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2009-04-30
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With a foundation in hybrid road vehicles, Toyota has ventured into off-highway applications for its hybrid system with a new concept lift truck. The vehicle uses similar technology to that found in hybrid cars, while matching the performance aspects of traditional lift trucks that use an internal-combustion engine.
2009-03-06
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Several Southeast Asian countries use live elephants to collect fallen trees. In Finland, they prefer large machines such as Ponsse's largest forwarder named the Elephant. Available in six- and eight-wheel layouts, the Elephant can collect prepared logs in all terrains and conditions.
2009-03-06
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John Deere has released two new hybrid fairway mowers for the golf industry. The reels, previously powered by hydraulics that risked leaking on the greens, are now electric, giving quieter, more efficient performance.
2009-03-05
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A small new indoor aerial platform from Genie, the GRC-12, handles tight spaces to assist in construction and remodeling projects.
2009-03-05
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The T275A from Rayco is a brush removal and stump grinding machine designed for site preparation. With two primary attachments, it removes even the largest obstacles, saving expensive removal of wood waste.
2009-03-06
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Two new telehandlers from Cat, the TH406 and TH407, offer versatility with many attachments for applications as varied as agriculture and construction. Four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering enable the new models to move easily in tight and difficult conditions.
2009-03-06
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The latest Boart Longyear drill rig combines a patent-pending mast with a stable tracked crawler base for varied applications.
2009-03-05
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The newest in Volvo's line of short-swing excavators, the ECR305CL is comparable in performance to standard-overhang configurations but can work in narrow confines and takes up just a single road lane for flexibility on the job.
2009-05-11
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The Ford 8N, mass produced after World War II, revolutionized the farming industry. As a nod to the past, New Holland has introduced a tractor that pays homage to the original, the 8N Boomer.
2009-05-12
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Takeuchi, a long-time manufacturer of compact excavators, released a new model at the Intermat show, the TB228.
2009-05-11
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A new, highly maneuverable crane from Grove uses tight dimensions and adjustable steering settings to access tight places in urban environments.
2009-05-11
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Still a computer-based concept, the Fenix is a think-outside-the-box solution to the logistical and equipment difficulties that come with road paving. Using pods of asphalt mix and incorporating several features into one machine, the Fenix raises new ideas to solve an ongoing problem.
2009-05-12
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Case CE unveiled a prototype hybrid material-handling excavator at Intermat that uses a diesel engine for ground movement and hydraulic power but also includes a generator and capacitors to store otherwise wasted energy and provide support to the diesel.
2009-05-12
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Compact size allows for ease of transport and access to tight areas for the new Hitachi ZX14-3 excavator. Several cab options and refined track design make it usable for light construction and rental markets.
2009-05-12
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A large new milling machine from Wirtgen combines maneuverability, single-person operation, and a comprehensive control system that reduces operator input by up to 50%.
2009-05-12
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After 10 months of sales on the Japanese market, Komatsu's PC200-8 hybrid excavator is now available in other markets. Working with a generator, capacitors, and an electric motor, the diesel is kept at low rpm and augmented with bursts of power captured from the slowing of the upper structure swing cycle.
2009-05-12
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A concept diesel-electric hybrid vehicle debuted by Mecalac at Intermat is said to offer a 25% savings in consumption over the standard model, as well as reduced emissions and noise.
2008-07-20
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Seeking to improve their lighter composite drum, McNeilus sets about eliminating small problems to enhance performance.
2008-07-10
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The entirely new Caterpillar D7E contains more advances than just a new electric drivetrain. The ability to start from scratch eliminated some common annoyances that plague older designs.
2008-07-25
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Surface mining equipment is designed for durability and large payloads, and the new Komatsu HD605-7 is no exception. Developed with efficiency in mind, the truck offers mechanical and electronic improvements over the previous version.
2008-07-21
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In an effort to speed up bulldozing applications, John Deere has released an entirely new product that takes the best aspects from tracked tractors and combines them with the capabilities of a standard dozer. Called the 764 high-speed dozer (HSD), the new machine is freed from the limitations associated with standard dozers.
2008-07-24
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To meet the apparent demand for massive machinery, New Holland has unveiled the CR9080, the largest combine harvester available in North America.
2008-07-25
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Mack trucks have long been known for their abilities in rough service use. The military has used the M-123 for many years. The new Titan model, designed for heavy transport and construction applications, is the most powerful truck in Mack’s 108-year history.
2008-07-24
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The new Bomag MPH125 recycler and stabilizer prepares ground for new construction projects as well as shreds old roads for repaving.
2008-07-25
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Tracked excavators are stable and powerful enough for almost any project. Rental agencies especially like small models that can be profitable pieces of equipment. With the market in place, Wisconsin-based Wacker has launched five new compact tracked excavators.
2008-07-25
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Sakai, the self-proclaimed “Masters of Compaction,” has introduced a new series of dirt rollers to further its product lineup. Designed for compacting large areas, the SV510-III series machines are single-drum compactors with pneumatic tires at the rear.
2008-07-28
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The heavy-duty QSX engine from Cummins has been revamped to displace 16 L, and will be available with a fully integrated air intake to exhaust aftertreatment system to meet EPA Tier 4 Interim and European Stage IIIB off-highway emissions regulations in January 2011.
2008-09-04
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The Western Star 6900XD is a purpose-built truck, and when combined with a J&J body, is a formidable workhorse designed for the mining market.
2008-11-04
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A new skid-steer from Thomas marks growth in the market for lighter-duty equipment. A Kubota four-cylinder diesel provides the power for this small yet efficient machine.
2008-11-07
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John Deere has expanded its excavator line with two new models, both wheeled, to be able to better meet the needs of their customers.
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