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Understanding Wheel Loader Transmission, Axle and Differential Options from CASE Construction

Wheel loaders today offer a number of options as it relates to powertrain components. While size, horsepower and bucket capacities drive the initial loader identification/purchase phase, the next level of consideration — where decisions are made about transmission, axle and differential options — has a significant effect on long-term performance, productivity and total cost of […]

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Yoder & Frey Reports Massive Interest in Its End-of-Year Auction at Ashland, Ohio – December 06

An array of quality equipment has already being consigned to the next Ashland, Ohio site auction on December 06, organized by Yoder & Frey, leading auctioneers of heavy construction, mining and agricultural equipment in the USA.   This December sale is always a popular end to the year, with more bidders, more attendees and more stock for sale than the previous sales in 2018 and before […]

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Joe Ruddell New Retail Sales Manager at Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental

Celebrating 20 years with company, ready to capitalize on regional building boom Joe Ruddell has been promoted to retail sales manager at Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies. Ruddell is celebrating his 20th year with Dawes, the previous 19 serving as rental sales manager for southeastern Wisconsin, where […]

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Volvo CE Unveils Electric Compact Wheel Loader Concept

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the LX2 electric compact wheel loader at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Berlin. The prototype machine delivers zero emissions, significantly lower noise levels, improved efficiency and reduced operational costs. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the LX2 – to industry specialists, policymakers, the […]

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New John Deere L-Series II Skidders and Wheeled Feller Bunchers Provide Simplified, Reliable Machines for Loggers

Continuously evolving to better its machines and exceed customer expectations, John Deere is excited to introduce the new L-Series II Skidders and Wheeled Feller Bunchers. The new L-Series II machines feature a simplified design, providing a reliable, powerful solution, while still maintaining the productivity-boosting features of the original line, including an increase in hydraulic speed, large grapples and […]

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Caterpillar Presents Broad Range of New Machines and Capabilities at bauma CHINA 2018

Caterpillar will display 30 machines as well as work tools, engines and product support capabilities at bauma CHINA 2018. The extensive exhibit will feature Cat® general construction, building construction, paving and SEM-branded equipment. More than a dozen Cat Next Generation hydraulic excavators will be introduced at the show. Caterpillar’s indoor display will occupy more than […]

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New Volvo Wheeled Excavators Available through Sourcewell and HGACBuy Procurement Programs

Volvo’s EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E, the latest in Volvo Construction Equipment’s wheeled excavator lineup, can now be bought using purchasing cooperatives Sourcewell and HGAC. Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest wheeled excavators — the EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E — are now available through Sourcewell and HGACBuy, adding to Volvo’s robust lineup offered through purchasing cooperatives for governments and nonprofit […]

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Minimizer Donates Heavy Duty Truck Seat to Charity Auction

More than $30,000 raised for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund The Minimizer Long Haul Series Seat made its debut at the Great American Trucking Show in 2017, and a year later, it helped raise more than $30,000 for charity. Minimizer donated one of its seats to the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund auction, held at […]

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New Cat® 740 GC Expands Articulated Truck Lineup

The Cat® 740 GC articulated dump truck (ADT) re-introduces the 40-ton (36.3 mt) size class to the Cat ADT range. The new model is designed to incorporate the proven features and performance of models currently in the ADT lineup, including new controls, transmission-protection features, hoist-assist system, advanced traction-control system, stability-assist system, and a fuel-saving ECO […]

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JCB, ARMY COMMEMORATE PRODUCTION OF 1,000 HIGH MOBILITY ENGINEER EXCAVATORS

JCB marked the production of 1,000 High Mobility Engineer Excavators (HMEEs) during a ceremony at the company’s North America headquarters in Pooler. More than 900 HMEEs have been delivered to the U.S. Army and a further 80 HMEEs are in service with nine allied militaries around the world. The JCB HMEE was developed to meet […]

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Cat® Side Discharge Buckets, Featuring Heavy Duty Designs, Provide Controlled Flow of Loose Materials in Varied Applications

Cat® Side Discharge Buckets—designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders—collect and transport loose materials such as sawdust, sand, mulch, and topsoil and then discharge these materials via a belt-type conveyor from adjustable openings (doors) on either side of the bucket. A rotating agitator works to keep […]

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John Deere Introduces Industry-Exclusive On-Board Grade Indication on G-Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders

John Deere continues to provide industry-leading job site solutions with the addition of an exclusive on-board grade indication option. Available as a factory or field kit option on the large-frame G-Series skid steers (330G and 332G) and the large-frame G-Series compact track loaders (331G and 333G), this new feature is ideal for job sites that involve […]

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