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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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Hitachi introduces the Zaxis 180LC-5: a new model to North America

Apr 10, 2012

Hitachi introduces the Zaxis 180LC-5: a new model to North America

Moline, IL — 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 ...

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Case’s CX210C excavator offers increased fuel efficiency

Apr 05, 2012

Case’s CX210C excavator offers increased fuel efficiency

Case Construction Equipment launched its new CX210C full-sized excavator at the World of Concrete in January. The company says the excavator achieves 160 net horsepower using Tier 4 Interim-certified cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology that burns cleaner while delivering superior ...

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Why Do We Succeed?

Apr 03, 2012

Why Do We Succeed?

People — and their creative solutions — are the driver behind Gulf Coast Limestone’s success. Why is Gulf Coast Limestone able to unload over 80,000 rail cars per year? Why are we one of the industry’s largest unloaders of open-top rail cars? About ...

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Safety Watch

Dec 02, 2011

Safety Watch

Keep Clear of Danger Construct barricades and post signage to warn operators about dangerous conditions. The accident: On May 3, 2008, a 51-year-old mine owner with 45 weeks of experience was fatally injured when the excavator he was operating fell into an ...

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Hammer Out Downtime

Oct 03, 2011

Hammer Out Downtime

Keep your hydraulic hammers in good working condition by following these six basic maintenance recommendations. by Randy Osborne       In recent years, hydraulic hammers have made great strides in performance and reliability, providing excellent return on investment over traditional mechanical/explosive alternatives, if properly ...

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Caterpillar 374D hydraulic excavator

Sep 09, 2011

Caterpillar 374D hydraulic excavator

Caterpillar says its new 374D hydraulic excavator, a replacement for its model 365C, combines added horsepower, stronger hydraulics, and greater operating weight to boost overall performance. Complementing these design basics are undercarriage improvements, a new range of buckets, operator-convenience features, ...

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