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Hitachi designed its new ZW550-6 wheel loader for toughest, heaviest jobs
This wheel loader was designed to handle tough rock and high volumes of dirt and gives extra power for climbing steep grades with those heavy loads.
May 2, 2019
Here’s what the cab of Case’s Loader of the Future looks like
Case Construction took advantage of the opportunity to showcase its futuristic wheel loader to the public. Check out the equipment from Case on Equipment World.
April 26, 2019
Case unveils the Tetra, a futuristic, natural gas-powered concept loader
The engine for the Tetra, which can run on natural gas, biomethane or liquified natural gas delivers the same performance as its diesel equivalent. More here.
April 12, 2019
New linkage, bucket up productivity on Deere’s new L-Series Utility Loaders
The new 524L, 544L and 624L wheel loaders feature a new parallel-lift linkage and a redesigned cab. Deere aims to improve productivity and operator comfort.
April 5, 2019
PHOTOS: This vintage 1968 Deere JD544 wheel loader is still one clean machine
To celebrate their 50th year manufacturing wheel loaders, John Deere showed off a vintage John Deere wheel loader at the World of Concrete. Take a look here.
April 1, 2019
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Cat intros host of updates to M-Series medium wheel loaders
Caterpillar’s Medium Wheel Loader lineup, which includes the range of machines from the 950M to the 982M, has received several new updates that lower operating costs, improve operator comfort and expand the available number of model configurations. Let’s talk about those new configurations first. With this 2019 refresh Cat is introducing the 982M Forestry Machine […]
March 20, 2019
Cat 990K Aggregate Handler hauls 25% more, saves lots of time
Caterpillar's brand new 990K Aggregate Handler is specifically made to handle greater loads. Check out the capabilities of the new heavy equipment product here.
February 26, 2019
Deere hybrid loaders top 1M hours in the field
John Deere says its hybrid wheel loaders have combined for more than 1 million working hours of field operations. Details on the workload on Equipment World.
February 26, 2019
Equipment Roundup: Volvo to launch 10 electric machines in 2020; Surplus military “Growlers” as jobsite vehicles; Cat’s new electric power division; Komatsu buys TimberPro forestry equipment; Dynapac intros MF2500CS MTV
Get the latest Equipment Roundup news on a number of heavy equipment companies like Volvo, Caterpillar, Komatsu and Dynapac. More info here on Equipment World.
February 26, 2019
Deere intros 544L loader with EH controls, cab improvements, new linkage
The new John Deere 544L wheel loader has an improved cab focused on operator comfort, electric-over-hydraulic controls, and better linkage. Learn more here.
January 30, 2019
First look at Hitachi’s high-production ZW310-6 loader in this detailed walk-around
Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America took the advantage of the opportunity during the Trimble Dimensions conference to showcase its new wheel loader.
November 16, 2018
Kioti launches new DK10SE, CK10SE tractors with loader options alongside K9 UTV
By Beth Hyatt Kioti Tractor had several big announcements at the recent GIE+EXPO trade show, including new tractors, a new UTV and a $13 million expansion of its North American headquarters in Wendell, North Carolina. The company estimates the project will be completed late in 2019, and the expansion will double the size of existing […]
November 13, 2018
Trimble launches AI-powered load scale on Hitachi wheel loaders
Trimble says the system uses AI for more efficient loading. Trimble also joined with Hitachi to bring its weighing system to Hitachi's wheel loaders. More here.
October 31, 2018
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Quick Data: Top-selling wheel loaders and sales trends
Equipment World has compiled new and used wheel loader sales trends from EDA and TopBid data from its parent company, Randall-Reilly. Check it out today.
September 24, 2018
Volvo’s ‘2.0’ upgrades bring increased capability, fuel economy to L60H, L70H, L90H loaders
Volvo Construction Equipment expands its H-Series 2.0 upgrades to its midsize loaders. Get more details on the upgrades to the Volvo loaders on Equipment World.
September 21, 2018
Operator gets loader buried in pile, has to seesaw machine free
Check out the interesting escape technique on this Deere loader after getting stuff under a pile of dirt. Watch the video here on Equipment World!
September 13, 2018
Komatsu’s new WA480-8 loader ups productivity with new bucket and dig system, nixes steering wheel
Aiding in the loader's increased productivity is a new bucket design, a couple of operator assist features that optimize machine performance, and more.
July 16, 2018
Volvo CE unveils ZEUX: How a LEGO model designed with kids became a prototype for a real autonomous wheel loader
This week, Volvo and Lego, which have partnered on highly detailed Lego Technic models for the L350F wheel loader & EW160E wheeled excavator, to unveil ZEUX.
June 29, 2018
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Construction Starts: When Will the Post-Pandemic Road to Recovery Be Complete?
The overall U.S. economy is expected to rebound by the first half of the year, but the construction industry's recovery doesn't look as bright. Details here.
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