Hitachi introduces its new Dash-5 excavators — the ZX470LC-5 (pictured), ZX670LC-5 and ZX870LC-5 — which feature greater horsepower combined with optimized hydraulics for bigger arm and bucket digging forces to move more material per gallon of fuel. The roomier cab has more side-to-side foot room and a larger door with more glass for better visibility to the side. The monitor displays images from the new rearview camera, which is mounted on the counterweight.
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Combining single-drum roller innovations with design features from its line of refuse compactors, Bomag offers its BC462EB soil compactor. Powered by a 255-hp Deutz diesel engine and four-wheel hydrostatic drive, the 51,000-pound BC462EB is engineered to provide the power, gradeability and traction to push, spread and compact soil for highways, bridges, dams and other medium- to large-scale dirt projects. The soil compactor features a sealed-frame design to protect drive-train components and keep debris from entering the frame or engine compartments.
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Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment
Doosan launches the new DA40 articulated dump truck, the first in a new family of Doosan ADTs offering increased engine power and torque, higher payloads, lower fuel consumption, enhanced operator comfort and faster travel speeds. Powered by a 6-cylinder interim Tier 4-compliant diesel engine with a gross power output of 500 hp at 2100 rpm, the new DA40 offers a 10-percent increase in engine power compared with the previous MT41 model. The new transmission offers eight forward and four reverse speeds.
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Powered by a Tier 4 interim-compliant Scania DC9 370-hp engine, the new Terex TA300 Generation 9 articulated truck is designed to keep productivity levels high, fuel consumption low and cycle times short. The TA300 has a maximum payload of 30 tons, a body dump cycle time of 20 seconds and a 22.9-cubic-yard heaped-capacity body. The truck is also equipped with a ZF fully automatic manual-override transmission and retarder with six forward gears and three reverse gears. It is suited for quarrying, mining, construction and road maintenance.
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The SD52-5 crawler bulldozer is a high-efficiency and high-power earthmoving machine designed and developed by Shantui. With more than 390 kW, 520 hp and high fuel efficiency it is designed for large-scale projects.
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Volvo Construction Equipment
The new Volvo F-Series articulated haulers are equipped with Volvo D11, D13 and D16 Tier 4i engines featuring Volvo Advanced Combustion Technology, which provides the engine with high torque at low revolutions to improve fuel efficiency, reduce noise levels and increase engine life. The F-Series also features Volvo's exclusive Automatic Traction Control. In normal mode, ATC selects fuel-saving 6 ×4 drive and only engages 6×6 drive when the operating conditions call for it, increasing productivity with minimal fuel consumption.
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Komatsu America Corp. introduces the PC390LC-10 hydraulic excavator. With a flywheel horsepower of 257 hp, the PC390LC-10 is powered by a Komatsu SAAD114E-5 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified. With an operating weight of 89,072 pounds, the PC390LC-10 features improved hydraulic efficiency, improved operator comfort, simplified maintenance to extend component life, and a large undercarriage design that significantly increases lift capacity. A new high-resolution 7-inch monitor features enhanced capabilities and displays information in 25 languages for global support.
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The new Cat 349E hydraulic excavator features a 396-net hp Cat C13 ACERT engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The new 349E delivers more engine and hydraulic horsepower than its 345D predecessor while consistently averaging five-percent improved fuel efficiency in typical applications. Features of the 349E include the engine idle shutdown setting, which allows the user to select how long the machine is permitted to idle before shutting down, and isochronous speed control — a system that maintains constant engine speed, regardless of load.
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The new Gradall XL 4100 IV hydraulic excavator features the new AutoDrive system with an automatic transmission, making it easy to drive between jobsites. The six-speed Allison transmission uses push-button controls in the undercarriage truck cab so that users can select either the Gradall, Deere or SAE joystick pattern. The new XL 4100 IV models introduce a new high-visibility yellow paint scheme with red and black accents, replacing the grey scheme with red and black accents previously available.
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Kobelco Construction Machinery introduces three new full-size, high-performance excavators. The new Kobelco Mark 9 SK260-9 (pictured), SK295-9 and SK350-9 feature an upgrade to the company's intelligent hydraulics and introduce a new Economy power mode as well as a selective catalytic reduction emission solution. Operating weights range from 59,524 to 80,909 pounds and dig depths range from 23 feet to 24 feet, 10 inches. The three new models deliver 181, 197 and 269 hp, respectively.
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John Deere Forestry & Construction expands its new Interim Tier 4-certified G Series hydraulic excavator line with three new models. Weighing in at 47 metric tons, the 470G LC (pictured) is a 367-hp unit designed for large commercial excavating projects and roadbuilding. The 67-metric ton 463-hp 670G LC and the 87-metric-ton 532-hp 870G LC are suited for mass excavating or truck-loading applications. By using the LCD monitor's rotary control, operators have quick access to operating information such as engine rpm and oil temperature, and they can easily check maintenance intervals, adjust cab temperature, tune the radio and select work modes.
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The new Case CX250C (pictured), CX300C and CX350C full-size excavators replace models in the company's B Series line. The new models feature Tier 4 interim-certified cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology designed to burn cleaner while delivering improved horsepower. The three new models deliver 177, 207 and 266 net hp, respectively. The new Case Intelligent Hydraulic System technology reduces total fuel consumption and improves performance, the maker says. Boom Economy Control lowers engine rpms during the boom down and swing operation, while the Auto Economy Control lowers rpms when the joysticks are inactive.
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