Hitachi

Visitors to ConExpo-Con/AGG got a preview of Hitachi Solution Linkage Integrated Grade Control with Topcon – a new excavator technology developed in cooperation with Topcon that allows an operator to set a grade and hold it. The new integrated technology increases efficiency while also lowering daily operating costs.

Visitors at the Hitachi booth at ConExpo-Con/AGG may have noticed a special anniversary logo on the machines. The special logo is part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the start of full-scale production of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd.

When you think "excavator," images of digging dirt and rock on land may come to mind. However, that's not the case for J.F. Brennan Company Inc. (Brennan), a 100-year-old marine construction contractor out of La Crosse, Wisc. "We get the Hitachis working out on the water," said Sam Crawford, project manager for Brennan.

A popular New England tourist attraction is undergoing major changes. Work is under way on a new seal exhibit and 4D theater at Connecticut's Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, in response to the scheduled reconstruction of a railroad bridge adjacent to the facility.

Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its most technologically advanced line of Dash-6 wheel loaders with the large and powerful ZW370-6 developed for high volume production operations and quarries. The large Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader features an impressive 48,780 lbs.

Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) continues to expand its most technologically advanced line of Dash-6 wheel loaders with the large and powerful ZW370-6 developed for high volume production operations and quarries. The large Hitachi ZW370-6 wheel loader features 48,780 lbs.

Seward Township, Ill., has replaced its motorgrader with a new Hitachi ZW180-6 wheel loader. "We bought the Hitachi loader last summer after months of researching what our needs and budget would fit," said Anne Vickery, road commissioner, Kendeall County, Ill.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is overseeing a nearly $90 million project that will rehabilitate the U.S. 1/Roosevelt Expressway viaduct in Philadelphia. The viaduct is located between the Broad Street and Wissahickon Avenue/Germantown Avenue exits in the Nicetown section of the city.

Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) will debut new wheel loader models, cutting-edge technology and support tools at ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas, March 10-14. Since finalizing the purchase of KCM Corporation from Kawasaki Heavy Industries in 2016, HCMA has been striving to expand its product and service offerings to the U.S.

In Chicago, Ill., work continues on the final phase of a project that will create a new road between the Loop and Chinatown. Section 3 involves construction of a segment of Wells Street extending from Roosevelt Road to 16th Street, resulting in a new north-south through-street between Clark Street and the South Branch of the Chicago River.

Bright white lights shine down on a large, 10-ft. diameter blue pipe that is attached with three chains to a ZX870LC-6. The excavator lifts the pipe up and places it into a 35-ft.-deep trench. It's 4 a.m. in Philadelphia, Pa., but for the Marona Construction Company crew, the workday is already halfway over.