Tag Archives: Wheel Loaders

Komatsu America Introduces the New WA480-8 Wheel Loader

Higher production, less fuel burn, better comfort and serviceability all come together in a package that hits the sweet spot for multiple-application versatility. Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced the introduction of the new WA480-8 Wheel Loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emissions regulations-compliant engine, this latest […]

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Volvo H-Series 2.0 Wheel Loaders: New Hydraulics and Optimized Transmission for Faster Cycle Times

The Volvo H-Series 2.0 Update includes features that promote faster cycle times and up to 10 percent greater productivity and 20 percent greater fuel efficiency. The new H-Series wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment take a proven machine and add the latest technology, including the next-generation OptiShift and new load-sensing hydraulics and transmission. The result […]

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CASE Celebrates 60 Years of Wheel Loader Manufacturing in 2018

CASE Construction Equipment introduced the 4-wheel drive W9 in 1958 — today the company offers a full range of compact and full-sized wheel loaders for everything from road construction to supply yards and quarries. CASE Construction Equipment will celebrate its 60th anniversary of wheel loader production with a variety of promotions and activities throughout the […]

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CASE G Series Wheel Loaders Win 2017 Good Design™ Award for Design Excellence

CASE G Series wheel loaders have been honored with the prestigious Good Design™ Award in the Industrial Category from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. CASE Construction Equipment received the Good Design™ Award for its G-Series wheel loaders – the latest generation of the […]

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Veolia introduces Liebherr into their fleet

Veolia, the global waste management organisation, discussed Liebherr machinery’s input to achieving their safety, efficiency and sustainability goals in an article in the August Issue of Earthmoving Equipment Magazine. Veolia’s commitment to safety and performance played an important role in introducing Liebherr Wheel Loader equipment into their Clyde Transfer Terminal fleet, which receives 500,000 tonnes […]

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New Electric Drive Cat® 988K XE Wheel Loader Offers Higher Fuel Efficiency and Lower Total Cost of Ownership

Electric drive loader delivers 25% greater overall efficiency and up to 10% more productivity in load-and-carry applications than the industry leader 988K loader The new Cat® 988K XE is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high-efficiency electric drive system. This new large wheel loader joins the industry leader 988K and the recently […]

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Volvo LX1 Prototype Hybrid Wheel Loader Delivers Around 50% Fuel Efficiency Improvement During Customer Testing

Volvo Construction Equipment’s LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader has excelled during hundreds of hours of real-world testing, achieving around a 50% improvement in fuel efficiency compared to its conventional counterparts. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) presented field test results for its LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader at a press event in California, US, […]

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Shifting Equipment Acquisition Strategy Improves Total Operation for Britton Industries

G Series loaders, D Series excavators drive production for massive mulch producer. Britton Industries is a leading producer of natural and dyed mulches, screened topsoil, leaf compost and aggregate products. Servicing the landscaping and construction markets of Central New Jersey and South Pennsylvania, the family-owned and operated company has been in business for over 28 […]

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Versatile and powerful: Liebherr presents the new L 514 and L 518 Stereoloaders®

The L 514 and L 518 Stereoloaders® are the new Stage IV / Tier 4f emission standards compliant models Both models are available as ‘Speeders’ with a maximum speed of 40 km/h Agile and versatile with proven stereo steering and new Z-unit bar linkage Both models will be available for order and delivery in the […]

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New Command for Loading Remote Control Enhances Safety and Keeps 988K Wheel Loaders Working

Cat® Command for loading enables line-of-sight remote control of Cat 988K Wheel Loaders. The new system reduces the risk of injury and enables production to continue by allowing safe operation of the loader in potentially hazardous environments. Command for loading is available as a retrofit kit for 988K machines in the field. The system features […]

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New Cat® 986K Wheel Loader Delivers Significant Efficiency Increases for Low Cost-Per-Ton Operation

Aggregate Handler configuration boasts a 14-ton (12.7-tonne) payload allowing customers to maximize production in re-handling applications The new Cat® 986K wheel loader features a completely redesigned state-of-the-art cab equipped with STIC™ steer and Cat Production Measurement which brings payload weighing to the cab so operators can work more productively and deliver accurate loads with confidence. […]

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John Deere Adds Industry-Leading 20,000-Hour Warranty on 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader Power Electronic Components

On the heels of its most successful CONEXPO-CON/AGG ever, John Deere is now offering a 96-month (eight-year)/20,000-hour power electronic components warranty on the 944K hybrid wheel loader. The warranty is retroactive to existing machines in the field and provided on new 944K loaders through October 31, 2018. “We continue to build confidence in our hybrid technology […]

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