Author: P&E Staff

Link-Belt Cranes announced the unveiling of the new 65|HT, a 65-ton (55-mt) capacity truck crane to replace its HTC-8660 Series II. The 65|HT comes with a new four-section 11.2 – 35m full-power boom that reaches a maximum tip height of 38.1m. The 65|HT boasts an all-new formed boom riding Link-Belt’s proven Teflon- impregnated wear pads, which means there’s no need to grease the boom – reducing the time and cost of upkeep. The 65|HT features the next generation of emission standards with an EPA 2021 certified Cummins L9 engine that provides 194kW at 2000 RPM. Improved capacities over its predecessor…

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Farmers in Ethiopia are increasing their adoption of agricultural machinery, such as tractors from Case IH.Two recent events held in Ethiopia have indicated a strong uptake in tractor purchases with Government organizations supporting financial loans to farmers. Agricultural mechanization, particularly with the Case IH brand, is gathering momentum in Ethiopia with two recent events introducing new customers to the globally respected brand as well as assisting with the purchasing process, from applications for finance through to machine delivery. The first event was held in Welkite, in south western Ethiopia, 160km from the capital of Addis Ababa. More than 150 people…

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Earlier this year, Volvo Penta launched its new Stage V/Tier 4F certified D16 off-road engine – the company’s most powerful versatile engine to date. This 16-liter engine has been designed to meet the needs of customers working across demanding environments such as mining, agriculture, construction, forestry, and special applications. Here are five of its outstanding features. 1. Increased power The Volvo Penta D16’s dual-stage turbo system delivers high performance across the operational range, providing high torque at both low and high engine speeds. This enables the engine to meet the requirements of multiple applications, without operators having to compromise between…

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Port of Södertälje runs the first Liebherr mobile harbour crane with fossil-free diesel made of 100% renewable raw materialsNew low-emission LHM 420 enables the port to handle goods more efficiently and will contribute to further growthThe Port of Södertälje was the first port in Sweden to convert to fossil-free fuels The Port of Södertälje underlines its efforts to become a Green Port with the acquisition of the first Liebherr mobile harbour crane running on fossil-free HVO100 diesel. The new LHM 420 mobile harbour crane was recently delivered to the port and will significantly improve handling capacity in the container and…

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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, introduces new remote services for manual and automated container terminals. The Kalmar Remote Service offering now includes three new services: Kalmar Maintenance Remote Support, Kalmar Automation and Software Monitoring and Kalmar Remote Automation Engineer that complement the current Kalmar Software Maintenance and Support (M&S) agreement available for Kalmar’s automation customers. Efficient container handling operations rely on state-of-the-art systems and solutions, capable personnel to use them as well as the ability to continuously improve operations. Kalmar’s new remote services enable terminal operators to leverage Kalmar’s in-depth experience and expertise to optimise equipment and software availability and continuously…

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Metso Outotec has signed a distribution contract with Mining and Construction Equipment Sweden AB and Värnamo Krosskonsult AB. The two companies will sell in cooperation Metso Outotec’s mobile and stationary crushing and screening equipment as well as crusher wear parts for the mining and aggregate customers in Southern and Central Sweden. They will also provide service support such as start-ups and repairs in the regions. The contract has come into effect in April 2021. The construction business is steady in Sweden. A key implication in the aggregate producers and contractors is to respond to the increasing demands for more sustainable…

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Doosan Infracore has announced that it has signed contracts to deliver a total of 221 construction machines in countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America this year. The company has taken an order for a total of 50 mid- to large-sized excavators, including 30 DX340LC and 20 DX480LC models, from a local construction company that won the runway expansion project for Hong Kong International Airport. In Thailand, Doosan Infracore signed a large supply contract for a total of 38 excavators and wheel loaders for a mine development and civil construction company that had previously used products from…

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Heavy-duty construction models delivered to UAE transportation company, Al Jadawel Land Transport Fujairah-based company planning to switch entire fleet to Renault Trucks models K 480 models prioritize driver comfort, reliability, and fuel efficiency to maximize profitability. Renault Trucks has announced the delivery of ten K 480 heavy-duty construction models to one of the UAE’s leading construction material transportation companies, Al Jadawel Land Transport. The ten Renault Trucks models are part of a total fleet size of 98, and Al Jadawel Land Transport plans to turn the whole fleet to Renault Trucks by end of next year. The Fujairah-based company will…

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Hyster has announced its 10-18 tonne lift capacity trucks are now available with an electric drivetrain, helping businesses achieve zero-emissions objectives by making the switch to electric forklifts. The new Hyster J10-18XD lift trucks lift up to 18-tonnes and feature lithium-ion battery packs providing full power and acceleration, comparable to a diesel forklift but with no emissions. “This is a breakthrough for businesses in heavy industry that are keen to achieve green objectives in factories, warehouses and yards,” says Jan-Willem van den Brand, Director Global Market Development, Big Trucks, for Hyster. “With support from Hyster, the transition to clean electric…

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MB Crusher introduced the new MB-HDS523 shafts screener bucket, designed to increase productivity on the job site. Powered by two motors, the MB-HDS523 is compatible with excavators with an operating weight ranging from 30 tons to 45 tons. The bucket is meant for industries where power and sturdiness are essential, such as quarries and large earthmoving projects. The MB-HDS523 is the only HDS unit with five shafts positioned to ensure a greater production rate and processing speed. The “V Shaft System” design precisely creates a simultaneous dual screening effect and increases production. The parts that are subject to wear are…

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