Heavy Equipment
June 14, 2018 - J D Neuhaus (JDN), the world leader in air hoists, cranes, trolleys and monorail hoists, has further enhanced their remote control capabilities. This innovation will bring exceptional ease-of-use and convenience to users across all industries. Three remote control models are now available, RC-X, RC‑S and RC-SP, each comprising of a transmitter and receiver and all can either be integrated in existing JDN solutions or directly combined with a new JDN hoist.
June 14, 2018 - This year’s Challenge consisted of mid-size, full-size and HD entries – 10 trucks in all – all vying for a win in what is now the 11th year of the Challenge. We tested 10 2018 pickup trucks covering the 2500 HD segment; two midsize and five full-size pickups completed the rest of the 2018 entries. A complete list of scores by model follow, revealing our choice for the winner of the 2018 Canadian Truck King Challenge.
June 13, 2018 - The next generation of Hitachi’s wheeled excavator, the ZX190W-6, is rolling out with a certified Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV Isuzu engine that does not need a diesel particulate filter (DPF) and includes multiple other upgrades that enhance efficiency, reliability and durability.
June 13, 2018 - The Telia journey to 5G Partnership Program represents a new era of digital innovation and aims to provide a select group of industry partners with an innovative platform to develop their own technologies. For Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), this means pushing the boundaries for autonomous machines and developing site solutions that increase safety, productivity and uptime.
June 10, 2018 - Hitachi's ultrashort excavator lineup in North America continues to grow with the introduction of its most powerful reduced-tail-swing excavator – the ZX345USLC-6.
June 5, 2018 - Doosan Portable Power has expanded its product line of portable light towers with the addition of the LCV6 and LCV8 models.
June 4, 2018 - Today’s new Cat 814K wheel dozer from Caterpillar features a new, sound-suppressed cab, efficient power unit and transmission drive, and centralized service station configuration to drive machine uptime and operator productivity to new levels. With its rugged structure designed to achieve multiple life cycles under the toughest operating conditions, the 814K delivers high production operation in applications like utility work at mines, heavy civil construction backfilling and grading work, and ground preparation and subbase work on airport and commercial projects.
May 29, 2018 — Connected logistics startup LoadDocs is tackling one of the construction industry’s most vexing daily challenges: completing paperwork on the road.
May 23, 2018 –  Tires can be critical to the success of mining, construction, quarry and port operations, and they can represent a significant investment for businesses in those sectors.
May 22, 2018 – John Deere and Hitachi have been collaborating together for a long time. The two companies celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation at its Kernersville, N.C. factory last week.
May 22, 2018 — John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has announced a change to its senior management team in response to the planned retirement of John Piasecki, director of worldwide marketing, sales and customer support. Piasecki will be succeeded by David Hoffman, who has been in the position of director of customer and product support for John Deere tractors.
May 22, 2018 – Mack Manufacturing, an American leader in heavy-duty hydraulic grapples, grabs and clam shell buckets, recently completed construction of a 10,800 sq. ft. expansion that has allowed new efficiencies throughout its production process.
May 22, 2018 — Kinshofer, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, has acquired  the Schaeff Transverse Cutter business from Atlas GmbH, a Germany-based crane and excavator manufacturer. The transverse, or drum, cutters are the first in Kinshofer’s line of crane and excavator attachments, allowing the company to serve contractors in a wider range of industries, including tunnelling and mining. The addition also gives contractors in construction, demolition and landscaping access to a broader range of attachments, all from one manufacturer.
May 16, 2018 - Gerry’s Truck Centre celebrated the opening of its new truck service and sales centre in Woodstock, Ont. last week with an open house.
May 4, 2018 - Technology company Continental has developed and introduced NAHAD, a cutting edge intelligent crimper controller for distributors and customers in the hydraulic and industrial hose markets.

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