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Doosan launches 5 new wheel loaders with updated cab design, Tier 4 Scania engines (PHOTOS)

Doosan launches 5 new wheel loaders with updated cab...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 20, 2014

Doosan has launched their first Tier 4 final-compliant wheel loaders with the introduction of five new models—the DL300-5, DL350-5, DL420-5, ...

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency gains than other Tier 4 machines?

Why are new wheel loaders seeing more fuel efficiency...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

  For most machines, Tier 4 Final fuel efficiency gains are around 5 percent. Yet fuel efficiency for wheel loaders is ...

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

9 things you must know to get a handle on DEF

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2014

"Why does it have to be this way? Why are we having to do one more thing?” Those are typically the ...

Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in 2014 along with their size and fuel efficiency

Number of new articulated dump truck models is up in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2014

Crunching some numbers from the Equipment World Spec Guide provides good insight into the articulated dump truck market. The 2014 ...

Doosan intros DX300LC-5 and DX350LC-5 crawler excavators with 10% boost in fuel efficiency (PHOTOS)

Doosan intros DX300LC-5 and DX350LC-5 crawler...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 22, 2014

Doosan has launched two new Tier 4-compliant excavators – the 271-horsepower DX300LC-5 and the 318-horsepower DX350LC-5, which replace the DX300LC-3 ...

The three new models in the Cat F series of backhoe loaders – 416F, 420F and 430F – are center pivot machines that feature a new Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, greater lift capacity, more bucket breakout force and increased backhoe control. The engine is equipped with the Cat NOx Reduction System and a diesel particulate filter for emissions reduction. Each model includes hydraulic refinement, new lift arms to increase hinge-pin height by 5 percent, a composite fuel tank and a new hinged cooling pack to improve service access. Cat.com

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 01, 2014

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, ...

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are dealing with the complications of Tier 4 (VIDEO)

“Pain in the butt:” How 3 Florida contractors are...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 16, 2014

The lack of enthusiasm about the federally-mandated Tier 4 Interim and Final fluid handling and maintenance requirements was front and ...

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Are Tier 4 excavators worth the higher cost?

Posted by Staff Report on Mar 01, 2014

Tier 4 Interim excavators are rolling into the market with Tier 4 Final models close behind. They’re more expensive than ...

Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack of consistent work will continue driving equipment rentals

Contractors skeptical of Tier 4 resale value, say lack...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Skepticism around Tier 4 equipment and a continued lack of consistent work will contribute to continued momentum in the rental ...

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to 675 hp engines

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2013

Answering concerns about how machines using its Tier 4 engines can be used in lower regulated countries, Cummins said today ...

Hyundai’s new HL730-9A wheel loader features Tier 4 upgrades, larger cab

Hyundai’s new HL730-9A wheel loader features Tier 4...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 03, 2013

Hyundai Construction Equipment’s latest addition to the company’s wheel loader line, the HL 730-9A, boasts a number of improvements over ...

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