Concord, Ontario-based contractor Maple-Crete has added an additional five new SDLG wheel loaders to its fleet, and now has the largest number of SDLG machines working in North America.
The new Cat 14M3 motor grader builds on the solid design of predecessor models with a larger engine, increased fuel efficiency, improved machine balance, enhanced transmission performance, advanced electro-hydraulic steering, more powerful telematics, and added operator-safety/convenience features. An easily maintained drawbar-circle-moldboard assembly is designed for productive performance in a range of applications, and long-term durability of major structures combines with low operating costs and serviceability to provide optimum value.
Hatz has released a four-cylinder diesel engine from its H-series with the newly developed Silent Pack. The state of the art Hatz 4H50TIC diesel unit performs up to 55 kilowatts at a maximum torque of 240 newton meters and complies with all current norms and requirements, such as EU Stage IIIB or US EPA Tier 4 final. In connection with the insulation, specially developed for this engine, the Hatz 4H50TIC Silent Pack reaches a reduction of the noise emission by 4 decibel despite the cooler fan. Therefore the engine is 60 per cent less noisy compared to the non-capsulated Open Power Unit (OPU).
The NEW C-1540 direct drive cone crusher is the latest addition to the Terex Finlay range of tracked mobile cone crushers. This machine has been developed to satisfy the requirements for any aggregates producer or contract crusher looking for a high output capacity machine that provides large reduction ratios and an excellent cubical shape in the surface ore mining and aggregate industries.
Atlas Copco Construction has recently appointed Scott Carnell as president of its U.S. division. Carnell replaces Erik Sparby who has accepted the role of general manager, Customer Center CR Greater China. Carnell will lead the company in growing each of its product lines, including construction tools, portable energy and road construction equipment, within the contractor, dealer and rental industries across North America.
Cummins Inc., President - Engine Business Srikanth Padmanabhan introduced a new era in Cummins heavy-duty power with the next-generation X Series. With the lineup expanded to three X engines, and ratings extending from 350 hp to 605 hp, this represents the broadest and most capable heavy-duty engine range that Cummins has ever made available to the North American truck market.
As the old maxim goes, time is money. When it comes to equipment, operating time is certainly money – but the machine must be running and working to bring that money in.
New changes to the mining code put British Columbia at the forefront of global standards for the safety of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) at mines operating in B.C., Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett just announced.
The new horizontal and slope Hilti Rotating laser PR 2-HS features shock absorbing head protection and innovative handles that provide cushion from 5-foot tripod drops and 360˚ falls from 3 feet. With Hilti drop resistance technology, contractors receive an accuracy of +/- 0.02-inch from the PR 2-HS laser whether they are leveling form work and pouring concrete, transferring and checking references, setting out slopes or performing excavation work.
The spotlight was firmly on Terex Washing Systems (TWS) at the recent Hillhead Show, Buxton, UK, as TWS made a show stopping showcase at the world’s largest working quarry show. The 2016 Hillhead exhibition proved to be a major success for TWS due to the tremendous interest in its products. The show provided the stage for the world premiere of the Terex AggreScalp scalping unit, the Finesmaster UltraFines recovery system alongside the Terex AggreSand 206 washing system.
Improper fuel filter venting can cause increased cranking time and loss in fuel system prime resulting in hard starts or even engine shutdown.
In June 2014 when Terex Trucks became part of Volvo Construction Equipment the central message of the acquisition was that both companies were ‘stronger together’. Two years on, and despite a further downturn in demand for haulers in general, a series of product, service and distribution improvements at the Motherwell, Scotland based company have firmly taken root.
The mixed-fleet telematics standard from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) has received approval from ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, to be accepted as a global standard.
Komatsu has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Joy Global Inc. a leading manufacturer of surface and underground mining equipment, under which Komatsu America Corp. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu in the USA, will acquire 100 percent ownership of Joy Global The Acquisition is expected to close in mid-2017, subject to the approval of shareholders of Joy Global and the receipt of necessary regulatory approvals under laws. The Acquisition is in line with Komatsu's strategy to strengthen it's core mining equipment business in an effort to achieve sustainable growth.
Kubota Engine America Corp. is honoring two of the company’s longstanding distributors, M.G. Bryan Equipment Company serving Oklahoma and Northern Texas, and East Coast Power with four locations serving Atlantic Canada. Kubota recognized and awarded M.G. Bryan Equipment Co. with 30 years of dedicated service, growth and partnership representing Kubota engines at its annual distributor meeting in Lincolnshire, Ill. Here, Kubota also honored East Coast Power with 20 years of successful partnership representing Kubota engines. Kubota Canada Sales and Marketing Manager JP Ouellette says, “At Kubota, we are very proud of our award recipients this year. When you have longstanding relationships with distributors like M.G. Bryan and East Coast Power, the ease of doing business while exceeding customer expectations makes for very smooth transitions between our products in Japan and our end users here.”