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New Komatsu WA900-8 wheel loader designed for loading 150-ton trucks, easier operation
Komatsu’s new WA900-8 wheel loader is designed for loading heavy dump trucks in quarries, with a bucket engineered for increased productivity, and for making life easier for the operator, the company says. The WA900, which weighs 256,618 pounds, is geared toward loading haul trucks that are 70 to 150 tons. The company calls it the […]
August 12, 2019
Venieri intros heavy-duty VF18.63B wheel loader to U.S. market with 40 degrees of articulation
The new Venieri VF18.63B wheel loader delivers 40 degrees of articulation for working in tight areas and a lift capacity of 28,374 pounds. The Italian-made loader is being offered by importer and distributor Applied Machinery Sales (AMS) of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Designed for heavy-duty work, the loader boasts 34,400 pounds of breakout force. It […]
July 29, 2019
Hitachi ushers in next-gen mid-size loaders with new ZW220-6
Hitachi's ZW220-6 wheel loader is the first mid-size loader in its Dash-6 generation lineup and features a Cummins engine that provides 200 horsepower.
July 18, 2019
How to pick the right wheel loader bucket
While there are a number of selections, features and variables that go into choosing the right type of bucket, teeth and cutting edges, the decision can be a simple one, if you ask yourself some important questions.
July 16, 2019
Wheel Loaders Doing More: Latest models deliver more versatility through tech, operator comfort
Wheel loaders are more comfortable than ever for operators. And with onboard weighing, technological advancements and improved design, they're also boosting productivity and versatility.
May 31, 2019
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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
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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Video: How to Pick the Right Lubricants Based on Conditions | The Dirt #38
In this episode of The Dirt, Chevron's Shawn Whitacre explains how to select the correct lubricants to keep your construction equipment operating smoothly in all conditions.
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