Category Archives: Technology

Addressing the need for sharp workers

Addressing the need  for sharp workers

by Jeff Winke The scene is a busy mid-size construction contractor’s office where owner-operator Bill plops into his desk chair while thinking that he and his incredible crew need relief, need help.  “I’m gonna close my eyes for just a minute,” he promises before dozing into a familiar dream where he’s sifting through a stack […]

Kobelco demonstrates automated excavator with Engcon tiltrotator at Bauma

Kobelco demonstrates automated excavator with Engcon tiltrotator at Bauma

Engcon recently announced that, together with Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) and Leica Geosystems, it exhibited the world’s first tiltrotator-compatible excavator guidance system on a Kobelco SK210LC-10 excavator. The system combines the latest 3D Machine Control (3DMC) technology from Leica Geosystems with the leading tiltrotator technology from Engcon. Engcon, Kobelco and Leica Geosystems have […]

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new hydraulic excavators

Komatsu America Corp. introduces the new hydraulic excavators

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL – Komatsu America Corp. recently introduced the new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 Tier 4 final emissions certified hydraulic excavators.  These new EPA Tier 4 Final (T4F) certified models have SAA6D170E-7 engines with two Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filters (KDPF) that do not require DEF or an SCR system. The new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 feature […]

Redesigned G Series carries on 777 legacy with new tech

Redesigned G Series carries on 777 legacy with new tech

The new Cat® 777G off-highway truck builds on the legacy of performance, reliability and long-term durability established by 777 models since 1977, both in mining and large earthmoving applications. Rated payload for the new 777G is 98.4 tons (89.4 MT), with a standard-body volume (SAE 2:1) of 83.8 cubic yards (64.1 m3). The design of […]

CASE launches new series of small-frame vibratory rollers

CASE launches new series of small-frame vibratory rollers

New DV23D and DV26D Double Drum Rollers and DV23CD and DV26CD Combination Vibratory Rollers deliver productivity solutions for small- to mid-size paving applications. CASE Construction Equipment has announced a new series of small-frame vibratory rollers. Available in both double drum and combination (front drum with rear pneumatic tires) configurations, these compact rollers are easy to […]