Among the top brands, many believe all excavators are the same. But when you look closely, you can spot the small differences in design that add up to huge differences in productivity and efficiency — differences that can boost your profitability.
Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. (HMC) revealed its new line of trucks at Truck World in Mississauga, ON. Officially christened the Hino XL Series, this all-new lineup fills out the Hino product offering and expands them into the Class 8 market for the first time. The new Hino XL Series is powered by Hino's legendary A09 turbo diesel 8.9 litre inline 6-cylinder engine boasting a B10 life of 1,600,000 km.
Vacuum lifting technology offers an effective approach to moving materials on tough concrete demolition and construction, road and landscaping projects. Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, has partnered with Tulsa-based Vacuworx to bring the benefits of vacuum lifting technology to an expanded network of underground construction contractors, landscapers, municipalities and utilities.
Medina, Ohio based, Okada America, Inc. has announced the promotion of Jim Brown to the position of President. Brown, who has replaced Tony Neikirk, previously served as the Executive Vice President of Okada America, Inc. being appointed to that position in 2015.
Skyjack has formed a new partnership with the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP). This new partner represents fleet professionals working in construction, utilities, and any industry that requires heavy equipment including Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers.
Felling's EZ Tilt Technology allows for ground-level loading with its rotating torsion suspension, providing a 5-degree load angle. This low load angle makes it possible to load and unload low-clearance equipment, such as scissor lifts and rollers. The EZ-Tilt trailer is great for rental shops or rental yards, offering the versatility to load a variety of equipment safely and quickly, getting the customer on their way.
Skyjack has introduced a new compact telescopic handler for the rental industry that features the high-torque, 75-hp, Tier 4 Final Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine. Both the Skyjack SJ519 TH telescopic handler and the Deutz engine made their North American debuts at the recent 2018 ARA Rental Show in New Orleans.
ADT specialist, Bell Equipment, is showing their four-wheel-drive concept, the Bell B30E 4x4, at Intermat. Suited to small to medium-sized quarries with integrated aggregate production facilities, this truck offers customers distinct advantages over more traditional haulage solutions. The Bell stand (Hall 6A, 104) will also feature the Bell B40E earthmover, a popular model in the company's extensive 6x6 range.
Keestrack will unveil a new design for its track-mounted impact crusher unit R3 / R3e at Intermat (Stand No.: 5A H098). Thanks to its compact transport and operational dimensions, the 30-tonne model offers all advantages of the diesel-electric hybrid concept, which Keestrack is implementing as an efficient alternative drive system in more and more product ranges of its mobile crushing and screening plants.
Compact track loaders are fast and agile, and large ones can even compete with small wheel loaders and dozers. With their vast array of available attachments, they are highly versatile, productive machines and are easy to trailer. It's no wonder they have gained in popularity. Our panel of experts from several manufacturers provide details on today's compact track loaders.
Since 2008, when Komatsu commercialized the first hybrid construction equipment in the history of the industry, a total of 10,000,000 hours of operation have been registered by excavators benefiting from Komatsu‘s proven hybrid technology, which is today at work on over 4,000 units worldwide. Komatsu's HB365LC/NLC-3, a high technology and environmentally sustainable 36-tonne hydraulic hybrid excavator, will be highlighted in its "NLC" narrow configuration at Intermat 2018.
The Grand Rapid Express is a group of six fully automated metro lines in Greater Paris to be completed by 2030. The project is planned to include 72 stations along its 205 km of tracks. Construction work commenced two years ago. The already existing fully automated lines will be upgraded and extended, and four completely new lines will be added. Many Sennebogen cranes and handling machines are already being used at the construction sites.
The first 700-ton hydraulic excavator from XCMG has rolled off the company's assembly line in Xuzhou, China, heralding a new era for Chinese heavy equipment manufacturing. The successful development and production of the new XE7000E makes China the fourth country in the world to have the capability of producing 700-ton excavators after Germany, Japan and the U.S.
One year before the opening of the world's leading trade show, bauma, on April 8, 2019, Messe München provides an outlook on the latest developments: the site in the east of Munich will be expanded to 614,000 square metres, the number of halls will be increased to 18. The organizer anticipates that more exhibitors will attend than at bauma 2016.