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Takeuchi-US has released the TB235-2 compact hydraulic excavator, following up the original TB235. Sharing the same design concept of the TB230, TB240, and TB260, the TB235-2 provides Takeuchi with a 3.5t offering in this market classification. With an operating weight of 7,474 pounds, a dig depth of 10 feet 7.7 inches, maximum reach of 17 feet 3 inches and breakout force of 9,127 pounds the TB235 provides excellent working range and performance. Additionally, the TB235-2 shares the 24.4 hp Yanmar 3TNV88F engine with the TB230 and requires no additional exhaust after-treatment systems.
November 8, 2017

Buying a KOBELCO mini excavator may soon be a little closer to home. KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA is expanding its dealership network by adding several compact machinery dealers. AAA Equipment of New York, Bridgeport Equipment of Michigan, L&N Supply of Georgia, and Sound Heavy Machinery of North Carolina, will solely represent KOBELCO’s mini excavator line in the US.
November 7, 2017

On November 3, 2017, YANMAR America officially opened the new YANMAR EVO//CENTER located at the corner of Highway 92 and Old Alabama Road in Acworth, Georgia. Situated on 50-plus acres of land in Cherokee County, the new 50,000 square foot facility features six state-of-the-art product training labs with classroom and hands-on space, three classrooms, multiple meeting rooms, office space, a 250-seat auditorium, the EVO Commons dining area, concept lab, museum and outdoor product demonstration areas. The EVO//CENTER strives to evolve the mindsets of YANMAR’s customers, dealers, employees, and community by serving as a place of collaboration and education dedicated to sharing solutions for empowering sustainability.
November 6, 2017

CASE Construction Equipment has added the CX30C to its C Series line of mini excavators. With an operating weight of 6,020-pounds and a 24.8 horsepower Tier 4 Final engine, the CX30C boasts a bucket digging force of 4,520 pounds of force. The new machines feature a zero tail swing, short-radius or conventional design, adjustable boom offset for improved maneuverability in congested areas and an auto-shift travel system for operator convenience in varying terrain.
October 25, 2017

Volvo Constructions Equipment customers will now have more breakers and aftermarket attachment options thanks to a new partnership between Volvo and Allied Construction Products LLC. The new partnership results in the addition of 40 models to Volvo dealer product offerings, including the Allied flagship Rammer and Hy-Ram hydraulic breakers and Ho-Pac and Skid-Pac compactor/drivers. Comparable Volvo-branded products in North America will be discontinued with this new partnership.
October 25, 2017

The TV370 compact track loader (CTL) is a new 74-horsepower machine by CASE Construction Equipment that combines a maintenance-free Tier 4 Final solution with the strength and reach of a large-frame CTL. The TV370 provides a 3,700-pound rated operating capacity and a vertical-lift design that makes it ideal for loading trucks, and lifting and placing heavier palletized materials.
October 23, 2017

Bobcat has expanded its line of VersaHANDLER telescopic tool carriers, also known as telehandlers, with the new V723 VersaHANDLER telescopic tool carrier. The V723 is in the 7,000- to 8,000-pound size class, and it can confidently handle heavy loads. Its low profile fits on more farms and construction jobsites while easy maneuverability provides operators with enhanced comfort throughout the day. Plus, the new V723 features the Power Quick-Tach attachment mounting system to increase utilization.
October 17, 2017

The new Volvo EC27D 2.7-ton compact excavator is equipped with a Volvo D1.1A Tier 4 Final engine with passive regeneration and features impressive lifting capacity and more than 9,600 pounds of digging force. Due to the precise matching of the engine to the Volvo hydraulics, the EC27D uses 5 percent less fuel and has 30 percent less horsepower than its predecessor while maintaining the same breakout and tearout forces. The EC27D's size, stability and lifting capacity will make it an ideal candidate for a range of applications.
October 5, 2017

The newest in the line of Volvo compact wheel loaders — the L20H and L25H — are designed to meet the latest emission regulations, provide all-round visibility and excellent traction for efficient performance. As an update from the L20F, the new machines are powered by a Volvo D2.6M Tier 4 Final water-cooled engine with a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) that eliminates the need for regeneration or additives. The L20H and L25H also have 5 percent greater fuel efficiency and 8 percent more horsepower than their predecessor models. To improve cycle times, the fully automatic hydrostatic drive has two speed settings, with the ability to reach maximum speeds of 18.6 mph (30 kph).
October 5, 2017

Adding to the suite of Assist programs available through the Volvo Co-Pilot interface, Compact Assist for Soil is now available in North America. Compact Assist for Soil offers real-time guidance to the operator by displaying number of passes and Compaction Meter Value (CMV), showing operators the exact number of passes across the entire work area, as well as whether those areas have reached sufficient compaction.
September 28, 2017

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