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LOAD 60 TONS IN JUST FOUR PASSES WITH VOLVO

A bottleneck of haulers waiting to be loaded is inefficient. Idle machines burn unnecessary fuel, increase maintenance costs and decrease resale values when you're ready to trade them in.     

When you pair the new Volvo EC950F crawler excavator and A60H articulated hauler, you can load trucks faster. The EC950F can utilize a 10-yard bucket to fill a 60-ton capacity A60H in only four passes — reducing passes lowers fuel consumption and drastically speeds up cycle times to keep your haulers moving. See how the massive EC950F and A60H improve cycle times and more to boost your profitability.

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Watch: 1940s film walks through the steps of "Building a Highway"

Here's an interesting film for road builders to check out - a 1948 piece from Encyclopedia Britannica that provides a look at how highways were built back in the day. From scrapers pulled by one dozer and pushed by two, to metal stakes for concrete framing, to aggregate crushing - there's something here for everyone. Check out "Building a Highway."

POWR2 makes solar power mobile with new solar trailer

Because of the bulky nature and relative fragility of solar panels, it's typically difficult to effectively deploy solar systems quickly. Ground mount ballasted systems are cost effective, but take up a lot of space and require time consuming installation and wiring. For this reason, POWR2 has developed a 12-panel solar trailer for use in conjuncture with our POWRBANK Renewable Power System.

Wirtgen milling machines claim victory on Alabama racetrack

Two W 210 Fi milling machines from Wirtgen have claimed a victory at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. With 766 PS, the two large milling machines from Wirtgen can hold their own in the face of the engine power of the race cars and motorcycles that otherwise battle to come in a few hundredths of a second ahead of each other on the 3.7-km circuit.

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Going remote: how two Canadian dealers use technology to provide pandemic-safe service

No one could have predicted the changes to work that we've seen in 2020 – including on construction jobsites. While the adoption of technology for remote monitoring and service of construction equipment had been steadily growing, the pandemic has made remote service and support even more integral to construction operations. We talked to two Canadian dealers about the support they provide their customers during the pandemic and the role that remote service plays in keeping everyone safe.

Digital platform from Komatsu offers remote operator support

Managers of large construction projects now have a new technological tool in their arsenal to help them work more efficiently and economically. Komatsu has announced the North American launch of its Smart Construction Remote application, which allows users to send new design data to machines in the field, and remotely support operators, without traveling to the job site.

Bobcat launches new wireless communication subscription packages to help manage and monitor equipment

Bobcat Machine IQ wireless communication, launched in 2019, is a service designed to help owners and fleet managers better utilize their machines. Now it's been upgraded with two new subscription packages - Machine IQ Basics and Machine IQ Health and Security - for customers to check on the health of machines and remotely track information that enhances maintenance, security and performance.

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