Tags: wheel loader

Don’t drink and drive…that includes your wheel loader!

Nov 21, 2014

Don’t drink and drive…that includes your wheel loader!

  I’m not sure what’s more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the first place or that he’s likely operated it more than a few times while intoxicated. According to a report from CBS ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a tour around Rogers Group’s Whites Creek Quarry

Nov 07, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a tour around Rogers Group’s Whites Creek Quarry

Whites Creek Quarry, a Rogers Group, Inc. operation, sits inside the city limits of Nashville, Tenn. Though the city began operations in the early 1950s when nothing was around it, it is now in the midst of homes, schools, and ...

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Kubota adds R530 and R630 wheel loader models

Nov 04, 2014

Kubota adds R530 and R630 wheel loader models

Kubota has added two additional models to its compact wheel loader lineup, the 47.9-horsepower R530 and 61.2-horsepower R630, in a press event this week that was capped by the company’s long-awaited announcement it was entering the skid steer market. The R530 ...

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Roll Outs – November 2014

Nov 01, 2014

Roll Outs – November 2014

Versatile loader The WA200-7 wheel loader, from Komatsu America Corp., features 126 net horsepower and is powered by a Tier 4 Interim Komatsu engine. It has 3-percent lower fuel consumption than the WA200-6 it replaces. Parallel Z-bar loader linkage gives the ...

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RollOuts – October 2014

Oct 01, 2014

RollOuts – October 2014

Largest jaw in modular line Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) rolls out its MJ47 primary jaw crusher module, which is said to increase the application capabilities and crushing capacity of its existing modular product range with its largest jaw module to ...

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Volvo L250H wheel loader offers quick load cycles

Sep 29, 2014

Volvo L250H wheel loader offers quick load cycles

The Tier 4 Final L250H wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment is said to tackle heavy tasks with superior performance and heightened safety. Fuel efficiency is enhanced through OptiShift technology, which combines Volvo’s Reverse By Braking technology and a torque ...

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Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

Sep 05, 2014

Take a photo tour of Teichert’s Hallwood Plant

At Teichert Materials'  Hallwood Plant near Marysville, Calif., loaders free mine dredger tailings from a former gold mine.         Loaders place rock and gravel from the tailings into a feeder.             Material is fed onto a conveyor and transported to the processing plant.           High-grade sand ...

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Roll Outs

Sep 01, 2014

Roll Outs

Quick load cycles The Tier 4 Final L250H wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment is said to tackle heavy tasks with superior performance and heightened safety. Fuel efficiency is enhanced through OptiShift technology, which combines Volvo’s Reverse By Braking technology and ...

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VIDEO: Volvo features pint-sized equipment in action

Jun 25, 2014

VIDEO: Volvo features pint-sized equipment in action

At ConExpo-Con/Agg earlier this year, Volvo Construction Equipment announced that it was teaming up with Lego to create working models of two of its machines: the wheel loader and the haul truck. The collaboration marks Volvo's 60th anniversary of the ...

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JCB rolls out a new loader and excavator

Jun 24, 2014

JCB rolls out a new loader and excavator

Two machines from JCB caught my attention while touring its booth at Hillhead: the JCB 457 wheel loader and the JS300 crawler excavator. Loader sports an all-new cab The JCB 457 features a new loader design that incorporates the all-new JCB CommandPlus ...

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PHOTOS: Volvo offers first look at L150H wheel loader with redesigned filter system

Jun 16, 2014

PHOTOS: Volvo offers first look at L150H wheel loader with redesigned filter system

The 4-to 15.7-cubic-yard Volvo L150H loader showcases a filter system design that allows 90 percent of the cab air to be filtered via a pre-filter that prevents larger dust particles from clogging the main filter. “This gets all the dust out,” ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 990K wheel loader (VIDEO)

Jun 05, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 990K wheel loader (VIDEO)

Cat’s new 990K wheel loader offers more power and increased payload for improved productivity and fuel efficiency. It features a redesigned cab that delivers a sleek operator interface and quiet environment, as well as several features to promote operator and maintenance ...

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