Archive | April, 2014

G. W. Van Keppel Open House

On April 24, 2014 the Aggregate, Construction Equipment, Material Handling, Underground, Used Parts, and Quarry Supply divisions of the G. W. Van Keppel Company held an open house at the Company’s headquarters in Kansas City, Kansas.  The event included coffee and donuts in the morning, a full lunch with chicken and fish, hands on equipment […]

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New Volvo A25G and A30G Articulated Haulers Reinvent a Classic

Articulated haulers from Volvo Construction Equipment have often been copied — but never beaten. And with the new G-Series, the Volvo proven concept is even better, with new features for optimized productivity. Since their debut in 1966, Volvo articulated haulers have stood as the construction equipment industry’s gold standard — and the leader in off-road […]

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Two Hitachi Excavators Surpass 100,000 Operating Hours at Yanacocha Mine in Peru

Two Hitachi EX5500-5 front shovels achieved elite status October 2013 at the Yanacocha gold mine in Peru by surpassing 100,000 operating hours. Both EX5500-5 machines – the predecessor to Hitachi’s current EX5600-6 model – were delivered 14 years ago and have been working at numerous pits in the 251-square-kilometer open mine ever since. The first […]

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New Rayco RCT60 Field Service Truck

The new RCT60 Field Service Truck from Rayco is the solution for carrying tools, supplies, fuel, and service personnel over difficult terrain on off-road jobsites. The RCT60 Field Service Truck combines a custom built JOMAC Service Body with the RCT60 rubber track Crawler Truck to provide in-field service capability, eliminating the need to bring machines […]

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New CAT D9T Dozers Delivers Enhanced Productivity, Operator Safety and Serviceability and Meets Latest Emissions Standards

The Cat® D9T Dozer—with a proven reputation for reliability and long-term durability in the most severe applications—has new features that enhance performance, productivity, operator convenience and safety, and serviceability. The new dozer features a Cat C18 ACERT™ engine, which meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions standards, and delivers 436 net horsepower (325 kW) at 1,800 […]

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Moley Alligator Shears: Mobile, Adjustable & Powerful

Alligator shears play an important role for metal recyclers by cutting things down to size – literally – enabling shredders to handle oversized materials that would otherwise be difficult or sometimes impossible to digest. They also allow the recycler to “clean” or prepare scrap for shredding by removing unwanted fittings or other parts the shredder […]

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JENGA Game Played with CAT Equipment

It's the largest board game ever played with CAT Equipment! During the Caterpillar Built For It Trials, "Stack" pits five heavy equipment operators against a mountain of massive wood blocks! Excavators and Telehandlers are used to remove and reposition a stack of 27 JENGA blocks one at a time without toppling the structure.   Source: […]

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Moley Magnetics, Inc. & Minelli s.r.l. of Italy Form Partnership

Moley Magnetics and Minelli s.r.l. are forming a partnership focusing on a full-line of grapples. The grapples will include demolition grapples, orange peel grapples and magnet grapples. For 20 years, Moley Magnetics has featured three main product lines: magnets, shears and grapples. In addition to electromagnets, Moley has broadened their company to include specialty services, […]

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ALL Family of Companies Adds Nine New Grove and Link-Belt Cranes to Rental Fleet

The ALL Family of Companies is expanding its industry-leading fleet with the addition of four (4) all-terrain cranes from 165 to 450 USt and five (5) rough-terrain cranes from 65 to 150 USt. The nine (9) new cranes include (1) Grove GMK6400 (450 USt/400 T), the industry’s most powerful 6-axle all-terrain crane; (2) Grove GMK5165-2 […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment Announces The New MCT110C Track Loader

The future is here for track loaders with the release of the MCT110C compact track loader from Volvo Construction Equipment. The MCT110C is the latest in a model class and size that is now the second-largest in availability - representing 25% of the market. Like other track loaders in the C-series line, the MCT110C features […]

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John Deere Unveils Tier 4 Utility Wheel Loaders

John Deere has recently released three new models of its K-Series 4WD Wheel Loaders that meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards. This engine revamping allows John Deere to feature multiple improvements to the 624K, 644K and 724K for increased resilience and efficiency, longer uptimes and lower operating expenses. The purpose of upgrading the K-Series engines […]

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New Cat 311F RR Excavator Is More Fuel Efficient & Improves Performance

As an machine that was developed to cut costs while successfully handling numerous heavy jobs, the Cat 311F RR Excavator is powered by a 70 net horsepower C3.4B engine that delivers robust performance while meeting all EPA standards. Size, Material, and Efficiency The excavator features a counterweight of 5,400 pounds, so the machine is stable […]

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