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Hitachi, Immersive Technologies Renew Partnership

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd (HCM) renewed its exclusive partnership agreement with Immersive Technologies to provide it with continued access to HCM's proprietary engineering information and engineering staff. This will facilitate the ongoing development and support of the mining industries’ leading range of advanced equipment simulators, which are designed by Immersive for equipment operator training and workforce development.

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Dredge Features Modular Design For Portability

Available in either diesel or electric power, the DSC Shark Class cutter suction dredge features a conventional dredge-operating configuration with a modular design for ease of transportation. With standard discharge sizes ranging from 10 in. to 36 in. (250 mm to 900 mm), it is ideal for sand and gravel producers and construction contractors.

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Volvo Offers Fuel Efficiency Guarantee

Volvo Construction Equipment North America is backing its dedication to fuel efficiency with a Fuel Efficiency Guarantee program, available with purchase of applicable articulated haulers, wheel loaders and excavators through Dec. 31, 2013.

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Tier 4i-Compliant Terex Backhoe Loader Available

Powered by an electronic, Tier 4 interim Perkins 1204E-E44TA engine and an optional 4-speed servo power synchro transmission with automatic shifting, the 94-hp Terex TLB840 backhoe loader is now available in North America. Engineered to excel in digging, reaching, lifting and loading applications, North American customers will notice the TLB840 boasts high torque, powerful performance, as well as strong climbing and digging capabilities.

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Deere Expands Final Tier 4/Stage IV Engine

John Deere Power Systems introduced the PowerTechTM PWL 4.5L engine, which will meet Final Tier 4/Stage IV emissions regulations without a diesel particulate filter (DPF). The 63 kW to 104 kW (85 hp to 140 hp) engine was announced at bauma 2013 in Munich, and complements the John Deere lineup of Final Tier 4/Stage IV off-highway diesel engines rated 36 kW to 448 kW (48 hp to 600 hp) announced earlier.

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