Weekly recap: Doosan ships first crawler dozer to North America, Epiroc’s new drill rig, and more
Technology is creating more and more opportunities to streamline operator training. One of those opportunities is through virtual simulators and CM Labs Simulations has updated the graphics quality of construction equipment training packs. This week also saw Doosan ship the first DD100 dozer to North America and Volvo showcased electric equipment and productivity solutions at Volvo Days 2022. Plus, John Deere made several senior leadership appointments and Epiroc released a new drill rig that decreases consumable parts consumption by 30 percent. Here are five articles from this week you won't want to miss.
Doosan ships company's first crawler dozer to North America
Hyundai Doosan Infracore (HDI) has shipped the first DD100 Doosan dozer. The dozer is targeted at the North American market. Mass production of the Doosan DD100 will begin in June 2022 and will launch in North America in the third quarter. The DD100 features a Doosan engine with ideal maintenance access points and does not require the use of a diesel particulate filter to meet current emission standards.
Learn more about Doosan's first crawler dozer in the full article.
New Epiroc drill rig decreases consumable parts consumption by 30 percent
Epiroc's new Boomer S10 S drill rig provides ideal precision in drilling and offers cost savings throughout the drilling cycle. The drill rig's cost savings come in terms of wear and tear of rock drilling tools, spare parts, and other consumables. The Boomer S10 S decreases the consumption of consumable parts by 30 percent while lowering maintenance costs by 12 percent when compared to traditional jumbo drill rigs.
Find out the latest information on Epiroc's S10 S drill rig in the full article.
(VIDEO) CM Labs updates graphics quality across construction simulator training packs
CM Labs Simulations has issued a new software release for its construction simulator training packs. This new release is designed to boost trainee engagement by featuring heightened visuals, greater training immersion, and increased learning retention. The new graphics, in conjunction with CM Labs' machine simulation, help to further reduce the gap between classroom training and the job site.
Watch the video detailing CM Labs' updated graphics in the full article.
John Deere makes several senior leadership position changes
Deere & Company has elected Ryan Campbell as president of worldwide construction & forestry and power systems. Campbell is succeeding John Stone, who has elected to leave the company. Deere has also elected Raj Kalathur as the company's chief financial officer. He will retain his present duties for John Deere Financial and have continued oversight of information technology.
Learn more about John Deere's senior leadership appointments in the full article.
Volvo Days 2022 showcases electric equipment and productivity solutions
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will use the return of Volvo Days to highlight Volvo's solutions in the areas of sustainability and electromobility. The event's lineup includes a range of electric machines for more sustainable job sites. For those who cannot attend the three-week program in person, Volvo CE is offering a digital event to allow anyone access to the event.
Find out more about the equipment and solutions showcased at Volvo Days 2022.
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