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Machinery

Feb 02, 2021
Titan 3330 brings loads of help for haul fleet

Titan 3330 brings loads of help for haul fleet

CR Digital has launched a new Titan 3330 load haul optimisation system for wheel loaders, following on from the product developed for hydraulic excavators and shovels. By providing truck payload measurements in real-time, the Titan 3330 system enables operators to load trucks more accurately, increasing the average payload per truck, without increasing major overloads. Cr… ...

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Jan 28, 2021
Big load of bulldozer for NZ gold mine

Big load of bulldozer for NZ gold mine

West coast miner Whyte Gold has this month taken delivery of the largest and most sophisticated bulldozer in New Zealand, to service its new claim in the glacier region behind Greymouth. A five-truck convoy carrying the 115-tonne machine broken down into transportable capsules made the 500km journey from Lyttleton outside Christchurch to its new base… ...

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Dec 11, 2020
Second-hand machinery demand soars

Second-hand machinery demand soars

Used heavy machinery is in hot demand across the civil sector, drawing 15-20 per cent more at auction than around the same time last year, Australian auction house Pickles says. Parts ‘donor’ machines and second-hand components for mining fleet are also drawing huge interest as companies refurbish assets in the face of reduced capex budgets… ...

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Dec 02, 2020
New-look Liebherrs revealed in triple launch

New-look Liebherrs revealed in triple launch

Liebherr has unveiled three brand-new machines and a fresh look that combines its classic yellow livery with new black, grey and white accents. The new products include the compact piling and drilling rig type LRB 23, the HS 8070.1 crawler crane and a battery-powered crawler crane line, the LR 1200.1 unplugged and the LR 1250.1 unplugged…. ...

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Nov 24, 2020
Avatel brings step change in development charging

Avatel brings step change in development charging

Orica and Epiroc Rock Drills AB have co-developed a prototype of the world’s first semi-automated explosives delivery system. The firms say customers in the underground mining industry can look forward to safer, efficient and more productive development blasting as early as the end of 2021, as they commence commissioning on Avatel. Epiroc underground division president… ...

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Nov 21, 2020
Jumbo drill and bolter a groundbreaking double act

Jumbo drill and bolter a groundbreaking double act

Komatsu’s new jumbo drill and bolter boast a common platform that allows operators to convert their machine from a jumbo to a bolter, or vice versa. The company says its groundbreaking common carrier and control system for underground hard rock mining is designed to meet the industry’s needs for greater productivity and versatility while helping… ...

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Nov 19, 2020
Machinery takes centre stage  as RDO Dig Dayz roll out

Machinery takes centre stage as RDO Dig Dayz roll out

RDO Dig Dayz have kicked off in Queensland with events in Toowoomba and Roma showcasing John Deere construction equipment. Emerald, Mackay and Townsville are next – with shows on November 20, 24 and 27 respectively. The Dig Dayz feature an extensive range of John Deere construction equipment including the new E-Series excavators, wheel loaders, motor… ...

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Nov 19, 2020
John Deere gives L-Series backhoe loaders a lift

John Deere gives L-Series backhoe loaders a lift

John Deere has unveiled updates to its L-Series backhoe loaders, promising a boost to productivity and reduced operating costs. Ranging across the L-Series backhoe lineup, the updates include engine upgrades, new pressure-compensated load-sensing (PCLS) hydraulics on the 310SL model and machine control improvements. The 310L, 310SL, 315SL, 310SL HL and 410L models are now equipped with a… ...

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Nov 07, 2020
‘Future-ready’ tech in latest Cat mining truck update

‘Future-ready’ tech in latest Cat mining truck update

Caterpillar has taken an ‘old faithful’ of its fleet and added a ‘future-ready’ technology platform with its Next Generation Cat 785 mining truck. The manufacturer says the new model enhances operator safety and performance, provides more intuitive and predictable operation, delivers faster and easier access to data, and streamlines maintenance. “The 785 was Caterpillar’s f...

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