CDE will once again participate in CONEXPO-CON/AGG where the company will unveil its latest innovation, the CDE M5500 wash plant that can produce up to 550 tons per hour of washed materials on a single chassis. A selection of Infinity screens, the company’s new development in screening technology, will also be launched on the North American market along with other technological surprises.
Ritchie Bros. has signed an enterprise framework agreement with Shell, for redeployment or sale of industrial assets and equipment. Ritchie Bros. will be leveraging its integrated suite of asset management tools to implement a cloud-based solution for Shell—allowing for easy redeployment of assets within the Shell organization or sale of surplus assets to third parties.
Mack Trucks named Vision Truck Group of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada its 2016 North American Dealer of the Year. Vision Truck Group achieved 189 percent of their sales goal in 2016, while also achieving 25 percent market share in their region. Vision Truck Group also made significant investments in facilities, services and people and celebrated 50 years in business in 2016.
Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, is expanding its line of Exterra Belt Cleaners with a new secondary model. Designed for straightforward, quick conveyor installations, the Exterra Secondary Belt Cleaner will debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. Trade show attendees will be able to view the cleaner from March 7-11 at Superior’s booth (#C31955) in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Caterpillar will launch new Cat Connect hardware and software to enable equipment managers to connect all of their assets—from the largest earthmover to the smallest generator, and including both light and heavy-duty trucks and utility vehicles. New Cat Product Link technologies connect any brand and type of equipment, powered or non-powered, and all report through a single system, VisionLink.
To commemorate 50 years of the articulated motor grader at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, John Deere will display a restored JD570 model that was reconditioned by two retired John Deere Dubuque Works employees, Don Bagby and Jerry Bode. Introduced in 1967, the JD570 pioneered many of the innovations and developments seen on motor graders today, including articulated frame steering, hydraulically controlled machine functions and the rollover protective structure (ROPS).
Lake Erie Portable Screeners introduces a portable box screener as a smaller, economical alternative to the Pitbull 2300. The Pitbull 2300B has no conveyors and features a smaller frame, allowing it to boast the durability, portability and screening rate of the 2300 at almost half the cost. The new model is simpler, lighter and more compact than the larger version, yet delivers high outputs with a wide range of materials, including topsoil, mulch, gravel, stone and asphalt. The combination of low price and high performance makes the machine ideal for rental centers and small- to mid-sized contractors in industries such as landscaping, construction and excavation.
CASE Construction Equipment has launched an all-new Total Cost of Ownership Calculator at CaseCE.com that provides both prospective buyers and current equipment owners insight into lifetime ownership costs. Based on a broad range of operational factors covering the entire line of CASE equipment, the program calculates data in U.S. and Canadian currencies, as well as metric and imperial measurements.
Showcasing a total of 28 machines, including new models and industry-changing concept vehicles, Volvo is offering visitors to CONEXPO-CON/AGG multiple interactive experiences to see how it is pushing boundaries of conventional machine design and technology. Visitors will interact with new intelligent operator systems, machine monitoring technologies, can visit the 3D theater and even pan for gold with the stars of Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush. A range of new technologies and services will be unveiled, the most notable of which are ActiveCare Direct and Dig Assist.
Topcon Positioning Group announces a new modular GNSS receiver system — the MR-2. The system combines all current and planned constellation tracking with a comprehensive set of communication interfaces to service any precision application requiring high performance RTK (real-time kinematic) positioning and heading determination.
Kerr Crane Service of Timmins, Ontario, Canada, recently expanded its crane fleet with the addition of a new Demag AC 250-6 all terrain crane. With a 262 ft main boom and impressive load chart, the Demag AC 250-6 crane is the most compact 6-axle crane, which will give Kerr Crane’s better maneuverability in confined working areas and easy over-the-road transportation. The new unit joins an extensive fleet of mobile cranes ranging in size from 28-ton to 400-ton capacity.
MB CRUSHER has announced availability of the BF90.3 S4 Crusher Bucket to the Canadian construction and recycling market. According to the Italy-based manufacturer, the BF90.3 was the first crusher bucket in the world ever made. Designed to handle the most challenging conditions on any site, the BF90.3 is built to be extremely compact and versatile and has been updated and made more powerful over the years. Suitable for all crushing operations, it maintains the same results in terms of performance with all types of inert material.
A total of ten Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes and crawler cranes are currently in operation at the Suez Canal as part of a multibillion project. A HS 8100 HD duty cycle crawler crane of the newest generation belonging to the German company Züblin is among the machines deployed to assist in the construction of two road tunnels under the Suez Canal near the city of Port Said in North Egypt.
Capable of working around congested job sites in efficient fashion, the updated John Deere and excavators boast new customer-inspired features, including hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics and the ability to be equipped with a hydraulic coupler that allows the machines to use backhoe buckets.
The new generation 825 material handler completes the SENNEBOGEN product range of machines for use in the timber handling, recycling and scrap handling sectors. With a service weight of 28,8 t as a mobile variant and 32 t in the crawler version, the 825 E as a standard material handler covers a wide range of applications. With the new edition of the popular 825 in the current E-series, SENNEBOGEN is launching a machine with equipment lengths from 12 m to 14 m, which has already been well established as a flexible all-rounder with customers all over the world in the predecessor series. This machine is currently available only in Europe. Availability in North America to be announced.
Modular system boasts a variety of equipment variants
Mack Trucks has announced extended engine oil drain intervals for customers using its newly formulated genuine Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5. Depending on the application, oil drain intervals have been extended by up to 15,000 miles compared with previous formulations, helping reduce customer maintenance costs. Introduced as the factory fill in Mack’s 2017 engines, genuine Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5 also extends drain intervals for all 2011 and newer Mack engines.