Weekly recap: Cat's autonomous hauling milestone, Kubota’s new compact tractors, MB Crusher's shaft screening buckets, and more
Autonomous technology continues to be in the spotlight this week with Caterpillar having hauled over one billion tons of material through 2021. In equipment and attachment releases, Kubota launched two new compact tractors and MB Crusher released two new shaft screening buckets. Plus, Brigade Electronics shared how high-definition cameras can boost fleet management and Calgary Aggregate Recycling will invest in a new contaminated soil wash plant. Here are five articles from this week you won't want to miss.
Trucks equipped with Caterpillar autonomous technology hauled over 1 billion tonnes of material in 2021
Trucks equipped with Cat MineStar Command for hauling have autonomously moved more than 1 billion tonnes of material in less than a year. Roughly 1.2 billion tonnes (1.3 billion tons) were autonomously hauled in 2021 using Command for hauling. In total, Command for hauling trucks has autonomously hauled more than 4 billion tonnes (4.4 billion tons) of material since 2013.
You can find out more about Cat's autonomous technology milestone in the full article.
Kubota Canada releases next-generation Standard L Series compact tractors with PTO capability
Kubota Canada has added two new tractors, the L3302 and L3902, to its Standard L series compact tractor line. The L Series started over 55 years ago and has been continually updated over the years. The L02 Series offers two horsepower options, with 33 and 37.5 gross horsepower on the L3302 and L3902, respectively.
Find out if either of Kubota's new compact tractors fit the needs of your fleet in the full article.
CDE commissions contaminated soils wash plant at Calgary Aggregate Recycling facility
Locally owned concrete, asphalt, and aggregate recycling firm Calgary Aggregate Recycling (CAR) will invest in the development of a new C&D waste recycling plant from CDE. The plant will be utilized for the processing of construction and demolition waste as well as contaminated soils, one of Alberta's most abundant waste streams. This wash plant will be the first of its kind in Calgary and one of a few plants CDE has installed in North America.
Learn more about Calgary's contaminated soils wash plant in the full article.
MB Crusher's two new shaft screening buckets are designed for mini and compact excavators
MB Crusher has released two new shaft screener attachments, the MB-HDS207 and the MB-HDS212, which are designed for mini and compact excavators. Both of these shaft screeners were created to simplify tasks like aerating packed soil; recycling and separating dirt from demolition debris, stones, or roots; or screening materials to cover pipes and trenches.
Find out if MB Crusher's latest shaft screener attachments can fit the excavators in your fleet in the full article.
How high definition is helping to improve fleet management
Safety cameras have become ubiquitous on commercial vehicles. Cameras have significantly reduced collisions and injuries, successfully protected fleets, safeguarded drivers, and have shielded vulnerable road users from harm. However, safety isn't the only benefit of cameras. Cameras with 360-degree capabilities that can be combined with vehicle CCTV are making a huge difference in helping to manage fleets and keep vehicles secure.
Learn how high-definition cameras can improve fleet management in the full article.
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