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Komatsu America Corp. introduces versatile WA200-8 wheel loader

September 13, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Komatsu America Corp.’s new WA200-8 wheel loader comes equipped with an EPA Tier-4 Final certified engine. This addition to the wheel loader family combines high production with low fuel consumption and improved operator comfort. The WA200-8’s parallel-lift linkage and

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Pettibone adds 74-hp engine option for Extendo 944B telehandler

August 22, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Pettibone has introduced a 74-hp engine option for its Extendo 944B telehandler, giving end users and rental operators another material handling solution to fit their needs. The 74-hp Cummins QSF 3.8 Tier 4 Final diesel engine features a DOC

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Research group from Austria breaks rock with microwaves

August 21, 2017 scilog

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Leoben investigated how excavation methods for hard rock could be improved by using microwave irradiation so as to make classical mechanical excavation easier and save energy.

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Volvo PL3005E rotating pipelayer increases power and lifting capacity

July 12, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  As the latest addition to the lineup of Volvo E-Series rotating pipelayers, the PL3005E boasts impressive improvements to power, productivity and efficiency versus predecessor models, all on a 360-degree excavator-based platform.  Equipped with the Volvo D8J Tier 4 Final

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L-Series backhoes get productivity enhancements

July 12, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Updates to the John Deere L-Series backhoe lineup enhance the productivity and uptime for professionals looking to lift more and multitask on the job site. The key backhoe updates include the introduction of precision mode, enhanced pilot controllers, two

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KOBELCO’s upgraded SK230 delivers full-sized performance

July 5, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  The enhanced mid-size KOBELCO SK230 crawler excavator is equipped to deliver full-sized performance over an extended working life. With a dynamic digging force of 26,800-lbs and maximum digging reach of 31’10”, the SK230’s performance and power capabilities are tougher

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CAT D6T dozer features fully automatic transmission

June 28, 2017 Caterpillar

The new Cat D6T Dozer features a new, fully automatic transmission to optimize performance and achieve fuel savings of up to 20 per cent in heavy work and as much as 30 per cent in light work and finish grading applications.

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Worksaver introduces two new grapples to its lineup

June 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Worksaver, Inc. introduces two new grapples to its family of Sweep Action Grapples, the SATG (Sweep Action Tine Grapple) and SASB (Sweep Action Solid Bottom Construction Grapple). These models feature a patent pending grapple design that sweeps debris into

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Ritchie Bros. and Caterpillar strategic alliance launches

June 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

VANCOUVER, BC and PEORIA, IL – Ritchie Bros. and Caterpillar Inc. have formed a strategic alliance, originally announced in 2016, following the Ritchie Bros. acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets. Under the alliance, Ritchie Bros.

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Deere to Acquire the Wirtgen Group, the Global Leader in Road Construction Equipment

June 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

MOLINE, Illinois  – Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, a privately-held international company that is the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. The purchase price for the equity is EUR 4.357 billion in an

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Komatsu adds new crawler dozer to lineup

May 31, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Komatsu America Corp. has introduced the D51 EX/PX-24 crawler dozer. Among the most versatile of all the Komatsu dozers, it features an updated, Tier 4 Final engine, and an electronically controlled hydrostatic transmission. These two features provide up to

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Low-cost-per-ton operation with Cat 986K

May 31, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  The Cat 986K wheel loader features a completely redesigned state-of-the-art cab equipped with STIC steer and Cat Production Measurement, which brings payload weighing to the cab so operators work more productively and deliver accurate loads with confidence. Combining reliable,

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Tech and innovation front and centre at CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE

April 20, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

A forward-looking vision for construction and infrastructure took centre stage at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017, from the unveiling of the world’s first 3D-printed excavator and the new Tech Experience to the largest show floor in history and a stellar education

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Wheel loader equipped with continuously variable transmission

April 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Doosan Construction Equipment is building on the success of its current wheel loader lineup with the new DL420-5 CVT (continuously variable transmission) wheel loader. It is the first Doosan wheel loader that combines the benefits of a traditional automatic transmission

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Volvo CE reveals latest technology in redesigned wheel loader

April 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

The all-new flagship of the Volvo wheel loader range features a 10 per cent improvement in fuel efficiency and a striking new design. The largest in the Volvo CE wheel loader range comes with new powertrain, new hydraulics, and new

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Editorial: Take care of your tools, big and small

March 16, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

It’s difficult to put an exact number on the total cost of theft to construction companies in Canada, but according to a report from Zurich Canada, it’s safe to say the amount exceeds $46 million per year in insurance claims

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Optimism fuels brisk sales activity at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017

March 15, 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 attendees came to Las Vegas ready to buy as exhibitors said they enjoyed tremendous sales activity throughout the week. As multiple construction and manufacturing industry segments converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 7-11,

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Canada to be bauma 2019 partner country

March 13, 2017 bauma

Canada is one of the world’s most important markets for the international construction machinery, building material plant and mining machine industry. It is the world’s seventh biggest construction machinery market. With a volume of 102 billion and 116 billion euros

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World’s First 3D printed excavator unveiling kicks off CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE 2017

March 7, 2017 On-Site Magazine

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 got underway on March 7 with a glimpse at some of the cutting-edge technologies sure to shape the industry for years to come. Keeping with the show’s 2017 theme (“Imagine What’s Next”), attendees gathered for a demonstration

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Volvo introduces A45 articulated hauler lineup with the A45G

March 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Volvo expands its articulated hauler lineup with the A45G. The 45-ton payload machine is built on a dimensionally smaller, lighter, more agile platform than other 45-ton trucks, making the machine more nimble, off-road capable and fuel-efficient. On-board weighing comes