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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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TSTC Graduates Helping to Fill Mechanical Technician Needs in Texas

An Oklahoma City-based company has found a hiring pipeline for Diesel Equipment Technology majors at Texas State Technical College in Waco. Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. has hired 10 graduates so far this year. The alumni are all full-time service technicians at the company, specializing in sales, repairs and rentals of bulldozers, dump trucks, excavators, boom trucks, […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New WA270-8 Wheel Loader

Popular, all-around performer moves from farm work to snow removal with ease Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, introduced the new WA270-8 wheel loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, this addition to the wheel loader family combines high production with low fuel consumption and improved operator comfort. The […]

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Caterpillar Sponsors Hackathon to Create Innovative Solutions for Boosting Mining Equipment Operator Performance

Software developers, data scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs will convene in San Francisco from September 23-25, 2016 for a 54-hour hackathon sponsored by Caterpillar and Unearthed, an Australia-based open innovation organization for the global resources sector. The hackathon format brings together creative problem solvers and industry experts who work in teams under intense time pressure to […]

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Cat® Tilt Buckets Handle Angled -Surface and Precision- Grading Tasks

A new line of Cat® tilt buckets is available for Cat crawler-excavator models 311-325 and for wheel excavator models M314–M322. The new buckets, available in both pin-on and coupler configurations, hydraulically tilt 45 degrees from vertical, right and left, to provide added capability when working on angled surfaces or performing precise grading. The buckets install […]

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Switch Attachments From Your Seat With the New John Deere Hydraulic Coupler for Compact Excavators

Switching buckets has never been easier with the new John Deere hydraulic coupler (16GE23) for compact excavators. Operators are no longer required to exit the cab to switch buckets, so site clearing can continue with high productivity and minimal interruptions. The hydraulic coupler is designed for 35G, 50G and 60G excavators, and is compatible with […]

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New CASE Long Reach Excavators

CASE Construction Equipment’s CX210D LR and CX250D LR crawler excavators provide increased operating performance for deep trenching, sloping, demolition, dredging, digging in sand or gravel pits or any application that requires long-distance bucket reach and precision. Each Long Reach (LR) model features an elongated boom and arm for increased digging capabilities in deep or long-distance […]

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Nortrax Announces Acquisition of Eight Equipment Sigma Locations in Quebec

Nortrax Inc. has announced the acquisition of eight new locations in eastern Quebec, Canada from Equipment Sigma. Nortrax now operates former Sigma locations in Baie-Comeau, Chibougamau, Chicoutimi, Degelis, Mont Joli, St. Augustin, St. Georges and Trois Rivieres adding to their stores in Amos, Brossard, Laval, Mont Laurier and St. Agathe.  “This purchase expands the Nortrax […]

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