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Truck driver killed at sand and gravel mine

Jul 22, 2014

Truck driver killed at sand and gravel mine

Harold Steege, 58-year-old truck driver, was killed at a sand and gravel mine in Alma, Kansas. Steege arrived in his dump truck at a Hafenstine Construction owned sand and gravel operation for a load of material. He positioned his truck to ...

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Product of the week: Duplex System Crusher

Jul 17, 2014

Product of the week: Duplex System Crusher

The Duplex System, brought to you by Rockster Recycler, is a track-mounted crushing plant that allows you to interchange an impact crusher with a jaw crusher, and vice-versa, on the same chassis. It is available in the R1100/1200 impact/jaw models and the ...

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Product of the Week: Liebherr R 956 crawler excavator

Jul 10, 2014

Product of the Week: Liebherr R 956 crawler excavator

With its kinematics and hydraulic power, the new R 956 crawler excavator, from Liebherr, is designed with increased breakout and digging forces for tough operating conditions. The unit weighs in at 117,945 to 123,020 pounds, depending on configuration, and is powered ...

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Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Apr 10, 2014

Product of the Week: Komatsu PC170LC-10 excavator

Komatsu America Corp.’s PC170LC-10 excavator, with operating weights ranging from 38,100 to 41,5600 pounds, joins its dash-10 series. The excavator is said to improve performance with up to 5 percent more lift capacity with the standard counterweight, while an optional heavier ...

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Hyundai showcases its largest excavator yet at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Mar 08, 2014

Hyundai showcases its largest excavator yet at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. debuted its largest excavator, the R1200-9, designed for the mining and quarrying markets (booth 10052). With an operating weight of 260,140 pounds and a 740-horsepower Cummins QSK23-C engine, the excavator is electronically controlled for optimum fuel-to-air ...

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Product of the Week: Case CX160C excavator

May 30, 2013

Product of the Week: Case CX160C excavator

Case Construction Equipment has added the CX160C excavator to its C Series product line, offering 5-percent fuel savings over the CX160B. The CX160C has a 3-percent cycle time reduction, a 2-percent lift capacity increase and a 440-pound operating weight upgrade compared ...

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LiuGong’s 922E next generation crawler excavator

Aug 20, 2012

LiuGong’s 922E next generation crawler excavator

LiuGong Machinery Co. says its 922E next generation crawler excavator features additional power and control, a 5-percent improvement in operating efficiencies, and an 8-percent reduction in fuel consumption. The machine’s Intelligent Power Control System increases digging force by up to ...

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Hyundai’s new R210LC-9 crawler excavator

Jul 20, 2012

Hyundai’s new R210LC-9 crawler excavator

The newest addition to Hyundai Construction Equipment’s line of Robex 210, 9-Series crawler excavators is the R210LC-9. It features improvements that include optimized safety, enhanced technology and operator comfort, reduced operating costs, and extended component and wear-part life. The mid-size ...

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Hitachi’s new Zaxis-5 Series excavators

Jul 17, 2012

Hitachi’s new Zaxis-5 Series excavators

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. says its new Zaxis-5 Series excavators — ZX160LC-5, ZX180LC-5, ZX210-5, and ZX201LC-5 — feature Isuzu Interim Tier 4 engines that deliver high productivity with fuel efficiency. A muffler filter helps reduce emissions by capturing air pollutants. ...

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Kobelco’s new SK485 Mark 9 excavator

May 22, 2012

Kobelco’s new SK485 Mark 9 excavator

Kobelco Construction Machinery America has a new addition to its Mark 9 excavator family — the SK485. The new machine features upgraded intelligent hydraulics, a new Economy power mode that is said to deliver 15-percent better fuel efficiency, a Tier ...

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Maximize Mobile Productivity

May 01, 2012

Maximize Mobile Productivity

Use these seven maintenance practices to keep mobile crushers dependable throughout their working life. By Paul McLaren     Today’s mobile crushers are rugged and dependable machines, but crushing and processing material can result in excessive wear on certain components, excessive vibration throughout the ...

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Hitachi’s Zaxis 180LC-5 has unique boom/arm configuration for greater lift capacity

Apr 12, 2012

Hitachi’s Zaxis 180LC-5 has unique boom/arm configuration for greater lift capacity

What happens when you don’t build all equipment for all jobs, but specialize in excavators? You build them better. You don’t cut corners. You make them more reliable and productive. And you come up with a model like the ...

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