Cat 990K Aggregate Handler Boosts Wheel Loader Production

Caterpillar introduced the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25 percent payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K, the new Aggregate Handler enables customers to load trucks and railcars faster and to move more material in load-and-carry and stockpile management tasks. The Cat 990K Aggregate Handler has a…

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Komatsu Introduces WA480-8 Wheel Loader

Komatsu America Corp. introduced its new WA480-8 wheel loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emissions regulations-compliant engine, this latest addition to the wheel loader family combines higher production with lower fuel costs, improved operator comfort and enhanced serviceability. New operator-friendly design features include the optional advanced joystick steering system (AJSS), which eliminates the steering wheel, and with…

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Which Loader has the Highest Retained Value?

EquipmentWatch, which provides data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, announced the finalists for the 2nd annual Highest Retained Value Awards. The awards recognize manufacturers in 28 heavy equipment categories – spanning the construction, agriculture and lift/access manufacturing sectors – for products that show the highest retained value over the last five years. The finalists in the Large…

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Cat Updates 992K Wheel Loader

Designed to lower fuel costs and increase operating efficiency, the recently updated Cat 992K Wheel Loader features Caterpillar’s Economy Mode operation. With the new On-Demand Throttle arrangement, the 992K automatically manages engine speed, combining the efficiency of a manual throttle with ergonomic throttle lock operation. Caterpillar performance studies have shown the 992K reduces fuel consumption by as much as 21…

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Adds HL955TM Wheel Loader

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas introduced the Hyundai HL955TM wheel loader, the newest addition to its HL900 series of Tier 4 Final-compliant wheel loaders. The HL955TM joins a family of six other Hyundai HL900 wheel loader models the company began introducing in 2015 to U.S. and Canadian markets. The new model was among more than 20 Hyundai construction machines on display…

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Komatsu Introduces WA600-8 Wheel Loader

Komatsu America Corp. introduced the new WA600-8 wheel loader. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, the loader combines an enhanced lockup torque converter function and SmartLoader logic to achieve low fuel consumption and high travel speeds. By optimizing control of engine power, and improving power train and hydraulic efficiency, the WA600-8 consumes up to 13 percent less…

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