Heavy Equipment
The word off-roading usually brings a smile to most peoples faces, even if they aren’t the ones doing the driving. The connotation is usually a positive one, and most people associate it with having some fun in their vehicle. Now, if you own a sedan like I do, off-roading is not the best idea. However, for many who own an SUV or pick-up truck, they have at the very least driven on a dirt road with some potholes.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) will exhibit its integrated portfolio of off-the-road (OTR) products, technologies and services at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association Aggregates Academy and Expo (AGG1) and World of Asphalt 2019 Show and Conference, Feb. 12-14 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Located at booth #31089, Bridgestone will showcase the benefits of using products backed by integrated technologies to drive increased productivity for customers.
With 74.2 million tons of reclaimed asphalt pavement being used each year, it’s not surprising that asphalt is America’s most recycled product — and has been for almost 25 years.
Trucks, currently, have never been more important to a manufacturer’s bottom line. Not only because they are selling in ever increasing numbers but because there just doesn’t appear to be a price ceiling.
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) continues to lead its OEM customers seamlessly through the upcoming emissions transition with a lineup of engines that have received Stage V certification. This includes its variable-speed engine families below 56 kW (75 hp) and above 130 kW (174 hp) as well as its constant speed engine families. The Industrial Stage V lineup from John Deere offers ratings from 36 to more than 500 kW (48 to more than 670 hp) with displacements of 2.9L through the upcoming 13.6L.
After much anticipation and countless hours of product development, John Deere unveils three powerful and productive L-Series utility wheel loaders. The 524L, 544L and 624L offer customers an intuitive solution, ideal for projects that require agility and versatility on the job site or farm. Designed with the operator in mind, the L-Series machines incorporate several new features, including improved cabs for more comfort and visibility, electrohydraulic (EH) loader controls for easier operation and redesigned near-parallel linkage, and enhanced performance buckets.
Two Kenworth T880S mixers and a T880 pumper are the featured trucks in the Kenworth Truck Co. booth (No. C6213) at the 2019 World of Concrete Show Jan. 22 to 25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start the launch of an electric range of Volvo branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators.
Excavators, cranes, and other construction machinery must be ready for use in any weather. Perfect thermal management ensures this. At bauma 2019 in Munich, Eberspaecher (Hall A4, Booth 249) and its newest subsidiary Eberspaecher Kalori (Hall A5, Booth 351) will present their comprehensive product portfolio for construction machinery.
After much anticipation and countless hours of product development, John Deere unveils three powerful and productive L-Series utility wheel loaders. The 524L, 544L and 624L offer customers an intuitive solution, ideal for projects that require agility and versatility on the job site or farm. Designed with the operator in mind, the L-Series machines incorporate several new features, including improved cabs for more comfort and visibility, electrohydraulic (EH) loader controls for easier operation and redesigned near-parallel linkage, and enhanced performance buckets.
A1A Software LLC continues to expand features of iCraneTrax, making the fleet and personnel management software more robust for the needs of equipment rental companies.
Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today the promotion of N. Joe Limbaugh to the position of senior vice-president of supply chain, operations support and marketing, effective January 1, 2019. Limbaugh will report directly to the president of Motion Industries.
Establishing a strategic tire management plan is crucial for companies with large fleets of equipment. Throughout the life span of a piece of equipment, tires need to be replaced more frequently than any other component, and as such, their efficient life-cycle management offers arguably the greatest opportunity to control costs.
Continuously striving to produce world-class equipment that delivers customers with the highest value possible, John Deere added Final Tier 4 engine technology to the 944K hybrid wheel loader, providing customers an increase in fuel economy from the Interim Tier 4 model. Other machine updates include improving operator comfort and increasing uptime, while lowering daily operating costs.
Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, a leading manufacturer of heavy construction equipment, is proud to announce it is opening a new 100,000-square-foot parts distribution centre, serving its dealers and Doosan customers in the United States and Canada.
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