All Tracked Excavators Articles

Protoype machine from Hyundai
ConExpo sees preview of next generation while amphibious model and largest excavator are launched for North America
John Deere and Hitachi open Brazil factories
Manufacturers invested US$ 180 million to build new facilities, one of which is a stand-alone John Deere factory and the other a joint venture
Caterpillar showcases new ‘Built for China’ machines
Equipment manufacturer uses BICES exhibition in Beijing, China, as launch pad for new excavators and wheeled loader
Liugong to launch 70 tonne excavator
Construction equipment manufacturer plans to showcase the new 970E model at BICES
Shantui – Africa is instrumental to future
Speaking during Bauma Africa, vice president Cheng Zhaohong forecasts +10% growth in African equipment sales per year for next five years
JCB expects strong growth in African market
Manufacturer unveils a string of new machines for African market at Bauma Africa, forecasts construction equipment market will grow +50% by 2017
Production starts at SDLG Brazil
Volvo CE’s Chinese joint venture has started manufacturing excavators in new assembly hall within the Volvo facility in Pederneiras, São Paulo
Excavator efficiency drive
If there is a common theme in the excavator sector it is reducing running costs, and this is driving the use of new technologies to increase efficiency, cut fuel consumption and recover waste energy.
Doosan’s new 50 tonners
Two new 50 tonne class tracked excavators have been launched by Doosan
L&T buys out Komatsu JV in India
Indian partner will continue to make excavators in Bangalore, while Komatsu will focus on mining truck plant in Chennai.
Medium excavators from Hitachi
Two short tail swing machines launched at Bauma, along with extensions to the wheeled excavator range
Hidromek expands in Russia
Turkish construction machinery manufacturer expresses bullish market outlook
Earthmoving additions from Liebherr
New wheeled and tracked excavators, wheeled loaders and articulated dump truck on show at Bauma
Doosan showcases hybrid
Prototype 21.5 tonne tracked excavator is powered by diesel engine with electric motor
Caterpillar announces hybrid excavator
The first in a range of machines will be in the 36 tonne class, a departure from competitors’ models which focus on the 20 tonne segment.
Volvo introduces Tier 4 Interim Pipelayer
50 tonne lifting capacity machine can also swap booms to convert to standard excavator
Volvo breaks ground on Russian excavator factory
New US$ 52 million facility in Kaluga will supply 20 to 48 tonne excavtors to the Russian market.
Middle East and Africa targeted by Doosan
Crawler excavators and wheeled loaders intended for the Middle East and African markets revealed at Intermat.
Hitachi brings hybrid to Intermat
Japanese-built 20 tonne excavator on show in Europe for the first time
Two different worlds of earthmoving
Engine emission laws mean every manufacturer is renewing its range of earthmoving machines for Europe, Japan and the US. But the faster growth in emerging markets means there are new developments for these countries too.
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