Tag Archives: Hitachi

Hitachi Introduced the New Rigid-frame Haul Truck at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Hitachi unleashed their newest construction truck line: the EH1100 rigid dump truck and the EH1100-5. The rigid-frame haul truck was unveiled at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG, which was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 4th through March 8th at booth 12621 in the North Hall. The new trucks have more remote monitoring capabilities, a flat floor […]

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Hitachi Launches Two New Zaxis Dash 5 Reduced-Tail-Swing Excavators: ZX75US-5 and ZX85US-5

Hitachi introduced the newest models to join its Zaxis Dash-5 line – the ZX75US-5 and ZX85US-5. The two reduced-tail-swing excavators feature the same performance and reliability as the preceding Dash-3 series models, but include a variety of enhancements that make them more durable, productive and easy to maintain. “Our exclusive focus on excavators is especially […]

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Hitachi Introduces Three New Zaxis Dash 5 Compact Excavators: ZX35U-5, ZX5OU-5 and ZX6OUSB-5

The ZX35U-5, ZX50U-5 and ZX60USB-5 are the newest compact excavators to join the Zaxis Dash 5 lineup by Hitachi. The cutting-edge line of compact excavators delivers the same exceptional reliability, performance and operator comfort as the preceding Dash-3 series, with numerous customer-driven enhancements. “By specializing exclusively on excavators, we took the time to listen to […]

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Hitachi EX8000-6 Excavators & Shovels

Big-time productivity every minute There’s no job too big for the EX8000-6. It’s our largest mining shovel ever, and it delivers incredible arm crowding, breakout force and horsepower. So when you need to handle huge jobs and want giant productivity, the EX8000-6 is the perfect fit. Product highlights Pairs with Hitachi EH5000AC-3 rigid frame trucks. […]

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Hitachi's Zaxis 470, 670, 870 Dash-5 Excavators Named to Equipment Today Contractors' Top 50 New Products for 2012

Equipment Today, an equipment magazine serving commercial construction contractors, has selected Hitachi’s Zaxis 470, 670 and 870Dash-5 excavators as three of the game‐changing new construction products of 2012. The excavators were chosen as an award winner for the Contractors’ Top 50 New Products based on inquiries, page views and online voting by readers of Equipment […]

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Hitachi EH5000AC-3 Haul Trucks

Built to deliver huge efficiency The EH5000AC-3 is Hitachi’s newest and largest rigid frame hauler. It combines our time-proven hauler technology with our brand new, high-efficiency Advanced IGBT AC-Drive system. It’s one of the most technologically advanced mining trucks on the market, and it helps raise profits by lowering fuel and maintenance costs. It doesn’t […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Indy Equipment has been acquired by IROCK, an Ohio based manufacturing company of crushing and screening equipment. With […]

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Hitachi ZX130-5 Excavators

Power through the tough spots The ZX130-5 has the power to boost through the tough spots. You can count on Hitachi’s smart engineering for more productivity and increased lift capacity. And the ZX130-5 blade dramatically increases versatility – just one machine can handle your digging, backfilling and leveling needs. Product highlights Powerful new-generation Isuzu EPA […]

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Hitachi Introduced SkyAngle Advanced Peripheral Vision Support System at MINExpo

Hitachi introduced SkyAngle, a brand new camera monitoring system, at the MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® trade show in Las Vegas last week. The new technology, which was developed in conjunction with Clarion Co., Ltd, takes synthesized images from several wide-angle cameras mounted on the truck and displays them in the cab. This results in a comprehensive “bird’s-eye-view” […]

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Hitachi Introduces New EH5000AC-3 Rigid Frame Hauler at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL

Hitachi introduced its new rigid frame hauler — the EH5000AC-3 — at the MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® trade show today. The hauler is the first hauler to feature the company’s brand new Advanced Hitachi AC Drive System, the only system available on the market that is designed and built by the same company as the truck. The […]

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SR 99 Tunnel Boring Machine

The Washington State Department of Transportation has released photos of the world's largest-diameter tunnel boring machine -- five stories tall -- being built in Japan, which will be used to dig the new State Route 99 Tunnel that will replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct. The machine is being built by Hitachi Zosen, a company that specializes […]

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