The acquisition of IronPlanet accelerates Ritchie Bros.’ strategy of becoming a one-stop, multichannel company where customers can buy, sell or list equipment – both onsite and online. Ritchie Bros., the world’s largest heavy equipment auctioneer and provider of end-to-end services, has announced that it completed its acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading

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The 950L and 962L have approximate operating weights from 18 000 to 19 000 kg. The new Cat L Series medium wheel loaders – the 950L and 962L, are said to come with proven technologies to meet customers’ high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency and long service life. The new

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The robot has effectively replaced the manually driven and monotonous process of refurbishing the track shoes with an automated, end-to-end mechanism that requires little human involvement. Barloworld Equipment Southern Africa has unveiled a state-of-the-art robotic system that has modernised the way the refurbishment of track shoes for Caterpillar bulldozers is done. The

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New technologies – such as Cat DETECT and Cat Connect – have become available to safeguard worksites and better manage risk. Most contractors agree that project success is largely determined by four factors: time, cost, quality and safety. But there isn’t a “one size fits all” approach. The same is true

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The battery and associated charging system is designed to reload the battery within two hours and to utilise opportunity charging to mitigate energy-related risk. South African based consulting firm, Thuthukani, has teamed up with Fermel to design and manufacture the electric traction system for Fermel’s new 25 t electric hauler. The

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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 to Cat MineStar Terrain, one of the capability sets that makes up the company’s integrated mine operations and mobile equipment management system. Terrain combines GNSS guidance

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Volvo Trucks

Economic cycles may have their ups and downs, but some original equipment manufacturers stay focused on premium products. Economic cycles may have their ups and downs, but some original equipment manufacturers stay focused on premium products. An original equipment manufacturer (OEM) continues to innovate, and Equipment Africa was recently invited to witness

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Trimble’s new 12.81 version of the GC900 Grade Control System is now available to the global market through its Sitech dealer footprint.

Trimble’s new 12.81 version of the GC900 Grade Control System is now available to the global market through its Sitech dealer footprint. A new version of the Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System allows for a 40% increase in productivity in material placement and grading applications. Trimble has launched the new 12.81

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