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Komatsu introduces WA470-7 wheel loader

Komatsu introduces WA470-7 wheel loader

Posted by Wayne Grayson on October 15, 2012

Today, Komatsu introduced the new WA470-7 wheel loader. Powered by a Komatsu Tier 4 Interim-certified SAA6D125E-6 engine with 272 net ...

Machine Matters

Machine Matters

Posted by Equipment World Staff on October 07, 2012

Better Rather Than Bigger   The 14-foot-class backhoe remains the industry standard thanks to high maneuverability, increased power and a growing role ...

Marketplace

Marketplace

Posted by Equipment World Staff on October 05, 2012

By Amy Materson    EDITOR"S PICK FUEL SAVER Perform a range of applications that include land clearing, grading and site prep with Komatsu’s line ...

Measuring wrench time in the shop and how to get more out of it

Measuring wrench time in the shop and how to get more...

Posted by Tom Jackson on October 05, 2012

You hire mechanics and technicians to repair and maintain equipment. But do you know how much time they actually spend, ...

Construction heritage runs deep with Jonathan Lane, JML Trucking & Excavating

Construction heritage runs deep with Jonathan Lane, JML...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on October 04, 2012

By Mike Anderson     Jonathan Lane Errol, New Hampshire   JML Trucking & Excavating Year started: 2001 Number of employees: 35 Annual volume: $5 to $7 million Markets served: ...

A tire that maintains its own pressure

A tire that maintains its own pressure

Posted by Tom Jackson on October 02, 2012

Nothing so ruins a day as having a flat on a truck carrying 60,000 pounds of anything.  Goodyear has taken a ...

Construction fuel index sees continued drop

Construction fuel index sees continued drop

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on October 02, 2012

Here's an index that offers a spot-on snapshot on how contractors are doing: It measures how much fuel the construction ...

Sullair introduces 900-cfm electric portable air compressor

Sullair introduces 900-cfm electric portable air...

Posted by Amy Materson on October 01, 2012

Boost efficiency with the E900H electric portable air compressor from Sullair, which offers a 67 percent lower operating cost than ...

Hertz expands in Oklahoma

Posted by Equipment World Staff on September 28, 2012

Hertz Equipment Rental has acquired Pioneer Equipment Rental & Sales in Oklahoma.  The Ponca City-based company, which has 10 branches ...

Komatsu updates 730E mining truck with AC electric drive

Komatsu updates 730E mining truck with AC electric...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on September 25, 2012

On Monday, Komatsu debuted its new 730E mining truck with the AC electric drive technology the company debuted in 1996. ...

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