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Volvo Launches 48-Hour Parts Delivery Guarantee

When you need parts most — Volvo delivers. If a machine should go down, Volvo guarantees parts delivery within 48 hours* in Canada and Hawaii, and within 24 hours in the United States, including Alaska. volvoce.com/parts48.

*Guarantee applies to Class 1 parts orders. 24-Hour Parts Delivery Guarantee in the United States, including Alaska, and a 48-Hour Parts Delivery Guarantee in Canada and Hawaii. See website for complete details.

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Atlas Copco celebrates grand opening of new South Carolina facility

Atlas Copco AB President and CEO Mats Rahmstrom cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the Atlas Copco production facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The $25 million, 197,000-square-foot plant at 1059 Paragon Way employs more than 300.

Also pictured are (from left to right): Chad Williams, York County Council; Mandy Brawley, Deputy Director of Global Business for the South Carolina Department of Commerce; Doug Echols, Rock Hill Mayor; Andrew Walker, President of the Atlas Copco Construction Technique Business Area; and Peter Lauwers, President of the Atlas Copco Portable Energy Division.

Atlas Copco celebrated the grand opening of its new production facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 17.

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Asphalt

Wirtgen Recycler 3800 CR: 100 miles – day and night

Time is money, especially in road construction. When it comes to cost efficiency, being able to put all equipment to maximum use is a critical factor. Consequently, it is a major advantage when a machine can be used flexibly, like the 3800 CR recycler from Wirtgen, which can use the up-cut and down-cut cold recycling processes or operate as a high-output milling machine. Thanks to its diverse application options, the recycler fulfills unique construction specifications as required by an application or invitation to tender.

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Earthmoving

Versatile and powerful: Liebherr presents the new L 514 and L 518 Stereoloaders

For over 20 years, Liebherr Stereoloaders have had a reputation for being reliable and versatile all-rounders. This is also true of the new L 514 and L 518 Stereoloaders, both models offer operators real added value with numerous innovations, such as the new Z-unit bar linkage and the spacious driver's cab. Powerful components and innovative diagonal cooling provide a high level of reliability. The proven stereo steering system enables high productivity, particularly in confined spaces. Both wheel loaders are available for order and delivery in the second half of 2017. Liebherr will present them over the course of the year at various trade fairs and in-house exhibitions.

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Kioti parent Daedong celebrates 70 years

Daedong Industrial Company, LTD., will celebrate their 70th anniversary this May. In 1947, Sam-Man Kim founded Daedong Industrial Company with his four brothers, pioneering Korea's agricultural equipment industry. As the country battled famine and exhaustion following World War II, the desperate need for agricultural mechanization fueled Kim's determination and creativity that produced a succession of machines which increased food production throughout a critical time during Korea's industrialization. 70 years later, Mr. Kim's legacy of passion and dedication to the agricultural industry embodies the spirit of Daedong Industrial and the KIOTI Tractor brand. 

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Lifting & Material Handling

Former excavator operator right at home with purpose-built SENNEBOGEN material handler

Chris Zwicky has spent much of his life operating excavators. But, only a few months after climbing into the spacious cab of a purpose-built material handler, he's already sold on the advantages that the SENNEBOGEN 818 M offers his family's busy earthmoving, processing and biomass production business in eastern Pennsylvania. Zwicky Processing & Recycling, part of W.D. Zwicky & Son Inc., of Fleetwood, PA, has evolved from a legacy of residential excavating and land clearing into a major regional supplier of biomass fuels, and construction and demolition recycling services.

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Link-Belt Field Tests and Introduces TCC-2500

The all new Link-Belt TCC-2500 was already hard at work the same week Link-Belt Cranes formally introduced the crane world to the 250-ton (230-mt) telescopic crawler crane at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. L.R. Willson and Sons, Inc. of Gambrills, MD is field testing the TCC-2500, completing tilt-panel work and steel erection for a 38,000 sq. ft. (3 530 sq. m) warehouse in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Capitol Heights, MD. A 13,000 lb. (5 896.7 kg) spreader bar and six parts line were used to place panels weighing as much as 84,000 lbs. (38 101.8 kg).

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Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates the Opening of its Madras, Oregon High Desert Proving

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is celebrating the completion and official opening of its new High Desert Proving Grounds in Madras, Oregon.  The total High Desert Proving Grounds project required an $18.7 million investment by DTNA. Work began in June 2015 to clear the land with construction commencing in May 2016 by general contractor Kirby Nagelhout. The new proving grounds provide two distinct functions: firstly to merge real-world validation of DTNA's research and development and engineering initiatives and secondly to help bring new technologies to market faster than ever before.  

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Ritchie Bros. and IronPlanet Secure Unconditional Antitrust Clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice; Acquisition is Expected to Close in the Next Few Weeks

Ritchie Bros., has announced the receipt of unconditional antitrust clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice for the proposed acquisition of IronPlanet, an online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets. Ritchie Bros. outstanding brand reputation and high degree of customer trust, coupled with IronPlanet's digital prowess built on user friendly technology, will provide multiple product and channel offerings to customers.

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