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Mar 25, 2021
Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne company takes Hinos down electric avenue

Melbourne-based company SEA Electric has kicked off commercial production of electric trucks. Two SEA Electric-badged vehicles, the SEA 300 and SEA 500, based on the Hino 500 Series and Hino 300 Series models, are now available for purchase. The trucks are assembled from semi knocked down (SKD) kits, complete with a fully integrated SEA-Drive power-system… This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Feb 12, 2021
Komatsu mining truck with emissions-busting tech

Komatsu mining truck with emissions-busting tech

Komatsu has commissioned the first Tier 4 Final version of its 930E-5 ultra-class mining truck in Australia. The emission control technology, which meets the most stringent North American and EU emissions regulations, has been adopted by Komatsu Australia to meet a client’s specific operational needs. Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final compliant 930E-5 incorporates an on-board after-treatment… This con...

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Feb 05, 2021
Demag adds new all-terrain crane to its range

Demag adds new all-terrain crane to its range

The new Demag AC 80‑4 offers versatility, with its 60m main boom and compact design. The company says the launch of the new model was prompted by the success of its previous 80-tonne crane, the AC 80-2. “The worldwide success that this model had showed that there’s significant interest in a crane with this kind… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Geo, iQ Miner...

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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… This content is f...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry Queensl...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Co...

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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…. This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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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… This content is for ...

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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… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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