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Volvo electric excavator prototype promises to be clean, quiet and efficient

January 30, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

From Volvo Construction Equipment, the 100 per cent electric compact excavator prototype, EX2, is made with two lithium ion batteries totalling 38 kWh. The machine can operate for eight hours. EX2 features an electric architecture, including electromechanical linear actuators. The

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Volvo introduces four-model rigid hauler series

January 22, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Volvo Construction Equipment’s rigid hauler series consists of four machines: the 45-ton R45D, 60-ton R60D, 72-ton R70D and the 100-ton R1OOE. R100E offers high capacity and hauling speeds, a V-shaped body and hydraulics. It features an intelligent monitoring system and

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Dates set for Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

January 16, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

The Altantic Heavy Equipment Show (AHES) will return to the Moncton Coliseum Complex in Moncton, N.B., on April 5 and 6. The bi-annual trade show attracted 14,700 attendees in 2016. This year’s show will feature an additional 80,000 square feet

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Mustang skid steer loader promises added power, improved performance

January 9, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Mustang’s 4200V skid steer loader features a Tier IV certified Deutz 120-hp, 4,200 lb. operating engine. The 4200V offers 354 ft.-lbs. of torque and has an operating weight of 11,665 lbs. It comes with a 14-pin connector, two-speed travel and

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Volvo releases latest double drum asphalt compactor

January 9, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

DD110C double drum asphalt compactor from Volvo has a drum width of 66 in. and a 24,350 lb. operating weight. Powered by a 148-hp Volvo D4 Tier 4 Final engine, DD110C delivers 3,800 vpm. The machine’s on-board display features an

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Doosan crawler excavator features reduced tail swing

January 8, 2018 On-Site

  Doosan’s DX140LCR-5 crawler excavator offers a reduced tail swing and reinforced superstructure. The machine includes permanently sealed and lubricated track links, as well as auto shutdown. It features a 7-in. LCD screen with rearview or sideview options. Critical machine

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John Deere roll-out buckets provide greater dump reach

January 2, 2018 On-Site

  John Deere continues to grow its lineup of Worksite Pro attachments with the introduction of its new roll-out bucket offerings. The RB72, RB84 and RB96 models are designed to best match the attachment to the machine. Optimized for G-Series

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JCB expands dealer network to Saskatchewan and Manitoba

December 18, 2017 On-Site

JCB has added a new dealer, Westcon, to its North American network. The manufacturer hopes this latest expansion will grow its market share throughout Saskatchewan and Manitoba. “We look forward to working with [Westcon] and helping their customers discover how

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Case backhoe loader line receives machine enhancements

December 12, 2017 On-Site

  Updates to the N series backhoe loader line from Case Construction Equipment include cab, drivetrain, hydraulic and electrical system improvements. The machine features additional factory options and a Pilot Control hydraulic system for critical applications. Now standard, the fuel

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers expands advocacy in Canada

December 8, 2017 AEM

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is expanding its advocacy services in Canada after its Board of Directors identified Canadian advocacy as a key strategic priority for the industry. AEM’s increased work in Canada comes at an especially pivotal juncture for

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Caterpillar wheel material handlers promise rapid ROI

December 5, 2017 On-Site

  Caterpillar’s new range of Cat wheel material handlers – MH3022, MH3024 and MH3026 – feature application-specific design and a front push blade for all undercarriage types. Redesigned orange peel grapples aim to reduce fuel consumption by as much as

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Bauma selects Canada as official partner country for 2019 show

November 21, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Bauma, the world’s largest trade show for the international construction machinery, mining equipment, and building material machinery sectors, has named Canada as its official partner country for the April 2019 show. According to organizers Canada was chosen to “reflect the

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Next-generation Vactor HXX vacuum excavator

October 31, 2017 On-Site

  Vactor Manufacturing unveiled the successor to its Vactor HXX vacuum excavator. The concept vacuum excavation truck maximizes legal payload for customers and improves operational efficiency. The placement of the debris body and water tank on the concept’s chassis ensures

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John Deere adds SmartGrade to the 650K crawler dozer

October 18, 2017 On-Site

  John Deere SmartGrade is now available on the 650K crawler dozer. The integrated Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System improves job site accuracy and work quality — delivering precise grading performance while eliminating vulnerable external masts and cables. Since SmartGrade is

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Komatsu introduces D375A-8 crawler dozer

October 11, 2017 On-Site

  The D375A-8 from Komatsu features an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine that produces over 20 per cent more horsepower while the dozer is traveling in reverse. The additional horsepower yields faster cycle times and a productivity increase of

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Komatsu America introduces intelligent machine control excavator

September 27, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  Komatsu America Corp. has introduced the PC210LCi-11, intelligent machine control hydraulic excavator. This second generation PC210LCi leverages the proven track record and success of the pioneering PC210LCi-10, while adding eagerly-awaited, machine-control-joystick functionality. This technology offers up to a 63

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John Deere adds a power-angle-tilt blade to the 950K crawler dozer

September 27, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  The John Deere 950K PAT production-class crawler dozer is built specifically for customers looking for a machine that will excel in applications from mass excavation to fine grading. It incorporates an EPA Final Tier 4/EU Stage IV John Deere 9.0L

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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.