Heavy Equipment
Sept. 29, 2011 – Kenworth now offers the Cummins ISX11.9 engine with rear engine power take-off (REPTO) for selected vocational applications.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Kenworth offers Cummins ISX11.9 Kenworth now offers the Cummins ISX11.9 engine with rear engine power take-off (REPTO) for selected vocational applications.
Sept. 27, 2011 – Handheld US, a supplier of the best line-up of rugged mobile computers, today announced the launch of its Algiz XRW rugged notebook with a touchscreen that makes the ‘best in class’ computer even easier to use.
Aug. 23, 2011, Sunnyvale, Calif., – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) has introduced the Trimble® CCSFlex™ Compaction Control System for soil and asphalt compactors. The CCSFlex is designed to offer both asphalt and earthmoving contractors an easy-to-use and affordable system for pass count mapping.
By late summer, a highly anticipated new piece of heavy equipment will be turning heads at road construction and aggregate sites. Caterpillar has recently unveiled its first truck, the CT660, to the North American market.
July 21, 2011 – The RL-H4C construction laser, recently introduced by Topcon Positioning Systems, is available in two versions – one powered by alkaline D cell batteries and the other by a NiMH rechargeable battery pack or, alternatively AC power.
NEWS PRODUCT Topcon’s RL-H4C laser offers power options The RL-H4C construction laser is available in two versions – one powered by alkaline D cell batteries and the other by a NiMH rechargeable battery pack or, alternatively, AC power.
June 22, 2011 – New Standard Institute is offering training in crucial areas of the industry. eLearning programs use test, narration and animations for examples to help with better understanding. DVD's are also available for training.
More than 25 print and electronic trade journalists from the construction, roadbuilding, aggregates and heavy equipment sectors converged on Tomahawk, Wis., in late September for the unveiling of Case Construction’s new N Series loader/backhoes.
Model year 2011 in the truck world is stamped Heavy Duty as each of the Big Three has released new HD iron over the past six months. New bodies, engines and transmissions are the order of the day, with payload and towing capacities climbing ever higher. In contrast, the half-ton market seems to be doing very little for the coming model year. However, while some manufacturers love to be first to the media (Ford), others hold back until the last minute on news updates (Toyota). This roundup is as current as it can be, but surprises are always a possibility; and there already are a few.
Nov. 9, 2010 – FLO Components Ltd. of Mississauga has announced that Glasvan Trailers Inc. has chosen to use FLO’s Automatic Lubrication Systems (ALS) as part of a limited-time special offer.
Nov. 8, 2010 – The PaveTag application traces trucks from hot mix plants to pavers using inexpensive RFID tags. The system automatically collects ticket data, computes transportation and waiting times and ensures total traceability on loads delivered to the job.
Oct. 27, 2010 – Delhi, Ont. - When Titan Trailers was ready to demo its newest ideas for aluminum live-floor trailers, Bre-Haul Trucking was the logical place to call.
The Leica Geosystems next-generation 2-D cutting-edge guidance system for excavators makes excavating easier and more productive.
Heavy equipment represents a major capital cost for heavy construction and aggregate companies.
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