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Komatsu introduces WA470-7 wheel loader

Wayne Grayson - Oct 16, 2012

Komatsu introduces WA470-7 wheel loader

Today, Komatsu introduced the new WA470-7 wheel loader. Powered by a Komatsu Tier 4 Interim-certified SAA6D125E-6 engine with 272 net horsepower, the WA470-7 boasts increased power and an 8 percent reduction in fuel consumption. The new machine weighs in at 52,007 ...

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Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Better Roads Staff - Sep 06, 2012

Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Advanced electronics, drivetrain refinements make the case for a new machine   By Marcia Gruver Doyle As you’ve waited for the economy to turn, your wheel loaders have aged, and now those machines are perhaps two generations behind what’s currently in dealer order ...

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Parsons hires Sam Elters as road, highway leader

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 13, 2012

Parsons hires Sam Elters as road, highway leader

Parsons has hired Sam Elters as regional transportation director in Arizona and Nevada. In this position, he will be responsible for all road and highway projects in this region, and he will serve as the lead for major pursuits, including public-private ...

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Michelin adds new Earthmover tire plant

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Apr 13, 2012

Michelin is breaking ground next week on a new Earthmover tire manufacturing plant in Anderson County, S.C. The company is also expanding its existing Earthmover tire facility in Lexington, S.C.The two projects represent a $750 million investment and will create ...

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Major Wire selects new territory manager

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 13, 2012

Major Wire selects new territory manager

Major Wire named Jerry Teague as its new territory manager for the south central United States and Puerto Rico.Teague will work directly with Major Wire authorized dealers and aggregate, mining and recycle customers in Arkansas, southern Illinois, eastern Kansas, Louisiana, ...

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KHL: Construction equipment sales grew 25 percent worldwide in 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 12, 2012

Sales of construction equipment by the world’s 50 largest manufacturers grew 25 percent last year to $182 billion, according to the annual Yellow Table survey by KHL Group. This was a record for the industry, surpassing the previous high of ...

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Komatsu: Large undercarriage design significantly increases lift capacity

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 16, 2011

Komatsu’s PC390LC-10 hydraulic excavator, powered by a Komatsu SAA6D114E-5 engine, is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified. The excavator is built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform and contains a flywheel horsepower of 257 horsepower. With an ...

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U.S. DOT donates crash test dummies to Smithsonian

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation is donating a number of “Vince and Larry” crash-test dummy costumes and related auto safety items to the Smithsonian Institution. These objects now become part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American ...

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Gradall announces NJPA purchasing contract

- Jul 19, 2010

The National Joint Power Alliance and Gradall Industries entered into a four-year state and municipal purchasing agreement that allows the company to access a larger audience while ensuring competitive pricing. The contract allows Gradall and Vacall products to reach more than ...

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Bandit expands dealer network across U.S., Canada

- Jul 19, 2010

Bandit Industries added new partnerships and dealerships across the United States and Canada to bring its Beast recyclers and whole tree chippers to new North American markets. Bandit added McClung-Logan Equipment and its six locations in Virginia -- Chesapeake, Manassas, Richmond, ...

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Orbcomm provides wireless data for Komatsu

- Jul 19, 2010

Komatsu and Orbcomm signed an agreement allowing Orbcomm to continue to provide wireless data services for Komatsu’s heavy equipment telematics operations. The multi-year agreement covers the Komtrax and VHMS onboard machine monitoring and communications systems.

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