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Oct 01, 2020
New demolition offering in Liebherr range

New demolition offering in Liebherr range

Liebherr has unveiled the latest addition to its crawler excavator line – the R 940 Demolition. As a successor to the R 944 C, the R 940 Demolition complements the product range, which already includes the R 950 Demolition and the R 960 Demolition. It features the Liebherr Demolition Control System, which received the Intermat Innovation Award. This safety system shows the driver ...

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Sep 29, 2020
Sandvik releases 18-tonne battery-powered loader

Sandvik releases 18-tonne battery-powered loader

Sandvik has launched a new battery-electric loader, the 18-tonne LH518B. The manufacturer says the LH518B has been designed entirely around the loader’s Artisan battery system and electric driveline to make the most of that technology. Changing the loader battery does not require any cranes or forklifts, thanks to the patented AutoSwap feature. Sandvik says the new LH518B battery-electr...

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Sep 28, 2020
CQ drilling company gear goes under the hammer

CQ drilling company gear goes under the hammer

A refurbished Sandvik DK75S rig is proving a major drawcard in an upcoming auction of equipment from Blackwater-based drilling company Tallywalker. Pickles Mining is auctioning a range of equipment on behalf of Tallywalker receivers/managers KordaMentha. The lots include two Sandvik DK75S rigs (one refurbished), a Sandvik UDR1500 rig, Boart Longyear Hyd power pack, Tatra 8×8 support t...

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Sep 25, 2020
Sandvik updates drill simulator training range

Sandvik updates drill simulator training range

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is introducing a new version of its operator training simulator for underground drill operators and maintenance teams. The Digital Driller family – which now includes the DS422i – provides advanced simulator training to improve operator and drilling performance. Sandvik says the new version features the latest developments in underground drill...

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Sep 16, 2020
Major machinery auction closing Thursday

Major machinery auction closing Thursday

More than 100 items of drilling, mining, quarry machinery and heavy equipment are going under the hammer in an online auction this Thursday. Lloyds Auctions says the equipment is owned by a Coffs Harbour company holding a downsizing clearance sale this week. It includes dozers, loaders, tractors, crane borer trucks, service trucks and tippers.  Lloyds Auctions chief operating office...

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Sep 10, 2020
Next level track loader from Caterpillar

Next level track loader from Caterpillar

The new Cat 963 track loader combines versatility with improved fuel efficiency, more productivity and cab and controllability improvements. The 963 crawler loader replaces the 963K and features an updated cab with suspension seat and adjustable armrests/controls. An intuitive 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen dash display is easy to use and features a standard high definition rearview came...

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Sep 08, 2020
Major JRT Group machinery auction

Major JRT Group machinery auction

Civil contracting company JRT Group is putting about 60 items of earthmoving and civil equipment up for auction this week as part of a fleet review. Machinery including rollers, excavators, skid steers and graders are being sold in an unreserved auction by Pickles on Friday. Pickles Rockhampton branch manager Geoff Payne said JRT’s stock review could not come at a better time for the indust...

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Sep 08, 2020
CR gets lippy with latest wheel loader offering

CR gets lippy with latest wheel loader offering

CR has launched its latest DecaEdge cast lip – a nine-station lip suited to large mining wheel loader buckets with capacities between 14 and 20 cubic metres. The manufacturer says the DE2553 was developed in response to the popularity of CR’s DecaEdge 10 and 11-station cast lips, aiming to broaden their cast lip range for large wheel loaders. CR chief executive officer John Barbagall...

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Aug 28, 2020
New loaders in George Fisher automation drive

New loaders in George Fisher automation drive

Six Sandvik LH517i’s are being introduced at George Fisher Mine in Mount Isa as part of an automation project. The Glencore-owned mine welcomed the first three new underground loaders in June, according to the company’s Resourceful news bulletin. The company says the transformative automation project is designed to improve safety, and increase efficiency and productivity. Pri...

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