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Volvo Subsidiary Shandong Lingong Loaders Hit Market

Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., announced that it will introduce its SDLG branded equipment to customers in North America. The company, a subsidiary of Volvo Construction Equipment, will enter the North American market in the second half of 2013 by launching two models from its popular range of wheel loaders, the LG938L – a 2.4 cu. yd. (1.8 cu. m) loader with a rated load of 3 tons, and the LG959 – a 4.0 cu. yd. (3.1 cu. m) loader with a rated load of 5 tons.

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Komatsu Dash-10 Excavator Has Environmentally Friendly Engine

Komatsu America Corp. offers the PC138USLC-10 tight-tail-swing hydraulic excavator for operations that need a machine to work in tight spaces in and around plant equipment. With an operating weight range of 31,791 - 32,628 lb. (14,420 - 14,800 kg), the PC138USLC-10’s short tail swing radius makes it an ideal machine for confined work areas. The EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified machine is the newest addition to Komatsu’s Dash-10 excavator line up.

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Caterpillar Global Mining Forms Alliance with Seeing Machines

Caterpillar Global Mining entered into an alliance agreement with Seeing Machines Limited to deliver and support operator fatigue monitoring technology through Cat Dealers. Seeing Machines, headquartered in Canberra, Australia, has developed fatigue monitoring systems using patented eye and head tracking technology to detect operator fatigue and distraction and to alert the mine controller and the machine operator.

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Road Institute Schedule Announced

Volvo Construction Equipment announced the course schedule for Road Institute. The training sessions, which provide industry professionals with hands-on learning opportunities in paving and compaction, will kick off its 49th year in October.

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Komatsu Launches Its First Intelligent Machine

Komatsu America Corp. introduced the D61EXi/PXi-23, Komatsu’s first intelligent Machine Control model to the North American market. Thanks to its first fully automatic blade control, the D61i-23 dozer can perform not only finish grading, which has been possible with conventional Machine Control, but also rough dozing.

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