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    As the smart choice for general excavation and site preparation projects, excavators are commonly used for dredging, trenching, material handling, or just simply heavy lifting of objects. Ideal for a wide range of utility work, we look at what some OEMs, dealers, and distributors are offering in terms of ease of operation, durability, fuel efficiency, and the latest safety technology features. Read on to share in their expert comments and insights into excavators.

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  • Komatsu has released the new WA900-8 wheel-loader. Image credit Komatsu

Komatsu’s new wheel loader perfect for limestone pits 

August 20th, 2019|

Komatsu America has unleashed its new wheel loader. […]

  • Sandvik equipment has been deployed at Lubambe underground mine. Image credit: Sandvik

Partnership moves Lubambe towards digitisation

August 19th, 2019|

Earlier this year, mine contractor Redpath Mining secured an order with Lubambe Copper Mine in Zambia to complete about 10km of underground development per year over the next five years. […]

  • Aspasa director, Nico Pienaar. Image credit: Aspasa

Avoiding injuries caused by mobile machines

August 16th, 2019|

While some uncertainty still exists about the issue of the management of trackless mobile machines (TMM) on surface mines, mining association Aspasa is taking no chances and is walking some [...]

  • The W150 CF on site in Torreón, Mexico. Image credit: Wirtgen

Wirtgen’s milling machine does the trick in Mexico 

August 15th, 2019|

A Wirtgen W 150 CF compact milling machine has been deployed in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico, for the implementation of a brand-new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. […]

  • The KBE25 has a load capacity of 2500kg. Image credit: Heneways

Heneways orders electric forklift

August 13th, 2019|

Freight management and logistics operator Heneways, has taken delivery of a Baoli KBE 25 electric forklift from Smith Power Equipment, a South African importation and distribution company representing leading global [...]

  • The recently held Local Manufacturing Expo welcomed 3743 visitors, a substantial achievement for a first-time exhibition.

Expo highlights demand for local products

August 12th, 2019|

Edited by Leon Louw The recently-held Local Manufacturing Expo highlighted the demand for South African products. […]

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