Equipment News

New Kenworth Flagship Location in Leduc, Canada, Selects Stertil-Koni Heavy Duty Vehicle Lifts for Expansive Maintenance Facility

Stertil-Koni | August 27, 2015
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Vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced that Kenworth Trucks, a PACCAR company recognized as one of the leading suppliers of heavy and medium duty trucks worldwide, has selected Stertil-Koni heavy duty vehicle lifting systems for the maintenance facility of the company’s new, 129,000 square foot sales and service facility located in Alberta, Canada.

The 5 most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling on Geo-matching.com

Geo-matching.com | August 26, 2015

Geo-matching.com is the first product comparison website for geomatic and hydrographic devices.

Sandvik Construction to launch the new QA335 Doublescreen in 2015

Sandvik | August 26, 2015
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Featuring the patented Doublescreen technology which gives you ultimate screening flexibility, this new mid-sized unit offers a highly efficient, versatile and productive solution designed with your needs in mind.

Quality for the decades

Caterpillar | August 26, 2015
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90 reasons for 90 years

Finning to Host First Cat Auction Services Live Public Unreserved Auction in Edmonton on October 21

IronPlanet | August 26, 2015

Finning and IronPlanet Join Forces to Expand Cat Auction Services in Canada

ABB to help increase productivity at LKAB’s Malmberget mine in Sweden

ABB | August 26, 2015
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Proven dual pinion ring-geared mill drive technology to support grinding operations amid expansion of the world’s second largest underground iron ore mine

POP®Avdel® Introduces NeoBolt® Lockbolt Fastener System

STANLEY Engineered Fastening | August 25, 2015
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The NeoBolt lockbolt fastener system delivers vibration resistance and structural strength with no pin break.

Dialight’s Stand-Alone Wireless Occupancy Sensors Deliver Maximum Flexibility, Control & Efficiency for Smart LED Lighting Systems

Dialight | August 25, 2015
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Cordless, Plug-and-Play Sensors Install in Any Location to Control Single Fixture or Lighting Group for Maximum Energy Savings

Columbia Steel’s John Bergner now serving surface mines in Mountain States region

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Columbia Steel is pleased to announce that current District Manager John Bergner has added dragline operations in Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana to his customer base.

Reliable equipment & parts the key to longer living machines

Striker Australia Pty Ltd | August 21, 2015
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No matter what the application, using poorly manufactured parts can greatly reduce the life of the part. Lost production and downtime are the immediate results of having to change out worn parts, but if worn parts are not replaced when they should be, businesses run the risk of crippling their equipment with much more expensive damage, putting themselves at risk of falling into a self-destructive cycle of downtime and ensuing lost production.

Simformotion™ LLC Announces Release of New Cat® Simulators Off-Highway Truck System

Simformotion | August 20, 2015
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The new Off-Highway Truck simulator is set in a quarry environment where operators can learn the same applications found on actual worksites around the world.

Guardvant Continues Strong Growth in Mexico

Guardvant, Inc. | August 20, 2015

Guardvant cements its leadership position in Mexico for fatigue monitoring systems with additional orders for OpGuard

Geo-matching.com now also Features Rental Equipment

Geo-matching.com | August 20, 2015

Besides detailed information about products and manufacturers, Geo-matching.com users can now also filter their search based on operating region, field of application and product category to find a supplier of the rental equipment that they are looking for.

InventionShare Secures Marketing Rights to Global Preservia Which Provides Oil Spill Protection for Companies Drilling in Environmentally Sensitive Areas

InventionShare | August 20, 2015

Global Preservia is a pre-positioned protection system that prevents the environmental contamination which would otherwise result from oil or gas blowouts or a major leak from an underwater drilling site. It also acts as a fire prevention system.

Metso to shut mining equipment plant in Pennsylvania next year

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2015
Metso to shut mining equipment plant in Pennsylvania next year

The closure, part of a major business restructuring, will affect about 80 people currently employed at the plant.

Conveyor Belt Tracking Systems Reduce Hazards and Spillage

Martin Engineering | August 17, 2015
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A global leader in bulk material handling solutions offers a family of responsive conveyor belt tracking systems that mitigate misalignment, rather than correcting it after the fact — even on reversing belts — to promote conveyor efficiency and safety. A mistracking belt can contact the mainframe, seriously damaging both the belt and the structure, resulting in excessive spillage and even creating a potential fire hazard.

Polymer solutions to improve the efficiency of water systems

Belzona Polymerics Limited | August 13, 2015
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Fluid handling equipment may suffer from multiple problems including physical and mechanical damage as well as general or localized erosion and corrosion. These problems are linked to decreased efficiency and poor performance, leading to increasing operational costs.

Getting the most from heavy duty brakes

Twiflex Ltd. | August 13, 2015
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Steve Powell, Product Manager at Twiflex, one of world’s most recognised heavy duty brake brands and part of the global Altra Industrial Motion group, offers some advice on installation and maintenance to optimise the performance and service life of these very important systems.

Julian Ford Joins Altaaqa Global as Chief Commercial Officer

Altaaqa Global | August 13, 2015
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With over 15 years of experience in the rental power industry, Ford takes the helm of the company’s strategic business development and top-line revenue generation functions

Caterpillar and its regional dealers showcase customer support capabilities at Bluefield Coal Show

Caterpillar | August 12, 2015
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We have engaged in a very successful underground mining machine rebuild program with our customers—rebuilding scoops, shield haulers, continuous miners, feeder breakers and longwall gearboxes.

Graphic Products Releases Arc Flash PPE Quick Reference Guide

Graphic Products | August 11, 2015
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Easy-to-use chart reflects new NFPA 70E industry standards

Caterpillar collaborates with Arch Coal to prove semi-autonomous dozers

Caterpillar | August 11, 2015
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Caterpillar announces the successful use of advanced automation technology to enhance dozer productivity and safety while driving down cost per ton.

A new way forward…Why buy when you can rent?

United Mining Rentals | August 11, 2015
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Innovative pricing solutions and the highest quality products available to the mining and tunnelling communities.

New President and CEO at Sandvik

Sandvik | August 10, 2015
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The Board of Sandvik and Olof Faxander, President and CEO, has agreed that Olof Faxander as of today has left his current position and the company.

Diesel Engine DPF REGEN Decreases and Exhaust Emissions Reductions with Fuel Additives

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Much has been published during the past decade about air quality concerns and harmful atmospheric emissions discharged by current diesel engines equipped with DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) technology and older diesel engines without such systems.

Aluminium-Intensive XE is most fuel efficient Jaguar ever

Jaguar | August 9, 2015
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The innovative new Jaguar XE is the only car in the class to use an aluminium-intensive monocoque, with lightweight aluminium accounting for 75% of the structure.

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