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Volvo L250 For Heavy Duty Loading

The new L250G wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment fills the needs of the market for a machine in the 39-ton weight category. Designed to match the needs of on-highway trucks, the L250G is purpose-built to be a heavy-duty machine with plenty of power and features larger bucket sizes.

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Up to 15 Percent Fuel Savings

Consisting of a new torque converter with Lock Up and free wheel stator, Optishift is a new system that integrates the Volvo-patented Reverse-by-Braking (RBB) function – both significantly reducing fuel consumption together by up to 15 percent – as well as increasing operator comfort and driveline durability.

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Cat Hybrid Excavator Focuses on Fuel-Savings

The new Cat 336E H excavator centers on an innovative, fuel-saving “hydraulic hybrid” system that captures and reuses energy. The machine was given a proper introduction to the market at a special April product launch in Peoria, Ill., attended by Rock Products Assistant Editor Josephine Smith.

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DSC Marlin Dredges Deeper

The Marlin Class underwater pump mining dredge manufactured by DSC Dredge LLC is designed to meet the needs of deep mining and aggregate deposits by providing a more efficient tool for material excavation. Every Marlin Class dredge is specifically designed to handle a particular deposit – from sand and gravel to industrial minerals – to ensure maximum efficiency.

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