Rock Products - The Leading Voice of the Aggregate Industries.

Komatsu Launches Intelligent Machine Control Excavator

LH-Komatsu-150Komatsu America introduced the PC210LCi-10 intelligent Machine Control excavator to the North American market at a special event held at Komatsu Training and Demo Center in Cartersville, Ga. The event was attended by Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith, the only aggregates industry editor on-hand for the event.

Read more: Komatsu Launches Intelligent Machine Control Excavator

Doosan Telematics Package Now Standard

In response to greater demand for machine-to-machine communication, machine intelligence and remote equipment monitoring, Doosan has introduced an upgraded telematics package for its heavy equipment including excavators, wheel loaders and articulated dump trucks. The new system is called Doosan Telematics, and will be standard on all Doosan equipment, except for DX63-3 and DX85R-3 compact excavators.

 

Read more: Doosan Telematics Package Now Standard

Volvo Crawler Excavator Focuses on Fuel

Volvo150The new Volvo EC350E crawler excavator is an exceptionally productive machine that lowers operating costs through reduced fuel consumption and simple maintenance requirements in general applications, according to the company. Powered by a Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant Volvo D13 engine, the EC350E delivers powerful digging and breakout forces alongside reduced emissions and up to a 9 percent improvement in fuel efficiency.

Read more: Volvo Crawler Excavator Focuses on Fuel

New Cat Wheel Loaders Boost Performance, Fuel Efficiency

LH-CAT-150The new Cat 950M and 962M wheel loaders – powered by a Cat C7.1 ACERT engine meeting Tier 4 Final emissions standards – significantly more powerful than their K-Series predecessors and deliver 10 percent better fuel efficiency, according to the company.

Read more: New Cat Wheel Loaders Boost Performance, Fuel Efficiency

Cat Wheel Dozer Delivers Efficient Productivity, Long-Term Durability

CAT150The new Cat 824K Wheel Dozer builds on the solid performance of predecessor models with engineering refinements in its power train, operator station and structures, and in features that enhance safety, serviceability and machine management. With a net power rating of 405 hp and a maximum operating weight of 74,966 lb., the 824K is available with six blade configurations ranging in capacity from 6.6 to 21.1 cu. yd. to customize it for production dozing, stockpile dozing or cleanup work.

Read more: Cat Wheel Dozer Delivers Efficient Productivity, Long-Term Durability