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Weekly overview 11.9. - 15.9. 2023

Weekly overview 11.9. - 15.9. 2023
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Weekly overview 11.9. - 15.9. 2023

IMAGE SOURCE: CNH Industrial N.V.; Case IH, Continental, Gelia; Perkins, NEW HOLLAND

Top 10 most powerful tractors launched in 2023

Top 10 Most Powerful Tractors of 2023<br>IMAGE SOURCE: SAME DEUTZ-FAHR DEUTSCHLAND GmbH, SDF S.p.A., KUBOTA (Deutschland) GmbH, CNH Industrial N.V.; CASE IH, New Holland Agriculture, CNH Industrial N.V.; STEYR, FPT Industrial, Case IH

Tractors are main and classic agricultural machines machines. Therefore, manufacturers from all around the world produce numerous models every year to satisfy their customers. LECTURA Press brings you an overview of the TOP 10 most powerful tractors presented to the public in 2023. The list is based on operational power. Are you missing any models? Let us know at! Read more >>

Extensive changes for 2024 Farmlift telehandler range

Case IH Farmlift 742<br>IMAGE SOURCE: CNH Industrial N.V.; Case IH

Set to make their full international launch at Agritechnica (Nov 12-18), the 2024 Case IH Farmlift telescopic handlers all now feature the 6F/3R PowerDrive powershift already established on some Farmlifts, and new decals on the revised hood design that enhances vision to the right, a lower sight line aiding safe operation and manoeuvring. Read more >>

Hitachi introduces new ZX490LCH-7 super long front excavator

Hitachi ZX490LCH-7 HE16LD<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) has introduced the largest Zaxis-7 model in its extensive super long front excavator range. The ZX490LCH-7 HE16LD with 16m reach has a longer boom and arm and heavier counterweight than the standard ZX490-7 model. It is ideal for excavation work, as well as dredging rivers and lakes, bank maintenance and lighter, slope-finishing tasks. Due to the proportions of the boom and arm, the 49-tonne model can also be used for loading, as trucks can be conveniently positioned close to the machine. Assembled at HCME’s factory in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, this special application machine has been designed to meet the needs of European customers. Read more >>

Atlas Copco ZBC energy storage systems optimize the use of renewable energies at Antwerp Euroterminal

APFC18 ZBC Antwerp Eurotunnel<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Atlas Copco

Antwerp Euroterminal (AET), the biggest multipurpose terminal in Europe, is undergoing a vast energy transformation. Based at Belgium’s Port of Antwerp-Bruges, which is the world’s largest roll-on, roll-off (RoRo) port, AET specializes in different types of cargo and processes including breakbulk, containers, project cargo, heavy lifts, cars and other RoRo units on a daily basis. To operate more sustainably, the terminal is reviewing its power supply infrastructure and energy use. Read more >>

Schmitz Cargobull joins forces with US-market leader Utility Trailer

f.l..: Jeff Bennett (CEO Utility Trailers), Andreas Schmitz (CEO Schmitz Cargobull), Steve Bennett (COO Utility Trailers), Norbert Flacke (Managing Director Cargobull Cool)<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Schmitz Cargobull AG

Two market leaders combine their know-how: Schmitz Cargobull and the US trailer manufacturer Utility Trailer Manufacturer Company LLC have founded a joint venture - "Cargobull North America" (CBNA). As a first step, the partners have developed two transport refrigeration units (TRUs), based on the Schmitz Cargobull S.CU. The 625 Hybrid and 655 MT (Multi Temp) are specially designed to meet the strict emissions requirements of California. The units come equipped with Schmitz Cargobull’s TrailerConnect® telematics system, which is exclusively installed in Utility Trailer's refrigerated trailers. Read more >>

Actros L Edition 3 special model: Sold out eye-catcher

Actros L Edition 3<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Daimler Truck AG

More design, more comfort, more Actros L – there’s nothing else. The Actros L Edition 3 special model, limited to 400 units, with “Wow” effect is sold out for months! Read more >>

Continental Uses Recovered Carbon Black in Solid Tires

At Continental’s tire plant in Korbach, Hessen, recovered industrial carbon black (rCB) is being added to newly produced Super Elastic solid tires, thus reducing the use of fossil materials and cutting CO2 emissions.<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Continental

Continental continues to step up its activities to ensure a circular economy. Recently, the tire manufacturer added recovered carbon black (rCB) to its newly produced Super Elastic solid tires at its tire plant in Korbach, Germany, thus reducing the use of fossil raw materials and CO2 emissions. Solid tires such as Continental’s SC20+ already contain around 60 percent renewable and recycled materials thanks to their high natural rubber content. By 2050 at the latest, Continental aims to use 100 percent sustainable materials in its tire products. Read more >>

Perkins addresses evolving industry demands for improved fuel efficiency and performance with next generation 13-litre diesel engine

Perkins® 2600 Series<br>IMAGE SOURCE: Gelia; Perkins

Available in 2026, the Perkins® 2600 Series engine platform is designed for demanding requirements in agriculture, construction and other off-road applications. Read more >>

Spanish crane rental company chooses Grove for local hospital remodeling

Spanish crane rental company chooses Grove for local hospital remodeling<br>IMAGE SOURCE: THE MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC.

Grúas del Vallés, a crane rental company in Granollers, Barcelona, is in the second phase of construction work for an extension and upgrade at the Hospital del Mar, the local general hospital. The company is using two Grove GMK5150L all-terrain cranes on the project to handle lifting work. Read more >>

New Holland Construction Commercially Releases the C330 Super Boom® Vertical Lift Compact Track Loader


After being previewed at ConExpo 2023, New Holland Construction is officially making the groundbreaking C330 Super Boom® vertical lift compact track loader commercially available for purchase in North America. Built with a medium frame, this robust machine sets a new standard for maneuverability in confined spaces. Boasting a 66-inch working width and a robust 67-horsepower engine, the C330 vertical lift compact track loader showcases the iconic New Holland Construction Super Boom® lift. This revolutionary design integrates elements such as low shoulder positioning and streamlined towers, significantly improving operator visibility and job site safety. Read more >>

PALFINGER: The PK 165.002 TEC 7 - precision, maneuverability and efficiency to be proud of

The PALFINGER PK 165.002 TEC 7 shines during the assembly of the new indoor crane.<br>IMAGE SOURCE: ©PALFINGER

No load too heavy, no venue too rough: the PK 165.002 TEC 7 shines with its outstanding functionality and adaptability. Read more >>

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