Category Archives: Technology

Site Sim proves a little gem for garnet mine

by Brian O’Sullivan Keeping the family legacy alive is the job of Volvo CE-equipped Barton International, a garnet mining specialist that relies on Volvo Site Simulation to find the right equipment for the job. Just a few hours’ drive north of New York City, the Adirondack Mountains offer a tranquil respite for those looking to […]

New Command for loading remote control enhances safety and keeps 988K Wheel Loaders working

Cat® Command for loading enables line-of-sight remote control of Cat 988K Wheel Loaders. The new system reduces the risk of injury and enables production to continue by allowing safe operation of the loader in potentially hazardous environments. Command for loading is available as a retrofit kit for 988K machines in the field.

Volvo CE unveils fully electric compact excavator prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine — known as the EX2 — to industry specialists, policymakers, the media and academics at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit on Tuesday, May 16. The 100 percent electric compact excavator prototype delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced […]

John Deere, LHP Telematics collaborate to simplify data management for construction professionals

MOLINE, IL — In an effort to simplify data management and enhance job site productivity, John Deere and LHP Telematics — an industry leader in creating custom telematics solutions for the heavy equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM) marketplace and aftermarket construction fleets — are joining forces to further advance the proficiencies of John Deere WorkSight™ […]