Author: Heavy Hunt

  1. In-Depth Report: Telehandlers For Hoisting & Material Handling

    In-Depth Report: Telehandlers For Hoisting & Material Handling Telehandlers excel at moving materials to hard-to-access areas on job sites, whether deep into a building site, over obstructions, or up high. In this in-depth report, we focus on the use of telehandlers for hoisting and material handling on job sites, including which type of telehandler is best-suited to these uses, when it is ideal to use a Read more...
  2. Connell’s Construction Brings Canada Its First Liebherr PR 716 G8 Dozer

    Connell’s Construction Brings Canada Its First Liebherr PR 716 G8 Dozer At Bauma 2016, Liebherr unveiled its new crawler dozer model, the PR 716, which became the successor of the PR 714 model. Four years later, Liebherr launched its generation 8 crawler dozers, including the newest iteration of the 716 model, the PR 716 G8. This new generation of crawler dozers feature many developments in operator comfort, grading Read more...
  3. Ritchie Bros. Finishes Six-Day Edmonton Auction With Over CA $204 Million Of Equipment Sold

    Ritchie Bros. Finishes Six-Day Edmonton Auction With Over CA $204 Million Of Equipment Sold Ritchie Bros. has conducted its largest Canadian equipment auction of 2022, selling over 11,000 equipment items and trucks for over 1,600 consignors in Edmonton, Alberta, and generating over 204 million (U.S. $158M) in gross transaction value. "There was a lot of excitement in the market for our spring Edmonton auction, with many customers quick Read more...
  4. Cat Launches Three New Compact Wheel Loader Models

    Cat Launches Three New Compact Wheel Loader Models Cat has launched three new compact wheel loader models, the 906, 907 and 908, replacing the M-Series iterations that debuted back in 2015. The new models boast a reengineered operator’s station, leveraging exclusive Cat technologies to improve operator experience and provide larger wheel loader model comfort on a smaller platform. Featuring the Read more...
  5. Boosting Speed, Power & Visibility: Bobcat's New TL723, TL923 Telehandlers

    Boosting Speed, Power & Visibility: Bobcat's New TL723, TL923 Telehandlers Two new models join Bobcat’s R-Series telehandler lineup, the TL723 and the TL923. Combining speed and power for lifting, stacking, backfilling and reaching, the machines feature redesigned cabs, turbo-charged Tier 4 Final engines and easy-to-access service points. The 17,155-pound TL723 has a max lift height of 22 feet 10 inches and a 3,308- Read more...
  6. Kubota Opens R&D Centre To Expand North America-Based Innovation

    Kubota Opens R&D Centre To Expand North America-Based Innovation Kubota North America Corporation has opened a new 280-acre research and development centre in the state of Georgia to meet the needs of North American customers. Kubota has invested more than $85 million to bring the new facility online and will open with 70 engineering and technical employees and grow to nearly 200 employees over the next five Read more...
  7. Doosan -7 Series Mini-excavators Now Available

    Doosan -7 Series Mini-excavators Now Available After a preview in late 2021, the mini-excavators are now at dealerships across North America. Designed to be more rugged and comfortable to use, Doosan's telematics platform comes standard in -7 Series models. Doosan's newest mini-excavators are finally available at dealerships across the United States and Canada. The new mini-excavator line was Read more...
  8. Takeuchi Bolsters Excavator Offering With New 15-Tonne Model

    Takeuchi Bolsters Excavator Offering With New 15-Tonne Model The TB2150R offers three working modes—ECO, Standard, and High Altitude—allowing operators to match the working mode to their specific application. Additionally, the hydraulic system includes three standard auxiliary circuits with the primary or high-flow circuit capable of delivering up to 59.2 gpm. The second auxiliary circuit can deliver up Read more...
  9. Hyundai’s Largest Loader: The New HL980A Gets Host Of Upgrades

    Hyundai’s Largest Loader: The New HL980A Gets Host Of Upgrades Hyundai rolled out its new HL980A recently at World of Asphalt, representing the company’s largest wheel loader. The loader weighs 69,120 pounds and has a 7.3-cubic-yard bucket capacity. It features a 351-horsepower Cummins X12 engine, which is new for the HL980. The engine is designed to be lighter yet increase torque. It meets Tier 4 Final Read more...
  10. Volvo Starts Work On New, Future-Focused Tech And Training Center

    Volvo Starts Work On New, Future-Focused Tech And Training Center Volvo Construction Equipment broke ground April 6 on a new $6.4 million technician training center at the company’s North American headquarters in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Fittingly, they used a Volvo ECR25, an electric compact excavator with zero emissions, to help with the digging. Scheduled to open in 2023, the facility will host in-person Read more...

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