|Bobcat Celebrates 50th Anniversary 02/04/2008|
Bobcat loaders are celebrating their 50th anniversary with events hosted around the world in Europe, Middle East and Africa in 2008 to mark the event. The Bobcat brand has become synonymous with skid steer loaders with the name Bobcat literally meaning skid steer loaders. The President of Bobcat EMEA, Neil Woodfin said, Fifty years ago, Melroe Manufacturing Company, the forerunner to Bobcat Company, introduced a compact front-end loader that evolved quickly into the M-400, the worlds first true ...
Caterpillar New H-series Wheel Loader 01/04/2008
Caterpillar have been busy lately with a new series of skid steer loaders and now new upgrades to the small wheel loader range. Caterpillar has introduced the latest additions to the H-Series the 924H, 924Hz, 928Hz and the 930H. The machines are replacing the 924G, 924Gz, 928Gz and the 930G. The new Caterpillar loaders come with load-sensing, variable flow hydraulic systems designed to shorten cycle time and improved fuel efficiency. The H-series Cat loaders span 11.5t to 13.2t and feature more ...
Volvo Produces First Hybrid Wheel Loader 14/03/2008
Volvo continue to break ground in the hybrid/electric vehicle sector showcasing their first Volvo wheel loader at the ConExpo 2008 in Las Vegas. The pre-production prototype is the L220F Hybrid wheel loader. The latest wheel loader offers more power and performance with a 10% reduction in fuel consumption. The Volvo wheel loader L220F Hybrid will be a real winner for keeping operating costs down and gaining back upfront investment over the lifetime of the machine. Volvo is known internationall...
Komatsu New Wa320-6 Wheel Loader 02/03/2008
Komatsu introduced many new products at this years ConExpo 2008, one of them was a new WA320-6 wheel loader with greater loading power and performance. The latest Komatsu wheel loader to join the family will be used mostly for construction, utility, government, sewer, waste and agricultural markets. The WA320-6 wheel loader will be taking over from the WA320-5 Komatsu model. According to Komatsu the new machine will be bringing significant technological enhancements for greater performance, op...
Komatsu Heavy Weight Wheel Loader 28/02/2008
Komatsu unveiled the heavy weight wheel loader the WA600-6 at this years ConExpo 2008. The new model Komatsu wheel loader enhanced features include fuel consumption, operator comfort and superior productivity. The WA600-6 wheel loader comes with dual mode engine power, variable displacement piston pumps and CLSS for precise control, as well as new large capacity lock torque converter for faster cycle times. The Komatsu loader is a hefty 118,385 pound machine that will be mainly used for quarry, ...
Caterpillar New H-series Skid Steer Loaders 28/02/2008
Caterpillar announced a new series of skid steer loaders that are the latest addition to the C-Series. The industry models are one of the industry leading performers in their size class. The 246C, 256C, 262C and the 272C have been unveiled featuring all new features such as the new standards in machine control with electro-hydraulic joystick control of the hydrostatic drive system and electro-toque management for smooth operation and high productivity. The C-Series machines extend the Caterpill...
Bobcat New S330 Skid Steer Loader 16/02/2008
Bobcat has released the companys largest skid steer loader the S330 model. The new Bobcat S330 skid steer loader takes over from the previous Bobcat skid steer loader line which includes the models 463 to the S300. The latest addition comes with a 1500 kg rated operating capacity making it a hefty machine in the skid steer family. The machine will be most useful in the construction, landscaping and agricultural market with its large ROC and high lift height appeal. The new skid steer loader come...
Volvos New Wheel Loader L350f 06/02/2008
Since its release last year 2007 the enhanced Volvo wheel loader L350F has become the new flagship wheel loader for Volvo, wining fans and appreciative customers worldwide. Since its use out on tough load and carry applications, the Volvo loader has become hugely recognized as having a recorded 18% rise in productivity and 45% better fuel consumption compared with its predecessor. The engine is generally considered to be the reason and source behind the huge improvements in power and cost savi...