Caterpillar has announced availability of Object Detection systems for additional Cat machines and virtually all brands of mobile surface mining equipment. Previously unsupported Cat machines as well as other brands of machines can now be equipped with the cameras, radars and in-cab displays that deliver increased site awareness to mobile equipment operators.
Superior Industries Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, expands its portable plant product lineup with the release of new standard designs for the Patriot Cone Crusher Plant. According to the manufacturer, the Patriot Cone Crusher Plant delivers portable crushing capabilities unique in the market by providing options like Vantage Automation and Level Assist that are exclusive to Superior.
The DEUTZ Corporation, based in Georgia, has opened its first Power Center in the USA. In North Kansas City, customers can now access development services that are specific to their individual applications. The US subsidiary of DEUTZ AG will be using the Power Center to help equipment manufacturers and end customers to integrate DEUTZ engines into their particular machines.
Goodyear is encouraging MINExpo 2016 attendees to visit its booth (#6009) inside the Las Vegas Convention Center to discover how Goodyear is helping mine operations lower their operating costs through:
- Trusted products, including a full tire portfolio, retreads and a variety of uptime-enhancing technologies, such as Goodyear Hi-Stability Carcass Technology, Goodyear CycleMax Tread Compound Technology and Goodyear Permafoam
- Worldwide support, including an international distribution network and global field support, to help keep mine haul trucks running
- Reliable services – including global field consultations, tire surveys and footprint evaluations – to help end-users optimize their operations
- Value-added tools – including Goodyear EMTrack Performance Tracking, digital tools and in-depth training – all designed to help mining operations grow their business with confidence
Liquidity Services has announced the launch of a new marketplace, IronDirect, that provides construction equipment buyers a convenient online platform to purchase a large and growing number of value-priced and premium brand products – including bulldozers, excavators, wheel loaders and telehandlers – all from proven manufacturers around the world. The IronDirect marketplace provides both large and small contractors and corporate end-users easy and direct access to high-quality equipment, attachments and parts needed to meet their functional needs along with a suite of innovative support and service programs and technologies that reduce risk and maintain uptime across the machine’s full lifecycle.
Xtreme Green Electric Vehicles (XGEV), the first company in the world to manufacture a full line of zero-emission lithium iron phosphate battery powered vehicles, has been a leader in the development and production of 100 percent electric specialty vehicles, and is pleased to exhibit these vehicles at the MINExpo in Las Vegas, Sept. 26-28, 2016. Based in North Las Vegas, Nev., the eco-vehicle company is committed to profoundly reducing pollution created by non-passenger vehicles by developing an extensive line of revolutionary, green and 100 percent electric-powered commercial vehicles. XGEV is exhibiting at, booth 523-N, in the North Hall.
Las Vegas-based Xtreme Manufacturing is displaying North America’s largest capacity telehandler at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016, along with a range of high capacity telehandlers and Snorkel aerial work platforms. The Xtreme Manufacturing booth is built from Xtreme’s own modular building structure, the Xtreme Cube, which can be configured for use in hazardous environments, such as mining.
The 75-ton EC750E boasts not only significant measurable improvements to power, productivity and digging force – it’s also more fuel efficient than its smaller predecessor, enabling higher production at a lower cost-per-ton than ever before.
Worksaver, Inc. has introduced a new adapter designed to interface with Massey Ferguson DL95 loaders with pin-on buckets and to allow the use of skid-steer type attachments, providing greater versatility to the operator. This adapter uses the existing loader pins to attach to the loader arms. It features plated handles, pins, springs and bushings to provide a long service life.
Available on new Volvo wheel loaders ranging from L110H to L250H – Volvo Load Assist provides both real-time intelligence to the operator and documentation of work orders for the owner and their customers. Managed through Volvo Co-Pilot, the award-winning in-cab interface, Load Assist eliminates the guesswork associated with loading accurate tonnage, reducing occurrences of reweighing and reloading, as well as providing opportunity for the owner to expedite paperwork and improve operator training.
CASE Construction Equipment has introduced two new crawler excavators to its D Series lineup: the CX490D and CX500D. These new models are designed for heavy excavation work and replace the company’s previous 47-metric ton excavator the CX470C. Each model is built to provide significant operational gains, including cycle times up to 10 percent faster, improved responsiveness and multifunctional controls, and greater fuel efficiency. An electronically controlled hydraulic pump and larger control and solenoid valves boost breakout forces, increase lifting strength and improve responsiveness.