Caterpillar’s newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, makes its mining show debut at MINExpo 2016. The 291-tonne (320-ton) capacity truck uses a combination of proven designs – a chassis design that has accumulated about 18 million operating hours and powertrain design that has racked up three million hours. The truck design focuses on productivity while delivering proven reliability and simple serviceability.
Achieve faster, better, more efficient asphalt solutions on roads, parking lots, or utility projects with the power and versatility of Fecon’s FTX128 track carrier. Mill asphalt up to 40 inches wide and 6 inches deep with compatible cold planers like the Coneqtec-Universal AP1000. After adjusting the high-flow circuit of the FTX128 from 60 gpm to 45 gpm, the tractor delivers over 100 hydraulic horsepower (calculated after 10 percent efficiency loss) to the planer mill. When milling is completed, the FTX128 hydraulic circuits and quick attach coupler plate enable users to run complimentary attachments including brooms or buckets to make great use of the FTX128 tractor.
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., will display its range of product options and services at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s (NRMCA’s) ConcreteWorks Conference. The conference will begin on Sept. 18 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn. McNeilus will be located in booth #702. In addition, McNeilus will support the NRMCA’s 11th Annual National Mixer Driver Championship with five mixer trucks, course setup assistance and a monetary sponsorship.
At MINExpo 2016 from September 26-28, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Liebherr will showcase the latest technology from its mining product range. Covering a total area of more than 28,000 square feet (2,600 square metres), Liebherr’s stand #7627 will present new products, components and customer service solutions to reinforce the motto, “Experience the Progress”, supported by the six pillars of Liebherr-Mining: Productivity, Efficiency, Reliability, Customer Service, Safety and Environment.
Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled an innovative SuperTruck demonstrator whose combination of advanced aerodynamics, vehicle and powertrain technologies achieved a freight efficiency improvement of 88 percent – exceeding the 50 percent improvement goal set by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program.
Volvo’s fully autonomous truck is the first in the world to be tested in operations deep underground in the Kristineberg Mine. The self-driving truck is part of a development project aimed at improving the transport flow and safety in the mine. The truck will cover a distance of 7 kilometres, reaching 1,320 metres underground in the narrow mine tunnels.
The all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty has a new 48-gallon fuel tank – the largest in its class, according to the company – which aims to maximize time between fill-ups to allow for more time spent getting the job done.
Volvo Trucks’ "The Iron Knight" is the world’s fastest truck – twice over. The record-breaker is custom-built in every respect apart from the D13 engine and the series-manufactured I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission.
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that it has been selected to receive a $20 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the SuperTruck II program. The new award is part of a multimillion dollar, multi-year program to increase the fuel economy of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles while decreasing carbon pollution.
Ridewell Suspensions builds upon its expertise in lightweight, fully integrated trailer suspensions with the release of 20K and 25K Capacity Low-Mount-Height Trailer Suspensions for the RAR-266 product family. Both systems are available in drum or disc brake axle configurations with standard or custom axle widths.
It takes only a drop of four degrees in core body temperature for hypothermia to set in, therefore the body wastes no time in activating its defence against cold weather. Goosebumps, shivers, teeth chatter and raised hair are all symptoms triggered by the hypothalamus – the brain’s temperature centre – to produce heat.