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Volvo CE announces Tier 4 Final approach at Bauma 2013

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 17, 2013

Volvo CE announces Tier 4 Final approach at Bauma 2013

Volvo Construction Equipment President Pat Olney said today at Bauma 2013 that the company will primarily use SCR technology as its Tier 4 Final approach, our sister site, Equipment World, reported from the show. Olney noted that Volvo has achieved 5 ...

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The Ghosts of Ingersoll Rand: Volvo road equipment moves forward at World of Asphalt

John Latta - Mar 20, 2013

The Ghosts of Ingersoll Rand: Volvo road equipment moves forward at World of Asphalt

If any industry sews nostalgia into every stitch of its fabric, it's ours. Equipment from days gone by is still part of the landscape and so are the names that were branded on it. Whether it is because previous generations of ...

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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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Volvo G-Series middle-weight wheel loaders

Kerry Clines - Jun 06, 2012

Volvo G-Series middle-weight wheel loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment says its new G-Series L60G, L70G, and L90G middle-weight wheel loaders feature loader arms with patented Torque Parallel linkage for superior breakout and lifting forces. The machines meet Tier 4 Interim emissions requirements and are fitted with ...

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Compact wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment are ready to tackle every terrain

Better Roads Staff - Jun 06, 2012

Compact wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment are ready to tackle every terrain

Loaded with potential, the L45G and L50G wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment are in the 9 – 10 ton machine weight class — but with the versatility and performance of much larger models. They may be at the smaller ...

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Terex TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck

Kerry Clines - Jun 03, 2012

Terex TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck

Terex Corp. says its new TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck is designed to keep productivity levels high, fuel consumption low, and cycle times short. The machine boasts a 444-horsepower Tier 4 Interim-compliant Scania DC13 engine with a maximum torque of ...

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Hitachi: Hydraulic excavator overhaul

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 03, 2012

Hitachi: Hydraulic excavator overhaul

  The Hitachi EX2500-6 ultra-large hydraulic excavator is heavier than its predecessor, has more engine horsepower, and the BE-backhoe version has increased bucket capacity. Estimated productivity increases are 13 percent for the short-reach BH backhoe, and 4 percent for the loader ...

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John Deere’s five technologies for business optimization

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 03, 2012

The John Deere WorkSight integrated suite of technology solutions for business optimization consists of five technologies including the following: JDLink machine monitoring system, Fleet Care proactive machine health program, Service ADVISOR, Remote dealer diagnostics, grade control, and payload weighing. The JDLink ...

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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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