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Komatsu to Launch Worldwide Sales of "Xcentric™ Ripper" Attachments for Use in Rock Breaking and Demolition

Komatsu Ltd.   has recently acquired the exclusive distribution rights for "Xcentric™ Ripper" attachments for use in rock breaking and demolition in 82 countries and regions of the world from Grado Cero Sistemas S.L. of Spain. During the first half period of FY2013, Komatsu is going to launch sales of nine models, designed to fit 7-ton […]

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Volvo CE Inaugurates $100 Million North American Expansion

A major investment program at Volvo CE’s Shippensburg production hub sees the first US-built wheel loaders roll off a new assembly line, as well as the inauguration of a new Americas headquarters building. On March 21, 2013, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) cut the ribbon on its $100 million expansion program at its Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of the 988 Wheel Loader

The first production 988 articulated-steering wheel loader rolled off the line in 1963. The 5 cubic yard loader was powered by a six-cylinder Cat® D343 diesel. Initially, it was rated at 300 flywheel-horsepower, but this increased to 325 flywheel-horsepower in 1968. At this time, rock bucket capacity also grew to 6 cubic yards. Since the […]

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New Volvo P7110 and P7170 Pavers Provide Industry-Leading Precision

New Volvo pavers — tracked P7110 or wheeled P7170 — provide operators with maximum versatility to suit the needs of any job; delivering the power, precision and quality that highway paving contractors demand. Volvo pavers are known for their high-quality output, and the new P7000 series pavers — born from the Blaw-Knox legacy — are […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches New WA320-7 Wheel Loader

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the WA320-7 wheel loader. With a net horsepower of 165 hp (123 kW), the WA320-7 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emission certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation […]

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New Cat E Series Hammers for Medium and Large Excavators Deliver Enhanced Durability, Easy Operation, and Maintenance

Caterpillar has added three new models to the E Series Hammer line—H140Es, H160Es and H180Es—for use on medium and large excavators. Cat® E Series Hammers feature a rugged design for extended durability and solid reliability, and features such as automatic shut-off, silencing and vibration buffering make them easy on the operator. The E Series Hammers […]

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Hitachi Introduces Three New Zaxis Dash 5 Compact Excavators: ZX35U-5, ZX5OU-5 and ZX6OUSB-5

The ZX35U-5, ZX50U-5 and ZX60USB-5 are the newest compact excavators to join the Zaxis Dash 5 lineup by Hitachi. The cutting-edge line of compact excavators delivers the same exceptional reliability, performance and operator comfort as the preceding Dash-3 series, with numerous customer-driven enhancements. “By specializing exclusively on excavators, we took the time to listen to […]

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The New Volvo SD75 Soil Compactor - High Productivity Meets Low Emissions

The new SD75 is not just a powerful, hard-working soil compactor with a Tier 4i certified engine and a host of innovative features, the SD75 is a high impact machine that boasts a low impact on the environment. When it comes to demanding compacting jobs, the new SD75 soil compactor from Volvo Construction Equipment is […]

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Case Small DV Series Double Drum Asphalt Rollers Offer Superior Maneuverability, Visibility For Maximum Productivity in Tight Spaces

Case Construction Equipment today introduced its next generation of asphalt compaction equipment with an updated line of small double drum asphalt rollers. The new DV Series — the DV23, DV26, DV36 and DV45 — combines a compact size, excellent maneuverability and visibility, with the same control features found in heavy asphalt rollers. The DV Series […]

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Volvo Introduces Performance Grade Pavers - Designed for Ultra-Smooth and Precise Mat Placement

With independent travel drives, electronic traction control and powerful Volvo engines, the new P7820C ABG and P8820C ABG take steep hills and tight turns in stride. The new P8820C ABG tracked paver from Volvo Construction Equipment can pave widths up to 42.7 ft. (13 m), while the P7820C ABG paves up to 36 ft. (11 […]

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Western Star Introduces 4700SB All-Wheel Drive Model

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. introduced its new 4700 set-back all-wheel drive truck. Now available to order, the Western Star 4700SB AWD is ideal for construction and utility applications requiring a lightweight truck with rugged, off-road traction. The new model, equipped with a Terex Utilities Digger Derrick, was on display at the 2013 Work Truck […]

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50G and 60G Strengthen John Deere Compact Excavator Line

The John Deere 50G and 60G Compact Excavators are the newest models to join the G-Series line after the introduction of the 35G at World of Concrete 2013. The 50G and 60G units feature a wide variety of improvements, many of which affect the cab design to improve visibility, operator comfort and thus productivity. These new models […]

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