New Products for the Construction Industry
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. has added three new construction class crawler excavators: the R300LC-9A, 330LC-9A and 380LC-9A. These new earthmovers feature a certified Interim Tier IV engine upgrade, improved hydraulics, increased operator comfort and more durability, according to the manufacturer.
These excavators are practical for mid and large size excavating projects, site preparation, pipeline installation, road and utility work or demolition. Like the rest of Hyundai’s new 9A series, all three machines meet Tier IV Interim standards.
Throughout the last decade, contractors have increasingly expected more from their job site tools. For example, a mobile phone is no longer just a mobile phone; it’s a mobile office — connecting the owner to others via phone, text, e-mail, video, photos and social media channels at any time, in any place.
With technology advancing so rapidly, it’s no wonder contractors expect the same convenience and ability to multitask from their other tools, like their construction equipment. And, backhoe loaders are no exception.
Morbark Inc.’s redesigned 40/36 whole tree microchipper is the latest in design enhancements.
The 40/36 whole tree drum chipper was first introduced in 2008 as a compact, affordable and productive biomass chipper. The model was improved by the addition of the Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum in 2011, which improved chip quality. The latest model includes an enhanced drum set with 16 knives utilizing standard hardware, an operator-friendly slide-in forestry grate system to reduce oversized chips and a mechanically driven chip accelerator to fully load vans with the micro-chi
Ervin Equipment Helps Extend Tire Life, Improve Mileage With Automatic Tire Inflation System
Tires are the No. 1 maintenance cost for fleets. In efforts to help its customers extend the lives of their tires, Ervin Equipment has formed a vendor/customer relationship with San Antonio-based Pressure Systems International (P.
JCB Aims High With $68.5M Investment in Dieselmax 672 Engine
JCB announced plans to begin production of six-cylinder engines with the addition of the JCB Dieselmax 672 to its engine line-up.
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Kobelco Mini-Excavators Deliver Power, Performance for Wide-Range of Applications
Kobelco Construction Machinery USA currently offers four mini-excavators in the 3,000 to 12,000 lb.
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Air Ramp Technology Now an Option for Felling Trailers’ Over the Road Semi Trailers
Felling Trailers’ air ramp technology is such a popular option among several of its trailer models that Felling Trailers now offers it on its over the road (OTR) semi trailers.
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Rayco RH1754 Horizontal Grinder Is Now Self-Propelled
Rayco’s RH1754 horizontal grinder is now available in a self-propelled version that rides on a heavy-duty, steel track undercarriage, making it easier to move the machine around job sites and to perform tasks like windrowing material or sorting material into different piles.
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Terex Fuchs MHL340 E Material Handler Features a Powerful Engine, Lower Fuel Consumption
The Terex Fuchs MHL340 E material handler boasts a more powerful 173 hp (129 kW) turbocharged diesel engine than the MHL340 D, while at the same time lowering specific fuel consumption by 6 percent, according to the manufacturer.
Excavator ‘Stag’ Staggered Tooth High Penetration Bucket
Leading Edge Attachments Inc. now offers a newer version of the “Stag” bucket, which is a new style, high penetration bucket utilizing the “staggered tooth” technology, and is designed for excavators allowing the operator to easily dig compacted soils, coral, shale, caliche, stratified materials, shot rock or frozen ground with higher concentrated breakout force for a price that is lower than the multi-ripper bucket.
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Hitachi Launches Two New Zaxis Dash 5 Reduced-Tail-Swing Excavators
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, according to the manufacturer.
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Allmand Unveils Latest Maxi-Lite II Light Tower
Building on a tradition that dates back to 1954 when it developed the industry’s first portable light tower, Allmand Bros.
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Two New Cat Waste Buckets Equip Wheel Loaders for High Productivity in Solid Waste Applications
Caterpillar has introduced two new wheel loader bucket designs—the dozing bucket and the load-and-carry bucket—for solid waste handling in transfer stations and recycling centers.