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Cat Command for Loading Remote Control Enhances Safety

Cat Command for loading enables line-of-sight remote control of Cat 988K wheel loaders. The new system reduces the risk of injury and enables production to continue by allowing safe operation of the loader in potentially hazardous environments. Command for loading is available as a retrofit kit for 988K machines in the field.

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Terex Trucks’ Rigid TR70 is a Concrete Choice for Conco Quarries

Family-owned Conco Quarries is using Terex Trucks’ TR70 to increase productivity at its limestone mine in Willard, Mo. “Over the last seven decades Conco has grown from a small operation with just seven employees and four trucks to almost 200 staff members and close to 100 delivery trucks,” said Chris Upp, vice president and general manager of the quarry division at Conco Companies. “Despite the large-scale growth of the company we are still very much a family business and we pride ourselves on maintaining close relationships with our customers through excellent service.”

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Komatsu Introduces New Off-Highway Trucks

Komatsu introduced the new HD325-8 and HD405-8 off-highway trucks. Equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine, they feature increased horsepower and a new Komatsu Traction Control System (KTCS) to achieve improved productivity. Payload capacities are 40.3 U.S. (short)/36.5 metric tons and 44.1 U.S. (short)/40 metric tons, respectively. They replace the HD325-7 and HD405-7 models.

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Caterpillar Offers Cat Payload

The latest technology addition from Caterpillar is Cat Payload. Introduced last year on the 336F L XE, the system calculates load weight as the operator swings the bucket toward the truck with no interruption in the loading cycle.

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John Deere Loads Up on Bucket Options; Offers New Warranty

Designed to enhance productivity and efficiency, John Deere is debuting its enhanced production series buckets for the 744K-II, 824K-II and 844K-III wheel loader models. The enhanced production buckets offer several new features, including an improved bucket profile, integrated narrow spill guards, bushed static bucket pin joints and optional wear plating.

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