The new Cat 816K landfill compactor, designed with heavy-duty main structures that support multiple life cycles, features a fuel-efficient Cat C7.1 ACERT engine, single-lever steering, pressurized cab, and wheel/tip options that provide extended service life. Available Cat COMPACT Technologies, such as Compaction Control, further enhance compaction performance and consistency by providing accurate compaction values and 3D mapping.
The John Deere excavator lineup continues its transformation with the updating of the 135G and 245G LC reduced-tail-swing excavators. Built with the same toughness as their larger production-class counterparts, these machines deliver the productivity, uptime and low daily operating costs customers know and trust with the John Deere G-Series.
CASE Construction Equipment has introduced a new line of six heavy- and light-duty sectional snow pushers compatible with both current and older model wheel loaders, skid steers, compact track loaders and backhoes. The moldboard sections move independently, allowing each section to shift up and down in response to uneven pavement or obstacles. The light-duty models, designed for compact equipment and backhoes, feature pushers up to 13 feet wide. The heavy-duty line offers pushers up to 17 feet wide for full-sized wheel loaders.
KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Regional Tractor to its growing dealer network. Regional Tractor will be the first dealer to solely represent Kobelco’s line of mini-excavators. Their territory will cover the southern Ontario counties of Halton, Hamilton and Niagara.
Designed as both a material transfer vehicle (MTV) and paver to significantly increase utilization rates, the rubber track Cedarapids CR662RM RoadMix from BOMAG features a new 260-hp (191-kW) Tier 4 Final Cummins diesel engine that delivers the power needed for high production applications. Boasting a low, 21-psi fully loaded ground contact pressure, the CR662RM can be used on all paving lifts, including the critical base layer, to virtually eliminate all forms of material and thermal segregation. Unlike MTVs with empty wheel loads in excess of 75 psi, the low-psi rubber track RoadMix machine does not cause rutting on the base layer, can cross bridges fully loaded and is transported to the jobsite like a 10-foot paver, so contractors can finish mainline and airport paving applications quickly, efficiently and with high mat quality.
Screen Machine is celebrating 50 years in business in 2016. On Thursday, June 23, Screen Machine hosted dealers, suppliers, local, state and federal officials, families of employees and other special guests to its 125,000-square foot facility in Etna, Ohio. According to the company, it was a day to celebrate a great American success story, and to look ahead to a bright future. At the event, Screen Machine debuted about 75 tons of new machinery and welcomed nearly 700 guests for the day.
‘Turn off your cell phone while operating off-road equipment’ is the key message from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) in a new jointly developed safety alert that emphasizes the hazards of distracted driving while on the worksite.
Volvo Trucks North America is adding a turbo compounding option for the Volvo D13 engine. By converting wasted heat energy, the 13-litre D13 with turbo compounding improves fuel efficiency by up to 6.5 percent, while also delivering up to 100 extra lb.-ft. of torque for improved performance.
Haver & Boecker has introduced its Tyler F-Class Split-Bucket Mounting System, which offers simplified maintenance and bearings change outs for operators and, in turn, cuts service downtime in half. The rubber mount housing, or split-bucket system, provides operators easy access to critical components, such as rubber mounts and body brackets.
The Austrian construction company Hilti & Jehle GmbH is relying on modern and high performance machines from Liebherr for complex deep foundation tasks. A rotary drilling rig type LB 44 is currently working on the construction of a factory building in Dornbirn. At the end of last year, Liebherr’s new piling and drilling rig LRB 355 celebrated its debut on one of Hilti & Jehle’s jobsites.
Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc., a Suncor business, has secured an exclusive commitment from McCloskey International Ltd. to use its newly reformulated HYDREX hydraulic fluids for manufacturing of machinery and as factory fill. As an early adopter of the new fluids, McCloskey’s two-tier endorsement includes product applications for its own machinery, as well as the approval to use HYDREX in the equipment they manufacture (OEM approval). Additionally, McCloskey will now be featuring HYDREX as part of its outgoing promotion and communication on their equipment.
DEUTZ Corporation recently moved its Value Add production operation from Norcross, GA to a facility with a larger, 60,000-square-foot production area in Pendergrass, GA. As a result, DEUTZ has been able to increase the number of Value Add production lines from one to three. While the company already manufactures thousands of engines annually through its Value Add operation, the expansion will allow DEUTZ to increase production and serve even more OEM partners.