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Hiab, part of Cargotec, is expanding their portfolio with brand new building material crane models. Hiab will be showcasing the crane’s pioneering features at the upcoming IAA exhibition from September 20th to 27th in Hannover, Germany. The new models will feature the HIAB HiPro, the most advanced remote control system in the industry, as well as other qualities attributing to faster and safer crane operation.
September 19, 2018

Fassi Gru and Volvo Trucks Italia have teamed up to bring the construction world FX-Link technology. The idea behind the tech was to make a crane and a vehicle more of a whole, optimizing the connectivity between the crane and truck to control different truck functions from the crane remote and vise versa. The new tech will be showcased at the 67th annual IAA Hannover exhibition at stand 51 of Fassi Gru S.p.A. in the outdoor area “M”, September 20th through the 27th.
September 19, 2018

Caterpillar’s new M Series Ag Handler compact wheel loaders, the 906M, 907M, and 908M, are here! Specifically designed to efficiently handle a wide range of challenges associated with agriculture applications, the new series features Caterpillar Optimized Z-Bar loader linkage, multi-pump design for hydraulic functions, standard auxiliary hydraulics, premium cab with air conditioning, application-specific tires, and adjustable response rates for powertrain and hydraulic systems. These powerful machines are also equipped with a Cat C3.3B DIT engine with a net power rating of 68 horsepower (51 kW), as well as a high-speed hydrostatic transmission, making them efficiently powerful and reliable.
September 18, 2018

Cat’s new 903D compact wheel loader is a powerhouse to say the least, delivering increased performance and enhanced operator comfort, with the ability to run any number of tools, featuring creep control, throttle lock, and a work tool electrical harness. Compared to the machine’s predecessor, the 903D is definitely the optimal machine, with a 25 perfect increase in travel speed and lifting capacity. The new compact wheel loader also delivers powerful efficiency, making it the ideal option for every job from lifting a heavy pallet or sod to traveling from field to farm.
September 17, 2018

Caterpillar recently unveiled that they have entered a preliminary agreement to sell the Cat purpose-built forestry business to Weiler, Inc. The sale is set to close sometime in early 2019, and a final agreement for the sale is still subject to negotiation. The plan will ensure the continuation of excellent customer service while maintaining exemplary standards.
September 14, 2018

John Deere is taking it up a notch with upgrades to their 310L EP Backhoe and 210L EP Tractor Loader. Updates to the engine technology, as well as other model adjustments, will allow for improved productivity and uptime These are just the latest construction equipment models to undergo updates, helping producers to lower their daily operating costs across the board.
September 13, 2018

Amity recently launched section control for their air seed carts. The availability of this feature will provide farmers with the ability to substantially reduce overlap in seed and fertilizer applications. The feature is being launched for new orders of 3800 and 5250 air carts.
September 12, 2018

John Deere has recently introduced the industry-leading articulated dump truck (ADT) transmission warranty on all new E-Series models. This solidifies John Deere’s commitment to providing best-in-class construction equipment. The extended coverage will include five years or 15,000 hours, as well as a comforting sense of assurance.
September 11, 2018

Case IH has some impressive new upgrades for their Case IH Model Year 2019 disc mower conditioners, allowing for a maximized haying window. More efficiency is provided via the new quick-change knife system, which allows for fast blade replacement, decreasing maintenance time and increasing time spent in the field. Perfect for lower acreages and narrow gates, the new 9- and 10-foot side-pull models combine fast cutting with high-quality conditioning.
September 7, 2018

Cab comfort is what it’s all about with Case IH’s new smaller lineup of Farmall utility A series models. The 55A, 65A and 75A deliver strength and productivity, no matter the job or the weather. Filling out the Case IH entry-level Farmall lineup with both cab and non-cab options, these additions deliver the performance producers need without breaking the bank.
September 5, 2018

Case IH is proud to add to their already impressive series of Precision Disk air drills with their newest model, the Precision Disk 500DS. This double-shoot air drill allows producers to seed and fertilize simultaneously. Despite changing field conditions, occasionally narrowing planting windows, and unexpected market shifts, producers can rest assured that this one-pass solution model maximizes both productivity and savings.
September 4, 2018

John Deere is continuing their legacy of providing industry-leading job site solutions with the addition of the EH Boom Performance Package to their large-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders. This automated upgrade boosts productivity by automating more tasks so operators can focus on the important tasks at hand and work more safely and quickly. The upgrades will be a factory-installed option available for their 330G and 332G skid steers as well as their 331G and 333G compact track loaders.
September 3, 2018

Gehl unveiled their new RT 185 track loader, expanding upon their Pilot Series line. The 1,850-pound capacity machine features a 69.9-hp engine, a hydraulic pilot control joystick, and dealTraxTM automatic track tensioning system and HydraGlide ride control. This model joins the RT165, RT215 and VT320 in the Pilot Series lineup, making it the fourth pilot-controlled track loader model for North America.
August 30, 2018

Case IH is building on their existing seedbed sensing technology capabilities by adding AFS Soil Command agronomic control technology to their tillage lineup in order to help producers more precisely coordinate control of their tillage equipment from the comfort of the tractor’s cab.The tech is meant to optimize every pass for an agronomic seedbed, using the AFS, or Advanced Farming Systems. Benefitting from this tech will be the Tiger-Mate 255 field cultivator, the Ecolo‑Tiger 875 disk ripper, the single-fold True-Tandem disk harrows, and vertical tillage tools.
August 29, 2018

Cropan Equipment, a Terex Cranes distributor for Atlantic Canada, is expanding their lineup by offering 35 new models of Terex tower cranes. Already one of the largest distributors of Demag and Terex cranes in Canada, the company is also expanding their territory to include all of Eastern Canada as well. The additions will include models of several varieties, including Terex flat top, hammerhead, and luffing jib tower cranes, all of which can be found currently at any of Cropac’s four locations.
August 29, 2018

It has been a full two years since Hiab, part of Cargotec, first presented HiVision, the revolutionary new system for operating cranes, back in 2016. This game changing tech for the load handling industry has come so far since then, with Hiab now selling HiVision equipped cranes in over 10 countries worldwide and receiving several innovation prizes over the years. Since its birth, the highly optimized control system has seen a surge in returning customers to invest in additional HiVision cranes for their fleets, and the tech has been approved by Dekra, the European vehicle inspection company, and certified by TÜV Rheinland, a leading international provider of technical services.
August 28, 2018

Case IH has recently added two new Miller Nitro series sprayers, designed for late-season crop fertility and protection applications, to their lineup of high-efficiency application solutions. The Miller Nitro 7370 and 7410 front boom models are ideal for custom applicators and growers who are looking for a highly efficient and productive high-clearance sprayer to meet their full season application needs, offering superior crop clearance, large tank capacities, and a number of front boom width options. The new models also feature a wide range of precision technology selections designed to enable custom applicators and growers to achieve the utmost efficiency and accuracy.
August 28, 2018

After the announcement of Cat’s first-ever utility vehicles last year, the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102 D, they have now introduced their newest utility vehicles featuring a second row of seats in order to accommodate five people. The gasoline-powered Cat CUV85 and the diesel-powered CUV105 D both deliver unmatched durability and comfort based on extensive customer and dealer input gathered by Caterpillar. Additionally, customers can enjoy easier maintenance as well as superior quality and reliability backed by rigorous vehicle testing.
August 26, 2018

John Deere is now gracing the road building and site development contractor world with the industry’s first fully integrated motor graders with mastless grade control, delivering precise grading performance while eliminating vulnerable masts and cables. All of John Deere’s G-Series motor grader line will now come with their SmartGrade technology, which delivers groundbreaking mastless Topcon 3D integrated grade control while being fully incorporated into the machine’s structures and software. This tech will come as a factory option on new machines and field kit for equipment already on the job.
August 25, 2018

Last week, Gehl introduced four brand new DL Gen:3 telescopic handler models to the North American market. The DL11-44 GEN:3, DL11-55 GEN:3, DL12-40 GEN:3 and DL12-55 GEN:3 models have been improved on by the addition of an all-in-one joystick control for boom extension and retraction, auxiliary hydraulics, attachment tilt, and and forward/neutral/reverse capabilities. This comprehensive joystick gives the operator the ability to leave one hand on the steering wheel while still controlling all machine functions with the other.
August 24, 2018

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