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Xtreme shows four new telehandlers at WoC
Xtreme introduces four new telehandlers - the XR630, XR621 low pivot, XR2050 and XR3034 - at the 2010 World of Concrete exhibition in Las Vegas.
JCB and Volvo agree joint venture on skid steers
JCB and Volvo Construction Equipment have signed a deal under which they will co-operate on the design and manufacturing of skid steer loaders and compact tracked loaders for distribution globally under the two brands.
Compact Tool Carriers: Murray Pollok rounds up the latest launches
IRN reports on the latest compact tool carriers, including tracked loaders, skid steers and articulated wheeled loaders from suppliers including Bobcat, Boxer, Mustang, Gehl, Cat, Wacker Neuson, Kanga and Avant Tecno.
Volvo starts Mexican backhoe production
Two centre-mount models produced for markets in the Americas.
JCB launches North American refurbishment program
JCB in North America has launched a new refurbishment program for rental equipment dealers and customers that allows fleet-owners to get older equipment back in tip-top shape
Terex celebrates fifty years of backhoes
Terex Corp's Construction division used a customer open day in the UK in May to celebrate the 50-year history of the backhoe loaders that it currently manufactures in Coventry.
GreemMech and Compact Power cooperate on products
UK chipper and shreader specialist GreenMech and US Compact Power Inc, manufacturer of the Boxer range of compact loaders, have agreed an alliance that will see GreenMech become dealer in the UK, France and Germany for the Boxer range of products and Compact Power import Greenmech chippers into the US.
Gehl celebrates with flash
With 150 years behind them, the company has chromed-out one of its loaders.
Bobcat deepens tracked loader range
At 2.3 t, 1.2 m wide, and 2.3 m long, Bobcat's new T110 tracked loader is the smallest in the six-model range, launched six years ago. The new machine is approximately 500 kg lighter, 0.2 m narrower and 0.12 m shorter than the T140, the next larger model.
Kanga Loaders acquired by Digga Manufacturing in Australia
Kanga Loaders in Australia, manufacturer of the famous Kanga mini-loader tool carrier, has been acquired by Digga Manufacturing, the Australian manufacturer of earthmoving equipment wear parts and attachments.
Thomas Equipment appoints European manager
Canadian skid steer loader producer Thomas Equipment Inc has appointed John Andrews as its regional business manager for Western Europe.
Cormidi launches mini handler at SAIE
Combining a tracked skid steer carrier, a 5 m telescoping boom, and a 270 degree rotating turret is the new STTS C55.12 from Cormidi, launched at the SAIE show.
Bobcat's new T320 boosts power
The Kubota engine in Bobcat's new T320 gives the 4401 kg compact tracked loader 67.6 kW of power, 18% more than in the smaller T300. The 1461 kg lift capacity machine is the biggest in the company's five-model range and has the highest power-to-weight ratio in its class, said Bobcat.
Cat launches three rubber tracked loaders
Caterpillar has added three compact rubber tracked loaders to its loader range. The 279C (pictured), 289C and 299C models use a newly designed suspension-type undercarriage combined with the existing chassis found on the multi-terrain 277C, 287C and 297C loaders. Caterpillar said the new loaders complement the very low ground pressure multi terrain models.
Mustang upgrades three tracked loaders
Mustang Manufacturing Co in the US has upgraded three of its tracked loaders. The MTL316, MTL320 and MTL325 - which replace the MTL16, MTL20 and MTL25 models - meet Tier III engine requirements and are faster and more powerful than their predecessors.
Terex to sell ASV tracked loaders in Europe
Terex Corp aims to be selling at least three of the recently acquired ASV tracked loaders in Europe by the end of the year. The PT-30, PT-60 and PT-80 models will be available first, followed by the PT-50 and also the largest PT-100 model (pictured).
Compact Power to distribute Multione
Compact Power Inc is to distribute the Italian-built Multione compact articulated wheeled loaders in North America, New Zealand and Australia under the Boxer brand, and may well also sell the machines in South America and the UK.
Terex to buy ASV
Terex has announced it will buy compact tracked loader manufacturer ASV for US$488 million (€342 million).
Global outlook
Vermeer is planning more products suitable for rental, and more specially adapted to markets outside of North America. Murray Pollok reports.
JCB invests in India
JCB has begun a £36 million (€ 54 million) project to double the capacity of its backhoe loader plant at Ballabgarh, near New Delhi, India.
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