Fiat Allis Bulldozer Used In Burwash Creek 09/04/2008
It has been reported that a Fiatallis bulldozer, as well as a Koehring excavator were used in the mining season of 2000 and 2001 in Tatmagouche Creek, which is located on Burwash Creek in Canada. The Fiatallis bulldozer was used to push tailings around the location of the creek.

The manufacturer of Fiatallis bulldozers, Fiat Allis, is a leading engineering manufacturer and is now part of the New Holland company. As well as Fiatallis bulldozers, New Holland is responsible for the man...


Manufacturer Of Fiat Allis Bulldozers Celebrates 100,000th Item Of Construction Equipment 09/04/2008
The manufacturer of Fiat Allis bulldozers, Fiat Allis, now belongs to the parent company, New Holland. It has been reported that the owner of the manufacturer of Fiat Allis bulldozers, New Holland, celebrated the manufacture of its 100,000th item of construction equipment at Lecce, Italy. The company, who have purchased the manufacturer of Fiat Allis bulldozers in the past, offer a wide array of products, including Fiat Allis bulldozers, and a wide assortment of New Holland wheel loaders. The 10...


Owner Of Fiatallis Dozer Manufacturer Sees Machines Delivered To The Greek Government 09/04/2008
The company which initially manufactured Fiatallis dozers has since become part of the leading construction machinery and equipment manufacturer, New Holland. It has been reported that the now-owner of the manufacturer of Fiatallis equipment had consigned twenty six LB90B New Holland backhoe loaders and twenty two D180LT New Holland dozers to the Greek government.

It has been reported that the machines delivered by New Holland, the company now in charge of Fiatallis dozer technology,...


Caterpillar Motor Grader Declared Surplus In Nebraska 02/04/2008
It has been reported that within the small location of Nuckolls, that the Nuckolls Country Board have chosen to declare surplus their Caterpillar motor grader so as the County Board can purchase a new replacement John Deere motor grader.

Caterpillar motor graders are manufactured by the leading construction machinery and equipment manufacturer, Caterpillar, and are vehicles which are often used refine the grade which has already been set by a previous machine, such as a bulldozer. Ca...


County Upgrades With Caterpillar Motor Graders 02/04/2008
The governmental agency in Bullock County in the United States has reportedly obtained new equipment, including Caterpillar motor graders by utilising the benefit of leasing the Caterpillar motor graders.

It has been claimed that what the County had previously paid for in repair costs of their previous Caterpillar motor graders, that they were able to save money by leasing the newer Caterpillar motor graders. The Caterpillar motor graders if purchased new would arguably have cost app...


St.francis, Usa To Purchase Caterpillar Graders 02/04/2008
It has been reported that the County Judge of St.Francis County in the USA has allowed the county of St.Francis to purchase a pair of Caterpillar graders. The purchase of the pair of Caterpillar graders looks set to take place over the forthcoming three years, and is estimated to cost approximately $400,000.

It has been reported that the purchase of the Caterpillar graders will see the county of St.Francis initially paying approximately $214,000 for the Caterpillar graders. This paym...


M Series Of Caterpillar Graders Offer Great Upgrades 02/04/2008
The M series range of Caterpillar graders may have been subject to one of the greatest upgrades since Caterpillar began manufacturing Caterpillar graders in 1928. The M series range of Caterpillar graders worked to assist with the simplification of the operation of the Caterpillar grader.

The M series of Caterpillar grader implemented controls which were simplified into two controls. This is arguably the first time such technology has been implemented into a Caterpillar grader.


Largest Champion Motor Grader Announced At Conexpo 02/04/2008
The largest Champion motor grader in the line of Champion motor graders has been announced. It has been reported that the largest Champion motor grader in question will be shown at the ConExpo 2008, which took place in Las Vegas in March.

This specific size of Champion motor grader is available in two models of Champion motor grader. The C110 C Champion motor grader is a tandem drive model, whereas the C116 C Champion motor grader is an all wheel drive model. It has been claimed that...


Strongco Purchases Salesroom Of Champion Motor Graders 02/04/2008
It has been reported that a Canadian salesroom of Champion motor graders, Champion Road Machinery in Brampton, Ontario, has been sold by Volvo Construction Equipment to Strongco.

This sale of the salesroom of Champion motor graders means that Strongco has acquired the sales, rentals, parts and service operations in Ontario. It has been reported that the areas of sales and service of Champion products, including Champion motor graders in a range of locations across Ontario will not be...


Articulation Joints Of Champion Graders 02/04/2008
The majority of motor graders are available in one of two frame types. These frame types include rigid and articulate frame types. Champion graders can employ articulate frame types.

With regards to articulate frame types, there are two possible configurations of articulation joints. Articulation joints of motor graders, including Champion graders can be put into place either at the front of the cab, or behind the cab. When placed behind the cab, it can be suggested that the articul...


New Champion Grader Features Cummins Engine 02/04/2008
A new range of Champion graders have been reported to include the implementation of engines manufactured by Cummins. The Champion graders were unveiled at the ConExpo 2008, which occurred in Las Vegas in March. It is claimed that these vehicles are the largest Champion graders yet. With weights of approximately 24,000 lb, and power of up to 133 hp, these Champion graders certainly do appear to be the largest yet.

The large range of Champion graders which have been released fitted wit...


Caterpillar Dozer Painted In University Colours 01/04/2008
East Carolina University has honoured the retirement of its chairman with a gift of a Caterpillar dozer painted in the colours associated with the university, purple and gold.

The Caterpillar dozer was given to the chairman, Douglas Kruger, after the Caterpillar dozer was hidden behind a bus. The Caterpillar dozer was donated in honour of the retirements of staff of the university, Douglas Kruger and Sue Williams. Alongside the Caterpillar dozer being painted in school colours, an as...


Information Alliance Of Komatsu Dozers And Immersive Technologies 01/04/2008
It has been reported that, Immersive Technologies possess an information alliance with Komatsu, the manufacturer of Komatsu dozers. Immersive Technologies already possess such alliances with companies including Caterpillar Inc., Hitachi Construction Equipment Ltd., and Bucyras Inc. The company looks set to create an alliance with Liebherr Inc.

Komatsu dozers are a popular product of Komatsu Ltd., and are available in a range of popular models of Komatsu dozers. Otherwise known as a b...


Caterpillar To Compete With Komatsu Bulldozers Overseas 31/03/2008
It has been reported that the leading construction manufacturer, Caterpillar, is set to increase sales in China, India and Southeast Asia. Currently, Komatsu, the manufacturer of Komatsu bulldozers is one of the key players in these national industries.

Recently, there was a new release of Komatsu bulldozer. This was the D155AX-6 Komatsu bulldozer. The D155AX-6 Komatsu bulldozer has been designed specifically with ripping and dozing operations in mind. This specific Komatsu bulldozer...


Bobcat Loaders To Manufacture Tractors 31/03/2008
Bobcat loaders have been in manufacture for around 50 years and through the manufacture of Bobcats loaders and Bobcat loader attachments, Bobcat loaders have ensured that the loaders industry has expanded worldwide.

It has been reported that the manufacturer of Bobcat loaders has ventured into the manufacture of Bobcat compact tractors.

The manufacturer of Bobcat loaders have began a range of compact tractors which includes the CT120 Bobcat tractor, the CT225 Bobcat tract...


Komatsu Loaders To Face Competition In Asia And Russia? 31/03/2008
It has been reported that Komatsu loaders may be set to face some competition from Caterpillar, the manufacturer of a range of construction machinery and equipment, including Caterpillar loaders. Caterpillar looks as though it may potentially take on rivalling Komatsu loaders in Asia and Russia, where construction equipment and machinery, such as Komatsu loaders, is experiencing increased demand.

It has been suggested that the increased demand of Komatsu loaders may be a result of the...


New Volvo Loader To Be More Fuel Efficient 31/03/2008
The L220F Volvo loader has promised to provide fuel savings of up to 10%. The Volvo loader is also expected to provide improved performance. It has been suggested that this hybrid Volvo loader will begin production next year and has a 50kW starter generator.

When sitting relatively idle, the Volvo loader recharges its own batteries. In addition, the Volvo loader offers a great level of functionality in that when extra power is required the motor promises to deliver an extra 50kW of p...


Conexpo Sees Unveiling Of Hybrid Volvo Loader 30/03/2008
A new Volvo loader has been unveiled at the 2008 ConExpo. The ConExpo is one of the worlds largest exhibition of construction machinery and equipment, and takes place once every three years in Las Vegas. This year, the ConExpo 2008 took place from March the 11th to March the 15th, and featured, among many other items, the unveiling of a new hybrid Volvo loader. The L220F Volvo loader was represented at the show by a pre-production prototype.

It has been claimed that the Volvo loader ...


Caterpillar Bulldozers Popular Overseas? 30/03/2008
Although in the United States, Caterpillar bulldozers may not have experienced an abundance of sales in 2007, potentially due to a slow-down in the economy of the United States, it can be claimed that popularity of Caterpillar bulldozers is rising elsewhere.

This is epitomised by the actual sales of Caterpillar equipment, including Caterpillar bulldozers in 2007 with profits of over $12 billion. Predominantly, it has been claimed that the sales were mainly linked to the sales of Cate...


Bobcat Loaders For Australian Rental 29/03/2008
Leading manufacturer of Bobcat loaders, Bobcat, pride themselves on the level of customer service which they provide to their clients. The manufacturers of Bobcat loaders distribute over 90,000 replacement parts, thus offering a wide range of replacement parts for Bobcat models, including Bobcat loader.

In Australia, the manufacturer of Bobcat have strategically placed rental outlets in areas in which are most convenient for customers. Aside from Bobcat loaders, a range of equipment ...


New Range Of Komatsu Bulldozers Revealed 28/03/2008
There has been a new range of Komatsu bulldozers revealed. The D39EX-22 Komatsu bulldozer and the D39PX-22 Komatsu bulldozer have been reported to include 4.5 litre engines. In addition, the D51 EX-22 Komatsu bulldozer and the D51 PX-22 Komatsu bulldozers feature 6.7 litre engines. The monster of the range if the D155AX-6 Komatsu bulldozer offers up to 264 kW 354 HP, in addition to an operating weight of 39.5 kg.

It is not just Komatsu bulldozers which have been added to the range, a...


Record Sales Of Caterpillar Bulldozers? 28/03/2008
Caterpillar, the leading manufacturer of construction and agricultural machinery, including Caterpillar bulldozers, has predicted that they will experience a greater level of profits for the coming year. It has been reported that sales and revenues of Caterpillar equipment, which includes a range of Caterpillar bulldozers, will be rising from 5 percent to 10 percent. With this in mind, contradictions arise surrounding the downturn which seems to be taking place in the economies of countries such...


A Wider Range Of Caterpillar Loaders? 28/03/2008
The range of Caterpillar loaders look set to expand, as Caterpillar has announced that it is replacing its 938G II and IT38G models. The older Caterpillar loaders will be replaced with newer Caterpillar loaders. The upgraded Caterpillar loaders will be from the H Series.

The latest addition to the range of Caterpillar loaders now features a range of additional benefits. These include a differential lock system ad load-sensing hydraulics.

The new upgraded Caterpillar loader...


Mercedes Benz Dump Trucks Sales Contribute To Revenue 27/03/2008
Mercedes Benz is a leading vehicle manufacturer, known predominantly for the manufacture of luxury vehicles, but in addition, the company also manufacture a range of trucks, including Mercedes Benz dump trucks.

It has been reported that in relation to the overall sales of the company in South Africa, revenue can be attributed to the sales of Mercedes Benz dump trucks. Sales of Mercedes Benz dump trucks may be set to rise in that there is a strong demand in South Africa, and Africa, ...


Conexpo 2008 Sees New Caterpillar Loader 26/03/2008
The ConExpo is an immensely popular trade exhibition, and features a range of construction machinery and equipment. The 2008 ConExpo may be of particular interest to fans of Caterpillar machinery and equipment as it is predicted that Caterpillar will for the first time show the new 992K Caterpillar loader. This particular loader works to enhance productivity, as well as safety. By implementing changes to the Caterpillar loader which offer a heightened level of operator comfort, a higher level of...


Volvo Dump Truck Displayed At Wirec 2008 26/03/2008
The WIREC, the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference in 2008 in Washington DC saw the display of a number of dump trucks, including a Volvo dump truck. Overall, Volvo displayed seven Volvo dump trucks. Seven trucks were displayed which operate on seven renewable fuels. These include bio-gas, hydrogen and bio-diesel. The goal of Volvo, the manufacturer behind Volvo dump trucks, is to make trucks which are carbon-dioxide neutral, it has been claimed.

The conference was...


Caterpillar Dump Truck The Largest In The World? 26/03/2008
It has been claimed that the largest dump truck in the world is the 797B Caterpillar dump truck. The 797 B Caterpillar dump truck has been used mainly in open pit mining. The 797 B Caterpillar dump truck has a load capacity which is reported to weigh in at approximately 380 tonnes.

The 797 B Caterpillar dump truck is powered by an engine which creates over three and a half thousand horsepower. The Caterpillar dump truck in question implemented a turbocharged diesel engine. The diesel...


Caterpillar Dump Trucks In The Amazon 26/03/2008
It has been reported that Caterpillar dump trucks are being utilised within the Amazon jungle. It has been claimed that the managers of the worlds largest ore miner have encouraged the hiring of females to drive the large Caterpillar dump trucks, as they believe that female drivers are easier of the tyres of the large Caterpillar dump trucks. The Caterpillar dump trucks in question are Caterpillar dump trucks which reportedly weigh up to 190 tonnes. These Caterpillar dump trucks are utilised so ...


New Products Announced By Jcb 25/03/2008
It has been announced that alongside the manufacture of JCB backhoe loaders, that there is a range of new products from the leading brand, JCB, set for release.

At the ConExpo 2008, which takes place every three years, JCB utilised this opportunity to show case their latest releases of machinery models. Alongside exhibiting JCB excavators, JCB showed off around 20 new products at the ConExpo. Reportedly, this means that the leading manufacturer of JCB backhoe loaders now has an immen...


Bobcat Loaders For Australian Rental 25/03/2008
Leading manufacturer of Bobcat loaders, Bobcat, pride themselves on the level of customer service which they provide to their clients. The manufacturers of Bobcat loaders distribute over 90,000 replacement parts, thus offering a wide range of replacement parts for Bobcat models, including Bobcat loader.

In Australia, the manufacturer of Bobcat have strategically placed rental outlets in areas in which are most convenient for customers. Aside from Bobcat loaders, a range of equipment ...


New Volvo Dump Truck Heads To The Uk 25/03/2008
One of the latest Volvo dump trucks to be released is the A25E ADT Volvo dump truck. The relatively new model of Volvo dump truck has been delivered to Ward Dumptruck Hire of Selby. The company, based in North Yorkshire, is the first place to take delivery of the new Volvo dump truck in the UK. More units of the A25E ADT Volvo dump truck have also been put on order.

The A25E Volvo dump truck employs a 9 litre 227 kW Stage IIIa engine. In addition the A25E Volvo dump truck features al...


Komatsu Loader Offers Optimum Performance 25/03/2008
The SK1026 Komatsu loader has been designed with functionality in mind and will withstand even the toughest construction or demolition tasks, The Komatsu loader implements automated power control which allows the operator to enjoy optimum performance. This Komatsu loader implements a two-speed transmission. The two-speed transmission is fitted in these Komatsu loaders as standard.

The large wheel base of the new Komatsu loader allows the operator to utilise a more stable operation wh...


Jcb Backhoes In Dancing Displays 23/03/2008
The ConExpo 2008 was deemed a great success, and it would appear that the JCB Dancing Diggers display, which utilised (among other machinery types) a range of yellow JCB backhoe loaders to complete a variety of well choreographed moves to complete the dance display.

The JCB backhoe loaders employed in the display were driven by a touring team of stunt drivers. Arguably stealing the show, the JCB backhoe loaders danced in unison, and were accompanied by loud rock music.

Th...


Case Backhoe Loaders In Fundraising Event 21/03/2008
In connection with ConExpo, a large construction industry exhibition which takes place every three years in Las Vegas, the North American Case Rodeo Championship takes place. The event also assists in raising money for Habitat for Humanity, a charity which looks to eliminate poverty housing.

Fundraising by Case Construction Equipment began in 2007, and began the 50th anniversary celebration of the Case loader and Case backhoe loader. Case prides itself as being initially the first ma...


Case Backhoe Loader Celebration 21/03/2008
Case Construction Equipment recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the release of their first Case backhoe loader.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of the first Case backhoe loader, Case Construction Equipment held contests in Case backhoe loader related tasks.

Four dealers of Case backhoe loaders won prizes for selling the largest total of Case backhoe loaders in their specific region in 2007. The other winners in the Case backhoe loader anniversary...


Hitachi Excavators To Raise Equipment Prices 18/03/2008
It has been reported that Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. are set to increase the price of Hitachi equipment.Giant Hitachi excavators dominate the statistics of the manufacture of giant excavators on a global scale.

Hitachi excavators, which are manufactured by the Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. have claimed that the average price of all construction machinery sold in Japan, including Hitachi excavators will be potentially subject to a 5 per cent and 10 per cent price increase...


Komatsu Ltd. To Increase Japanese Prices 18/03/2008
It has been reported that Komatsu Ltd., the manufacturer of Komatsu excavators will raise prices of their equipment and machinery, including Komatsu excavators.

Prices of Komatsu excavators look set to increase, reportedly because of increasing steel costs which are affecting the Japanese industry. Similarly Hitachi Construction Company has also considered making this move which has affected Komatsu excavators; to increase the prices on Hitachi excavators and other related equipment....


Universal Wrecking Corp. Completed Technical Interior And Exterior Demolition Project 17/03/2008
It has been reported that a Caterpillar excavator has been used in the demolition of a farm in Brick, New Jersey. Universal Wrecking Corporation re a building demolition contactor in the USA. After completing the interior demolition of the farm which was being demolished, the corporation utilised a Caterpillar excavator with a shear and grapple attachment to demolish the outside tank of the farm. By using skid steers with demolition buckets attached, debris and metal were separated by material i...


Liebherr Cranes Impress With New Products 17/03/2008
Liebherr cranes have for a while, enjoyed their position as one of the leading manufacturers of cranes within the building and construction industry.

In their position as an exhibitor at the Conexpo 2008, Liebherr released statistics which claimed they had seen sales of a variety of Liebherr crane models. These included the manufacture by Liebherr Cranes of 2300 tower cranes, as well as a large quantity of crawler loaders.

It has been reported that Liebherr cranes as a co...


New Anti Collision System Implemented On Potain Crane 17/03/2008
It has been reported that a new innovative anti collision crane system has been implemented in a number of cranes including Potain cranes. Atlas Electrical technologies Services are reportedly a leading crane servicing company in Australia, and have ostensibly been involved in a number of technological development regarding cranes, including Potain cranes. Such projects have see the implementation of fail safe anti collision systems for trains, and have been used as technological benefits of Pot...


Potain Crane To Be Rigged 17/03/2008
It has been reported that LJ Companies of Rhode Island are set to rig a Potain MR605B crane in Providence.

Because of the congested city setting of the task in hand, a Potain crane may provide the perfect choice as it does not implement a swinging hammerhead, or flat top crane. This is particularly useful as the use of such craned may in fact create issues surrounding obstacles or even issues over air rights. The Potain crane which is set to be rigged in Providence is a MR605B Potain...


Tadano Cranes Feature At Interior And Buildex 2008 17/03/2008
It has been reported that the Interior & Buildex exhibition in 2008 will feature Tadano cranes. The international exhibition which looks set to feature Todano cranes will occur at the Oman International Centre.

It has been reported that the Interior & Buildex exhibition which looks set to feature Tadano cranes will be sponsored by Al Hashar & Co. The company is responsible for the manufacture of the automobile division of the Al Hashar Group.

The company, Al Hashar & Co. ...


Volvo To Take On Hitachi Excavators In Russia 16/03/2008
It has been reported that Volvo is planning to put itself into competition with Hitachi excavators as it looks set to establish am assembly plant of Volvo excavators in Kaluga, Russia. Currently, the Russian excavator market is dominated by Hitachi excavators, which occupies up to 40 per cent of the Russian market. Volvo reportedly sold over 400 excavators in Russia in 2007. It has been estimated that the Russian excavator market as a whole is worth around 500 million Euro.

The plans...


New Caterpillar Dozer Launched At Conexpo 15/03/2008
The ConExpo 2008 saw a wide range of products being unveiled, including the D7E Caterpillar dozer which will be put into production next year.

The D7E Caterpillar dozer is particularly special as it is the first electric drive Caterpillar dozer which will be put into production next year.

It has been reported that the D7E Caterpillar dozer uses a traditional diesel engine, but rather than powering the tracks via a torque converter, the D7E Caterpillar dozer utilises an ele...


Russia Sees Manufacture Of Caterpillar Excavators 13/03/2008
It has been reported that leading construction equipment manufacturer, Caterpillar is set to begin the establishment of a manufacturing plant of Caterpillar excavators in the Leningrad region of Russia.

It has been reported that the cost of the plant which will manufacture Caterpillar excavators is around $20 million.

This may be a wise move for Caterpillar excavators as Russia is currently experiencing an increase in the need for excavators, and consequently sales of Cat...


Caterpillar Displays 60 Machines, Including Caterpillar Backhoe Loaders 13/03/2008
It has been reported that Caterpillar, the leading manufacturer of agricultural and construction machinery was to display over 60 machines, including Caterpillar backhoe loaders at the Samoter 2008, an exhibition of specific industry fare which takes place in Verona in Italy. As well as Caterpillar backhoe loaders, the exhibition was set to display a range of other Caterpillar models, including Caterpillar skid-steer loaders, Caterpillar multi-terrain loaders, Caterpillar wheel loaders, Caterpil...


New Generation Of Komatsu Backhoe Loaders Released 12/03/2008
It has been reported that a new range of Komatsu backhoe loaders have been released. These new Komatsu backhoe loaders can be viewed as representative of a new generation of backhoe loader in that they provide an operating range of up to 18,740 lbs. The large loader bucket of the Komatsu backhoe loader provides a reliable, productive and easy to service Komatsu backhoe loader.

The WB146-5 Komatsu backhoe loader features a heavy duty one piece welded mainframe which offers exceptional...


New Komatsu Dozers Launched In United States 12/03/2008
Komatsu are a leading manufacturer of construction machinery and equipment, including Komatsu dozers. Recently, in the United States, a new range of Komatsu dozers was released. The D51EX Komatsu dozer and the D51PX-22 Komatsu dozer offer a new range of features and benefits. These Komatsu dozers include fuel efficient 6.69 litre engines, which have been EPA certified to Tier 3.

The D51 EX Komatsu dozer works as a standard Komatsu dozer, whereas the D51PX-22 dozer model works as a lo...


Komatsu Set For High Profits 11/03/2008
It has been reported that it looks likely that Komatsu, the manufacturer of Komatsu backhoe loaders, will be expecting a higher level of sales and profit for the forthcoming financial year. The company, which is responsible for the manufacture of Komatsu backhoe loaders, is accredited with being the worlds number 2 in manufacturing earth-moving equipment.

In addition to the rise in sales of Komatsu equipment, including Komatsu backhoe loaders, it looks possible that Komatsu will bene...


Backhoe Loader Used To Tear Down Burnt Home 11/03/2008
A family in the Reidsville area of the USA have suffered emotional distress after their house was burned down. The extent of the damage to the house has meant that it is necessary for the house to be entirely demolished, and it is set to have its walls torn down with a backhoe loader.

The couple who dwelled in the house were in their living room when a van approached the house, and the driver advised the couple that there house was in fact on fire. The fire which led to the utilisati...


Samoter 2008 Sees Caterpillar Backhoe Loader Display 11/03/2008
The Samoter 2008 exhibition is taking place in Verona, in Italy, and looks set to feature the leading construction equipment and machinery manufacturer, Caterpillar, who will exhibit a range of products, including their backhoe loaders.

Caterpillar will be exhibiting their backhoe loaders under the theme of ‘Your Success, Our Commitment’ and will have a large quantity of floor space in which to exhibit their wares, including backhoe loaders and tractors. Aside from backhoe loaders, Ca...


Caterpillar Excavator Manufacturer To Meet Tier 4 Emission Requirements 10/03/2008
It has been reported that the manufacturer of Caterpillar excavators, Caterpillar Inc, is looking to meet Tier 4 emissions requirements. With this in mind, should this technology be put into play, Caterpillar excavators may be even more popular among those looking to purchase a Caterpillar excavator, especially if they have green issues close to their heart.

Caterpillar Inc., the manufacturer of Caterpillar excavators have been reported to have suggested that Tier 4 emissions require...


Liebherr Puts On A Show At 2008 Conexpo 10/03/2008
Liebherr Cranes have excelled themselves at the 2008 Conexpo Building and Construction Exhibition of 2008. Liebherr Cranes have provided a stand of over 25 exhibits, including Liebherr cranes, Liebherr excavators, Liebherr loaders, Liebherr dozers, Liebherr crawlers, Liebherr crawler loaders, Liebherr drilling machines as well as Liebherr crawler cranes and Liebherr tower cranes. Products from the Liebherr concrete mixing range were also on display at the Conexpo Liebherr exhibit.

It...


Liebherr Expands Alliance To Immersive Technologies. 10/03/2008
It has been reported that Liebherr will be expanding its licensing and technical information with Immersive Technologies. The company immersive technologies work to hold exclusive licensing and technical information regarding a number of companies and products. Companies which are part of this alliance include Caterpillar Inc, Hitachi Construction equipment Ltd., as well as the manufacturer of Komatsu excavators; Komatsu Ltd.

It has been reported that Liebherr intend to work with Imm...


Caterpillar To Raise Japanese Stakes 07/03/2008
It has been reported that leading manufacturer of Caterpillar Excavators and other construction machinery, Caterpillar are looking to spend around $580 million to obtain a majority stake in Japan.

Caterpillar excavators are produced by Caterpillar Inc, and the company looks set to take majority control of its stake in its Japanese joint venture, namely referred to as Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi. The payment to the company will ensure that the manufacturer of Caterpillar excavators wi...


Stolen Caterpillar Excavators Recovered 07/03/2008
Clermont County officials in Ohio, USA, have been called to recover stolen construction equipment for individuals living in a range of counties. The stolen property consisted of a variety of items from Bobcat skid Loaders to Caterpillar Excavators.

It has been reported that allegedly the stolen property was located at a residence in relatively nearby Wilmington.

Caterpillar excavators offer potential usage for a wide range of tasks and jobs. For example, Caterpillar excav...


Conexpo 2008 Features Caterpillar Excavators 07/03/2008
It has been reported that there is a possibility that Caterpillar excavators will be on show at the 2008 Conexpo. Caterpillar excavator manufacturer, Caterpillar Inc. looks set to put on a large array of exhibits, with over 40 machines, including Caterpillar excavators being put on show, including Caterpillar excavators. Aside from Caterpillar excavators, the display will also potentially include Caterpillar bulldozers, as well as soil compacters and asphalt compacters.

It is probabl...


Caterpillar Excavators Lobby On Trade 07/03/2008
It has been reported that the manufacturer of Caterpillar Excavators, Caterpillar Inc., spent approximately three million US dollars throughout 2007. This amount of financial capital was spent by the manufacturer of Caterpillar excavators on lobbying the US government on issues which relate to energy consumption and use, and environmental issues.

It has been suggested that the manufacturer of Caterpillar excavators has lobbied the government on a range of energy-related issues, as we...


Boom Logistics Acquires Some Tadano Cranes 07/03/2008
October 2007 saw the Australian mobile crane provider, Boom Logistics Ltd., acquire the James Group, which consequently led the company to acquire the distribution rights in Australia to sell Tadano cranes.

It can be claimed that the acquisition of the James Group, and as a result, to a certain level the rights to distribute Tadano cranes, will arguably help the company by assisting in solving the problems experience by boom Logistics Ltd. in sourcing new equipment. Their distributio...


Mobile Cranes Prolific In Dubai 03/03/2008
It has been reported that up to 20% of the world’s construction cranes operate in Dubai. This ostensibly will include a number of models, including mobile cranes.

Dubai, in relation to construction, is a booming industry, and it is of little surprise that so many mobile cranes, as well as other crane models are operating in Dubai. The cranes and mobile cranes within the locale are being implemented so as to assist in the construction projects of luxury hotels, office skyscrapers, as w...


Trapped Students Saved By Backhoe Loader 01/03/2008
A father and son duo stepped in front of the face of danger to rescue trapped students from a collapsed school by using a backhoe loader. The incident occurred in Tennessee, when the Union University of Jackson collapsed in places after a tornado hit the country on the 5th of February 2008.

The men who operated the heavy machinery, including a backhoe loader have since been reported to have witnessed fire-fighters and other rescue workers digging away with their hands at the collapse...


Mobile Crane To Be Fixed With Austrian Part 01/03/2008
A mobile crane in the port authority of Guam in the US has broken. Originally, it was claimed that the mobile crane was bought by the U.S. Department of Agriculture with a grant of approximately four million dollars. This has however, reportedly been contested, as it has also been suggested that as this grant was allegedly intended for a new gantry. It has been reported that one of the 56 wheels of the mobile crane became broken, thus rendering it immobile. It has been reported that the mobile ...


Mobile Cranes Used In Tyneside Harbour 01/03/2008
Two mobile cranes have been used in Newcastle to assist in supplementing the burgeoning coal trade attributed to the Port of Tyne. Traditionally and before the implementation of cranes, Newcastle has had some associations with the coal trade. In addition to the purchase of the mobile cranes there has been an economic investment programme of around £100 million in the Port of Tyne.

The business plan is set for the duration of a decade, and the purchase of two mobile cranes in 2007 is ...


Botany Cranes And Forklifts Offer Mobile Crane Hire 01/03/2008
If you are a US customer searching for mobile crane hire, Botany Cranes & Forklift Services may be your answer. Botany Cranes & Forklift Services offer mobile crane hire services in the Botany area of Australia, as well as on the other parts of Sydney.

Botany Cranes & Forklift services claim that the first and paramount consideration in their business is the health and safety of their customers. The company claim with regards to their hire of mobile cranes that mobile cranes are regu...


Mobile Crane Destroys House 01/03/2008
A mobile crane in Broadstairs, Kent has collapsed, demolishing a new build house. The mobile crane toppled over onto the house, with the cab falling onto its side. Once the mobile crane had fallen on its side, the arm of the mobile crane went through the roof of the house. The arm of the mobile crane was left hanging over the road.

The operator of the mobile crane was not injured, but it has been reported that the mobile crane operator was treated for shock. To remove the mobile cra...


Iowa Implements Backhoe Loaders To Clear Ice 26/02/2008
City workers in Iowa are under pressure to clear ice on the streets. The streets have become icy after storm drains froze over. A leader of the city of Waterloo in Iowa has already implemented four crews of people working on backhoe loaders to clear the ice, with an important consideration being that the backhoe loaders clear the ice before the storm drains re-freeze.

It has been suggested that as the ice is so thick, backhoe loaders are the only tool sufficient to get through the s...


Meeting On Welfare Of Indian Excavator Operators 25/02/2008
It has been claimed that a huge number of excavator operators in India do not enjoy security surrounding their workplace, or are entitles to social security benefits.

There has been a joint meeting to discuss the working conditions and rights of Indian excavator operators, with the Karnataka State Construction Workers’ Federation, as well as the Tamil Nadu Construction Workers’ Federation. The meeting was set to improve condition and policies for excavator operators in India, so as t...


Excavator Company Joins Hacia 25/02/2008
The excavator manufacturer, New Holland Construction, has joined the HACIA. The HACIA, or Hispanic American Construction Industry Association works to support construction businesses which are owned by individuals belonging to minority groups, as well as construction businesses owned by women.

Members of the HACIA consist of other excavator manufacturers, as well as a variety of construction companies, and related firms. HACIA functions by increasing business links and contacts and h...


Excavator Removed From River 24/02/2008
An excavator ploughed into the Sugar River in New Hampshire in the USA last week. The excavator had been sent to assist in the removal of a skidder, which had already fallen into the river. The operator of the skidder was still on board when it became submerged in the river, though the driver was able to leave the incident with minor injuries.

The excavator has been removed by the largest crane in North Hampshire, and the whole removal procedure of the excavator took no longer than ...


Komatsu Increases Price Of Excavators 19/02/2008
The Japanese construction manufacturer, Komatsu Ltd is an industry-leader with regards to construction equipment, and is the world’s second largest manufacturer of earthmovers.

Komatsu has suggested that they will raise domestic prices for excavators and other such equipment as a result of rising steel costs in Japan. Prices on Komatsu construction equipment look set to affect Komatsu models of excavators and bulldozers, as well as other equipment.

The last time Komatsu r...


Leading Manufacturer Of Excavators Plans Chinese Expansion 08/02/2008
The global leading manufacturer of excavators has announced that it is considering expanding its operations in China, as well as other rapidly growing markets. It has been claimed by the manufacturer of excavators, Hitachi, that this may assist the company in withstanding a slowdown in global growth.

Globally, it would appear that there is an increased demand for excavators and other construction equipment and machinery, in that so many developing nations are implementing excavators ...


Caterpillar Sees Growth In Chinese Construction Ownership 02/02/2008
Leading excavator manufacturer Caterpillar has announced that it has acquired Shandong, a Chinese company also responsible for the manufacture of excavators. This was ensured through Caterpillar purchasing the remainder of the excavator company, after it already purchased a minority stake so as to support and encourage a growing Chinese customer base of Caterpillar excavators.

As a result of the financial move, Caterpillar as a manufacturer of excavators is now the owner of Shandong, n...


Backhoe Operator Dies After Falling Through Ice 02/02/2008
A backhoe operator has dies in Wisconsin after his backhoe loader fell through ice at a sand and gravel pit into approximately 12 feet of water. Despite the backhoe loader operator being transported by helicopter to a local hospital, he was sadly pronounced dead.

Before the accident involving the backhoe loader occurred, the operator of the backhoe loader had been attempting to shift a crane which had become frozen into the ground. Allegedly, the accident occurred when the backhoe op...


Jcb Launches New Mini Excavators 30/01/2008
Construction giant, JCB has launched a new range of mini excavators, including the 2t 8020, which JCB claims to be the biggest mini excavator on the market which can be towed by a crew cab vehicle. In addition to the mini excavator range by JCB, the manufacturer is set to release a 5.5 tonne mini-excavator, as well as a 6 tonne mini excavator which will be available in the options of zero tail swing and reduced tail swing models. The six tonne model arguably will see the creation of a new weight...


Kobelco Sk210lc Acera Mark 8 Excavator Wins Top Magazine Award 28/01/2008
The Kobelco SK210LC Acera Mark 8 excavator has been awarded the prestige of being included in the Top 50 Rollouts List in 2007 by ‘Better Roads’ magazine. The Kobelco SK210LC Acera Mark 8 excavator has seen an increase in enhanced pace and muscle, and this has led to the excavator receiving a warm welcome from customers and industry moguls alike.

The engine of the Kobelco SK210LC Acera Mark 8 excavator sees a 14 per cent increase in torque, over previous models. The excavator features ...


Hss Hire Ireland Is Largest Hire Company Of Kubota Mini Excavators 23/01/2008
The Irish construction vehicle hire company, HSS Hire Ireland has become the largest hire company offering customers the opportunity to rent Kubota Mini-Excavators. The HSS Hire Ireland company has a total of 48 Kubota construction vehicles, including 23 Kubota mini excavators. The company has large bases in Dublin and Belfast, as well as a company nationwide network of 24 branches and concessions. HSS Hire Ireland stocks the industry leading brand Kubota, and the cabbed mini excavators manufac...


India Set To Purchase Belarusian Dump Trucks And Mining Equipment 22/01/2008
There looks set to be increased trade between the nations of India and Belarus, with the countries already exchanging trade, predominantly in fertilizers. However, India’s ever-increasing role in the coal mining industry encourages the notion that they will begin to seek to trade with Belarus in equipment associated with the coal mining industry. For example, such equipment will include used trucks, dump trucks, heavy duty tyres and other such mining equipment and machinery. In addition, the p...


Dump Trucks Configured For A Variety Of Construction Needs 22/01/2008
Aside from the standard dump truck, consisting of a main chassis with an attached dump body, there are numerous varieties of dump truck, each constructed with different construction needs in mind.

Dump trucks are predominantly used for transporting loose construction material, and have a hydraulically charged dump truck body to allow, when in use, its contents to be deposited to the ground.

In the United Kingdom, dump trucks are often referred to as tippers and, unlike their ...


Health And Safety Executive Warns About Mobile Crane Safety 22/01/2008
January 2008 sees a warning from the British Health and Safety executive surrounding the implementation of mobile cranes. Employers are being told that safe installation systems are integral when installing mobile cranes to avoid dangerous situations and accidents.

It should be noted that this is not a warning restricted to British workplaces utilising mobile cranes. For example, the death of a young mobile crane operator in South Vancouver in Canada has seen a push for mobile crane ce...


Mobile Cranes In Florida Help Offload Two 5000,000 Pound Generators 21/01/2008
Two mobile cranes in Florida have ensured the smooth transition of two 500,000 generators, particularly impressive considering the move was completed by the mobile cranes from water to land. The cranes belonged to a mobile crane rental corporation based in Orlando, Florida. Although the company does not hold mobile cranes for sale, it owns a large fleet of mobile cranes and crawler crane available for rental purposes. The task reportedly took a day to complete, and demonstrates that the mobile c...


Modest Beginnings Of Indian Ace Mobile Crane Company 21/01/2008
Indian mobile crane company, Action Construction Equipment deals with a variety of construction technology. The humble beginnings of their recent management addition imply a passionate interest in construction technology, including, for example, tower and mobile cranes.
br> Recently, ACE has begun sourcing tower and mobile cranes from the company, Zoomlion, who typically deal with high end technology. The company successfully deals in mobile cranes, and has operating dealerships in Dubai, t...


Two Dump Trucks Collide In New Jersey, Usa 19/01/2008
Two dump trucks have been involved in a collision in New Jersey, causing closure of the local road, Route 508 for a number of hours. One of the dump trucks overturned, and while the other dump truck did not, both drivers of the dump trucks were required to visit hospital in nearby Newark. The driver of one of the dump trucks allegedly committed an illegal u-turn on the main road to visit a food vending stand. However, before the manoeuvre could be completed, the driver of the dump truck collid...


Dump Trucks Integral In London Reconstruction For The 2012 Olympics 18/01/2008
With the London 2012 Olympic Games fast approaching, it can be suggested that the Olympic Park area of Stratford is under immense change, causing people to be practically outnumbered by construction vehicles such as tippers and dump trucks.

Much work is required on the site to prepare it for the Olympic Games in 2012, as, it can be suggested, currently resembles a waste ground, as an arm of construction workers, armed with vehicles such as cranes and dump trucks, attempt to turn the la...


Plan To Certify A Mobile Crane Operator In British Columbia Sees Partnership Of Association 16/01/2008
Currently mobile crane operators in British Columbia are not required to have any relevant certification or qualifications to utilise mobile cranes in the workplace.

There have been plans to introduce a certification program of mobile crane operators, to champion health and safety issues surrounding mobile crane use and also to alleviate the number of potential dangers and risks related to the use of mobile crane operation. Recently, a young mobile crane operator was killed in South Va...


Jcb Mini Excavator And Excavator Million Dollar Us Army Contract 14/01/2008
The industry leading construction vehicle manufacturer, JCB, who are responsible for the manufacture of JCB excavators and mini excavators have, have declared that they have signed a multi-million dollar contract with the US army, to develop a pioneering, and innovative 60 mile per hour excavator, which will offer increased levels of speed and mobility in an excavator. The JCB excavator has been designed with increased pace, functionality and portability in mind, and looks set to be implemented...


Tackling The Alleged Shortage Of Mobile Cranes In South Western Usa 01/01/2008
It can be suggested that there is a shortage of cranes in the Southern California area, as well as across the south west region of the USA.

A new company, ‘Continental Crane’, is set to combat this shortage with the implementation of a business which offers tower cranes, crawler cranes and mobile cranes for sale. Additionally, certain models of the large fleet of ‘Continental Crane’ will be available for rent. The company is said to be of the receiving end of a regular monthly influx o...


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