Hitachi's ultrashort excavator lineup in North America continues to grow with the latest and most powerful reduced-tail-swing excavator - the ZX345USLC-6.
Bomag has introduced a new generation of the compact BW 124-5 single-drum vibratory roller series, available in both smooth (BW 124 DH-5) and padfoot (BW 124 PDH-5) drum configurations. With their 47.2-inch (1,199-mm) drum width and tight turning radius of just 88.2 inches (2,240 mm), these new compact single-drum rollers are ideal for granular and cohesive soil compaction on congested jobsite applications such as backfill, landscaping, trench work or pipeline construction. Bomag says that they are the only single-drum rollers in the weight class to feature dual pump drive, which allow them to climb up to 55 percent grades.
PipeLine Machinery International (PLM) has announced that the 10,000th machine to be assembled and delivered by the Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavator Facility in Victoria, Texas - US. The new 336F Hydraulic Excavator went to mainline pipeline contractor Michels Corporation, and was presented in ceremony to them on May 16, 2018.
XCMG has seen its earnings almost quadruple over the last year as global economic recovery has continued, and infrastructure investment in China has increased demand for equipment including excavators, loaders and forklift trucks. The company, China's biggest exporter of construction machinery, is predicting solid growth in 2018 on the back of continued improvement in global markets despite rising trade friction between the United States and China.
Building on more than 40 years of articulated dump truck (ADT) experience, Doosan Infracore North America, LLC announces a series of enhancements to its DA30-5 ADT. A new version of the Doosan DA30-5 includes numerous updates to the truck's performance, operator comfort, controllability of the machine, ease of maintenance and fuel efficiency, reinforcing Doosan as an industry leader in the ADT market.
The new John Deere 345G LC reduced tail swing excavator adds another option to the manufacturer's 33 - 40 metric ton size class, providing customers with a larger machine with increased lift capacity, more reach, deeper dig depth and greater breakout forces compared to the 245G LC. The excavator is ideal for work in road building, underground, building, landscaping and site development applications.
Doosan Infracore North America, LLC has extended its wheel loader lineup with the new DL280-5 wheel loader. The new DL280-5 is part of the popular category of 3- to 4-cubic-yard wheel loaders. It is designed to provide operators with enhanced performance and comfort as well as increased uptime protection when working in general construction, scrap and waste-handling applications.
Rugged and versatile, articulated dump trucks are a popular piece of equipment for use in difficult and demanding conditions, from site prep to roadbuilding and aggregates production. ADTs are also benefiting from new and advancing technology intended to improve safety and efficiency. Our panel of experts provides details on the applications, design, technologies and choices in today's ADTs.
Wacker Neuson is presenting its first fully electric, battery-powered mini excavator at Intermat. The EZ17e performs and handles like a diesel-powered model. Wacker Neuson's range of zero emissions solutions are extremely ergonomic and environmentally friendly – without compromising on machine performance.
LiuGong North America's compact 9035EZTS excavator is its first zero tail-swing model in the 3.5 metric ton class. The rig is an ideal tool for utilities work, residential construction and all other applications benefitting from a mini-excavator's compact size, ease of transportation and lower cost of operation.
With the growth of urban construction sites, the associated challenges of working in confined space, and concern over environmental impact, Mecalac says that site dumpers have returned to the forefront of European city building sites, even supplanting trucks – that are more polluting, more bulky and less agile – on some sites.
Compact track loaders are fast and agile, and large ones can even compete with small wheel loaders and dozers. With their vast array of available attachments, they are highly versatile, productive machines and are easy to trailer. It's no wonder they have gained in popularity. Our panel of experts from several manufacturers provide details on today's compact track loaders.
Since 2008, when Komatsu commercialized the first hybrid construction equipment in the history of the industry, a total of 10,000,000 hours of operation have been registered by excavators benefiting from Komatsu‘s proven hybrid technology, which is today at work on over 4,000 units worldwide. Komatsu's HB365LC/NLC-3, a high technology and environmentally sustainable 36-tonne hydraulic hybrid excavator, will be highlighted in its "NLC" narrow configuration at Intermat 2018.
Three new Cat articulated trucks – 730, 730 EJ (Ejector), and 735 – have been extensively redesigned, enhancing the field-proven features and performance of their C-Series predecessors (730C2, 730C2 EJ, and 735C) with new operator stations – including innovative new controls, transmission protection features, new hoist assist system, advanced traction control system, new stability assist system, and a fuel saving ECO operating mode.