Tag Archives: Wheel Loader

Updates Advance Efficiency, Safety and Uptime for the Cat® 992K Wheel Loader, Cat 854K Wheel Dozer receives safety and uptime improvements

Designed to lower fuel costs and increase operating efficiency, the recently updated Cat 992K Wheel Loader features Caterpillar’s Economy Mode operation. With the new On-Demand Throttle arrangement, the 992K automatically manages engine speed, combining the efficiency of a manual throttle with ergonomic throttle lock operation. Caterpillar performance studies have shown the 992K reduces fuel consumption […]

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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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Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New WA320-8 Wheel Loader

Ideal all-around performer for any application from pallet handling to hard digging Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new WA320-8 wheel loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, this latest addition to the wheel loader family combines high production with low fuel consumption and improved operator […]

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Rock & Dirt's Top Construction Toys for 2015

Do you have a construction loving kid or "kid at heart" on your holiday shopping list? Need help finding the perfect gift? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite construction toys! Our list has toys for every age from dump trucks to excavators. There’s something for just about every price range. Here’s our list in […]

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Pink CASE 621F Wheel Loader Battles Breast Cancer One Snowflake at a Time

Wintec Building Services of Winnipeg, Manitoba, recently purchased a pink CASE Construction Equipment 621F wheel loader. The loader, the first of its kind to be produced by CASE’s Fargo, N.D., plant, will primarily be used to help with the snow removal of the city’s roads. 10 percent of the profits generated from the custom-ordered loader […]

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Rock & Dirt's Top Construction Toys

Do you have a construction loving kid on your holiday shopping list? Don’t know what to buy? We’ve compiled a list on our favorite construction toys! Our list has toys for every age from wheel loaders to forklifts. There’s something for just about every price range. You might even see something for the construction kid […]

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New John Deere K-Series-II Wheel Loaders Add Punch to Productivity

Three updated models join John Deere's industry-leading K-Series Four-Wheel Drive Wheel Loader lineup. The 744K-II, 824K-II, and 844K-II meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards while bringing added durability, productivity, increased uptime and lower daily operating costs to the jobsite. "Advancements to the K-Series-II loaders came from the brightest minds in the industry – our Customer Advocate […]

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Fast Forward with These Volvo Concept Machines

Volvo Gryphin Concept Wheel Loader Check out Volvo’s futuristic wheel loader concept machine, the Volvo Gryphin. The 'Gryphin' extreme wheel loader concept has fully independent wheels so it can literally 'climb' to dump its load. It has a single spar boom, a zero-emission electric hybrid engine, noiseless electrical wheel motors and intelligent cab glass that […]

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Fast Forward with These Doosan Concept Machines!

Doosan Concept Excavator Check out this Doosan CX Eco Transformer, Concept Excavator. Its cab includes many impressive features including a Sliding Door, Sliding Control Stand, Haptic Control Panel, Transparent IP, Head-up Display, Light Adjusting Glass, and Color Control Window. Some other impressive features this Hybrid Articulated Crawler of the future boasts are a Safety Sensor […]

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Manhattan Beach Contractor Puts Heavy Duty Wheel Loader to Work

Manhattan Beach, California is a prime location for those looking for the true experience of living in an oceanside community: mere blocks from the beach, it offers the best of California weather and culture. It’s almost always sunny, and rarely are heat or air conditioning required. Construction isn’t the first thing you think of when […]

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Komatsu America Launches WA200-7 Wheel Loader with T4i Engine

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the WA200-7 wheel loader. With a net horsepower of 126 hp (94 kW), the WA200-7 is powered by an EPA Tier 4 Interim emission certified Komatsu engine. Built on its proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation to design a more environmentally friendly engine. Fuel […]

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No Job Too Small For Volvo 25 To 39 Ton H-Series Wheel Loaders

The new Volvo L150H, L180H and L220H wheel loaders, occupying the 25 to 39 ton weight class, excel in a wide range of jobs — making them a versatile and profitable investment. The L150H, L180H and L220H wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment are suitable for a wide range of applications — from rehandling, slag […]

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