New Komatsu Haul Truck Built for Aggregate

Komatsu’s HD1500-8E0 rigid frame off-highway haul truck is purpose-built for mining, quarry and aggregate applications, according to the company. Delivering performance with a 1,580 gross hp (1180 kW), Tier 4 final Komatsu SDA16V159E-3 engine, the HD1500-8E0 helps drive high levels of productivity. The redesigned cab, combined with a MacPherson strut-type and hydropneumatic suspension, gives operators the smooth and comfortable ride…

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MSHA Reports 27th Fatality

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on Sept. 21, a 68-year-old contract truck driver with 20 years of experience was fatally injured at Bonito Pit, Valencia County, N.M., while operating a haul truck. The victim was found lying in front of his truck near the edge of a haul road. The truck was upright and in the opposite direction…

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Receive Actionable Intelligence With Trimble Insight

Trimble Insight draws data from Trimble Loadrite loader, excavator, haul truck and conveyor belt scale sensors into centralized cloud storage. Using administrator customization for machine names, geofenced load/dump and stockpile locations, Insight calculates production metrics. The Scheduler aligns the production data according to your shifts and modes, notifications identify issues and then dashboards present actionable insights.

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