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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New HB365LC-3 Hybrid Excavator

Improved hybrid technology, new-generation engine and total vehicle control systems combine to set new standards for fuel savings, performance and power Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, introduced the new HB365LC-3 hybrid excavator at CONEXPO-CONAGG 2017. It features improved hybrid and total-vehicle-control systems, to help reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 […]

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CASE Expands D Series with CX245D SR Minimum-Swing Excavator

New CX245D SR excavator replaces current 23.5-metric ton model, offers greater fuel efficiency, precision maneuverability and increased bucket digging force and lift capacity. CASE Construction Equipment has introduced the all-new CX245D SR minimum-swing radius excavator to its D Series lineup. Designed to provide increased digging and lifting power in confined work areas, the CX245D SR […]

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New Cat® 986K Wheel Loader Delivers Significant Efficiency Increases for Low Cost-Per-Ton Operation

Aggregate Handler configuration boasts a 14-ton (12.7-tonne) payload allowing customers to maximize production in re-handling applications The new Cat® 986K wheel loader features a completely redesigned state-of-the-art cab equipped with STIC™ steer and Cat Production Measurement which brings payload weighing to the cab so operators can work more productively and deliver accurate loads with confidence. […]

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CONEXPO-CON/AGG Interview with Jim Gorman

Rock & Dirt’s Publisher, Mike Stone, sat down and visited with Jim Gorman of Gorman-Rupp Pumps at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. Jim is one of the founders of Gorman-Rupp Pumps. Find out more about the company at http://www.grpumps.com/.

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John Deere Adds Industry-Leading 20,000-Hour Warranty on 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader Power Electronic Components

On the heels of its most successful CONEXPO-CON/AGG ever, John Deere is now offering a 96-month (eight-year)/20,000-hour power electronic components warranty on the 944K hybrid wheel loader. The warranty is retroactive to existing machines in the field and provided on new 944K loaders through October 31, 2018. “We continue to build confidence in our hybrid technology […]

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Yoder & Frey adds new construction equipment auction dates

Heavy Equipment auction specialist reports increasing interest in upcoming USA auctions Yoder & Frey will be holding the next auction in its 2017 programme on April 27, at its independent site in Ashland, Ohio. Going under the hammer will be a good mix of lots from heavy earth moving equipment, trucks, and dozers, right down to garage […]

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Caterpillar Equips More Excavators with Cost-Saving Cat Connect Technology

Contractors can enhance their jobsite accuracy, productivity, and efficiency using the latest Cat® Connect technology. Cat Grade with Assist and Cat Payload are now available direct from the factory on several F Series excavator models sold in North America and other regions. Cat Grade with Assist Cat Grade with Assist, introduced last year on the […]

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NORTRAX INVITES CUSTOMERS TO PLAY IN THE DIRT AT DEMO DAYS

Nortrax announces two demo day events coming to Northeastern Ontario. The events will showcase the latest and greatest John Deere construction equipment like the newest ADT Haul Trucks, 844K Wheel Loader, 650K and 850K Dozers, 350G and 470G Excavators and more. All equipment featured will be available for demo. John Deere and Nortrax product consultants […]

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Making the Grade: The Benefits of 2D Machine Guidance and Control Systems from CASE

When it comes to machine guidance and control technologies, most people think of large site prep and road building projects – but it’s not just for large dirt-moving applications. Whether it’s flatwork prep, trenching, foundation work or underwater dredging, a 2D precision solution can have an immediate impact on a contractor’s bottom line. When discussing […]

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Small Machines. Big Impact: Share Your Dream Project to Win a New John Deere G-Series Skid Steer or Compact Track Loader

How would you make a positive difference in your community if you won a new John Deere G-Series skid steer or compact track loader (CTL)? John Deere is asking that question in communities across the country through the launch of the “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest. Through the contest, John Deere will collect community project ideas from the […]

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Volvo excavators win Highest Retained Value Awards from EquipmentWatch

The world’s leading information database for the construction industry honored two Volvo excavator series for retaining strong competitiveness in the resale market. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) again showcased its competitive edge in the resale market when it received two 2017 Highest Retained Value Awards from EquipmentWatch, a leading information database for the construction industry. […]

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IronPlanet Produces Latest Webinar — “Predicting the Future of Equipment Machine Pricing – From Platforms to Performance Prediction Models”

Who:           What: IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, announced Episode 5 in its webinar series, set for April 26, 2017. The in-depth webinar is “Predicting the Future of Equipment Machine Pricing – From Platforms to Performance Prediction Models.” This educational and […]

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