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  • National Heavy Equipment Show Opens Registration For 2019 Event

    National Heavy Equipment Show Opens Registration For 2019 Event

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    Jan 2, 2019 - one month ago

  • Ritchie Bros.' Edmonton equipment sales up 15 percent for 2018

    More than 41,400+ items were sold for CA$639+ million over six auctions in Edmonton this year

    Ritchie Bros. held its sixth and final auction of the year in Edmonton this week, selling CA$82+ million (US$62+ million) of equipment and trucks over three days, bringing its 2018 total to 41,400+ items sold for CA$639+ million (US$491+ million)—up 15 percent from 2017.

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    Dec 14, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Five Roads Of The Future

    In the past 50 years there have been huge advancements in the automobile industry but the roads we drive on remain nearly unchanged. As cars get smarter so too should the infrastructure that supports them.

    Our planet is covered in roads. And by 2050 our global network of highways is projected to increase by 60%. Volvo Construction Equipment takes a trip down the roads of the future to look at some incredible innovations and find out just how design, materials and use will adapt in the years to come

     1. PLASTIC ROADS

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    Dec 13, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Doosan Infracore North America Opens 100,000-Square-Foot Parts Distribution Centre In Georgia

    Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, a leading manufacturer of heavy construction equipment, is proud to announce it is opening a new 100,000-square-foot parts distribution centre, serving its dealers and Doosan customers in the United States and Canada.

    Strategically located, the new parts distribution centre allows Doosan Infracore North America to provide both dealers and customers with better service options, deeper inventory and faster parts delivery. The parts distribution centre is located adjacent to the Doosan Infracore North America headquarters in Suwanee, Georgia, situated approximately 30 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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    Dec 13, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Finning To Acquire 4Refuel, The Canadian Leader In Mobile On-Site Refueling Services

    ·                  4Refuel is the leading mobile on-site refueling company in Canada, supporting customers in the construction, transportation, oil & gas, power generation and other industrial sectors.

    ·                  4Refuel provides a mission critical solution with 24x7 service coverage that improves customer productivity, lowers total cost of equipment ownership, and enhances safety across all equipment brands.

    ·                  Purchase price is approximately $260 million, which equates to 7.8 x 2018 estimated EBITDA(1)(2), excluding synergies.

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    Dec 12, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Minister Garneau introduces new fatigue regulations to make air travel safer for all Canadians

     

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    Dec 12, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Mack Defense Showcases Mack Granite-Based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck At AUSA 2018

    Mack Defense recently showcased the Mack Granite-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) 2018 show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Mack Defense was awarded a $296 million contract in May 2018 to produce 683 HDTs for the U.S. Army.

    “The M917A3 is a great example of the capabilities Mack Defense has to develop solutions for military customers,” said David Hartzell, president of Mack Defense. “Using the rugged Mack Granite as a foundation, we were able to engineer the M917A3 to meet the U.S. Army’s challenging applications.”

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    Dec 11, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • John Deere Upgrades Compact Wheel Loader Line With New 244L And 324L Models

    Offering operators increased productivity and significantly faster travel speeds, John Deere redesigned its K-Series compact wheel loader models with the introduction of the 244L and 324L compact wheel loaders. Ideal for landscape/snow removal, ag material handling and construction tasks, the new models round out the full line of L-Series compact wheel loaders available from John Deere.

    “Our next generation of compact wheel loaders was designed to meet the needs of industry professionals who are demanding higher performance from their machines,” said Drew Miller, product marketing manager, compact wheel loaders, John Deere Construction & Forestry. “Tailor-made for tight spaces, the 244L and 324L use our proprietary Articulation Plus™ system to provide greater stability and yield more lifting power while turning tighter.”

    The industry-exclusive Articulation Plus steering system on the 244L and 324L provides operators an unparalleled combination of lift capacity and maneuverability.  This feature includes an articulated frame plus rear-wheel steer, providing excellent full-turn tip load and stability with a tight turning radius.

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    Dec 11, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • Five Liebherr T 282 C Ultra-Class Trucks Delivered In Australia

    National Mining Services recently purchased five ultra-class haul trucks, which will go to work at Peak Downs Mine in Central Queensland. The five trucks were built over a period of about three and a half months and, most importantly, the team reported zero injuries or safety breaches on the build pad or on site.

    These five T 282 C trucks are the final of their kind to come off the production line at Liebherr’s truck factory in Virginia, USA. This 363 t payload class truck will now officially only be produced by Liebherr as the T 284, the T 282 C’s successor. First introduced at MINExpo 2012, the T 284, delivering over 4,000 hp, is the lightest (lowest vehicle weight) and second most capable (highest payload) ultra-class mining truck while offering reduced fuel consumption

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    Dec 11, 2018 - 2 months ago

  • CASE Introduces All-New Precision Laser Grading Box Attachment

    CASE Construction Equipment has announced the first precision-enabled attachment for CASE skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs) — the new CASE Laser Grading Box. Ideal for concrete subgrade, athletic fields, parking lots, driveways, equestrian arenas and other fine-grading applications, the CASE Laser Grading Box creates highly precise finish grades to within 1/10th of an inch.

    With a reversible cutting edge on all sides, the grading box’s unique push-pull design grades moving forward or in reverse to utilize the maneuverability of a skid steer/CTL and increase productivity. The hydraulic valve system adjusts the grading box, providing operators with smooth and accurate performance even in tough environments.

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    Dec 10, 2018 - 2 months ago

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