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Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new PC170LC-11 hydraulic excavator

More productivity, more features, and tier 4 final compliant Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, introduced the new PC170LC-11 hydraulic excavator at the CONEXPO-CONAGG 2017 tradeshow. Featuring a 121 net horsepower, EPA Tier 4 Final, SAA4D107E-3 engine, the new PC170LC-11 is a versatile, all-purpose construction machine that offers an enhanced power mode […]

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Big Yellow Steel Rolls into Steeler Nation for IronPlanet’s Pittsburgh Area Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction

Cat Auction Services Event Includes Large Selection of Equipment in Waynesburg, PA on May 17, 2017 Who: IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced highlights for its upcoming Pittsburgh area Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction. This on-site sale marks IronPlanet’s return to the Keystone State […]

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New Command for Loading Remote Control Enhances Safety and Keeps 988K Wheel Loaders Working

Cat® Command for loading enables line-of-sight remote control of Cat 988K Wheel Loaders. The new system reduces the risk of injury and enables production to continue by allowing safe operation of the loader in potentially hazardous environments. Command for loading is available as a retrofit kit for 988K machines in the field. The system features […]

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ALLU launches new PROCESSOR at Shanghai Summit

The 7th China International Piling and Deep Foundations Summit was held from the 24th-26th of April in Shanghai. ALLU participated for the fifth time, holding a well-attended customer seminar. In addition to a full itinerary of events, a new addition to ALLU’s range of mass stabilization equipment was unveiled – ALLU PROCESSOR. The China International […]

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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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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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