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Apr 23, 2021
Liebherr adds to crawler excavator range

Liebherr adds to crawler excavator range

The Liebherr Group has announced a newcomer to its stable of crawler excavators. The R 928 G8 model rounds off the company’s current range of Generation 8 crawler excavators. “It is characterised by high drawbar pull, excellent load-bearing capacity and a large bucket,” Liebherr said. “Its optimised weight also makes it easier to solve earlier transport… ...

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Apr 14, 2021
Big Cats of the coalfields up for grabs

Big Cats of the coalfields up for grabs

Pickles Mining is holding five auctions featuring about $10 million worth of equipment from BMA’s Bowen Basin operations and from Whitehaven Coal. Pickles Mining general manager Steve Wall said the auction house was shifting a large quantity of Caterpillar machinery for Whitehaven, including more than 20 haul trucks, as it switched its fleet to to… ...

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Apr 10, 2021
Two quiet achievers join Liebherr excavator range

Two quiet achievers join Liebherr excavator range

Liebherr has released two new electric crawler excavators for mine and quarry extraction. Liebherr said the R 976-E electric crawler excavator and the R 980 SME-E were not just converted diesel machines. The excavators and their electric power system were designed and produced entirely by Liebherr. The machines weigh 90 and 100 tonnes respectively and… ...

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Apr 08, 2021
Kobelco releases 37-tonne short radius excavator

Kobelco releases 37-tonne short radius excavator

Kobelco Construction Machinery Australia has launched the SK380SRLC – a Japanese manufactured 37-tonne excavator with a short radius design. The company describes the SK380SRLC as the heaviest limited tailswing excavator in the market to enter the 35-tonne class, bringing excellent lifting and digging performance to tight access worksites. “Considering the high level of infrastructure and resident...

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Apr 01, 2021
Liebherr launches new mobile construction crane

Liebherr launches new mobile construction crane

Liebherr has introduced a new compact taxi crane to its range, boasting optimal reach and quick deployment. The new MK 73-3.1 mobile construction crane is the smallest in Liebherr’s mobile construction crane family and complements the crane series comprising the MK 88-4.1 and MK 140. The company says the compact three-axle crane is the answer to… ...

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Mar 25, 2021
Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne-based company SEA Electric has kicked off commercial production of electric trucks. Two SEA Electric-badged vehicles, the SEA 300 and SEA 500, based on the Hino 500 Series and Hino 300 Series models, are now available for purchase. The trucks are assembled from semi knocked down (SKD) kits, complete with a fully integrated SEA-Drive power-system… ...

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Feb 12, 2021
Komatsu mining truck with emissions-busting tech

Komatsu mining truck with emissions-busting tech

Komatsu has commissioned the first Tier 4 Final version of its 930E-5 ultra-class mining truck in Australia. The emission control technology, which meets the most stringent North American and EU emissions regulations, has been adopted by Komatsu Australia to meet a client’s specific operational needs. Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final compliant 930E-5 incorporates an on-board after-treatment… ...

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Feb 05, 2021
Demag adds new all-terrain crane to its range

Demag adds new all-terrain crane to its range

The new Demag AC 80‑4 offers versatility, with its 60m main boom and compact design. The company says the launch of the new model was prompted by the success of its previous 80-tonne crane, the AC 80-2. “The worldwide success that this model had showed that there’s significant interest in a crane with this kind… ...

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Feb 02, 2021
Titan 3330 brings loads of help for haul fleet

Titan 3330 brings loads of help for haul fleet

CR Digital has launched a new Titan 3330 load haul optimisation system for wheel loaders, following on from the product developed for hydraulic excavators and shovels. By providing truck payload measurements in real-time, the Titan 3330 system enables operators to load trucks more accurately, increasing the average payload per truck, without increasing major overloads. Cr… ...

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