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Liebherr has done it again, teaming up with LEGO designers to create the biggest LEGO Technic set to date which became available on October 1st of this year. This move follows the previous biggest LEGO set released by Liebherr earlier this year. The 42100, which is a model of the massive, 800-ton, 4,000 HP Liebherr R 9800 mining excavator, comes with seven motors and the Control+ app for real operation.
November 4, 2019

Caterpillar has replaced their D6N dozer model with the brand new D5, which offers enhanced performance and the most extensive choice of user friendly tech features that make this bulldozer quite the bang for your buck. This dozer is very responsive and features a 170 hp and an operating weight range of 37,875 to 42,263 lbs. All of this, plus the addition of an automatic transmission for smooth acceleration give this dozer the power and finesse it needs for both dozing and grading, as well as the speed to get the job done quickly and effortlessly.
November 3, 2019

Tigercat’s new power clam grapple series is now here, designed for use with 875 and 880D loggers and complete with durable, box-style tongs constructed with high strength steel using fatigue resistant welded construction. Additionally, all weld-on tine tips are replaceable and made from abrasion-resistant steel. This model’s jaw profile is made to load logs into the grapple as quickly as possible to obtain a full load, and also comes designed to grip a single 150 mm (6 in) diameter stem when completely closed.
November 2, 2019

The second edition of The Big 5’s Women in Construction (WIC) Forum & Awards will be taking place this November 27th at the Dubai World Trade Centre in order to host the official Certificate Ceremony for companies that have agreed to willingly sign the WEPs. This follows the successful launch of the Middle East’s largest construction event in 2018. Industry leaders, including Brian Johnson, Managing Partner at Godwin Austen Johnson, and Hind Al Owais, Vice President- International Participants at Expo 2020 will be speaking at this event meant to focus on diversity, inclusion, gender balance, and women in leadership.
November 1, 2019

Caterpillar has rolled out the new Cat 326 excavator, which delivers performance with integrated simple-to-use technologies boosting efficiencies up to 45 percent over previous models. This 26-ton class model delivers improved fuel savings, lower maintenance costs and improved operator comfort with all-new cab designs. The new excavator offers high reliability at a low cost-per-hour performance.
October 28, 2019

The 14th edition of Eco Expo Asia will run from October 30th to November 2nd at AsiaWorld-Expo. Attracting some 300 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions, this year's fair will embrace the theme of "Less Carbon, Less Waste • Green Innovation", featuring a wide array of the latest environmental technologies and products to create a one-stop marketplace for the growing green industry.
October 25, 2019

Vermeer’s latest vacuum excavator, the XR2, features the newest advancement in hydro-excavation: a shaker deck that separates liquids and solids. This new system reduces hydro-excavator transport weights and allows operators to carry 1500 gallons of water to the job. The innovative technology of the XR2 demonstrates Vermeer’s dedication to driving the utility industry forward, as it decreases disposal expenses and allows for workers to stay on the jobsite longer due to increased efficiency.
October 23, 2019

Two new Massey Ferguson mid-range tractors were added to the 5700 Global Series and revealed at the recent 2019 Sunbelt Ag Expo. Introduced by the AGCO Corporation, the 100-HP MF5710D and the 110-HP MF5711D were designed for efficiency in hay production, loader work, and general farm use. Both models also come equipped with the sturdy Dyna-4 transmission for high-end performance.
October 20, 2019

Manitou has added four new straight boom Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to their North American collection. The TJ 65, TJ 65+, TJ 80+, and TJ 85 all feature smooth platform operation and three steering modes. Additionally, all of these models come with the ability to make up to four concurrent movements at one time.
October 17, 2019

Bobcat Company has added the brand new E26 compact excavator to their R-Series lineup. This new model retains the striking, well-defined design that customers have come to expect from the R-Series line, but also offers revamped performance, uptime protection, and operator comfort. Easier operation and enhanced durability are just some of the advantages that come with this new model, built with restricted movement in small workspaces in mind.
October 15, 2019

Onatrio, Canada’s Tigercat Industries Inc. has successfully purchased Ragnar Original Innovations (ROI), which is based out of New Hampshire, USA. ROI, which was founded by Anders Ragnarsson, manufactures material processing machinery used in the forestry, recycling, and construction industries. Effective as of September 30th, 2019, the new acquisition will assist Tigercat in gaining a foothold in the material processing sector.
October 14, 2019

John Deere is now manufacturing their mechanical angle blade for 950K and 1050K crawler dozers. The benefit of the mechanical angle blade is that it can be manually angled from side to side, making jobs like backfilling, rough grading, and general earthmoving much easier. John Deere made the decision to produce the blades for the 950K and 1050K models based on customer feedback.
October 11, 2019

Tigercat has unveiled their new, highly anticipated 1165 wheel harvester, available in both six-wheel and eight-wheel drive configurations. The 1165 is well-fitted for thinning, selective cut, and final fell applications. This mid-sized harvester is perfect for working on steep slopes due to its strong swing and leveling capabilities that rival the competition.
October 9, 2019

Tigercat has made some upgrades to their 845E and L845E track feller bunchers. New features include a larger main hydraulic pump, a longer reach ER boom system, and increased productivity. Enhancements to operator comfort were also a key focus, which is why these advanced models will have a new, redesigned cab.
September 25, 2019

John Deere Construction and Forestry is enhancing their user experience for intelligent machine management with new updates to their JDLink platform. These new capabilities will facilitate further valuable machine insights and will also help to provide quick, dependable, easy-to-use telematics solutions. New notifications and adjustments to JDLink mobile will also be features to look forward to with the new update.
September 19, 2019

The 13th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo is taking place this upcoming February 3-5th of 2020 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. This expo is currently the largest assembly of biomass industry stakeholders in the world. Produced by BBI International and Biomass Magazine, the latter is now calling for speaker abstracts.
September 19, 2019

Eco Expo Asia is returning to Hong Kong from October 30th to November 2nd at AsiaWorld-Expo. This annual tradeshow, which is dedicated primarily to environmental protections, is jointly organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd., and the event will be co-organized by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government. Eco Expo Asia is returning, thanks in part, to increased support from the Greater Bay Area initiative.
September 18, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. has introduced their brand new PC2000-11 hydraulic excavator to the market. This model features more horsepower and faster cycle times with improved multifunction performance. These enhancements are thanks in part to the PC2000-11’s EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine and new engine-pump control.
September 17, 2019

ASA Electronics has collaborated with ATW to develop a new version of their iN-Command Control System specifically for utility trailers. This addition brings automated smart control to the utility trailer market for the first time. This iN-Command technology for trailers will be available on select models from ATW brands including Big Tex Trailers and PJ Trailers.
September 17, 2019

John Deere has extended their eight-year/20,000-hour power electronic components warranty on the 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader. This decision comes with the company’s confidence in the durability of their models. The 944K wheel loader was already named as a finalist for the Diesel Progress Summit Awards in the Electrification Application of the Year category, further giving assurance to the commitment John Deere has to providing long-lasting machines to customers.
September 14, 2019

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