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John Deere Debuts WorkSight Fuel Advantage Program

39 JD 150John Deere is building upon its suite of technology solutions and leveraging dealers’ consultation capabilities with the introduction of the John Deere WorkSight Fuel Advantage program. Eligible on 47 pieces of construction equipment, the program features fuel consumption commitments, quarterly reports designed to help contractors improve efficiency, and an incentive to utilize the John Deere dealer as a consultative partner.

 

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Cat Offers Remote Operator Station for Dozing

44 Cat 150The new Remote Operator Station for Dozing, part of Cat MineStar Command for dozing, provides a safe, comfortable environment removed from the active dozing area. The station itself is modeled on the actual cab of the machine, with all ergonomic controls, alarms and features operating just as they do in the dozer. The system can be equipped for line-of-sight operation or for tele-remote operation with the addition of video feeds from the site and optional video and audio feeds from the dozer.

 

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Doosan Upgrades Crawler Excavator

35 Doosan 150The 129-net-hp Doosan DX180LC-5 crawler excavator has been added to the Tier 4-compliant lineup, featuring improved performance, operator comfort, fuel economy and jobsite durability, according to the company. The model replaces the interim Tier 4 (iT4) DX180LC-3 crawler excavator.

 

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Komatsu Parallel Link Undercarriage System Cuts Costs

44 PLUS 150Komatsu America Corp. introduced the addition of its “highly successful” Parallel Link Undercarriage System (PLUS) rotating bushing undercarriage option to the D85EX/PX-18 dozer.

 

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Volvo Crawler Excavator Has New Features

33 Volvo 150The new EC160E crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment is designed with a range of new features that boost fuel efficiency without sacrificing power. Incorporating a Volvo Tier 4 Final D4 engine, the EC160E boasts an 8 percent improvement in fuel efficiency, and 5 percent improvements in tractive force and engine power compared to previous-generation models.

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