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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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LiuGong hires new western regional manager

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 14, 2012

LiuGong hires new western regional manager

LiuGong Construction Machinery has hired Marcus Menough as western regional manager. In this new position, Menough will be responsible for LiuGong’s dealer recruitment and training efforts, and for the sales support of existing LiuGong dealers in the states West of ...

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Paccar recalls trucks equipped with defective part

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2012

Paccar Inc. has recalled about 16,000 2012- and 2013-model Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks equipped with a defective Bendix brake component. The trucks were built between Jan. 31, 2011, and Jan. 19, 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The ...

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers holds annual auction

Better Roads Staff - Feb 02, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will sell more than 9,100 heavy equipment items and trucks – the most items the company has ever sold at a single auction – at its unreserved public equipment auction in Orlando, Florida, from Feb. 13-18, beginning ...

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New Road Products

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

New Road Products

Eaton Vocational truck efficiency? Expanded line makes it automatic An automatic transmission in a vocational truck application is no longer a pipedream or even a novelty. In fact, as transmission system suppliers continue to develop and grow their product lines, automatics have ...

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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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Digital Product Extra: Crawler Dozers & Excavators

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 05, 2011

Here's a look a quick look at the crawler dozers and excavators on the market to help you decide on the best equipment for your agency or operation. For the Better Roads Digital Edition special report, go to http://www.digitalmagazinetechnology.com/a/?KEY=betterroads-11-01january#page=41&zoom=1.

Volvo recalls 270 people at New River Valley plant

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 23, 2010

Volvo says it will be recalling about 270 people to its New River Valley Assembly Plant beginning the week of Sept. 6. The recall will support a production ramp-up driven by increased orders, according to the company. "In addition to some positive ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Aug 01, 2010

Highway Contractor

Machine Control for Pavers Smart system manufacturers offer paving crews some cool high-tech help By Mike Anderson If you’re in the asphalt paving game, regardless of what make or model of machines you’re running with, chances are your product search has extended beyond ...

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Mack Trucks names Redhead Equipment as 2009 North American Distributor of the Year

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 22, 2010

Mack Trucks, Inc. named Redhead Equipment, Regina, Saskatchewan, as its 2009 North American Distributor of the Year. Mack Trucks, Inc. is part of the Volvo Group, a manufacturer of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, ...

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