Hitachi is introducing the EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 mining excavators, which deliver enhanced efficiency, reliability and durability, to North and South America. These models are part of the new EX-7 Series line of mining excavators, which highlights Hitachi's focus on continuous improvement through fuel-efficiency technologies and advanced engineering.
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Hitachi is the excavation and haulage specialist.
Hitachi Construction & Mining Products range in size from the super-small Zaxis 17U-2 compact excavator to the mammoth EX8000-6 mining shovel. Hitachi also offers rigid-frame haul trucks for construction, quarry, and mining applications, ultra-short swing-radius excavators, wheeled excavators, and the Forester® line of purpose-built logging machines. All together, Hitachi makes the widest product line of excavators in the world. With each model comes extremely smooth operating control, responsive multitasking capabilities, complete dependability, and low operating costs.
Berkim Construction is constructing the new Canada Post sorting facility in Burlington, Ontario. The family-owned construction company, which specializes in small-to-medium-sized projects like this one, brought the first equipment on site last October and expects to have the work completed by July.
"A lot of work is subbed out – formworks, steel erectors, steel manufacturers, earthworks," says Alex Monteleone, site supervisor, Berkim Construction. To perform the earthworks, the company hired MGI Construction Corp.
Hitachi is taking efficiency to a new level with Hitachi Grade Guidance, integrated and developed in cooperation with Topcon. Leveraging the latest components and technologies, Grade Guidance is a "one-stop shop" solution that helps complete precision-excavation more efficiently.
John Deere has announced the production of its 5,000th Forestry Swing Machine, a 2656G Log Loader, with a special ceremony at the John Deere-Hitachi Specialty Products (DHSP) factory, in Langley, British Columbia. Held on the morning of Jan. 31, John Deere invited the customer who purchased the milestone unit, Bighorn Logging, for a unique presentation and factory tour during a signature Gold Key event.
Hitachi forms joint venture with KTEG to develop electric construction equipment for European market
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd has formed an agreement with KTEG Kiesel Technologie Entwicklung GmbH – the group company of European Hitachi Construction Machinery's distributor Kiesel GmbH – to establish a new company, EAC European Application Center GmbH, for developing electric construction machinery and special application products for the European market. The company will be located in Stockstadt am Rhein, Hessen, Germany.
Roxboro Excavation is a key player in construction and civil engineering work in Quebec and Ontario. The company, established over 45 years ago, distinguishes itself in sectors as varied as excavation, earthmoving, infrastructure, deep foundations, formwork, paving, snow removal, sewer and water works, and environmental projects. Roxboro has more than 600 employees during the high season and a fleet of more than 1,000 construction equipment machines.
Hitachi's ultrashort excavator lineup in North America continues to grow with the latest and most powerful reduced-tail-swing excavator - the ZX345USLC-6.
John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery are celebrating more than three decades of their longstanding joint venture, the Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation. Since the start of operations as a joint venture in 1988, Deere-Hitachi has manufactured over 55,000 hydraulic excavators for the North, Central and South American markets.
The next generation of Hitachi's wheeled excavator, the ZX190W-6, is rolling out with a certified Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine that does not need a diesel particulate filter (DPF) and includes multiple other upgrades that enhance efficiency, reliability and durability.
Excavators are the backbone of construction and account for 50 percent of global construction equipment sales and for this in-depth report, Heavy Equipment Guide asked several manufacturers for updates on trends, innovations and buyer preferences for excavators in the 10- to 40-metric-ton range and for advice to buyers.