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Find the latest construction equipment news, articles, videos and information. Stay informed of newly released equipment models and the latest innovations from construction industry manufacturers around the globe. Here are some recent posts from the construction industry:


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

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

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

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

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

Volvo Construction Equipment’s new high-reach excavator is their largest in North America, reaching up to 118 feet high. The EC750E HR is a versatile and powerful demolition excavator. Easily reconfigured using extensions and different boom sets, this multi-use excavator is capable of handling up to 8,000 pound tools.
March 13, 2019

Hitachi introduced their brand new Hitachi Grade Guidance system. Factory-integrated and developed in cooperation with Topcon, this guidance system leverages the latest tech and components to create a “one-stop-shop” for efficient precision excavation.
March 6, 2019

A division of Liebherr is celebrating their 50-year anniversary this February 22nd! On this day in 1969, Hans Liebherr founded Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH, a divisional controlling company for mobile cranes. Fast forward to today, and the company has approximately 3,600 employees producing around 1,800 machines every year.
February 21, 2019

Case IH is enhancing two-way data sharing by teaming up with six initial partners to further promote seamless data transfer capabilities between their AFS Connect farm management system and their growing list of third party service providers. With this partnership, producers can seamlessly share in-depth, agronomic data through AFS Connect, which is Case IH’s Advanced Farming Systems precision farming suite. This data sharing will ultimately optimize productivity and in-field efficiency.
February 19, 2019

Cat has recently made a 2019 update to their M Series Medium Wheel Loaders, including the 950M through the 982M. This product update package includes technology that will feature emissions control strategies to meet EU Stage V standards (EU only), expanded productivity measurement tools, remote software update capabilities, and refinements in ground engaging tool and coupler systems, as well as contributing to lower operating costs via extended service intervals. Cat regularly provides periodic updates in order to provide new and improved features for their customers on a quicker, more frequent scale than would be possible for New Product Introduction (NPI) cycles. The update will also enhance the operator experience with new seats and suspensions.
February 18, 2019

Caterpillar has made a new addition to the Locator series of their Cat Product Link hardware line with the introduction of the PL161 attachment locator. This new device is the most advanced OEM integrated technology solution for attachment tracking, giving users the ability to track both an attachment’s location and its utilization status. The PL 161 aims to help workers keep track of attachments across all worksites, plan for maintenance and replacement of attachments, and minimize lost attachments.
February 15, 2019

Liebherr is showcasing their comprehensive package of multiple intelligent assistance systems for their XPower large wheel loaders to construction industry professionals for the first time at this year’s upcoming Bauma Expo in Munich. These systems will include their active rear person recognition, a sensor-supported, integrated tyre pressure monitoring system, and a new intuitive steering system that will be available for all mid and large series models from Bauma 2019 onwards. All of Liebherr’s assistance systems are developed by Liebherr themselves, meaning that the technology is fully integrated into the machine controls, fully optimizing safety and comfort in their daily wheel loader operations.

 
February 11, 2019

Bobcat Company is releasing a line of six new nitrogen breaker attachments. These new additions, featuring a simpler design for easier maintenance, will cover all Bobcat compact excavators, skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders, and mini track loaders. The powerful breakers will provide industry-leading impact energy while living up to the highest quality standards that are expected of the Bobcat brand.
February 8, 2019

Liebherr is set to debut four new cranes from their Mobile Cranes Product Division at the Bauma expo this year. These cranes, listed below, will feature enhanced performance, resource management, and flexibility, thanks to the company’s dedication to consistently seeking out the newest and most advanced development of successful technologies.
February 7, 2019

Liebherr is debuting their latest EC-B Flat-Top crane series at the upcoming Bauma 2019 expo in Munich, featuring eight units total, all the largest in their class, and all with increased operator comfort in the new LiCAB cabin with intuitive user interfaces. Excitingly enough, three of the cranes will utilize fibre rope, which has a four times longer service life than traditional steel rope and enables cranes to work with higher load capacities while being easier to handle. All of the new cranes can be expected to available in April of this year.
February 6, 2019

Liebherr will be attending Buama 2019 this year, and the presentation they have prepared is sure to be an earth-shattering event. Not only will they be hosting daily shows and an innovation lab where attendees can stop by to see their latest future-focused technologies, but Liebherr will also be showcasing INTUSI, their adaptive and intuitive new solution for machine communications. Specialists will also be able preview a package of multiple intelligent assistance systems for XPower wheel loaders, in addition to a new generation of mobile and crawler excavators, like the R 934 and the A 913 Compact Litronic.
February 5, 2019

Bobcat Company has recently introduced the brand new Bobcat Bob-Dock system. This cutting-edge, hydraulic attachment mounting system allows the operator to work hands free, without having to leave the Bobcat compact loader cab. The attachment is optimized for strong, easy, and repeatable hydraulic connections, while minimizing downtime and common operator mistakes.
February 4, 2019

Liebherr has been hard at work in 2019 producing their latest generation of crawler excavators, the “Generation 8”. These powerhouses, produced in Colmar, France, feature increased operator comfort and higher productivity than previous models. The new R 934, based on the original R 934 and R 938 models, will be presented at the upcoming Bauma 2019 expo in Germany alongside an engine meeting Stage V emission standards. This model includes numerous improvements including simplified, safe maintenance work, and increased power.
January 31, 2019

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