Archive | July, 2012

Hyundai Construction Launches New Wheel Loader

Hyundai Construction Equipment India has announced the launch of its new-generation wheel loader—‘SL730’ and ‘SL760’. Powered by Yuchai and Weichai, 117 and 206HP engines, the two wheel loaders have payload capacity of 3T and 5T, respectively. The products are apt for varied applications, be it dry or wet sand, gravel, clay, soil, coal, iron ore […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   ShineRooms.com completed research regarding the growth rate of two companies, Deere & Co. and Terex Corp. With this […]

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Doosan DA40 Articulated Dump Truck

Powered by a 6-cylinder interim Tier 4 compliant diesel engine with a gross power output of 500 horsepower at 2100 rpm, the DA40 offers a 10-percent increase in engine power and a 22-percent increase in gross torque to 1750 lb ft at 1300 rpm compared with the previous MT41 model Contributing to the overall 8-percent […]

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Gehl Introduces World's Largest Skid Steer

Gehl introduces the all-new, vertical-lift V400 Skid Loader—the largest skid loader in the world. The V400 boasts a rated operating capacity of 4,000 lbs. (1814 kg) and a true vertical lift height of 144" (3647 mm). As the king of all skid loaders, this machine reigns over the largest jobs. The all-new V400 is a […]

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Why You Should Buy Used Caterpillar Backhoes for Sale

Caterpillar is a company that has been in business for nearly 90 years. Their name is synonymous with quality. If you are in the market for a used backhoe, you should consider purchasing one by this reputable company. They have a very loyal following thanks to their reputation for manufacturing heavy equipment that meets and […]

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CANbus Technology Powers Up Compact Loader Attachment Control

A technology already in use on all cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. is revolutionizing the way that compact loaders and attachments communicate with each other. CANbus technology (CAN stands for controller-area network) was first developed by automotive engineers over 20 years ago. It allows microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other […]

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Asphalt Segretation Busters - Protect Your Reputation

For every ton of asphalt paved, your reputation is on the line. Asphalt producers and paving contractors take pride in delivering a durable road that lasts for 15 or 20 years or longer. Sending segregated mix to the jobsite or laying a mat with patches of segregation can ruin a company’s reputation, not to mention […]

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New "J" Series Crusher Added to McCloskey Line

McCloskey International has introduced a new addition to its "J" series of crushers, with some unique features that make the J44 Jaw Crusher a standout in its category. The J44 main conveyor has a large stockpile capacity (12’ – 11") as a result of the standard extended 42" conveyor, and the large gap between crusher […]

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DICA Performance Calculator Aids in Selecting Outrigger Pads

There’s more science to selecting the right outrigger pads for the job than most people think. That’s why Panora, Iowa-based DICA introduced its FIT Safety System. FIT stands for Fitting, Innovation, and Training. The first step is choosing the right product for the application. “Three factors must be considered when selecting an outrigger pad: ground […]

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Mustang Introduces 4000V Skid Steer Loader

Mustang introduced the all-new, vertical-lift 4000V Skid Steer Loader. The 4000V has a rated operating capacity of 4,000 lbs. (1814 kg), a vertical lift height of 144-inches (3647 mm), and an industry leading 99 hp (74 kW) from its Cummins engines. The all-new 4000V is a true vertical lift machine, which means the lift path […]

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Caterpillar Introduces New Line of Gas Generator Sets

Demonstrating a commitment to provide its customers with reliable and efficient gas-fueled power generation systems, Caterpillar Inc. has introduced a new series of Cat® generator sets. The CG product line — consisting of the CG132, CG170 and CG260 — features electrical outputs ranging from 400 to 4,300 kWe. Available in both 50 Hz- and 60 […]

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Haulotte Improves C2668RT, C3368RT Scissor Lifts

Haulotte has upgraded its C2668RT and C3368RT rough-terrain scissor lifts with Kubota Tier 4 diesels that reduce fuel consumption by 5 percent. Four-wheel drive, 11-inch ground clearance, and automatice hydraulic differential lock add to its productivity on rough terrain. Standard outriggers are fully within the lift’s footprint, and a single switch can deploy and retract […]

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