Getting tested: R 9400 with Liebherr D9812 engine in Héming, France

The Liebherr R 9400 powered by a D9812 Liebherr engine is getting tested on a cement plant in Héming in the Northeast of France. It is the first large hydraulic excavator equipped with a Liebherr engine. This 300 hectare quarry, operated by EQIOM, a CRH company, has an annual production of around 600,000 tonnes of […]

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CASE SiteWatch Supports New AEMP Telematics Standard

CASE SiteWatch™ users can now access CASE equipment telematics data in a standardized format on any mixed fleet software, gaining efficiency in running their fleet. CASE Construction Equipment announced that its CASE SiteWatch™ telematics portal is now aligned with the new Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) 2.0/ISO-15143-3 standard. The AEMP-compatible portal is populated with […]

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John Deere and Wacker Neuson Enter Into Strategic Supplier Agreement for Compact Excavators

As demand for John Deere construction equipment increases around the globe, the Moline-based manufacturer is entering into a strategic supplier agreement with Wacker Neuson to initially provide compact excavators in China, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. The models will range from 1.7-7.5 tons (1700-7500 kg) and are specifically designed and manufactured for customers in the growing Asia-Pacific […]

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New Options for Cat 918M Compact Wheel Loader Include High-Lift Loader Linkage, Fusion Coupler, Guarding, Larger Tires

Caterpillar now offers the 918M compact wheel loader with four new options: high-lift loader linkage, Cat Fusion™ coupler, five-piece guarding package and wider tires. High-lift linkage The new high-lift loader linkage option is designed specifically for applications in waste and recycling, agriculture, and construction that can benefit from increased lift height and increased reach of […]

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John Deere Updates Engine Technology and Makes Model Adjustments to 310L EP Backhoe and 210L EP Tractor Loader

The John Deere 310L EP Backhoe and 210L EP Tractor Loader are the latest construction equipment models to undergo updates, with a focus on engine technology and other model adjustments to improve productivity and uptime, and lower daily operating costs. “Our goal is to continue to support the ‘EP strategy’ and to offer an effective backhoe […]

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John Deere Introduces Industry-Leading Articulated Dump Truck Transmission Warranty on New E-Series Models

Reinforcing its commitment to providing best-in-class construction equipment, John Deere now offers an extended coverage of five-years/15,000-hours as part of its articulated dump truck (ADT) transmission warranty on all new E-Series models. “This industry-leading warranty emphasizes our dedication to producing reliable and durable ADTs,” said Maryanne Graves, product marketing manager, articulated dump trucks, John Deere Construction & […]

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Minimizer Sponsors CCJ Solutions Summit

For the fifth straight year, heavy duty trucking industry leader Minimizer is sponsoring the CCJ Solutions Summit. The commercial trucking fleet conference is designed to present solutions to issues facing fleets across the country. “We believe in sponsoring content that helps our partners in their everyday evolving challenges,” Minimizer Director of Marketing Steve Hansen said. […]

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ALL Family of Companies Names Rich Randall GM of Columbus Branch

Bold leader eyes big results in southern and southwestern Ohio A key, longtime manager with the ALL Family of Companies has been tabbed as the new general manager of the company’s Columbus, Ohio, branch. Known for his ability to read markets, think strategically, and move the needle, Rich Randall most recently served as operations manager […]

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Caterpillar Introduces 5-Seat Utility Vehicles

Last year, Caterpillar announced the introduction of it’s first-ever Cat® utility vehicles – the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102 D. To expand that offering, the product line now includes the gasoline-powered Cat CUV85 and diesel-powered CUV105 D. The CUV85 and CUV105 D both feature a spacious second row to accommodate a total of five […]

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Ditch Witch Introduces Heavy-Duty Trencher with Purpose-Built Design Features for Superior ROI

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, introduced its largest trencher to date, the HT275, to boost productivity and versatility on a broad range of trenching jobs. The unit was designed to increase year-over-year return on investment (ROI) on water, sewer, gas, power and underdrain installations, pipeline distribution and other heavy-duty trenching tasks. The HT275 […]

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Komatsu Partners with Propeller to Bring Enterprise-Grade Drone Analytics Solutions to the Construction Industry

Komatsu America Corp. and Propeller Aero Inc. are partnering to boost the efficiency of construction job sites using drone-powered mapping and analytics software. With drones becoming an increasingly common worksite tool, Komatsu has identified aerial mapping and analytics as a key component of their Smart Construction initiative—a range of integrated hardware and software products designed […]

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Visit Rock & Dirt at MEI2018 Mining & Exploration International Conference & Expo in Las Vegas!

Stop by and visit Rock & Dirt in booth# 1229 at MEI2018 Mining & Exploration International Conference & Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center September 6-8! Rock & Dirt can help you evaluate and develop your entire marketing strategy using our 68+ years of experience in the mining industry. Visit www.rockanddirt.com for more information! […]

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