Autocar Debuts One BADASS Dump Truck

When you trademark “BADASS” to describe your line of trucks, you better be able to back it up. Autocar LLC, the manufacturer of North America’s oldest line of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks, upholds the 120-year tradition with its latest offering – the Autocar DC-64D Dump Truck, the fourth iteration of Autocar’s DC-64 severe-duty Class 8 line.

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Komatsu Articulated Dump Truck is Tier 4 Final

Komatsu America Corp offers its HM400-5 articulated dump truck. Featuring a net 469 hp (350 kW), the HM400-5 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D140E-7 engine that is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified. Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final engines are built on the solid foundation inaugurated in 1996 with the introduction of Komatsu’s Tier 1 engines. This new articulated dump truck leverages…

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Metal/Nonmetal Sector Suffers 17th Fatality

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), on August 2, 2014, a 53-year-old plant operator with 25 years of experience was killed at a sand and gravel plant. The victim was working under the raised bed of a dump truck when the wooden block supporting the load suddenly failed, allowing the bed to fall…

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Komatsu Offers Articulated Truck

Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final engines are built on the solid foundation inaugurated in 1996 with the introduction of Komatsu’s Tier 1 engines. This new articulated dump truck leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation by delivering a more environmentally friendly engine that provides high levels of performance while reducing fuel consumption and operating costs, the company said. With a 30.9-ton…

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World’s Largest Two-Axle All-Wheel-Drive Mining Truck

The Belaz-75710 is reportedly the world’s largest mining two-axle all-wheel-drive dump truck. With weight-carrying capacity of 450 metric tons, the new vehicle rolled out of the BelAZ plant in late 2013 is being field tested as the biggest machine of its class with a record-breaking capacity. To suit the needs of the gigantic haul truck, Siemens developed a unique AC…

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