Archive | December, 2013

Caterpillar Rolls Out M Series 980 & New Addition to the CAT Medium Wheel Loaders Line, the 982M

The new 980M and 982M Wheel Loaders have US EPA Tier 4 Final ACERT™ engines equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air and aftertreatment components.  Applying proven technologies systematically and strategically lets us meet our customers’ high expectations for productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and service life. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions, […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment Set to Acquire Hauler Business from Terex

In a move that will improve the company’s penetration in the core earthmoving segment and extend its presence in light mining, Volvo Construction Equipment has agreed to acquire the off-highway hauler business of the Terex Corporation for a purchase consideration of approx. USD 160 M (approx. SEK 1 billion) on a cash and debt free […]

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Errickson Equipment Unveils Drill-Systems at this Year's NGWA Expo in Nashville, TN

DESIGNED & ENGINEERED TO FIT YOUR RIG! With over 40 years of drilling experience, Errickson Equipment has created the Drill Systems CR series Dual-Rotary Casing-Advancement to meet the demands of a working driller. Three Models Currently Available: CR-12 CR-16 CR-26 Take advantage of the financial and time saving benefits of dual-rotary drilling without breaking the […]

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CAT C-Series Articulated Dump Trucks Redesigned for Added Value

The new Cat® C-Series articulated dump trucks—725C, 730C, and 730C EJ ejector —feature new engines with more power, advanced transmission control, enhanced operator amenities, new serviceability features, and for the 730C and 730C EJ models, automatic traction control. The design of the new models centers largely on customer requests for increased productivity, lower operating costs, […]

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Heavy Equipment Fuel System Maintenance Tips from CASE

Maintaining the fuel systems of your heavy equipment fleet isn’t difficult, per se, but performance and engine health can be adversely affected if not done properly. Much of it comes down to preventive measures related to fuel selection and storage. Cleanliness is critical as the high speeds and pressures of today’s Tier 4 engines with […]

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CASE at ConExpo 2014

CASE Construction Equipment (booth 11722) will showcase major new product introductions to its heavy product line at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, held March 4-8, 2014 in Las Vegas. This includes the new CASE M Series dozer line, and to-be-announced updates to primary heavy product lines such as excavators, wheel loaders and compactors. The “Dire States: the Drive […]

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Skid Steer Loader Maintenance Tips

Have you checked out Caterpillar Inc.'s YouTube Channel? We found some great videos about Skid Steer Loader Maintenance and Inspections: Daily Walk Around - Walk around inspection guidelines for the Skid Steer Loader.   Replace Tires - Know when to replace your rubber tires.   Drive Chain Adjustment & Chain Oil - Cain tension on rubber […]

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CAT 770G and 772G Off-Highway Trucks Have New Control Features, Refined Drive-Train, Designed-In Fuel Economy, and Easy Serviceability

The new Cat® 770G and 772G off-highway trucks have been designed with major advancements in emissions technology, transmission and traction control systems; frame, drive-train, and cooling system enhancements; added operator amenities; and serviceability improvements. Many of the outstanding features introduced on larger Cat G Series trucks are being incorporated on the new 770G and 772G […]

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Operation of Cranes –Precautions and Safety Measures to be Taken

Heavy equipment like cranes must be handled with utmost care and caution. Cranes are commonly used in places like mines, oil rigs and construction sites. Careless operation of such equipment may lead to fatal injuries or even death. A major cause of these accidents is not ensuring the proper use of “Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)”. […]

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