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John Deere Adds Aggregate Handler to Wheel Loader Lineup

The John Deere wheel loader family announced the addition of the 844K Series-III and 844K Series-III Aggregate Handler configuration. The workhorse machines offer customers increased uptime and the ability to sell more material more efficiently to improve their bottom lines, according to the company.

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Komatsu Introduces HD465-8, HD605-8 Off-Highway Trucks

Komatsu America Corp. introduced its new HD465-8 and HD605-8 off-highway trucks. Equipped with EPA Tier 4 Final certified engines, these latest additions to the rigid frame truck family combine increased horsepower and the Komatsu Traction Control System (KTCS) to provide improved productivity, according to the company.

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CASE Launches All-New G Series Wheel Loaders

CASE Construction Equipment introduced its all-new G Series wheel loaders at a special media event attended by Rock Products in Tomahawk, Wis. The G Series includes seven new models, including the 1021G and 1121G, which are suited for quarry operations.

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Hyundai Machines Now ‘Trimble Ready’

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas said it will soon offer a “Trimble-ready” option, enabling customers to order wheel loaders and excavators with factory-installed Trimble machine control and positioning systems.

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John Deere Integrates SmartGrade Technology Into Dozer Models

John Deere is building on its lineup of SmartGrade crawler dozers with the integration of the machine control offering on the 750K and 850K models. Adding SmartGrade availability on these larger machines will improve job site accuracy and quality of work through the complete integration of the Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System. The system is fully incorporated into the machine cabin, structures and software – delivering precise grading performance while eliminating vulnerable external masts and cables.

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