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25 Days of RollOuts: Volvo Construction Equipment’s L90H wheel loader

Dec 30, 2015

25 Days of RollOuts: Volvo Construction Equipment’s L90H wheel loader

Volvo’s L90H wheel loader comes standard with a new efficient Tier 4 Final engine. Combined with the new Torque Parallell linkage, the machine is said to have improved fuel efficiency without any drop in performance. The wheel loader is also ...

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With a focus on a tight, clean, and well-run site, Lambcon Ready Mix shows its Tennessee pride

Dec 01, 2015

With a focus on a tight, clean, and well-run site, Lambcon Ready Mix shows its Tennessee pride

It’s all in the family when it comes to Bradley Concrete and sister company Lambcon Ready-Mix. The Lambert family has been in the construction materials business for more than 50 years, with its roots in the aggregates industry. The concrete businesses ...

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Save fuel by tracking fuel usage of equipment and extensions through telematics

Oct 12, 2015

Save fuel by tracking fuel usage of equipment and extensions through telematics

Aggregate operators and manufacturers use a wide range of equipment during day-to-day operations, from wheel loaders to excavators to haul trucks. These assets are vital to business operations, and managers need easy access to usage and performance information to assess ...

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Cat introduces larger sizes of its Tier 4 Final articulated trucks

May 18, 2015

Cat introduces larger sizes of its Tier 4 Final articulated trucks

  After more than five years and $120 million worth of research and development, Caterpillar rolls out its C Series large-scale articulated trucks, including the 735C, 740C EJ, and 745C. The trucks boast Tier 4 Final engines, but "it's not a ...

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Operator performance drives the bottom line

Mar 01, 2015

Operator performance drives the bottom line

The economic recovery brings renewed (and welcome) demand for building materials. Recently, this trend coincides with lower diesel prices. Rising demand plus lower costs; is a golden age just around the corner? Most likely, it will be something less. Regardless of ...

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Supply Lines: Ready for the Long Haul

Aug 01, 2014

Supply Lines:  Ready for  the Long Haul

Manufacturers focus on fuel efficiency, safety, ease of maintenance, and operator insights when updating models. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com     High rimpull for heavy-duty applications Robust and reliable, new Volvo A25G and A30G articulated haulers have powerful, turbocharged six-cylinder Volvo engines. The Volvo drivetrain ...

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Product of the Week: Optigauge from Transportation Value Engineering

Oct 17, 2013

Product of the Week: Optigauge from Transportation Value Engineering

Transportation Value Engineering LLC has introduced OptiGauge. The dashboard-mounted unit calculates the “sweet spot” speed that generates highest efficiency in real time. The solid-state device constantly monitors OTR real-time conditions to minimize per-mile costs. It consistently adjusts ideal speed information, correcting for ...

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Immersive Technologies launches fuel efficiency simulation technology

Apr 04, 2013

Immersive Technologies launches fuel efficiency simulation technology

Immersive Technologies has launched a fuel efficiency technology, embedded in an upgrade to the company’s range of Advanced Equipment Simulators, to help reduce excess fuel consumption in mining operations. The technology uses simulator training sessions to give equipment  operators knowledge about ...

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Operations Illustrated: Benchmark Your Load-Haul Operations

Sep 01, 2012

Operations Illustrated: Benchmark Your Load-Haul Operations

  Gather Operational Intelligence It’s no secret that operating costs are largely comprised of equipment, personnel, and fuel. Therefore, being able to improve performance in each of these categories is essential to efficient operations and lowest cost per ton. By collecting appropriate data ...

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AggBeat

Sep 01, 2011

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com For Better or Worse? Industry leaders say the final CAFE standards will mean a $65 billion-plus loss for highway and transit improvements. By Tina ...

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Volvo Trucks backs Obama on environmental endeavors

May 21, 2010

Denny Slagle, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, participated in an event at the White House today during which President Obama signed a presidential memorandum aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving the fuel efficiency of medium- ...

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JCB shows latest backhoe loaders, claims 16-percent savings with fuel

Apr 21, 2010

At Bauma 2010 in Munich, Germany, JCB showcased its latest 3CX and 4CX backhoe loaders. The company claims that the equipment can save a potential 16 percent in fuel consumption, according to the April 19 edition of the Bauma 2010 Daily ...

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