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John Deere recently added three new backhoe attachments, the BH9B, BH10B and BH11B, to their ever expanding lineup. The new models are ideal for use on John Deere G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders, similar to other attachments. These backhoe attachments were designed specifically for applications like light construction, landscaping, agricultural, or utility work.
May 16, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. has rolled out their brand new Tier 4 final emissions-certified hydraulic excavator, the PC290LCi-11. With increased stability and productivity, Komatsu continues to lead the way in global heavy equipment with this improved model. The new excavator features intelligent machine control, providing first-to-last-pass accuracy.
May 15, 2019

Equipment operators will get a chance to test their skills against others around the world at the upcoming, first ever Global Operator Challenge, launched by Caterpillar. This tough competition will be held partially in 2019 and in 2020 at several locations around the globe. Operators will be tested on their agility, mental toughness, versatility, and competence in using integrated technology to enhance machine performance - such as Cat® Production Measurement and Cat GRADE systems - to determine who will claim title of “best”.
May 9, 2019

Komatsu America has introduced their new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 Tier 4 final emissions certified hydraulic excavators. The heavy equipment manufacturer debuted these EPA Tier 4 Final (T4F) certified models - perfect for sewer, water, mass excavation, mining, and quarry applications - with simplicity in mind. Their SAA6D170E-7 engines feature two Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filters (KDPF) that do not require a Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) system or Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). The new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 feature increased power, improved production, and a new single “Power +” operating mode that does not compromise fuel consumption.
May 6, 2019

Hitachi is kicking off the month of May with the introduction of their EX1200-7 excavator for North and South America. The third machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 lineup, the new model provides increased efficiency, durability, and reliability. This versatile addition follows the recent launch of Hitachi’s EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 excavators. 
May 2, 2019

Hiab, part of Cargotec, will be launching their next generation of popular column lift for light duty vehicles. To be showcased at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, the new DL500 will be on display at Hiab’s UK stand 4C10 at the CV Show. This new, lighter model, which will be introduced through the remainder of 2019, is easier to install and comes equipped with new safety features.
May 1, 2019

Haulotte is introducing their most compact telescopic handler to date, the HTL 3207. This new model offers excellent maneuverability and provides maximum efficiency on job sites with tight working spaces. The HTL 3207 also features superior work autonomy under optimal conditions of safety and comfort. 
April 29, 2019

Allison Transmission will provide their newly developed e-axle solution to Peterbilt for evaluation on their Class 8 truck. The global leader in commercial-duty propulsion solutions developed the highly efficient and powerful axles for electric vehicles. This comes amidst the global pursuit of electrification in the commercial vehicle industry.
April 26, 2019

Peterbilt Motors Company displayed their electric vehicle lineup at the ACT Expo in Long Beach, California at booth #1934. Featuring a Model 220EV, a Model 520EV and a Model 579EV, the lineup showcased an impressive array of new features.
April 25, 2019

The new MX300 mixing system from Vermeer is made specifically to help HDD (horizontal directional drilling) contractors achieve optimized productivity. The right-sized mixing system is key for drilling operations, which is why Vermeer created a new narrow rectangular tank design which aids in maximizing fluid volume and creating a smaller footprint for convenient transportation and storage. The new model is also available with customizable mounting configuration options.
April 19, 2019

John Deere demonstrated the continuation of their efforts to advance the manufacturing industry by hosting their annual Reman Day celebration this past April 11th. The event was held at their remanufacturing facilities in Springfield, Missouri and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, as well as various other units throughout the company. The company focused on three primary themes this year: Delivering value to the John Deere customer, quality and pride of workmanship throughout the remanufacturing process, and improving environmental stewardship.
April 18, 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest crawler excavator offers strong performance without the added cost and features of a larger excavator. Made for light to medium applications, the new excavator gives customers a previously lacking option between Volvo’s 16- and 22-ton machines. The EC200E 20-ton class excavator is Volvo’s new choice for contractors and rental companies who want Volvo quality with exceptional value.
April 17, 2019

Earlier this month, Hiab, part of Cargotec, launched Hiab BodyWorks for heavy cranes and Hiab T-Body for Biab T-series light range cranes. Both of these new modular installation systems for truck bodies are constructed weld-free with parts that are easy to remove and replace. Additionally, these modules are pre-manufactured to reduce body installation times and costs, getting operators on their way faster.
April 15, 2019

The Volvo Group is grabbed everyone’s attention at this year’s Bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, with Volvo CE, Volvo Penta, Volvo Trucks, and Volvo Financial Services all ready to take the stage in a collaborative effort to offer a package of integrated products and services. The dedication of the Volvo Group to helping solve construction’s toughest demands based on shared market-leading knowledge was a perfect fit with the theme of this year’s expo: Building Tomorrow. Volvo CE even unveiled its first compact electric excavator and wheel loader as a step forward in their industry-first pledge to produce electric compact machines by 2020.
April 14, 2019

Bobcat recently made waves by debuting the world’s first 1 ton electric mini-excavator at Bauma 2019. This low emissions, low noise, zero tail swing (ZTS) model has a width of just 71cm and a new E10e battery. The new, smaller mini-excavator can pass easily through standard doors and in and out of elevators, making it the ideal machine for applications like indoor demolitions and basement construction.
April 13, 2019

Gehl’s new RT255 Pilot series track loader is now one of the largest radial lift track loaders in the North American market. Now available at dealerships across the US and Canada, these new models deliver maximum performance and versatility on the jobsite. New features include automatic track tensioning, an exclusive seat-mounted joystick, and top rated hydraulic flow rates.
April 11, 2019

Hitachi’s EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 are now available as part of the new EX-7 Series line of mining excavators, highlighting the company’s focus on continuous improvement through advanced technologies and engineering. Both excavators operate with next-level fuel efficiency thanks to these tech advancements. The new models are built to deliver the ultimate in durability and reliability to markets in both North and South America.
April 9, 2019

Vermeer’s new SC70TX stump cutter is a solid addition to their professional tree care equipment line. This new powerful piece of machinery allows the cutter wheel to travel up to 1560 RPM via a 67 hp (50 kW) Cat turbocharged, Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB diesel engine. These faster travel speeds, paired with new operator presence controls, means performance you can count on.
April 5, 2019

John Deere will be displaying their construction equipment at Bauma for the first time this year, April 8-14th. Set to be exhibiting a select fourteen machines, the exhibition will be held at the Wirtgen Group booth. Amongst the equipment will be motor graders intended be sold via the French sales and service company Wirtgen France SAS, as well as Wirtgen Group’s German sales and service companies, which John Deere acquired in December of 2017.
April 4, 2019

Liebherr Mining Equipment is continuing to make exciting improvements to their ultra-class mining trucks and excavators with things like enhanced performance for T 264 mining trucks and higher, extended hauling capacity for T 282 C and T 284 mining trucks, and real-time tracking of machine health and performance with Liebherr Mining Data. Increased safety, productivity, and performance are at the core of the enhancements being made to these machines. Liebherr is also working to meet global EPA requirements for all of its trucks with tier 4 solutions.
April 3, 2019

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