Archive | September, 2012

Volvo Group Ranked as One of the World's Most Sustainable Companies

The Volvo Group once again qualifies for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). The Volvo Group receives a particularly good rating for its handling of environmental issues. In this ranking, the world’s 2500 largest companies are assessed on the basis of their strategies and results in spheres such as business ethics, environmental consideration and […]

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New Case 570N XT Loader/Tool Carrier Delivers Superior Fuel Economy, Productivity

Case Construction Equipment announced the launch of its model 570N XT loader/tool carrier, offering enhanced fuel economy and productivity, along with superior breakout force and reach. The Case 570N XT loader/tool carrier achieves Tier 4 Interim certification through the use of cooled exhaust gas recirculation (CEGR) technology and a diesel particulate filter. The machine features […]

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Hyundai HL730-0 Wheel Loader Most Nimble in 9 Series

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. says its new HL730-9 wheel loader is the smallest, lightest, and most nimble of its new 9-series, boasting a 9.2-second cycle time. The machine is powered by a Cummins Tier-III QSB4.5 engine with three engine modes. The loader is equipped with long-life hydraulic filters with 1,000-hour service intervals and Hyundai […]

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Rent this Excavator to Help Fight Cancer

Who said construction work can't come in a pretty shade of pink? Beginning Oct. 1 and continuing for a full year, Beard Equipment  Co. will rent a special John Deere earth mover to customers, with all rental revenue going to USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital and the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. “While launching our wellness […]

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Two World Record Attempts to Take Place at the Charlotte Diesel Super Show

Visitors attending the 2012 Charlotte Diesel Super Show, Oct 5-6, at the zMax Dragway, in Concord, NC, will have the unique opportunity to see Aaron’s Outdoor monster truck attempt a world speed record and Jesse Toler attempt a world stoppie record. Jesse Toler, a professional sports bike freestyle rider for over 9 years, will need […]

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Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Advanced electronics, drivetrain refinements make the case for a new machine               Volvo says its L110G and L120G models offered significant improvements over previous models, including a 25 percent increase in lifting force. As you’ve waited for the economy to turn, your wheel loaders have aged, and now those […]

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CCS Equipment Partners with Kawasaki in Eastern NC

It seems to be a partnership borne out of a mutual desire to give customers exactly what they need through friendly, honest service. When CCS Equipment Sales LLC, a full service equipment dealership located just north of Raleigh, wanted to begin offering a bigger line of wheel loaders to give their utility company customers a […]

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Caterpillar Introduces the CAT TL1255C Telehandler

The Cat TL1255C Telehandler, the largest machine in the new C Series range, has a maximum lift capacity of 5,443 kilograms (12,000 lbs) and a maximum lift height of 16.6 metres (54.3 ft). The TL1255C Telehandler is ideal for general construction and industrial markets. The high-strength boom enables the TL1255C to handle job site loads […]

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Takeuchi Unveils TL10 and TL12 Track Loaders

Takeuchi-US has announced the all-new TL10 and TL12 track loaders. Takeuchi’s most powerful track loaders to date feature powerful EPA Tier 4i compliant engines with class-leading power and torque, along with an exclusive “Eco Mode” function designed to reduce fuel consumption during operation. New selectable auxiliary work modes allow the operator to fine-tune the auxiliary […]

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Benefits of Dump Trailers on the Job Site

Managing job sites efficiently increases productivity, leading to a larger profit margin. Business owners hauling large loads of dirt, debris, rock or other materials opt for the convenience of adding a dump trailer to their inventory of construction equipment. Dump trailers utilize hydraulics to lift the trailer bed off the frame. Payloads are easily dumped […]

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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.   Good news on the generator front as Miller Electric released a new generation trailblazer. Models 275 and 325 […]

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New Cat® D6K2 Benefits from Refinement in Blade Control, Fuel Economy, Productivity, Performance, Operator Comfort, Serviceability & Emissions Control

The new Cat® D6K2 Track-Type Tractor delivers unmatched finish grading performance and improved fuel economy. New Stable Blade Control feature utilizes technology which complements operator blade control input, making it the best finish grading tractor in the industry. Eco Modes, both forward and/or reverse, improve fuel economy up to 22% depending on the applications for […]

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