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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Caterpillar to Design and Manufacture Full Line of Mini Excavators as Alliance with Wacker Neuson is Phased Out

Caterpillar will shift design and production of its smallest hydraulic excavators to Caterpillar facilities beginning in 2018 as a successful, six-year strategic alliance with Wacker Neuson is phased out. Caterpillar will focus on growing its global mini excavator business as it leverages existing facilities and design teams to deliver cost effective and efficient new machines […]

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Doonan® Engineers New ‘Series 2’ V-Channel Trough Flatbed Coil Haul Trailer

Straight off of their highly successful industry introduction of a new coil haul (well design type) trailer, which made its debut at the 2016 MATS Show; Doonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC has designed and manufactured a new ‘Series 2’ V-channel trough flatbed coil haul trailer for special loading applications where coils cannot be transferred into and […]

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ALL Becomes Official Dealer for Manac Trailers

The ALL Family of Companies (ALL) is pleased to announce they have become an official licensed dealer for Manac, the largest manufacturer of trailers in Canada and a leader in the manufacture of specialty trailers in North America. ALL, the largest privately held crane rental and sales company in North America, acts as a dealer […]

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Komatsu Focus at MinEXPO 2016: Integrated Machine Technology and Improved Mine Performance

Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer will be a major exhibitor at this month’s MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. At Booth 7027, Komatsu will showcase innovative machines and solutions that drive mine optimization. Among machines on display will be several Tier-4 Final machines, including an ultra-class dump truck, hydraulic shovel, […]

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