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Cat wheeled excavator enables more efficient working

This brief job story shows how some of the features of Cat's wheeled excavators, such as quick in-cab attachment switching, are benefiting local government departments in the USA.

October 2017



Komatsu D51-24 walkaround

Komatsu has just released this new video giving a full walkaround of one of its D51-24 dozers. The range was launched earlier this year at ConExpo 2017, but this is the first time you can get a full visual run down of all the key features.

October 2017



Hyster container handlers in Hamburg

Watch the video to see Hyster's empty container handlers in action in and around Hamburg, Germany. Ranging from eight to 11 tons capacity, there are nine models available in the H8XM-EC6 - H11XM-ECD9 series. This includes four single container handlers for up to eight high and five double container handlers for up to nine high.

October 2017



The capabilities of the Hitachi ZW370-6

The ZW370-6 wheel loader from Hitachi features a double Z-bar linkage, heavy-duty box frame and low-mounted lift arm cylinder. In total, the machine now has 30% more traction for better uphill movement and fuel consumption has been reduced by the redesigned axles, which reduces energy loss.

October 2017



Managing boundaries remotely with John Deere

Watch the video for a detailed guide of John Deere's web-based Operations Center. It explains how to adjust field tracks and boundaries, create section control, manage multiple vehicles and other functions remotely through the data collected and analyzed.

October 2017



A crane for the city from Demag

Watch the video to see Demag reveal details of a new crane it has developed specifically for urban areas. The AC45 city, with its short base boom, is designed to operate in narrow or low-ceiling environments.

October 2017



Makeover for Liebherr's 75,000th excavator

Liebherr has delivered its 75,000th excavator and to commemorate the occasion, the 918 Compact Litronic wheeled excavator received a special graffiti design by artist Claudia Walde, aka MadC.

October 2017



Keeping a straight line with Claas

Watch the video to see how Claas's DISCO 9200 C AS can mow on slopes or uneven ground and still maintain consistent swaths, without leaving material behind. This is achieved by manually adjusting the ground pressure and belt speeds of the mowing units to the conditions faced.

October 2017



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