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Caterpillar will be presenting 30 machines, in addition to work tools, engines, and product support capabilities, at the upcoming bauma CHINA 2018 trade fair. Even more excitingly, the introduction of over a dozen Cat Next Generation hydraulic excavators will also be debuted for the first time. The show will also feature Cat general and building construction, paving, and SEM-branded equipment.
October 15, 2018

Generac Mobile has officially launched their first diffuse LED light towers, which provide minimal glare for nighttime work. Many conventional light fixtures emit harsh light, which can be distracting to other workers nearby and even drivers while performing road maintenance. Generac’s new diffuse LED’s provide even lighting for many different applications, eliminating this issue.
October 12, 2018

Cat’s new 740 GC is their most recent addition to expand their articulated dump truck (ADT) line. This re-introduction of a 40-ton size class ADT incorporates the already loved features and proven performance of previous models. Improvements include new controls, advanced traction-control system, hoist-assist system, transmission-protection features, stability-assist system, a fuel-saving ECO mode, and more.
October 9, 2018

Hiab has excitedly announced the winner of the World Crane Championship (WCC) held on September 22nd and 23rd in connection with the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany. Andreas Öhman from Sweden won the championship final with a time of 2:32:89. Jani Väisänen from Finland came in second place with a time of 2:38:95, and Tim Hansen from Denmark came in third place with a time of 2:33:18 after winning the bronze final.
October 5, 2018

Volvo has introduced their new EW240E material handler for waste and recycling. This stalwart material handler has been designed specifically for the North American market, and was built with productivity in mind, first and foremost. The EW240E is a powerful and reliable choice for challenging work conditions.
October 4, 2018

John Deere recently updated their 944K hybrid wheel loader by adding Final Tier 4 engine technology, while also making improvements to uptime, operating costs, and operator comfort. The Final Tier 4 engine will provide increased fuel economy when compared to the Interim Tier 4 model. This update comes from John Deere’s efforts to produce world-class equipment that delivers customers with the highest value possible
October 4, 2018

UK Construction Week (UKCW), the premier built environment event, is now only days away, meaning the time to RSVP is now! Taking place October 9th through the 11th at Birmingham’s NEC and hosting over 35,000 construction professionals, this is the last chance to sign up and take advantage of everything that this huge event has to offer. So just in case you need some extra convincing, here is a list of the top ten highlights that you won’t want to miss.
October 3, 2018

Whether you’re in agriculture, construction, landscaping, road maintenance, or material handling, Cat’s new Side Discharge Buckets present the perfect solution to collecting and transporting loose materials such as sawdust, sand, mulch, and topsoil out of the way. Designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders, these machines discharge materials via a belt-type conveyor from adjustable opening doors on either side of the bucket, while a rotating agitator works to keep material flowing to the conveyor. Operators can control the volume of material being discharged, as well as the area covered, by adjusting the conveyor speed and door openings.
October 2, 2018

Hiab, part of Cargotec, is enhancing productivity and operational safety with their next generation of hooklifts. The MULTILIFT Ultima series features several industry-first innovations contributing to their increased safety and ease of use. Already the market leader, in thanks to their MULTILIFT XR range - the predecessor to the MULTILIFT Ultima - this newest lineup demonstrates Hiab’s continuation of dedication to innovation.
October 1, 2018

The Singapore Expo Hall will be hosting the 8th annual BuildTech Asia exhibition this October 22nd-24th at MAX Atria. This is the leading annual Asia Pacific Building and Construction industry trade exhibition. This year’s expo is expected to house more than 10,000 high-level attendees, showcasing some 300 international and regional brands.
October 1, 2018

The new Cat Skeleton Bucket, designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders, is the perfect machine for separating rocks and other large debris from soil and sand. Featuring heavy duty construction and design elements, the Skeleton Bucket can be used for agricultural, construction, land clearing, demolition, landscaping, and scrap handling purposes. The Cat Skeleton Bucket’s number of structural elements ensures long-term durability as well as efficient operation.
September 30, 2018

Removing stumps from landscaping and construction sites is about to get a whole lot easier with John Deere’s new SS30 model Stump Shredder. The newest addition to JD’s Worksite Pro attachments lineup, this shredder can easily remove 8 inch (203 mm) to 28 inch (711 mm) stumps in just one pass, and larger stumps can be easily removed as well with multiple bores. Optimized for the new mid- and large-frame G-Series skid steers (320G, 324G, 330G and 332G) and mid- and large-frame G-Series compact track loaders (325G, 331G and 333G), this shredder is sure to make removal and cleanup as quick and easy as possible.
September 28, 2018

This week at the IAA 2018 exhibition in Hannover, Hiab, part of Cargotec, debuted their renewed JONSERED recycling crane meant for heavy-duty recycling. This new range of cranes will be a part of Hiab’s all-inclusive offering for waste and recycling applications. The launch is part of Hiab’s long-term strategy to bundle expertise and offering for the Waste Management & Recycling community.
September 27, 2018

Rapat Corporation is now offering a full line of enclosed conveyors, including the Rapat Series ECTR, the Rapat Series ETR, and the Rapat Series RR. This lineup of enclosed conveyors will help to eliminate dust emissions. They also provide a solution for industries looking to meet OSHA’s updated regulations regarding silica that were updated in June of this past year.
September 25, 2018

Caterpillar is adding to their ever-expanding portfolio with the introduction of the new 918M compact wheel loader. This recent addition to the lineup includes a high-lift loader linkage, a Cat Fusion coupler, a five-piece guarding package, and wider tires. This intuitive and compact machine makes it easy to operate in tight spaces, and the added fuel efficiency makes this compact wheel loader the best value in its class.
September 24, 2018

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

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