Demolition is more powerful and efficient than ever with the new John Deere Hydraulic Hammer attachments (HH20C, HH40C, HH60C and HH80C) for skid steers, compact track loaders (CTLs) and compact excavators. The new line of hammers is the fastest in its class, and they are more efficient and easier to maintain than previous models. The Hydraulic Hammers are the newest product added to the consistently growing line of Worksite Pro attachments and are optimized to work with select John Deere G- and E-Series skid steers and compact track loaders, G-Series Compact Excavators and most competitive models.
At Bauma 2016 held April 8-16 in Munich, Germany, Rockster presented its current portfolio of machines, including two impact crushers: the newest and biggest in the line; the R1100S, and the smallest; the R700S (R1100S: 32,9 t/72,600 pounds & 3.2 m/10.5 feet high, R700S: 19.3 t/42,600 pounds & 3.1 m/10.2 feet high).
Manitou presented Robert Lebel of Hewitt Equipment Limited in Point-Claire, Quebec with the 2015 Manitou Top Dealer Award. This prestigious award is based on the overall sales performance for North American Manitou Dealers in 2015. Hewitt Equipment was recognized and awarded for their top performance at the Manitou Americas corporate headquarters in West Bend, W.I., during the "Next Big Thing" new product introduction dealer event.
On April 13 at the Bauma construction machinery trade fair in Munich, the Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) initiative hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment held a seminar on current trends to address the carbon footprint from infrastructure projects. As procurers increasingly use CO2 emissions as a criterion for bidder selection, a panel of experts presented their views on challenges and solutions.
Trimble has announced the availability of the Trimble MBR Series Displays for quick, handheld or cab-mounted wireless monitoring of crane sensors. The MBR Series Displays can monitor load, wind speed, wind gust, A2B, boom angle, trim angle, list angle, rope payout, rope speed and/or pressure for many crane and lifting applications.
Mack Trucks has revealed the next step in the evolution of its integrated powertrain by introducing its 2017 Mack MP series engines, bringing significant improvements in fuel efficiency, power and productivity, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Thanks to several upgrades and enhancements, the new engines boost fuel efficiency from 2.1 to 8.8 percent compared with prior model year engines.
The Carmix 3500 TC concrete mixer has a yield of 3.5 cubic metres, a double mixing blade, a 600-litre loader controllable with the Joymix (joystick). The machine can handle slopes up to 30 percent even when fully loaded.
JCB is donating a 3CX backhoe loader to help rescue and clean-up operations in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, resulting in the deaths of at least 570 people and injuries to over 7,000 people. It has been reported that 25,000 people remain in shelters as a consequence of the devastating earthquake that has been described by the country’s President Rafael Correa as the biggest tragedy in Ecuador in seven decades.
In an ongoing effort to reduce the environmental impact of its products, Volvo Penta has approved the use of hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) – neat or blended with conventional diesel – in all of its diesel engines. The approval is based on extensive field testing and endorsement of HVO for on-road use by sister company Volvo Trucks, part of the Volvo Group. Volvo Penta engines do not need any type approval or specific certification for HVO usage.
PACCAR has started an engineering program with Allison Transmission to release the fully automatic Allison TC10 in the latest PACCAR models. The TC10 transmission will be offered in Kenworth T680 and T880 and Peterbilt Models 567 and 579 with both PACCAR and Cummins engines.
Trimble has announced that the purchase of a complete Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System will include six months of Trimble Connected Site services at no additional cost if activated by June 30, 2017. The services make it even easier for contractors to connect the machine to the office to realize significant cost savings and productivity gains.
The 2016 Ford F-150 is the only large pickup to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick for SuperCrew and SuperCab configurations.