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Volvo Launches Load Assist with Award-Winning Co-Pilot Interface for Volvo H-Series Wheel Loaders

Real-time payload data and work order management functionality empower profitability through greater load accuracy and job-specific documentation — all on an intuitive, scalable platform. Available on new Volvo wheel loaders ranging from L110H to L250H — Volvo Load Assist provides both real-time intelligence to the operator and documentation of work orders for the owner and their […]

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Cat® 794 AC Mining Truck Proves Performance

Caterpillar’s newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, made its mining show debut at MINExpo 2016. The 291-tonne (320-ton) capacity truck uses a combination of proven designs—a chassis design that has accumulated about 18 million operating hours and power train design that has racked up three million hours. The truck design focuses on class leading […]

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Schweiss Doors Wins "The Best in Ag" Award

Schweiss Doors, manufacturers of industry leading Hydraulic and Bifold Liftstrap and Autolatch doors, was named the 2016 recipient of the prestigious "The Best In Ag" award presented by FASTLINE and sponsored by Quality Structures, Inc. With everything to know about Farmers, Agriculture, Farm Equipment and anything in between, The Best in Ag award is designed […]

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New John Deere Grading-Heel Buckets Offer Smooth Productivity in Tight Spaces

John Deere is expanding its lineup of easy-to-use Worksite Pro™ attachments with the new grading-heel buckets. Specially designed for the new Small-Frame G-Series skid steers (312GR, 314G, 316GR, 318G) and compact track loader (CTL) (317G), the grading-heel bucket attachments are ideal for customers performing final grading applications. The grading-heel buckets are similar in style and […]

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Caterpillar Offers Object Detection Systems for All Brands of Mobile Surface Mining Equipment

Caterpillar announces availability of Cat® MineStar™ Detect Object Detection systems for additional Cat machines and virtually all brands of mobile surface mining equipment. Previously unsupported Cat machines as well as other brands of machines can now be equipped with the cameras, radars and in-cab displays that deliver increased site awareness to mobile equipment operators. Object […]

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Caterpillar Enters Home and Outdoor Power Market

Caterpillar is entering the home and outdoor power market with the introduction of portable generators — the Cat® RP Series. The new generators are designed to provide reliable backup or recreational power to residential users and portable power to professional contractors who need to power tools and lights on the job. The initial models of […]

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Volvo Debuted its Largest Excavator to Date — the EC750E — at MINExpo® 2016

The 75-ton EC750E boasts not only significant measurable improvements to power, productivity and digging force — it’s also more fuel efficient than its smaller predecessor, enabling higher production at a lower cost-per-ton than ever before. The EC750E was designed to deliver heavy lifting power and high productivity without sacrificing the benefits for which Volvo is […]

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Western Star to Display Versatile MBT-40 Transformer at MINExpo 2016

The Western Star 6900XD Multi-Body Transformer MBT-40, a chassis that can quickly convert from dump truck to tanker, was on display in the Western Star booth (#24211) at MINExpo 2016, Sept. 26-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Available for the Western Star 6900 truck model, the MBT-40 eliminates the need for multiple pieces of […]

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Bridgestone to Showcase Innovative, Integrated Off-the-Road Tire Technology at MINExpo

Company’s  industry-leading  solutions drive productivity and deliver bottom-line profitability for global customers Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) will showcase a full suite of its newest industry-leading mining technology solutions designed to meet the needs of global customers at 2016 MINExpo, September 26-28 in Las Vegas. A single-source provider of tires, conveyor belts and hoses to the mining […]

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Bridgestone Introduces Next-Generation Tire and Rim Management Solution

New TreadStat™ analytics increase off-the-road productivity Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced that it will introduce the next generation of its off-the-road (OTR) tire and rim management software, TreadStat. The performance tracking solution has been enhanced to include several new features that support the evolving needs of the global OTR industry. The TreadStat system from Bridgestone […]

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Komatsu Introduces the 980E-4 Mining Haul Truck

The 980E-4 offers electric truck pedigree, one of the largest payloads available, and an answer to market demand for 400-ton trucks Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, announces the North American commercial release of the 980E-4 haul truck, for service in mine sites requiring 400-ton payload capacity. With a 400-ton capacity and […]

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Volvo A60H - World's Largest Articulated Hauler - Makes North American Debut at MINExpo 2016

Volvo Construction Equipment once again reinvents the category of articulated haulers with the A60H — a first-of-its-kind, 60-ton-capacity, fully articulated hauler that invites customers to rethink the way they’re moving material. In 1966, Volvo introduced the industry’s first articulated hauler — the 10-ton DR 631, known as Gravel Charlie. Fifty years and 50 tons later, […]

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