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Cat Offers Remote Operator Station for Dozing

44 Cat 150The new Remote Operator Station for Dozing, part of Cat MineStar Command for dozing, provides a safe, comfortable environment removed from the active dozing area. The station itself is modeled on the actual cab of the machine, with all ergonomic controls, alarms and features operating just as they do in the dozer. The system can be equipped for line-of-sight operation or for tele-remote operation with the addition of video feeds from the site and optional video and audio feeds from the dozer.

 

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Komatsu Parallel Link Undercarriage System Cuts Costs

44 PLUS 150Komatsu America Corp. introduced the addition of its “highly successful” Parallel Link Undercarriage System (PLUS) rotating bushing undercarriage option to the D85EX/PX-18 dozer.

 

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Volvo Crawler Excavator Has New Features

33 Volvo 150The new EC160E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is designed with a range of new features that boost fuel efficiency without sacrificing power. Incorporating a Volvo Tier 4 Final D4 engine, the EC160E boasts an 8 percent improvement in fuel efficiency, and 5 percent improvements in tractive force and engine power compared to previous-generation models.

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Doosan Upgrades Crawler Excavator

35 Doosan 150The 129-net-hp Doosan DX180LC-5 crawler excavator has been added to the Tier 4-compliant lineup, featuring improved performance, operator comfort, fuel economy and jobsite durability, according to the company. The model replaces the interim Tier 4 (iT4) DX180LC-3 crawler excavator.

 

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BorgWarner K32 Durospeed Fan Drive for Severe Duty

45 BWi 150A new two-speed drive from BorgWarner is specifically designed to deliver reliable cooling for construction and other severe operating conditions. While on/off fan drive models offer durability and fuel efficiency for over-the-road applications, BorgWarner engineers note, the K32 DuroSpeed suits severe service vehicles by significantly reducing fan engagements – boosting reliability and lowering noise. The clutch can be used in on/off-road or off-road vehicles with up to 32-in. diameter cooling fans.

 

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