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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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  • Caterpillar has launched the new RM400 Rotary Mixer. Image credit: Caterpillar

Cat launches new Rotary Mixer

October 9th, 2019|

Caterpillar International has introduced a rotary mixer which they say will assist contractors achieve the demanding job specifications in both full-depth reclamation and soil stabilisation applications.     […]

  • MES Directors, from left: Ferdi van Niekerk, Hermann Fender, Walter Baur, and Glen Dowie. Image credit: MES Cranes

Partnership set to boost crane supply  

October 8th, 2019|

A new partnership between MES Cranes and venture capital company Open Window Growth Partners has resulted in the establishment of one of southern Africa’s most innovative and customer-focused tower crane [...]

  • The rugged performance of Hitachi’s heavy machinery is now, in the digital age, matched by incredible advances in the technology within it. Image credit: Hitachi

Delivering continuous value after sales

October 3rd, 2019|

In today’s competitive business landscape, those who achieve success (no matter the industry) are those who are able to reduce their operating costs without compromising on quality and efficiency, writes Johan Erasmus, general manager Dealer [...]

  • Colin Fennell is the new chairman of the Construction and Mining Equipment Suppliers’ Association (CONMESA). Image credit: CONMESA

Equipment suppliers continue on new path

October 2nd, 2019|

The incoming chairman of the Construction and Mining Equipment Suppliers’ Association (CONMESA), Calvin Fennell, has walked a long path before taking over the reins of the association, and trusts his diverse experience will give him [...]

  • A hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. Image credit: Afdc.energy.gov

Hyundai and Cummins join forces to develop powertrains

October 2nd, 2019|

Powertrain companies Hyundai and Cummins have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop and commercialise electric and fuel cell powertrains. […]

  • An Epiroc HB 2500 hydraulic breaker has been the mainstay in a Portuguese aggregate producer’s arsenal of equipment. Image credit: Epiroc

Hydraulic breaker keeps the gypsum flowing

October 1st, 2019|

An Epiroc HB 2500 hydraulic breaker has been the mainstay in a Portuguese aggregate producer’s arsenal of equipment.    […]

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