Heavy Equipment
September 19, 2017 – Kobelco USA is continuing its commitment to providing customers with quality products from its North American excavator production facility with plans to nearly double manufacturing capacity by 2018.
September 19, 2017 – Manitex International, Inc., a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, announced that Steve Kiefer has been named president, North America, for Manitex International.
September 18, 2017 — Michelin Earthmover announced the launch of two new sizes of the Michelin XHA 2, a loader tire for small- and medium-sized wheel loaders used for material handling in quarries and mines, sand, gravel, logging and waste management. The 17.5R25 size is targeted for small-wheel loaders, while the 775/65R29 size is targeted for medium-wheel loaders.
September 5, 2017 — Atlas Copco Construction Equipment North America has introduced a completely redesigned range of eight QAS mobile generators for prime applications. Covering power ratings from 25 to 330 kVA, the fuel-efficient lineup offers the latest Tier 4 Final engines, footprints up to 20 percent smaller than the previous generation, and a superior end-user experience. The new paralleling option is easy to use and provides additional benefits in terms of versatility, reliability and fuel efficiency.
August 29, 2017 — Purpose-built in Dubuque, Iowa, the John Deere-designed and manufactured 1050K pipelayer-ready (PL) crawlers are now available for pipeline customers looking to get a lift on the competition. The 1050K pipelayer is available in two configurations for 170,000 pounds (PL170) and 220,000 pounds (PL220) of maximum lift capacity.
August 29, 2017 – The Kenworth T370 is now available with factory-installed 18,000-pound and 20,000-pound front drive axles. The new offering is targeted for heavy utility services, construction, municipalities, fire and rescue, and other specialty applications.
August 23, 2017 - Describing the Ram Power Wagon as “new” is peculiar; even though the 2017 model is just that. This truck’s basic design is over 70 years old. Mind you the terrain it’s meant to conquer is much older than that; so in this case the “new” is irrelevant.
August 22, 2017 - The new Cat 988K XE is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high-efficiency electric drive system. This new large wheel loader joins the industry leader 988K and the recently launched 986K wheel loaders to provide customers with the most cost-effective loader for each application. Delivering high-production in all loading applications, the 988K XE is recommended for demanding job sites where fuel efficiency makes a difference in the machine’s total cost of operation.
August 17, 2017 – Kenworth Ontario has relocated its Ottawa area dealership to a new and modern, 43,000 square-foot facility about 35 kilometres southeast of Parliament Hill in the Canadian capital.
August 16, 2017 – PACCAR Parts’ executive team welcomed the incoming 2017 Peterbilt Parts Council and recognized the outgoing members for their service in a joint meeting held at PACCAR Parts. PACCAR Parts’ executive team and the 2017 Peterbilt Parts Council met to strategize on achieving mutual success.
August 15, 2017 - Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) has announced that Bridget Neal has been named president, off-the-road (OTR), Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), effective Aug. 14, 2017. Neal succeeds Taylor Cole, who recently was named president of Firestone Building Products, LLC
August 10, 2017 — Doosan Portable Power has expanded its authorized dealer network with the addition of Roland Machinery’s Bolingbrook, Ill., location as an authorized dealer of Doosan air compressors, generators and light towers.
August 8, 2017 — Prinoth is proud to announce CG Equipment located in Southern Ontario, as its newest tracked vehicles dealer in Canada.
August 7, 2017 — Jay Delaney, an accomplished product management executive with nearly 30 years of experience in the North American transportation and logistics industry, has joined TMW Systems as senior director of product management. Delaney’s primary area of responsibility will be the TMW.Suitetransportation management software (TMS) platform, where he will direct product strategy and lead the company’s Product Advisory Council (PAC).
August 2, 2017 — Trimble and Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo) have announced that Trimble has been chosen as Sumitomo’s preferred technology provider for machine control solutions.
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