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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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Construction employment rises

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 09, 2012

The construction industry was up 21,000 jobs in January, likely due to two months of unseasonably mild winter weather. The Associated General Contractors of America released data attributing the higher temperatures to the two-year high in employment for the industry. However, ...

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Volvo CE sales rise, operating margin drops

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 09, 2012

Volvo Construction Equipment ended its fourth quarter with a 14 percent increase in net sales, helping the company to a full year sales increase of 21 percent in 2011. Volvo CE sold 84,000 machines last year, up from 66,000 in 2010, ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Feb 17, 2012

Highway Contractor

A Superior Asphalt Haul Live-bottom trucks and trailers earning high marks By Mike Anderson Some asphalt paving contractors run their own trucks; others gladly leave that task up to their subcontractors. Regardless, the hauling of mix is, we dare to say, a necessary ...

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Volvo CE recognized in Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 18, 2012

Judges recognized Volvo Construction Equipment as a winner of the Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards in Paris on January 13 for the company’s On Board Weighing System, designed for its F-Series haulers. The judges of the Intermat 2012 Innovation Awards, which aimed ...

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Volvo Construction Equipment: Highest blade down pressure in weight class

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 03, 2011

Volvo Construction Equipment: Highest blade down pressure in weight class

Volvo Construction Equipment’s new G900B-Series generation motor graders have new engines and a comprehensive package of features designed to aid traction, moldboard control, productivity and ease of use. The new is said to have the highest blade down pressure in ...

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