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Video: Mack shares Canadian truckers' stories in latest episode of RoadLife

Watch this: Eight-year-old recycling entrepreneur trades family pickup for a Mack LR refuse truck in latest RoadLife episode

Mack Trucks has released the fifth episode of its RoadLife series on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video. "Ryan's Route" stars 8-year-old Ryan Hickman, a recycling entrepreneur and owner of Orange County, California-based Ryan's Recycling, as he trades in the family pickup for a more appropriate work truck: a Mack LR refuse model.

Watch this: Caterpillar D8T dozer walkaround

Caterpillar's new D8T bulldozer features an all-new fully automatic transmission, delivering up to 18 percent more productivity without consuming more fuel. Added blade capacity, increased power and steering performance, and a full range of technology options help customers realize more productivity and a faster payback. In this detailed walkaround, Sam Meeker, Caterpillar's dozer application product specialist, covers key features and options for the D8T.

New Cat D8T dozer boasts all-new fully automatic transmission, greater fuel efficiency and boost in blade capacity

The latest Cat D8T dozer is designed to move more material in less time, at a lower cost per ton, for a faster return on equipment investment. The bulldozer features an all-new fully automatic transmission, delivering up to 18 percent more productivity without consuming more fuel, as well as unprecedented ease of operation. Added blade capacity, increased power and steering performance, and a full range of technology options help customers realize more productivity and a faster payback.

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Watch this: Mack families meet in new #RoadLife episode

The second episode of Mack Trucks' RoadLife series, "Built on Family," was released today on roadlife.tv. This latest installment of the docu-series, also available on Amazon Prime Video, shines a light on the family of men and women who build Mack trucks, as well as another family who proudly bears the Mack name: Sandy Mack and his son, Oakland Raiders NFL All-Pro defender, Khalil Mack.

Is this the wheel loader of the future? Volvo CE and LEGO Technic team up with children to design autonomous concept

Volvo Construction Equipment and LEGO Technic construction toys have joined creative forces with a team of children to design a futuristic, autonomous construction machine. The result: The LEGO Technic Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX set, scheduled for release in toy stores in August 2018, and the digital prototype for a real-world autonomous machine.

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Watch this: Xploring 3Zeros 10X – Volvo CE presents innovative technology initiatives in conjunction with Ocean Race stopover

Volvo CE held technology presentations in conjunction with the Newport stopover of the 2017–2018 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, May 17–20, 2018. The Volvo Ocean Race is a gruelling international competition in which sailing teams compete in a race around the world over the course of nine months.

Watch This: Volvo Penta’s "Mighty Jobs" series goes behind the scenes with machine operators

Spectacular machines in dramatic working environments, and entertaining and informative demonstrations of power and precision; the "Mighty Jobs" series will take viewers to several fascinating locations where Volvo Penta's industrial engine and machinery range is making a vast difference to the lives of customers and ultimately to daily life.

EVOQUIP launches new compact, mobile crushers and screens at HILLHEAD UK

EvoQuip will exhibit at Hillhead from 26 -28 June 2018 in Buxton, England, Stand L4, where they will launch three new products to expand their compact crushing and screening portfolio. The machines are the Cobra 230R impact crusher (shown above), Cobra 290R impact crusher and Colt 1000 scalping screen. The Cobra 230R will be on display while there will be live demonstrations of the Cobra 290R feeding the Colt 1000 throughout the day.

Volvo CE unveils its first purpose-built landfill compactor

Volvo Construction Equipment has long been committed to the waste and recycling industry with wheel loaders, excavators, haul trucks and attachments. Now, Volvo has applied that industry and equipment expertise to the development of the LC450H landfill compactor, the company's first purpose-built landfill compactor for the North American market.

Bauma 2019: Largest trade show in the world becomes even larger

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.

​Rotochopper launches 1,000 horsepower B-66E electric horizontal grinder

To help customers process increased volumes of waste materials, Rotochopperhas introduced a new 1,000 horsepower dual-motor drive option for the B-66 E electric-powered horizontal grinder. The dual-motor drive is designed to reduce operating and maintenance costs compared to a single-motor drive, as well as minimize amperage surges at start-up.

Maximizing value from construction and demolition waste materials

CDE has launched their latest video case study demonstrating how construction, demolition and excavation waste can be re-used in high value construction applications. Filmed in conjunction with The Sheehan Group, a family-run business, specialising in construction and civil engineering, viewers have the opportunity to watch the full process from the removal of waste materials from a construction site, recycling the waste materials by wet processing and to their reuse in a residential construction project.

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Doppstadt to showcase the "INVENTHOR Type 9" shredder at IFAT

Doppstadt's INVENTHOR Type 9 shredder, from the SMART SHREDDING LINE, is a new high-performance machine that is setting new market benchmarks when it comes to quality and performance. By bringing together the most innovative mechanical developments, innovative control and regulation systems, and a brand new noise emissions concept, Doppstadt has created an environmentally friendly cost-effective one-stop solution for the recycling sector. Thanks to its modular service-oriented construction and range of suspension variants, this machine is equally suited to use as a stationary fixture or in the service industry sector.

Volvo improves heavy haul with VNX launch

Volvo Trucks has boosted its heavy haul options for truck buyers with the release of the new VNX at a media event held at its Dublin, VA customer centre. The new addition features several models designed for everything from short hauls to those heading across country.

Mack Trucks now offering options for increased ground clearance for underbody scrapers

Mack Trucks has announced a new axle forward model featuring increased ground clearance for underbody scrapers, making it ideal for snow removal. Mack made the announcement at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Mack now offers the Granite model, with a six-inch increase in chassis ride height to provide additional clearance for an underbody scraper. This enables the underbody scraper to have a full range of motion to articulate in excess of 45 degrees in both directions, enhancing the ability to remove snow in the winter and grade roads in the offseason.

VMAC releases the UNDERHOOD 40 air compressor for trucks and vans

VMAC has announced the release of the new UNDERHOOD40 Air Compressor, built for both trucks and commercial vans. The UNDERHOOD40 offers up to 40 CFM at 100 percent duty cycle, making it the best choice for operators using small- and medium-sized air tools for light-duty applications, and is the only air compressor system specifically engineered for commercial vans.

Bridgestone to showcase intelligent off-the-road tire solutions at AGG1 2018

Bridgestone Americas will showcase its portfolio of off-the-road (OTR) products and technologies at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association Aggregates Academy and Expo (AGG1) and World of Asphalt 2018 Show and Conference, March 6-8 in Houston at booth #1352.  Bridgestone will demonstrate how the company's intelligent products, integrated technologies and best-in-class services work together to improve productivity and lower total cost of ownership for its customers.

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