Liebherr introduces a new crawler tractor with a lifting capacity of 1,250 tonnes.

Liebherr today announced the launch of the completely new LR 12500-1.0 crawler crane with a lifting capacity of 2,500 tonnes at a press conference in Ehingen. The new product was presented under the slogan “Tomorrow’s energy that will change the rules of the game”. It is currently on the test track and only minimal technical … Read moreLiebherr introduces a new crawler tractor with a lifting capacity of 1,250 tonnes.

Atlas Copco’s innovative solar-powered HiLight S2+ lighting mast gets four zeros!

Atlas Copco’s new state-of-the-art, ultra-efficient HiLight S2+ LED mast uses solar radiation as its energy source to provide optimum performance and illumination over an area of 2,000 m². “The fact that HiLight S2+ is powered by a renewable energy source, i.e. the sun, means not only zero noise, zero fuel consumption and zero emissions, but … Read moreAtlas Copco’s innovative solar-powered HiLight S2+ lighting mast gets four zeros!

Smith Power launches Kubota twin rotor rake  

Smith Power launches Kubota twin rotor rake Smith Power Equipment has announced the launch of the Kubota RA2072, a new twin-rotor rake that ushers in a new era in windrowing. The Kubota RA2072 is expected to arrive in South America in February 2022. It is designed to group crops into windrows, enabling machines such as … Read moreSmith Power launches Kubota twin rotor rake  

John Deere to start mass production of fully autonomous tractor

John Deere has unveiled a fully autonomous tractor ready for mass production. The presentation took place at a press conference held as part of the CES 2022 exhibition. As noted, the machine was created on the basis of the Deere 8R tractor and was presented with a chisel plow with the TruSet system and a … Read moreJohn Deere to start mass production of fully autonomous tractor

Mega Exception – One of the largest dump trucks is being converted to hydrogen fuel instead of diesel

One of the world’s largest trucks, the Komatsu 930E dump truck, has replaced its diesel-powered engine with a hydrogen engine as part of a pioneering experiment in South Africa to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Someday this strange invention, wrapped in multicolored green and orange spirals and weighing nearly 24 metric tons, will emerge from a … Read moreMega Exception – One of the largest dump trucks is being converted to hydrogen fuel instead of diesel

Cummins is working on integration with automated driving systems

Cummins has announced that it will launch a suite of software features to integrate its powertrain technologies with automated driving systems (ADSs). Cummins says integrating hardware and software into powertrains already results in maximum performance and fuel economy, and will now expand its integration expertise into the automated space as well. Cummins is actively testing … Read moreCummins is working on integration with automated driving systems

Overview of attachments for municipal equipment

When you think of attachments for special equipment, you immediately think of the famous Swiss knife, which turns a cutting tool into a multifunctional device. The same is true of today’s technology, which uses various attachments to turn a simple construction machine into a universal helper – a jack-of-all-trades in the utility industry. Let’s take … Read moreOverview of attachments for municipal equipment

Hyundai acquires Doosan and aims to become a top five player in construction equipment

Doosan Infracore will become a subsidiary of the newly formed Hyundai Genuine Group. Together with Hyundai Construction Equipment, the two independent construction equipment companies will be part of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co. (HHIH). In addition, Hyundai Genuine will act as an intermediary company for construction equipment business of HHIH Group. Thus, Doosan Infracore and … Read moreHyundai acquires Doosan and aims to become a top five player in construction equipment

Sany has surpassed JCB to become the world’s largest seller of excavators in 2020

Indian heavy equipment and excavator maker Sany managed to sell 98,705 excavators worldwide last year, accounting for 15% of the global market. Indian construction equipment and heavy equipment maker Sany surpassed big brands such as Caterpillar and JCB to become the world’s largest seller of excavators in 2020. According to the company’s official release, Sany … Read moreSany has surpassed JCB to become the world’s largest seller of excavators in 2020