The new R850LC-9 excavators have been designed to meet gruelling operating conditions

Newly-launched Hyundai R850LC-9 excavators – designed for high power and superior performance – are excelling in tough conditions in Southern Africa. “HPE Africa’s commitment to the local market is to keep abreast with global trends in construction equipment. This initiative encompasses the regular launch of new machines, with specific advancements and

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Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in mind, which are experiencing a high growth rate

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Caterpillar Produces 1000th 797 Ultra-Class Truck

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 and the largest mechanical-drive mining truck in the world. The 797 is the only mining truck in the size class to reach the 1,000 milestone. The first

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When contractors’ order books look bleak, plant hire grows, and this is certainly the case in South Africa. Visit our Plant Hire Directory to learn more about players in this vibrant industry.

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Volvo-branded rigid haulers

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 on the new range of Volvo-branded rigid haulers this week when Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) officially launched the new machines in front of customers and

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Terex Trucks

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 sales team. With more than 10 years’ experience in the construction industry, Wilson’s role will be to manage and provide strategic direction to the sales directors, the

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HPE Africa recently launched the new Hyundai R200LC-9S crawler excavator series in South Africa. HPE Africa, the exclusive distributor for Hyundai Construction Equipment in southern Africa, has launched the new 20 t class crawler excavator in South Africa. The Hyundai R200LC-9S excavator – with an operating weight of 19,1 t and

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The primary function of the newly-formed transformer division is the promotion of transformer health through the regular assessment of insulating fluid and diagnosis of the results. Durban-based reliability solutions specialists, WearCheck, recently bought out Transformer Chemistry Services (TCS), adding an already-established transformer analysis and maintenance division to the company’s condition monitoring

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The total truck market increased by a significant 16,9% month-on-month, to record 2 618 new truck sales. The South African truck market showed ongoing resilience despite recent political and economic events.  However, the effect of the rating agency, Standard and Poor, and possible other’s downgrade of South Africa to sub-investment grade,

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