Archive | June, 2013

Visionaire Inc. Announces New Hydraulic Driven Cab Air Conditioner

Visionaire Inc., an OEM provider of air conditioning products, announces the Model 7060DD low profile roof or wall mounted self-contained air conditioning system for heavy duty off-highway equipment cabs. This rugged air conditioner ships fully assembled, pre-charged with refrigerant, features a low overall height of approximately 8” (205mm), and a rated output of 25,000 BTU/hr. […]

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Print
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • RSS
Read more

John Deere Adds Nimble 75G and 85G Reduced Tail-Swing Excavators to G-Series Line

The John Deere 75G and 85G excavators are the latest models to join the successful, customer-driven G-Series line. Both models feature reduced tail-swing configurations to maneuver and work around congested jobsites in efficient fashion. The machines feature a wide variety of improvements, to increase visibility, operator comfort, and productivity. "The 75G and 85G were designed to […]

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Print
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • RSS
Read more

Female Operator of Mining Excavator Recognized for Outstanding Performance

Rachel Cameron, a Liebherr R 9800 operator, was recently honored by the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME). At the Women in Resources Awards breakfast coinciding with International Women’s Day, Ms. Cameron of Downer Edi Mining was recognized for her achievements along with a select group of women in energy, engineering, and […]

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Print
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • RSS
Read more

Caterpillar Global Mining Forms Alliance with Seeing Machines to Deliver Operator Fatigue Monitoring Technology

Caterpillar Global Mining has entered into an alliance agreement with Seeing Machines Limited to deliver and support operator fatigue monitoring technology through Cat® Dealers. Seeing Machines, headquartered in Canberra, Australia, has developed fatigue monitoring systems using patented eye and head tracking technology to detect operator fatigue and distraction and to alert the mine controller and […]

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Print
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • RSS
Read more

Hitachi Launches Two New Zaxis Dash 5 Reduced-Tail-Swing Excavators: ZX75US-5 and ZX85US-5

Hitachi introduced the newest models to join its Zaxis Dash-5 line – the ZX75US-5 and ZX85US-5. The two reduced-tail-swing excavators feature the same performance and reliability as the preceding Dash-3 series models, but include a variety of enhancements that make them more durable, productive and easy to maintain. “Our exclusive focus on excavators is especially […]

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Print
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • RSS
Read more

Case Construction Equipment Lends Support to Victory Garden Initiative; 500 Gardens Built for Milwaukee Residents

Thanks to Victory Garden Initiative, community groups, volunteers and the sponsorship and support of CASE Construction Equipment, Milwaukee residents can enjoy vegetables grown in their own neighborhoods. It’s all part of the Victory Garden Blitz, an event that involved the installation of 500 new vegetable gardens throughout the City of Milwaukee from May 11 through […]

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Print
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • RSS
Read more

Volvo Construction Equipment Maintains Profitability Despite Weak Global Market

  Sharply lower global demand, especially in the mining sector, weighs on first quarter 2013 results at Volvo CE. But with improved profitability over the previous quarter and inventories now in balance, the company has increased production to meet the spring selling season. Volvo Construction Equipment was negatively impacted by weak demand across most of […]

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Print
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • RSS
Read more