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Big bucket and counterweight enable Komatsu’s new WA480-8 to fill trucks in just three passes
With a generously sized 7.2 cubic yard bucket and 1,400-pound counterweight, this yard loader is built for moving a lot of material fast.
October 18, 2021
Video: Doosan's Latest Wheel Loaders Are New in Every Way | The Dirt #27
From a "transparent bucket" and a new exterior design all the way down to a more spacious cab and maintenance improvements on the inside, we brought in the experts to discuss everything new on Doosan's latest loaders.
June 11, 2021
"Redefining Fully Loaded": New Cat 980, 982 Loaders Also Come in XE Versions
Cat's new Payload with Assist — providing an accurate weighing of bucket payloads — is now standard on all 980 and 982 loaders.
May 24, 2021
Video: How The First See-Through Loader Bucket Works. Feature From the Future
After hearing visibility concerns from customers, Doosan came up with an industry-first: a see-through loader bucket. But how does the system work? Check out the video for all the details.
May 14, 2021
Liebherr Beefs Up Lift Arms, Hydraulics on L 550, L 556 XPower Loaders
The two models also received increases in tipping load, breakout force and engine power.
April 1, 2021
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This is the First "See-Through" Wheel Loader Bucket
Doosan introduces a wheel loader with the first “transparent bucket." How does this "see-through" bucket work? We've got the details here.
March 22, 2021
Capability Before Age: Deere Rolls Out New Naming Strategy For Construction Machines
John Deere is rolling out a new naming strategy for its construction equipment designed to emphasize capability rather than age.
February 9, 2021
Titan adds new STL3 tire size for artics, wheel loaders
Titan adds new size of tire to lineup for articulated dump trucks, wheel loaders, and scrapers in the construction, mining, and quarry industries.
January 5, 2021
Upgraded Komatsu WA800-8 is Good For Your Wallet and Clock
Check out this video of Komatsu's new WA800-8 wheel loader. Designed for mining customers, this next-gen wheel loader will save you time and money. More here.
November 13, 2020
Deere Loader Expert Explains How New L-Series Provides Practically Parallel Lift
John Deere's latest utility loader line features a redesigned Z-Bar linkage and other updates to ease operation. Check out the video here on Equipment World.
November 6, 2020
New Z-Bar Makes Deere’s New L-Series Mid-Size Loaders More Versatile
Over the course of the last couple of years, John Deere has been at work revamping its mid-size loader lineup. The new L-Series generation of these utility loaders features a redesigned Z-Bar linkage and a host of other updates to make an operator’s life easier. This video has all the details on what’s new with […]
September 15, 2020
Komatsu unveils WA475-10 wheel loader with Hydraulic Mechanical Transmission, redesigned cab
Komatsu has introduced the first of its next-generation, Dash-10 wheel loader models. The WA475-10 is an electronically controlled loader with an all-new hydraulic mechanical transmission that combines the benefits of a hydrostatic transmission with that of a planetary mechanical transmission. Komatsu says the development of the WA475-10 is several years in the making and the […]
May 8, 2020
Hitachi ZW 370-6 wheel loader offers 360-degree visibility, ConSite inspection reports
Developed for high-volume production operations and quarries, the 389-horsepower Hitachi ZW370-6 offers 360-degree visibility, ride control and 48,780 pounds of breakout force. “The first thing you see in the cab is that the front window goes all the way down both sides,” says Nathan Little, North American product specialist, Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America, speaking to […]
April 7, 2020
Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America to intro new loaders, ConSite asset management at ConExpo 2020
New wheel loaders and the debut of the Hitachi ConSite asset management suite will headline Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America display at ConExpo (North Hall, Booth N11539). (You can see more of what OEMs have in store for ConExpo 2020 in our show preview page by clicking here.) During the show, HCMA will unveil new […]
February 11, 2020
Deere’s 744L, 824L and 844L Loaders Pack a New Cab, EH Controls, More Power
With its latest production-class wheel loaders John Deere says it focused primarily on improving operator comfort through several updates and improvements to the cab and a change to joystick controls as standard. In the video below we break down everything that’s new on the Deere 744L, 824L and 844L.
January 3, 2020
Deere offering factory-installed payload weighing on L-Series wheel loaders
John Deere can now integrate its new Payload Weighing System at the factory for its L-Series wheel loaders. The system is integrated with Topcon to allow operators to quickly weigh and calculate loads to reach accurate payloads. It is compatible with 744L, 824L and 844L wheel loader models. The system has an auto-accumulation feature that […]
January 2, 2020
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Quick Data: Top-selling wheel loaders and sales trends
A snapshot of new and used sales trends from Randall-Reilly’s EDA equipment financing data and TopBid auction price service.
November 6, 2019
Deere Extends 20,000-hour 944K Hybrid loader warranty offer
John Deere has announced that it is extending its offer of a 20,000-hour/eight-year warranty on its 944K Hybrid wheel loader by one year. The warranty covers the machine’s power electronic components including wheel motors, generators, power inverters and brake resistors. The warranty is good for 20,000 hours or eight years, whichever comes first. Plus, […]
September 12, 2019
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Almost Famous: This “Like New” 1956 Cat D6 Dozer Gets a Shot at the Movies
With only 900 hours on it and all original parts, this rare find catches a movie director's eye and leads the owner on a long, strange trip.
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
Selling PMs: How to Attract New Customers
Fullbay’s new ebook shows you what data to gather and how to present potential PM services to your customers.