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Cat M315F & M317F Wheeled Excavators Deliver Job Site Agility, Reliable Performance, Low Cost Operation and Operator Convenience

The new Cat M315F and M317F compact radius wheeled excavators are additions to the recently launched Cat F Series wheeled excavator range. The new models make no compromise in power, performance, or stability, compared with their non-compact counterparts, and feature large working envelopes, high breakout forces, and high lifting capacities.

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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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New BOMAG Lightweight Plate Compactors

BOMAG single direction vibratory plate compactors are a contractor's indispensable tools for day-to-day use in soil and asphalt repair and maintenance compaction applications. Weighing just over 100 lb (46 kg), the new BOMAG BVP 10/30 compactor is the lightest single direction vibratory plate in its class and features a balanced lifting point, so it can be quickly loaded and unloaded from the transport vehicle without any support equipment.

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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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Volvo CE unveils 100% electric compact excavator prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the EX2 – to industry specialists, policymakers, the media and academics at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit on Tuesday May 16th. The 100% electric compact excavator prototype delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced total cost of ownership compared to its conventional counterparts. It is believed to be the world’s first fully electric compact excavator prototype. 

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JCB machines take starring role in new Alien film

A fleet of more than 20 JCB machines is playing a starring role in the latest installment of a cult film franchise. JCB skid steer loaders, Loadall telescopic handlers and JS excavators were supplied to 20th Century Fox for the making of the new film “Alien: Covenant” which will be released in the U.S. on Friday, May 19.

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IronDirect rolls out line of Shantui crawler dozers

After a successful preview at ConExpo, IronDirect is rolling out a line of 10 fully hydrostatic Shantui crawler dozers that feature excellent blade and track control, superior visibility and a new, comfortable cab. The lineup includes four standard-track XL models that excel in hard and rocky soil, and six low-ground-pressure (LGP) models for soft ground conditions. The lineup ranges from 90 to 170 net hp (70 to 127 kW).

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Soil from Ontario construction projects would fill 16 Rogers Centres: report

An Ontario construction site. – Photo by booledozer on Flickr, used under Creative Commons license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Ontario's robust construction activity generated enough excess soil in one year to fill 16 Rogers Centres in Toronto, according to a report released today by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO). 

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New soil compactors expand Wacker Neuson’s compaction line

Wacker Neuson has expanded its extensive compaction product line with new 5-ton and 7-ton single drum soil compaction rollers. The RC50 and RC70 offer powerful compaction performance, with excellent maneuverability, gradeability and stability, especially on rough terrain. Both models feature the choice of a smooth drum for compaction of granular materials or a padfoot drum for effective compaction of cohesive soils such as clay. The RC models are ideal for commercial and residential projects, secondary roadways, bike paths and parking lots.

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Liebherr unveils the new PR 716 crawler dozer

Liebherr has extended its Generation 6 crawler tractor line with the new PR 716 Litronic. The line now includes six models, with operating weights ranging from 29,100 to more than 160,000 lbs. The PR 716 crawler tractor introduced at Bauma last April will be launched to the North American market this year during Conexpo. It has an operating weight of 29,100- 33,510 lb with an engine output of 126 HP /93kW and is powered by a 4-cylinder diesel engine Tier 4f / Stage IV.

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