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Weekly overview 7.-11.1. 2019

CAT® 990K aggregate handler boosts wheel loader production in rehandling applications


Caterpillar introduces the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25 percent payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K, the new Aggregate Handler enables customers to load trucks and railcars faster and to move more material in load-and-carry and stockpile management tasks. Read more >>

New John Deere L-Series Utility Wheel Loaders Primed to Take Job Sites by Storm

John Deere L-Series wheel loader

After much anticipation and countless hours of product development, John Deere unveils three powerful and productive L-Series utility wheel loaders. The 524L, 544L and 624L offer customers an intuitive solution, ideal for projects that require agility and versatility on the job site or farm. Read more >>

Liebherr LR 1800-1.0 crawler crane proved with 560-tonne test load

Flexible – the V frame delivers enormous adjustment distances for the derrick ballastradius between 14 and 23 metres.

Liebherr unveiled its new crawler crane, the LR 1800-1.0 at its customer days 2018 in June. Towards the end of November it had to prove its strength by hoisting its first large test load as part of the prototype testing procedure. The new crawler crane managed the 560 tonnes on its 84 metre main boom with derrick system with a radius of 12 metres. Read more >>

Revolution meets evolution

Extraordinary forklift meets an extraordinary drive concept: the Linde-Roadster with fuel cell drive.

With its Roadster concept, Linde Material Handling has set completely new standards in terms of visibility and safety for industrial trucks. The company is now adding one of the most promising energy systems to the advantages of this unique design: It’s curtain up for the first Linde Roadster with fuel cell drive! Read more >>

Lift truck drivers left “blind” to gas leaks in Zone 2

Gas detection for Zone 2

Safety company Pyroban has warned that lift truck drivers are being left “blind” to the presence of an explosive atmosphere in Zone 2 areas as some operations are specifying passive rather than active explosion protection technology. Read more >>

Sandvik releases non-cabin Ranger™ DXR series surface drill rigs: unbeatable productivity in difficult ground conditions

Ranger DXR drill rig

In response to customer requests, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is expanding its Ranger™ DX series of surface top hammer drill rigs with two non-cabin Ranger™ DXR versions for improved safety in the toughest quarry and construction applications. Read more >>

Maintaining the edge: the specialised Yale solution

Yale forklift

One of the most crucial ingredients in the materials handling industry is the safe transportation of packaged goods from origin to destination. Logistics operators in a wide variety of industries need to be confident that their products arrive in the best condition possible to minimise delays and ensure customer satisfaction. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA Verlag GmbH