Hitachi’s New EX-7 Mining Excavators Provide Next-Level Fuel Efficiency

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. “The EX-7 Series takes Hitachi’s mining machines to […]

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John Deere Construction and Forestry Division Announces John Deere Connected Support™

Designed to improve customer service and machine monitoring, John Deere announces the new John Deere Connected Support™. Enabled through the JDLink™ telematics connection, John Deere Connected Support leverages a suite of dealer and factory tools to deliver increased productivity, uptime and lower daily operating costs. “With John Deere Connected Support, dealers take a proactive approach, efficiently improving service and […]

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KOBELCO USA Adds R.E.P. Rents to Growing Dealer Network

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding R.E.P. Rents to its nationwide dealer network. R.E.P. Rents will represent the full line of KOBELCO excavators in Kentucky. “Our team is dedicated to renting and selling the top name brands in cost and efficiency,” says Hunter Purnell, Sales Representative […]

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KOBELCO Celebrates Production of 1000th Excavator at USA Manufacturing Facility

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to provide customers with quality products from its North American manufacturing facility in Moore, SC. KOBELCO recently produced its 1000th excavator at the USA facility and celebrated the milestone by hosting a ceremony on March 27, 2019. The 1000th KOBELCO machine produced is the SK210LC-10 model. KOBELCO dealer, Southeastern Equipment, […]

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Komatsu Creates Autonomous Haulage Center of Excellence

Bringing together product, technology and service experts from across the company, Komatsu announces the launch of its global Center of Excellence (CoE) for Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS). The Tucson, Arizona-based CoE team will be responsible for AHS strategy, planning, marketing, sales support and training; enabling Komatsu to respond faster to customers’ needs in the rapidly […]

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Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Excavator and Wheel Loader at BAUMA

Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled two zero-emissions machines – the ECR25 excavator and L25 wheel loader – from its new range of electric compact machines.    Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is delivering on its commitment of ‘Building Tomorrow’ with the unveiling of its first commercial zero-emissions electric compact excavator and wheel loader at bauma […]

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Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. Continues to Expand Footprint by Opening New Facility in Southeastern Oklahoma

McAlester is 11th location for one of the region’s largest heavy construction equipment and crane dealer; additional Texas facilities to open in 2019 The Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. (KSM) team celebrated the grand opening of its facility in McAlester, Oklahoma yesterday, the 11th location in its network of sales and service branches across a four-state region. […]

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Sweet Hires Dwayne Gundolf as Vice President of Manufacturing

Sweet Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce that Dwayne Gundolf has joined the company as its Vice President of Manufacturing.  Dwayne will be responsible for leading all aspects of Sweet’s manufacturing processes and people. He will ensure that Sweet continues to provide a quality “Made in the USA” product via a safe, efficient and cost […]

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Electric-Drive Cat® R1700 XE Designed for Productivity with Advanced Technology for Lithium-Ion Batteries and On-Board Charging

Battery-powered load-haul-dump (LHD) machines have the potential to significantly impact the economics of underground-mining and the viability of opening new mines. Benefits can include reducing ventilation infrastructure requirements and costs; generating less heat and dust that must be removed with additional air conditioning; and lowering the overall operating costs of the mine. For a battery […]

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CASE Dealer ASCO Donates Equipment to Help Team Rubicon and SBP Rebuild Home Devastated by Fire, Hurricane Harvey Flooding

CASE Construction Equipment dealer ASCO recently provided a TR310 compact track loader and CX130D excavator to disaster recovery nonprofits Team Rubicon and project leader SBP. The equipment was used for demolition work before SBP could rebuild a Houston home that first was burnt to the ground then flooded during Hurricane Harvey. Asha Ramraj and her […]

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John Deere Construction and Forestry Division Announces JDLink™ Ultimate Subscription Price Reduction

John Deere Construction and Forestry is decreasing its annual JDLink™ Ultimate offering prices, providing customers with an affordable, streamlined data solution that boosts productivity and maximizes uptime. Additionally, the division is consolidating JDLink Ultimate Forestry with the larger JDLink offering. “Machine connectivity is key for our customers, who rely on this technology to maximize productivity […]

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A Strategic Approach to Electrification: Matching the Right Solution to Customer Needs from Caterpillar

Thanks to decades of innovation in improving engine technology, today’s cars, trucks and other vehicles are cleaner and quieter than ever. More stringent regulations worldwide are driving manufacturers to redesign products to meet more ambitious standards while addressing customer needs for better efficiency and lower fuel costs. So too are changing societal attitudes about environmental […]

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