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Weekly overview 7.-11.5.2018

John Deere demos new sprayer at Cereals Event

John Deere R4050i PowrSpray

Featuring the new PowrSpray solution system, a larger 5000-litre capacity spray tank and an ultra-lightweight but extremely strong carbon fibre boom, John Deere’s R4050i self-propelled sprayer will be demonstrated for the first time in the Sprays & Sprayers arena at Cereals 2018. Read more >>

TANA unveils a new electric high-torque waste shredder at IFAT 2018

TANA Shark 440EM

Waste management operators made a wish – TANA made it happen. The new TANA Shark 440EM electric waste shredder offers improvements in both emissions and noise. TANA’s engineers used the best components, the highest quality of work and a loving touch to create this much wanted electric version of the popular TANA Shark waste shredder. Read more >>

Caterpillar produces 5000TH 793 mining truck

5000TH 793 mining truck

Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat® 793 Mining Truck. Caterpillar data show that the milestone production figure far exceeds the manufacture of any other brand of 250-ton (227-tonne) size class truck. In production since 1991, truck number 5,000 represents the fifth generation of the 793. Read more >>

Bobcat Launches New T870 Compact Tracked Loader

Compact Tracked Loader T870

Bobcat has launched a new version of the company’s top-of-the-range T870 compact tracked loader featuring a new torsion suspension undercarriage, replacing the previous T870 model with a roller suspension system. Introducing a completely new undercarriage design to Bobcat compact tracked loaders, the torsion suspension undercarriage features torsion axles that dampen vibration, combining the comfort of roller suspension and the stability of a solid mount undercarriage with other new features to provide a tracked loader that outperforms all other machines on the market. Read more >>

RUTHMANN: world premiere for the SKY performance STEIGER® T 900 HF

At INTERMAT RUTHMANN presents its first STEIGER® T 900 HF for its customer Felbermayr. As the picture here shows, with its maximum working height of 90 m and its revolutionary lateral outreach of up to 42 m, the T 900 HF offers a variety of uses, such as working on wind turbines.

Right on time for the largest construction machinery trade show in France, Intermat in Paris, RUTHMANN is premiering its newest truck-mounted working platform: the SKY performance STEIGER® T 900 HF. Equipped with the patented DRS (= Dynamic Reach System) and with its revolutionary Dual Concept, RUTHMANN’s T 900 HF represents a quantum leap in the 90 m truck-mounted working platform category. Read more >>

Yanmar Introduces Two High-Power Industrial Diesel Engines

Yanmar 4TN101

Yanmar has developed two new high-power industrial diesel engines that produce up to 155kW while meeting EU Stage V emission regulations, the company announced today at INTERMAT 2018, one of the world’s largest exhibitions of industrial machinery. With the addition of these new engines, the 4TN101 and 4TN107, Yanmar’s line-up of diesel engines has expanded, placing the company into the heart of the high-power diesel engine market. Read more >>

In-house exhibition of the BAUER Maschinen Group: an exciting journey through time to yesterday, today and tomorrow

Unveiling: The MC 76 rounds off the medium platform of Bauer duty-cycle cranes.The completely new developed BG 15 H from the ValueLine series specifically meets the requirements of a highly functional and efficient device in the small drilling rig segment.


In 1976, the BAUER BG 7 rotary drilling rig arrived on the construction scene, dramatically eclipsing a lot of competing equipment on the market. It was the start of a success story – for the BG 7 and for Bauer. Since then, things changed primarily from a technical point of view: a multitude of assistance systems relieve the burden on rig operators today and increase driving comfort. But what does the future of digitalization look like? And how has Bauer machinery manufacturing changed over the past few years? During its traditional in-house exhibition at the end of April, the BAUER Maschinen Group took over 1,800 visitors from all over the world on an exciting journey through time to yesterday, today and tomorrow. Read more >>

Ground breaking technology for top hammer drilling monitoring

Ranger DX900i with RockPulse

RockPulse™, a new technology and product introduced by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, is the first practical solution for real-time tool stress monitoring in top-hammer drilling. The add-on system integrates directly with the rock drill and its control system, and can be used for drilling process optimization in varying rock conditions. This also helps to reduce the stress fatigue of drilling tools. RockPulse™ offers significant potential to improve overall drilling performance, by as much as 5 %. Read more >>

Source: LECTURA GmbH Verlag