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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

Caterpillar’s new 777G off-highway truck carries on the 777 legacy of performance, reliability, and long-term durability. The 777 models have been staple machines in mining and large earthmoving applications since 1977, and they are only improving over time through new technology for high production, fuel efficiency, and operator amenities.
April 2, 2019

The RB565 Premium HD round baler is the newest addition to the Case IH round baler lineup, and possibly the most impressive, featuring the flexibility to bale a full range of crops. Outfitted with components for efficiently handling wet hay, this is an all-purpose, multicrop baler. High-efficiency hay production is the ultimate goal that is being met with this new powerhouse of a machine.
March 29, 2019

CASE Construction Equipment’s new vibratory roller models, the DV36D, DV45D, and DV45DC, are the latest additions to the DV Series. These powerful yet nimble models are easy to transport and ideal for residential and commercial construction applications where operators are more likely to experience obstacles like tight quarters and curbs. All three models are available in both double drum and combination (front drum with rear pneumatic tires) configurations.
March 28, 2019

John Deere is rolling out their next generation of construction simulators, bringing avid learners more advanced, hands-on training. The modular update outfits the new simulators to one of six machine types: the backhoe, crawler dozer, excavator, wheel loader, joystick-controlled motor grader, and fingertip control motor grader. Based on actual John Deere equipment, the updated simulators feature swappable controls that allow for quick interchange of joysticks and foot pedals to multiple machine types.
March 26, 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment announced recently that they are expanding their warranty program to include P7110B and P7170B asphalt pavers. The pavers will receive an expanded extended warranty, as well as the Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty. This additional uptime assurance will give road customers some peace of mind, coming standard on all machines delivered on or after the first of January, 2019.
March 21, 2019

The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, has openly invited South African and international construction firms to transform the inner city in order to unlock new economic potential for small to medium-sized contractors, as well as other local disadvantaged groups. This inner city revitalization project, championed by Mashaba, is also known as the “84 properties initiative”. Hosting the African Construction Expo and the co-located Totally Concrete Expo will be the city’s first initiative in attracting investors and growing awareness.
March 18, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. introduced the newest motor grader to their lineup earlier this month. The GD655-7 offers new, low-effort control levers, a larger, more comfortable cab, and comes equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emissions regulations-compliant engine. Meant to be sold concurrently with the GD655-6 model, this excavator gives the leading global heavy equipment manufacturer's customers additional choices to meet their needs.
March 15, 2019

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