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Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders; reduce fuel usage 18%

Volvo launches new L110H and L120H wheel loaders;...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 29, 2014

Volvo has launched its new 18- to 22-ton-class L110H and L120H wheel loaders, delivering 256 and 268 gross horsepower, respectively. Designed ...

SDLG fills gap in wheel loader lineup with 3-cubic-yard LG948L

SDLG fills gap in wheel loader lineup with 3-cubic-yard...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 21, 2014

Responding to customer demand, SDLG has launched the 3.0-cubic-yard LG948L, designed for a range of construction applications. Alan Quinn, director of ...

Caterpillar dozers, graders build TORC off-road racing tracks before its no. 2 truck tears them up (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Caterpillar dozers, graders build TORC off-road racing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 10, 2014

Though the machines it sells are known more for their brawn than their speed, motorsports are nothing new at Caterpillar. ...

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300 excavator at Hillhead quarry show in UK

JCB shows off updated 457 wheel loader and JS300...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Jun 27, 2014

Two machines from JCB caught my attention this week while touring its booth at this year's Hillhead quarry show in ...

Volvo CE L150H wheel loader makes U.S. debut with new air filter design (PHOTOS)

Volvo CE L150H wheel loader makes U.S. debut with new...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 12, 2014

The just-released 4-to 15.7-cubic-yard Volvo L150H loader showcases a filter system design that allows 90 percent of the cab air ...

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 ...

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel loader with more payload and a redesigned cab (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2014

Caterpillar has unveiled its latest wheel loader, replacing the 990H with the new, more powerful and more comfortable 990K. Cat increased ...

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment attractions spread a nationwide craze to get behind the joysticks?

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 30, 2014

All over the country people are laying down cash to do what contractors do everyday: operate equipment. There are currently ...

LOADER SHOWDOWN: Skid steer loaders vs. compact wheel loaders: Which is the better buy?

LOADER SHOWDOWN: Skid steer loaders vs. compact wheel...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 29, 2014

Although the skid steer loader is one of the most popular and versatile construction machines of all time, some contractors ...

Titan intros low-sidewall tires that improve stability, reduce recoil

Titan intros low-sidewall tires that improve stability,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 20, 2014

Bigger rims and smaller sidewalls are a popular option for cars and trucks these days, and Titan has incorporated a ...

Takeuchi launches 2 compact loaders, 4 compact excavators

Takeuchi launches 2 compact loaders, 4 compact...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 19, 2014

Takeuchi launched six new machines at the ConExpo 2014 trade show, including the TL8 compact track loader, TW80 Series 2 ...

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