Balanced three-wheel static roller

The R2H is a balanced three-wheel static roller that develops 365 pounds of force per linear inch across its 83-inch rolling width. Precise tracking, combined with a built-in drum overlap, means even coverage and compaction effort no matter where the machine goes. Adding water ballast enables the machine to work on thicker lifts or even soil compaction jobs. Traction and gradability are improved and the torque helps pull the mix under all three drums for blemish-free compaction.

It is useful for paving bridge decks, city streets and large parking areas, and can pinch a longitudinal joint.

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RM V550GO! Unites Several Crushing Processes in One Machine; MTS2010 Tracked Mobile Stockpiler Replaces a Wheel Loader

Rubble Master’s RM V550GO! (shown here at a recent Demo Days in Austria) brings together the technology of a cone crusher and vertical shaft impactor (VSI) with the benefits of the company’s RM GO! technology. This fully mobile plant produces sand from waste material or post-crush processes reject gravel, or hard stone to make recycled aggregate. It is also a very good machine for processing waste aggregate (reject of 8 to 16 mm).

“This crusher is a revolution. It unites two machines in one. Now you only have to invest in one machine instead of what was previously two or three,” says Rubble Master (RM) sales partner Jean-Yves Voghel from Quebec, Canada.

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Thousands of Industry Professionals in Attendance at BC’s Big Iron Showcase

The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – took place the weekend of September 19th and 20th at TRADEX in Abbotsford. For the first time ever, the show was co-located with TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest commercial trucking show. A variety of industry professionals went to one or both shows, with 3,240 registered visitors attending the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show, combined with a considerable overflow from TRUXPO’s record-breaking 10,362 visitors.

“Things started off a little soggy on Friday but it cleared and was a good day with serious customers in attendance,” said Mark Cusack, National Show Manager. “Saturday started and finished strong with a steady stream of visitors who took their time in the big tent as well as the many outside displays.”

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Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. Expands and Continuous Growth Remains the Leading Business Objective.

Followed by the announcement of Peter Mayr as president of Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. in July 2013, the company’s new direction has focused on expanding its distribution network and on growing its presence in the United States.

Within the last year, Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. has implemented strategic organization measures to achieve its new distribution goals. It has streamlined and reorganized its sales and product support units to continue to strengthen its current partnerships and deliver solid support to its growing distribution network.

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JCB Opens New Parts Distribution Center in Chicago Area

JCB has officially opened its newest North American parts distribution center in Aurora, IL. This Chicago-area facility will serve as JCB’s main parts distribution center in North America, joining the company’s three other parts warehouses in Savannah, GA; Fontana, CA and Ontario, Canada.

“This new facility more than doubles our previous North American warehouse capacity, making it possible for us to stock more parts inventory in North America than ever before,” said Chris Giorgianni, vice president of parts and services for JCB North America. “Furthermore, by establishing our main parts distribution center in Chicago’s centralized location, we’ve been able to reduce transit times to our dealers. That means our North American customers will be able to more quickly get the parts they need to stay up and running.”

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Kobelco’s One-Person Counterweight Removal System

Kobelco has added another element of safety and flexibility to its SK500LC hydraulic excavator with the introduction of an optional Counterweight Removal System. By simply removing four bolts, one person can safely lower the 19,000-pound counterweight to the ground.

The new feature gives contractors the ability to quickly and easily reduce the overall weight of the Kobelco SK500LC for transport, making it possible to utilize a standard-sized trailer to reduce hauling costs and avoid oversize/overweight permits.

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Smartloader Logic on Komatsu WA200-7 Wheel Loader Provides Optimum Torque for the Job Required

The WA200-7 wheel loader is powered by a net 126 hp (94 kW) Tier 4 Interim Komatsu engine with an electronically actuated, Komatsu Variable Flow Turbocharger (KVFT) and Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) valve. This results in precise air management as well as long component life. The simplicity of this configuration on the 4-cylinder engine provides a robust and reliable system without additional hydraulic lines.

Komatsu SmartLoader Logic provides the optimal engine torque for the job required. It helps save fuel by automatically decreasing engine torque when the loader is not working as hard, such as when driving with an empty bucket. SmartLoader Logic functions automatically, doesn’t interfere with operation, and saves fuel without decreasing production.

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All-New Ford F-150: Toughest, Smartest, Most Capable F-150 Ever Delivers Industry-Leading Towing, Payload Performance

The 2015 Ford F-150 – the reinvention of North America’s favourite pickup – is winning early praise as it sets the standard for the future of tough, thanks to the all-new vehicle’s impressive combination of power, capability and efficiency.

Overall, the 2015 F-150 is the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever. Regardless of model configuration or engine choice, every truck customer benefits from up to 317 kilograms (700 lbs.) of weight savings the new truck delivers. The all-new F-150 can tow up to 500 more kilograms (1,100 lbs.), haul up to 240 more kilograms (530 lbs.) and is projected to have fuel economy ratings in the range of at least 5 per cent and as much as 20 per cent better gas mileage than today’s truck, depending on the model. (Specific gas mileage numbers for the entire lineup will be certified and announced later this month).

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Terex Trucks stronger as part of Volvo Construction Equipment

With a new name, new owner and a new commitment to customers, products and dealers, the new-look Terex Trucks remains committed to the long haul, according to Terex Trucks Managing Director, Paul Douglas.

The newly-named Terex Trucks is committed to its customers, products and dealers, Douglas adds in a statement two months after its acquisition by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

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2015 Ford F-150 Is 700 Pounds Lighter, Tows More And Has Two Engine Options

Ford has raised the performance of their 2015 model F-150 light-duty pickup truck with a choice of a new 2.7-litre EcoBoost using standard Auto Start-Stop or a new 3.5-litre V6 that has twin independent variable camshaft timing.

“The 2015 F-150 is the most capable F-150 yet, while shedding up to 700 pounds,” said Bob Fascetti, vice president, Powertrain Engineering. “These two new V6 engines – the 2.7-litre turbocharged EcoBoost and normally aspirated 3.5-litre Ti-VCT – set a new standard for Ford for capability and efficiency.”

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Caterpillar Off-Highway Trucks Have New Control Features, Refined Drive-Train and Better Fuel Economy

The new Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks have major advancements in emissions technology, transmission and traction control systems; frame, drivetrain, and cooling system enhancements; added operator amenities; and serviceability improvements. Many of the outstanding features introduced on larger Cat G Series trucks are being incorporated on the new models.

The 770G and 772G have, respectively, nominal rated payload capacities of 40 and 52 tons (36.3 and 47.1 mt), Cat C15 and C18 engines, and net power ratings of 477 and 550 horsepower (356 and 410 kW).

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