Two new Cat compact wheel loaders — the 910K, a new model in the range, and 914K, replacing both 914G2 and IT14G2 — feature Caterpillar’s Optimized Z-bar loader linkage, allowing these new models to work with the digging power of conventional Z-bar machines, while also providing the parallel-lift of an integrated tool carrier.

New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is not only due to the Tier IV Final/Stage IV-compliant Volvo engine, but also to a range of advanced features that optimize flow and minimize pressure losses in the hydraulic system.

GOMACO’s RTP-500 with RCC (roller-compacted concrete) screed recently completed a successful test project in New Albany, Ohio. Complete General Construction Company used the GOMACO RTP-500 with RCC screed to finish a 2 mi. (3.2 km) long industrial loop road.

Volvo Rents has acquired Excel Rentals, a two-location construction equipment rental company based in California, with stores in Temecula and San Jacinto. The centers are located at 28115-A Del Rio Road and 1005 South State St., respectively. The Temecula Volvo Rents location is currently open, while the San Jacinto location will be opening in the first quarter of 2012.

Excel Machinery Ltd., founded in 1964 and headquartered in Amarillo, Texas, is the new dealer for the full line of Terex Finlay screening plants and mobile crushers in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Excel’s Amarillo facility includes a 64,000 sq.