Tags: excavators

State and Province News April 2014

Apr 01, 2014

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Alabama M&N Materials filed a 15-page lawsuit against the town of Gurley, WAFF.com reports, noting the lawsuit outlines steps ...

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Kobelco debuts excavators, demolition line in North America

Mar 16, 2014

Kobelco debuts excavators, demolition line in North America

“The Kobelco brand has sprouted on this land once again this year,” says Jun Fujioka, president and CEO, Kobelco Construction Machinery. More than a year after ending its North American distribution and marketing agreement with CNH Industrial, Kobelco is waving an ...

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Mining on the Pacific Rim

Nov 01, 2013

Mining on the Pacific Rim

Japanese aggregate quarries differ from those in the United States in very subtle ways.   By Kerry Clines, Contributing Editor   Aggregate mining in Japan is pretty much the same as it is in the United States — blasting, loading, hauling, etc. — but ...

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Rollouts July 2013

Jul 01, 2013

Rollouts July 2013

Your complete guide to new and updated equipment and supplies in the aggregates industry   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     For FREE Product Information, Text INFO to (205) 289-3782 or visit aggman.com/info     50 years of 988 loaders The introduction of the seventh-generation Cat 988 Wheel Loader, ...

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Aggmen in Training

Feb 07, 2013

Aggmen in Training

I have two young grandsons, ages 2 and 4, who visit me quite often. When they visit, one of their favorite things to do is watch the videos I’ve taken at aggregate quarries. While we watch the videos, we talk ...

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Komatsu’s PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator

Sep 28, 2012

Komatsu’s PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator

Komatsu America Corp. says its new PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator features a more environmentally friendly Tier 4 Interim-certified Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine. The excavator has an operating weight of 52,036 pounds and features improved hydraulic efficiency and operator comfort. The machine features ...

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Volvo’s new D-Series excavators

Aug 23, 2012

Volvo’s new D-Series excavators

Volvo Construction Equipment says its new D-Series excavators — the EC140D, EC160D, and EC220D — feature the latest fuel-efficient Tier 4 Interim-compliant Volvo engines and enhanced hydraulics, which means greater digging forces, faster cycle times, and better fuel efficiency. Each ...

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Aging Aggregate Equipment

Aug 01, 2012

As operators defer capital expenditures, iron continues to age, but our exclusive survey shows that operators are beginning to expand capital expenditures.   Repair, rebuild, or replace? It’s the conundrum facing many operators throughout the aggregate industry. Over the last six years, ...

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Kobelco’s SK170 Mark 9 excavator

Jul 24, 2012

Kobelco’s SK170 Mark 9 excavator

The SK170 is the newest addition to Kobelco Construction Machinery America’s Mark 9 excavator series. The full-size excavator delivers up to a 10-percent improvement in both fuel efficiency and productivity and provides more power and faster engine response. The company ...

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Product Report — Z7 Loaders Sport New Styling

Jul 01, 2012

Product Report — Z7 Loaders Sport New Styling

Kawasaki intros first two models of 15 machine lineup.     Shipments started this April on the first two models of Kawasaki’s Z7 wheel loader lineup, the 85Z7 and the 90Z7. These will be joined by four additional Z7 machines by the end ...

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Tips for properly removing equipment from winter storage

Jun 19, 2012

In Takeuchi's quarterly newsletter for this Summer, the company's National Warranty Manager Gary Bryan offers some helpful steps to take before it comes time to  turn the ignition key after a piece of equipment's winter slumber. "The bottom line is this: ...

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Hitachi introduces three new Zaxis Dash 5 excavators: ZX160LC-5, ZX210-5, ZX210LC-5

Apr 05, 2012

Hitachi introduces three new Zaxis Dash 5 excavators: ZX160LC-5, ZX210-5, ZX210LC-5

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. By not building everything, you compromise on ...

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