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Making The CASE

CASE's Jim Hasler spoke at a special ConExpo-ConAggMarch 4, 2014 - CASE's Jim Hasler spoke at a special ConExpo-ConAgg media event, stressing that the company's intuitive technology, product support, serviceability and maintenance approach is driving its global expansion. Hasler noted that its service and distribution excellence provides its customers with an unparalleled advantage. 

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Komatsu Kicks into Gear

Komatsu America, at a ConExpo-Con/AggMarch 4, 2014 – Komatsu America, at a ConExpo-Con/Agg press conference, featured its CEO and Chaiman Rod Schrader and Rich Smith, vice president of the Information Communication Technology Business Division and Product Marketing. Both speakers highlighted Komatsu’s theme of “Innovative, Intelligent, Integrated.” 

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Metso Gets Crushing

Metso Minerals debuted its LT220D Lokotrack crusher March 4, 2014 - Metso Minerals debuted its LT220D Lokotrack crusher at a special event at ConExpo-Con/Agg. The crusher is a mobile cone and screener in one unit. The easily transportable machine features a centrifugal conveyor and a Caterpillar diesel engine, as well as a ST4.8 screen. The company says it offers +300 hours of more effective production time than a typical portable plant over the course of a year.

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Drilling Down

Atlas Copco introduced new T-WiZ 60 at ConExpo-Con/Agg. March 4, 2014 – Atlas Copco introduced new T-WiZ 60 at ConExpo-Con/Agg. The new drill string, with its combination of T-WiZ Speedrods and T-WiZ shank adapters, offers up to 30 percent longer service life providing fewer rod changes and more productivity per shift, according to the company.

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Cat Calls

Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014March 4, 2014 - At Caterpillar's corporate press conference CEO Douglas Oberhelman gave an update on the company with a special emphasis on the company's Tier 4 progress, the Cat Connect technology push and some of the new products the company is exhibiting at the show. He also emphasized sustainability and how the company's global footprint can benefit producers and contractors.

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