Tag Archives: Heavy Equipment

New Design For Cat® 630k Series Wheel Tractor-Scrapers Includes Technology That Adds Productivity and Operator Convenience

The new Cat® 630K Series wheel tractor-scrapers—631K and 637K—replace the previous 630G Series and feature a complete design update, including high-pressure steering, engine-over-speed protection, tire-spin reduction, differential-lock-engagement protection, and machine/ground-speed control, plus available systems such as Sequence Assist, Load Assist, Payload Estimator, and Cat Grade Control. Payload capacity of the open-bowl 631K and open-bowl twin-engine […]

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CAT® Medium Wheel Loaders Feature New Connect Technology, Additional Safety Features and Reduced Operating Costs

Caterpillar is pleased to announce the 2016 product update to the Cat® M Series medium wheel loader product line (950M, 962M, 966M, 972M, 966M XE, 972M XE, 980M and 982M).  Dedicated to responding quickly to our customers’ needs, these product updates enable Caterpillar to bring new features and product improvements to market more rapidly and […]

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CASE Unveils the Tier 4 Final 521F Wheel Loader

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new 521F wheel loader that meets federal Tier 4 Final emissions standards using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. The new machine delivers best-in-class 131 net peak horsepower with an FPT Tier 4 Final-certified engine that also provides quick throttle response and impressive torque. The 22,948-pound wheel loader has a bucket […]

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John Deere 130G, 160G LC and 180G LC Excavators Offer Big Productivity in Mid-Size Packages

MOLINE, Ill. — The evolution of the John Deere G-Series excavator lineup continues with the introduction of the Final Tier 4 130G, 160G LC and 180G LC excavators. The updated construction-class models are equipped with a Final Tier 4-emission certified engine and offer the reach, digging depth, lift capacity, and arm and bucket dig force […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New WA600-8 Wheel Loader

Up to 13 percent less fuel consumed, a bigger, better bucket and a smooth, quiet ride   Rolling Meadows, Ill., - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new WA600-8 Wheel Loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, this latest addition to the wheel loader family combines […]

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The Cat Auction Services Orlando Sale Starts Today!

Don't miss out on the Cat Auction Services Orlando Sale! Now expanded to five days, February 8-12, 2016! Their biggest unreserved public auction ever!  #IPOrlandoandBeyond2016 View the auction schedule at: http://www.ironplanet.com/jsp/s/auction.ips?msg=15431|15451|15453|16193|15452 Location: 5000 Oren Brown Road, Kissimmee, FL 34746

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Rock & Dirt Heads to the 2016 Florida Auctions in February

Construction equipment buyers and sellers from around the world will converge in the Orlando, Florida area for the annual "Florida Auctions." This event is a great opportunity for the construction industry associates to network and for end-users to locate heavy equipment, work trucks & trailers, and attachments for sale for the upcoming construction season. The […]

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Equipment East Summer 2015 Newsletter

What’s Working? Doosan Excavator on Mt. Washington Doosan is on top of the world! Mt. Washington – the highest peak in the northeast, at 6,288 ft. – graced Doosan’s DX140LCR the opportunity to climb the mountain… in a manner of speaking. With the need of expansion, a fourth railway switch was in order, and so […]

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Rock & Dirt Heads to the 2015 Florida Auctions in February

Construction equipment buyers and sellers from around the world will converge in the Orlando, Florida area for the annual "Florida Auctions." This event is a great opportunity for the construction industry associates to network and for end-users to locate heavy equipment, work trucks & trailers, and attachments for sale for the upcoming construction season. The […]

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The Green Trends Redefining Heavy Construction Equipment (And Why You Should Care)

Every industry is trying to go green to protect the environment and save money. Some are even making changes to take advantage of government tax breaks or other benefits that may come with becoming more energy efficient. The whole green movement may seem like it is on opposite ends of the spectrum from the constructions […]

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Caterpillar is BUILT FOR IT at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 Caterpillar will present its unmatched lineup of machines, technology and services designed with the primary goal of helping customers succeed. The Caterpillar organization and Cat® products are BUILT FOR IT—built to work for contractors of all types, aggregates miners, construction materials suppliers and specialty trades. Four Caterpillar exhibit areas totaling about 60,000 […]

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Rock & Dirt Heads to the 2014 Florida Auctions in February

Construction equipment buyers and sellers from around the world will converge in the Orlando, Florida area for the annual "Florida Auctions." This event is a great opportunity for the construction industry associates to network and for end-users to locate heavy equipment, work trucks & trailers, and attachments for sale for the upcoming construction season. The auctions kick-off […]

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