Caterpillar recently celebrated the manufacture of the 1000th Cat® 797 Mining Truck. With 400 tons (363 tonnes) payload capacity, the 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck

Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its new range of Volvo-branded rigid haulers to customers and dealers at the company’s Motherwell facility in Scotland. All eyes were

Guy Wilson has been appointed Global Sales Director for Terex Trucks. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading the company’s global

Dressta S-Series compact dozers are ideal for landscaping, residential construction and forestry applications. Dressta used CONEXPO CON/AGG 2017 to launch its line of hydrostatic compact

The new product will be ready for mass production this year. LiuGong used this year’s CONEXPO to show its Vertical Lift wheel loader, said to

The JCB Teleskid has a forward reach of 2,4 m – making it 60% better than the nearest competitive skid steer. JCB used the recently

More than 450 brands have confirmed their presence at this year’s show. The SMOPYC International Show of Public Works, Construction and Mining Machinery is returning

Avant will showcase its 200, 400, 500, 600, and 700 series loaders. Avant Tecno, Finnish manufacturer of articulated compact loaders, will debut its full line

 The HX1 is one element of an electric site research project that is predicted to reduce carbon emissions by up to 95% and lower

Mats Rahmström is to take over as new President and CEO of Atlas Copco AB in April 2017. The Board of Directors of Atlas Copco

Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby says locating the company’s headquarters closer to a global transportation hub, such as Chicago, means it can meet with its

SDLG is extending its loader range to include a compact wheel loader that will be price competitive with large skid steer loaders. SDLG will debut

Experts expect the next two-year period, 2017-2018, to be positive for the global construction equipment market, with sales of 863 000 units in 2018

Kong has been working for Hyundai for 30 years and has held several positions within the company. Hyundai Heavy Industries has announced the appointment of

The crawler excavator segment accounts for 60% of earthmoving equipment sales in Qatar. Qatar is the fastest growing construction market in the Gulf region and,

The WL54 weighs in at 5 800kg and comes with an engine output of 55,4kW. Wacker Neuson has further expanded its wheel loader range with

The CASE Rodeo operator challenge brought together the best machine operators from across Europe, Middle East and Africa, in a challenge of skill and

The new Michelin XDR3 increases tyre life by a minimum of 10% compared with its predecessor, the Michelin XDR 2. Mining operations experience difficulties with

The Brokk 280 generates as much as 25% more breaking performance over its predecessor. Brokk, a manufacturer of remote controlled demolition machines, has introduced its

The Bobcat E20 2-tonne model is a Zero Housing Swing excavator. Oman National Engineering & Investment Co., based in Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman,

Bolted externally onto the machine is one of WearCheck’s bypass filters for the transmission. The filters have already saved a mine over R1,5 million

Jim Umpleby takes the reins as new Caterpillar CEO, effective January 1, 2017. Jim Umpleby, currently a Caterpillar Group President with responsibility for Energy &

Metso’s Haul Truck Solution is four to five times stronger than steel. Metso used Electra Mining Africa 2016 to showcase its complete portfolio of

Terrain for grading improves the efficiency and lowers the cost of grading in applications ranging from production dozing to reclamation. Caterpillar has announced an upgrade

Detect Object Detection is designed to work during machine start-up and when a machine is traveling at low speeds. Caterpillar has launched the Cat

South Korean International Construction Machinery is looking to appoint agents and dealers of its range of attachments. These include breakers, quick couplers, compactors, grapples,

Martin Knoetgen, president of Doosan Bobcat EMEA, says Montabert’s hydraulic breaker and drilling equipment didn’t form part of Doosan’s core business. Last year, Doosan sold

More than ever energy efficiency has become a critical component of operating a successful earthmoving or mining fleet. Major selling points of equipment remain their

This agreement applies globally, excluding the South Korean market, and has a 10-year term with the option for renewal. CASE Construction Equipment has entered into

The Liebherr R 920 has an operating weight of 21 tonnes and an engine output of 110kW. Liebherr will be showcasing a range of its

Mohamed Mourad, industrial marketing advisor for Europe, Africa and the Middle East at ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants, explains the crucial role that lubricants play

The Liebherr L 550 wheel loader consumes 25% less fuel compared with conventional wheel loaders under the same conditions. At Bauma China 2016, to be

Bucket crushers are equipped to handle large-scale quarrying activities. Many international quarries are using MB products. For example, in northern Turkey on the Black Sea, in

The order consists of 30 SDLG LG958 wheel loaders and 28 SDLG G9220 motor graders. SDLG dealer Al-Futtaim Auto and Machinery Company (FAMCO) has put

Five 28t Terex Trucks TA300 units have been chosen by contractor Windisch to take part in the expansion of the North Autobahn motorway. Contractor Windisch

The MB-S18 S3 Screening Buckets are suitable for excavators from 20 to 35 ton. MB Crusher has supplied a total of 13 MB-S18 S3 Screening

Construction activities are becoming more productive and safer through smart technologies. By Jason Hurdis, senior market professional of Caterpillar Inc and Tim Crane, general manager safety services

Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products Division will design and manufacture the new machines, building on the proven attributes of the larger Cat mini excavators. Caterpillar will

Caterpillar’s newly launched L Series medium wheel loaders come with several enhancements compared with the predecessor range. Caterpillar has launched its new L Series medium

MB Crusher has launched an array of new technologies this year. This has been a very busy year for MB Crusher which has launched an

Gwenne Henricks will be retiring from Caterpillar Following a distinguished career of more than 35 years with the company, Gwenne Henricks, currently vice president with

Sany’s new SW405 wheel loader range will be powered by a Deutz engine. From the second half of 2016, Chinese construction equipment manufacturer Sany will

The International Rental Exhibition will be held on 2-4 May, 2017. The International Rental Exhibition (IRE), to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 2-4 May,

Slotte takes up his new role effective October 1 2016. Carl Slotte has been appointed the new president of Sales Region EMEA (Europe- Middle East-Africa)

David Koppenhofer, executive director OEM Sales and Support at Cummins, has been elected to the AEM Board of Directors. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

Terex Trucks has launched winter protection kits for its rigid dump trucks to help avoid the need to keep engines idling in extreme sub-zero

German construction equipment manufacturers remain cautiously optimistic at the middle of the year. “After a great bauma trade fair in April, we are again

The 14M3’s load-sensing hydraulic system incorporates advanced electro-hydraulic operation for precise, responsive implement control. Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat 14M3 motor grader said to

In September 2016, four out of eleven divisions of the Liebherr Group will exhibit their products in Las Vegas, United States, at MINExpo, the

This will significantly bolster the company’s current mining offering. Visit Komatsu’s specifications pages on Equipment Africa. It is a powerhouse in the African mining

HHI’s reduction of material costs for non-shipbuilding businesses including construction equipment also played a role in realising profits. Korean engineering firm Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI)

Designed by MB Crusher in Fara Vicentino, the MB-G900 weighs in at 780 kg and it is  designed to be mounted on excavators with

Longstanding customer COMEDAT has added 50 more Terex Trucks rigid dump trucks to its big fleet. With a partnership that dates back to the 1970s,

Terex Trucks’ Gen 10 TA400 articulated dump truck is the first of its new line of machines to be produced under the Volvo Construction

Equipped with a 5,7m monoblock boom and a 2,9m dipper arm, as well as a 1,15m³ backhoe bucket, the 22t machine is ideal for

Komatsu will acquire Joy Global to strengthen its core mining equipment business in an effort to achieve sustainable growth. Joy Global is a worldwide mining

A machine that does more on its own is a boon on site. A MultiOne compact wheel loader can be fitted with over 170

Cem Peksaglam (CEO Wacker Neuson SE) and Zhou Diming (Director of the Administration Committee of Pinghu Economic-Technological Development Zone) signing a contract for a

The Trimble Loadrite H2250 is a haul truck monitor for rigid body trucks in aggregates extraction and process industry. Trimble has launched the new Loadrite

Martin Weissburg, president of Volvo Construction Equipment, says lower demand in most markets outside Europe weighed on Volvo CE’s second quarter 2016 revenues, but

The G9190’s blade is operated via the unit’s Moveable Blade Control System for ultimate grading precision. Chinese original equipment manufacturer (OEM) SDLG reports that its

The Material Spreader easily spreads road grit, sand or other material ranging in size from very fine to more than 2 inches. Philippi-Hagenbuch, a leading

Amid pressured construction and mining markets, local equipment users and rental companies realise that attachments are the key to increasing equipment versatility and utilisation.

Introducing a provision on replacement engines with a time limit of 20 years will allow for a continued use of machinery using replacement engines. In

Using lower hydraulic power means reduced runs per minute on the carrier, resulting in fuel savings of up to 20%. Indeco, an Italian hydraulic breaker

Rhino Excavator Hammers offers the full range of D&A hammers in the 2t to 100t size class. Rhino Excavator Hammers, the local supplier for a

Wacker Neuson ET20 excavator offers the perfect solution for landscaping applications The Wacker Neuson ET20 excavator is a sound solution for landscaping applications including, site

A quality alcohol and drug testing system can help a company lower its accident rates and reduce its financial losses associated with accidents. As was

In five years to 2015, sales of larger crawler excavators have dropped from 33% to 24% of total machine sales, while mini-excavators have improved

The first Bell B30E ADT has arrived in Argentina following the appointment of Repas SA as a Bell dealer in that country. The appointment of

 Wacker Neuson has launched new excavators. Wacker Neuson’s new excavators between six and 10 tons operating weight include the EZ80, a zero tail model without

The Volvo Construction Equipment Co-Pilot is designed for use on machines as diverse as excavators to pavers. Volvo Construction Equipment’s on-board services display, Co-Pilot, is one

The machine can be powered by diesel fuel or electrical power. Caterpillar has added the model 300.9D Versatile Power System (VPS) to the Cat range

Yanmar Holdings will acquire Terex Corporation's German compact construction equipment business for about US$60-million. Terex carries out the production and sale of wheel loaders,

The newly-introduced Certified Rebuild Program from Volvo Construction Equipment protects the finances of equipment users by restoring the original strength, durability and power of

To prevent different material grades from mixing, the buckets feature minimised pockets. Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced three new buckets specifically designed to fit Volvo

Volvo Construction Equipment simulators can also be used for research and development purposes. Volvo Construction Equipment simulators have been designed using the same software and data used by Volvo

Liebherr reports good growth in both construction and mining markets Liebherr has enjoyed growth in the construction and mining markets. Turnover from construction and mining

With operator comfort and productive operation in mind, the revised cab layout of the Generation 10 TA400 is spacious and ergonomic. Terex Trucks has embarked

Scania says it continues to gain market share within the construction sector in a string of global markets. Christopher Podgorski, senior vice-president, Sales and Marketing

The new Volvo compact excavator range is ideal for tight working conditions. Volvo Construction Equipment has further stated its strong focus on compact equipment with

The iCAM 852 is designed to provide video solutions with combined vehicle tracking and fleet management capabilities. iCAM Video Telematics has launched its iCAM 852,

The X-63 LPS is designed to provide a solution for machine-controlled excavation in sky-obstructed areas. Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of a new excavator system

The machines have an optional Safe Lift feature, complete with an integral Lift Overload warning system JCB’s four new compact excavator models are the 48Z-1,

Doosan Bobcat EMEA reports a total of 150 machine sales at the recently ended bauma 2016. According to Doosan Bobcat EMEA, the bauma 2016 exhibition

Integrating grade control data communications, remote GNSS corrections and telematics, the Trimble Connected Site optimises asset productivity and reduces operational costs. Trimble, a leading innovator

Operators can work confidently without the visual obstruction of masts or risks to hanging cables. Topcon Positioning Group has released a new 3D dozer machine

Volvo Co-Pilot uses a tablet computer to deliver a new generation of intelligent machine services, such as Dig Assist. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and

It has a four wheel drive which provides sound traction in all challenging terrain. With an operating weight of 3 750kg, the Liugong CLG385 comes equipped with

Hyundai’s new camera system incorporates Intelligent Moving Object Detection which informs the operator when people or dangerous objects are detected within a 5m radius. The

To qualify for the scheme each machine must be less than four years old and have completed a maximum of 1 500 hours per

The system’s measurement results provide a basis for analysing the wear on hydraulic components, observing standards and detecting damage early. Dirty hydraulic fluid is the

The E635F is a 3,5t capacity crawler excavator with an excavating force of 32kN. Chinese original equipment manufacturer SDLG has launched its new 3,5t-rated E635F

With an overhead loading height of 2,27m, the WL28 can even load trucks at construction sites. With three new models, Wacker Neuson has expanded its

David Beatenbough, vice-president of LiuGong Machinery, speaks of the company's ambitious global growth plans. Chinese original equipment manufacturer LiuGong has set high targets for its

Profitability is the result of good maintenance and good production coming together. A poorly maintained asset cannot produce what it was originally designed to do.

The Doosan DX430LCA’s footprint continues to grow in the region. Heavy duty Doosan DX340LCA hydraulic excavators, designed for efficient operation and high productivity in demanding

The new intelligent sensor is ideal for a range of mobile machinery including construction equipment or municipal vehicles. Instrotech, local distributor of process control instrumentation

The Liebherr T 264 combines the Litronic Plus AC drive system and a high-power engine, up to 2 700hp, to yield higher speeds on

QIC CAM is an independent video solution that can record pre-set conditions such as driver behaviour inside the cab, the front view of the

The range includes 13 models, from 100kg through to 3,8 tonne operating weight. JCB Attachments has doubled the number of hydraulic breakers designed to work

With the Vertical Digging System (VDS), uneven terrain conditions can be easily levelled. Added productivity and operating comfort, especially when working on slopes, are major

CASE Construction Equipment’s plant in San Mauro, Italy has been awarded bronze level following an independent audit. CASE Construction Equipment, the global construction equipment brand

The 120 D is Brokk’s smallest robot. Brokk has launched the smallest diesel-powered demolition robot, the Brokk 120 D. The new machine weighs less than

The backhoe’s curved boom means that the operator can avoid dig area obstacles such as rocks, and can easily reach maximum dig depth with

Construction of Wacker Neuson's new R&D facility has started, and the silver-spade ceremony was held on April 22 2016. Work has begun on the expansion

Bell Equipment UK is bringing its service provision in-house in order to offer dedicated engineering support to its customers. Bell Equipment UK has made a

The Wacker Neuson DW50 supplements the series of large wheel dumpers with hydrostatic all-wheel drive and ECO mode, which comes with good off-road capability and traction. German

Just under 2 000 Italian earthmoving machines were sold in Q1. In the first three months of this year, 1 977 construction machines have been

Terex Trucks is heavily investing in delivering lifetime service excellence to its customers. The company says it is concentrating investments in areas that have

The Atlas Copco’s SB202 hammer and mini excavator is proving to be a winning combination. The recent fitment of Atlas Copco’s SB202 hammers onto Komatsu PC55

Telematics offers the ability to integrate geolocation services within the vehicle platform. Supporting its Dynamic Machine Control approach, Eaton is preparing to introduce several new features

The new in-line geometry, which maintains the S shape boom that is part of the CASE backhoe DNA, ensures that the effort is evenly

Customers can work almost anywhere without the need for a fixed base station for the RTK correction signals. CASE Construction Equipment further expanded the offering

JCB’s engine exports have grown over the years. JCB originally began producing engines in 2004 to power its own machines and today more than 70% of

Trimble and Volvo Construction Equipment have partnered to establish a Trimble 3D machine control solution that will seamlessly integrate with Volvo Dig Assist 2D machine

The system allows for optimal haulage of aggregate. Trimble has launched the Loadrite H2250 Haul Truck Monitor for rigid body haul trucks in aggregates extraction and

Tomas Kuta has worked for the company since 1997. Tomas Kuta has been appointed senior vice president, sales at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Kuta has

All  the  trucks  now  feature  efficient  Allison  seven-speed  transmissions. Bell Equipment’s other four new large E-series ADT models, which range from 33,5 to 45,4 tonne payloads,

The flat-bottomed 35m³ body resembles a rigid-truck bin. Bell Equipment’s B60E has attracted huge interest from the international earth moving, quarrying and mining segments. “We are certainly

Bobcat has a fully functional prototype of the company’s new E10 Electric model, a new zero-emission, electric powertrain version of the E10 1 tonne

Caterpillar’s B20, B30 and B35 top mount hammers (TM) are now available locally for diverse markets that include municipal, general construction, demolition, quarrying and mining. These units

With the introduction of the Dynamax EC850 hose and complementary fittings, power management company Eaton provides a solution for mobile hydrostatic drive, direct drive steering and

LiuGong’s proportion of overseas income increased to 35% in 2015. Last year also saw LiuGong maintain its position as a leading exporter of loaders, skid

Komatsu PC7000 shovel is a 677 ton machine that is powered by two 1 250 kW diesel engines. It can lift a 36 m³ front shovel

From left: Carl Zietsman, Martin Weissburg, Martin Lundstedt, Stanley van der Burgh, Roger O’Callaghan, Tomas Kuta. Burgh Plant Hire from South Africa has become the first

Topcon Positioning Group has launched the latest indicate dozer machine control system, namely the i-53. The new system comes with the latest Topcon GNSS receiver,

Topcon has launched its GX-55 control box for machine-controlled excavation. This brings 2D and 3D systems to its line of excavation solutions, namely the

JCB has launched its 3CX Compact backhoe loader for road resurfacing and repair contractors, utilities, groundworkers and municipalities working in the confines of congested

Terex Trucks’s new 38 tonne TA400 features magnetic pressure filters that reduce the risk of contaminants entering the system, and improves the cleanliness of

Mc Kinsey’s latest report characterises the European construction equipment industry as a “low-volume – high complexity” sector, producing over 100 machine types. With over 350

European construction equipment manufacturers are on the brink of profound transformation, driven by external factors such as rising competition from emerging markets, tightening regulatory

In line with the original equipment manufacturer’s Age of Smart Iron theme, Caterpillar’s main attractions at bauma 2016 include: Cat Connect Technology: Hardware and software available

Terex Truck’s TR100 rigid dump truck is a monster machine that’s capable of carrying 100 tons. It features a robust drivetrain and rear axle configuration to

Available as either 2D or In Field Design, Volvo Construction Equipment’s Dig Assist allows excavators operators to complete digging tasks to a greater accuracy in

SDLG is seeing growing demand for its equipment from road-building sectors in many of its key markets. “Our customers are looking for reliable support

Liebherr is exhibiting its R 922 excavator at the BRICS Demonstration Park at bauma. The demonstration model is equipped with a 5,7m monoblock boom and

Liebherr has added a second proximity sensor to its hydraulic quick coupling system.The first proximity sensor determines the position of the retracted or extended bolt.

It has a payload capacity of 244 tons to match the Liebherr R 9800 hydraulic excavators, as well as electric shovels and wheel loaders. The Liebherr

The EC750E from Volvo Construction Equipment is a 75 tonne class crawler excavator that is powered by Volvo’s Tier 4 Final/Stage IV compliant D16

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The articulated hauler concept is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016, marking five decades of transporting earth, gravel and a host of other materials

The new 60 ton capacity A60H is Volvo Construction Equipment’s largest articulated hauler to date. It has been designed for heavy hauling in severe off-road

A total of 29 Terex Trucks have arrived at the jade mines of Myanmar. A fleet of 29 Terex Trucks haulers completed an epic 10-week

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be divesting its business within Volvo Maroc to a long-standing distribution partner SMT Group. Subject to regulatory approval,

Peter Andrews, owner of Andrews Plant Hire and Haulage, and Chris, one of three sons working alongside him in the firm Terex Trucks are helping

Piaskarz is running five of Dressta’s latest TD-15M extra medium-sized dozers. Piaskarz, a Polish sand producer, employs 11 Dressta crawler dozers, including five of

Alan Berger has been appointed senior vice president of Technology at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE). Berger has worked for the company since 2007