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Specifying an Excavator

55-LH-150Whether you’re mining on the mountains, at a quarry or underground, matching the proper excavator to the project is critical to achieving maximum productivity at the lowest cost per ton.

 

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John Deere Dozers Boast More Power, Increased Fuel Efficiency

JohnDeere-150John Deere 750K and 850K Crawler Dozers not only meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards, but also incorporate value-enhancing features such as EcoMode and an updated Electro-Hydraulic (EH) control system. The K-Series crawlers provide contractors a Final Tier 4 product that affords higher productivity, increased uptime and lower daily operating costs in earth moving, waste, and grading applications.

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Hitachi Construction Machinery Launches Rigid Dump Trucks

Hitachi-150Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. launched two rigid dump truck models designed for use in large-scale mining operations anywhere in the world – the 180-ton payload class EH3500AC-3 (nominal payload with standard equipment of 181 tons, target gross machine operating weight of 322,000 kg), and the 220-ton payload class EH4000AC-3 (nominal payload with standard equipment of 221tons, target gross machine operating weight of 384,000 kg).

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Cat Unveils Hydraulic Mining Shovel; Wheel Loader

LH-CAT-150In early November, Caterpillar unveiled two new products – 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel and 994K Wheel Loader – to trade press and customers during its Loading & Hauling Mining Focus Session at the company’s Tinaja Hills proving grounds, located south of Tucson, Ariz. Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith attended the one-day event.

 

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