane”
Haulotte has launched its most compact telehandler to date. The HTL 3207 has a lift capacity of 3.2 tonnes, up to a height of 6.85m.
With a short turning radius and a length of 4.67m, the machine is designed access narrow spaces in construction and industrial-related settings.
The new compact telehandler is user friendly with an inching pedal and a spacious and ergonomic cab, which provides a high level of visibility and has a fully adjustable seat with shock absorbers. Continue reading “Haulotte launches compact telehandler”
Doosan’s 30 tonne DX300LC-5 crawler excavator has won the EquipmentWatch Lowest Cost of Ownership (LCO) Award in the medium crawler excavators category for the second year running.
Organised by US specialist data firm EquipmentWatch, the awards consist of 15 different categories of machine and winners chosen according to lowest cost of ownership over a five-year span. The LCO Awards Continue reading “Doosan wins LCO Award – again”
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.
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”
Volvo Group said recently that it has entered into an agreement to divest a Chinese subsidiary,
which is holding 25.2% of the shares in the Chinese mining truck major Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co Ltd (NHL) for approximately SEK 0.9 billion.
The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and Continue reading “Volvo in the process of divesting North Hauler mining truck stake”
Komatsu America Corp, a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd, has completed its acquisition of Joy Global Inc, a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions. Retaining its headquarters in Milwaukee, Joy Global will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp and operate as a subsidiary of Komatsu. Continue reading “Komatsu acquisition of Joy Global completes”