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8 Ways to Avoid Fatal Accidents Around Mobile Equipment

Apr 28, 2014

8 Ways to Avoid Fatal Accidents Around Mobile Equipment

An accident involving a an excavator and haul truck at a sand and gravel mine has resulted in a fatality, according to an accident report released Monday by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The April 17, 2014 incident involved ...

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7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile Equipment Near Embankments

Apr 22, 2014

7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile Equipment Near Embankments

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the accident report on a November 7, 2013 fatality at a granite mine. The incident involved a 46-year-old equipment operator with 27 years of experience who was killed when the haul truck ...

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Volvo Construction Equipment, booth 10951 (North Hall) and 1300 (Gold Lot)

Feb 14, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment, booth 10951 (North Hall) and 1300 (Gold Lot)

Volvo will showcase more than 17 products, including a new generation of E-Series excavators, G-Series articulated haulers, and H-Series wheel loaders in Tier 4 Final configurations. Volvo CE will also exhibit the latest range of backhoe loaders, motor graders and skid ...

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Caterpillar, Inc., booth 10915 (North Hall)

Feb 14, 2014

Caterpillar, Inc., booth 10915 (North Hall)

Caterpillar will present its lineup of machines, technology and services designed with the goal of helping customers succeed. Four Caterpillar exhibits, totaling about 60,000 square feet of floor space, will showcase more than 40 machines, most with integrated technologies that help ...

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ConExpo-Con/Agg Mobile Equipment Options

Feb 14, 2014

ConExpo-Con/Agg Mobile Equipment Options

As aggregates producers prepare to attend ConExpo-Con/Agg March 4-8 in Las Vegas, Aggregates Manager surveyed the market to get a better idea of operator plans for equipment investment. A total of 84 respondents shared insights into their plans. Mobile equipment ranks ...

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Kobelco Construction Machinery USA, booth 4408 (Silver Lot)

Feb 14, 2014

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA, booth 4408 (Silver Lot)

Kobelco will offer attendees product information on its full line of excavators in the 3,000- to 180,000-pound classes, as well as its new demolition machine line. The company’s exhibit is Kobelco’s homecoming to ConExpo-Con/Agg as an independent brand. The exhibit will provide ...

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Kawasaki Wheel Loaders, booth 40042 (Central Hall)

Feb 14, 2014

Kawasaki Wheel Loaders, booth 40042 (Central Hall)

Kawasaki will showcase products that feature the company’s Z-Link design, which delivers high breakout force and efficiency, including the 115Z7 for quarrying systems. It features a 16-liter Tier 4 Interim Isuzu engine, while the IntelliTech system optimizes performance. Bucket sizes range from ...

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Philippi-Hagenbuch, booth 10610 (North Hall)

Feb 14, 2014

Philippi-Hagenbuch, booth 10610 (North Hall)

Philippi-Hagenbuch will feature its AutoGate tailgates and Rear-Eject bodies at the show, as well as its HiVol Water Tanks, which have been specifically developed with safety in mind. A fluid baffling system prevents water from surging from the back to the ...

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Case Construction Equipment, booth 11722 (North Hall)

Feb 14, 2014

Case Construction Equipment, booth 11722 (North Hall)

Case Construction Equipment will showcase major new product introductions, including the new M Series dozer line and to-be-announced updates to primary product lines such as excavators, wheel loaders and compactors. With five models ranging from 92 to 214 net horsepower, the ...

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Hitachi, booth 126212 (North Hall)

Feb 14, 2014

Hitachi, booth 126212 (North Hall)

Hitachi will showcase a variety of machines from across its product line. Featured machines include the EH1100-5 rigid frame hauler truck, the ZX135US-5 reduced tail swing excavator, the EX1200-6 mining/construction excavator, and three construction-sized excavators – the ZX210LC-5, ZX50U-5 and ZX470LC-5. To ...

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Drawing the Correct Line

Dec 01, 2013

Despite MSHA’s contrary position, mobile equipment parked on a ‘ready line’ does not necessarily establish that it is “ready” for inspection for purposes of the Mine Act.   By Benjamin M. McFarland     The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has long taken the ...

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MSHA Alert: Haul Truck Safety

Nov 20, 2013

MSHA Alert: Haul Truck Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a November 7, 2013, fatality at a granite mine. The incident involved a 46-year-old equipment operator with 27 years of experience who was killed when the haul ...

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