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Machinery

Apr 10, 2021
Two quiet achievers join Liebherr excavator range

Two quiet achievers join Liebherr excavator range

Liebherr has released two new electric crawler excavators for mine and quarry extraction. Liebherr said the R 976-E electric crawler excavator and the R 980 SME-E were not just converted diesel machines. The excavators and their electric power system were designed and produced entirely by Liebherr. The machines weigh 90 and 100 tonnes respectively and… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

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Apr 08, 2021
Kobelco releases 37-tonne short radius excavator

Kobelco releases 37-tonne short radius excavator

Kobelco Construction Machinery Australia has launched the SK380SRLC – a Japanese manufactured 37-tonne excavator with a short radius design. The company describes the SK380SRLC as the heaviest limited tailswing excavator in the market to enter the 35-tonne class, bringing excellent lifting and digging performance to tight access worksites. “Considering the high level of infrastructure and resident...

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Apr 01, 2021
Liebherr launches new mobile construction crane

Liebherr launches new mobile construction crane

Liebherr has introduced a new compact taxi crane to its range, boasting optimal reach and quick deployment. The new MK 73-3.1 mobile construction crane is the smallest in Liebherr’s mobile construction crane family and complements the crane series comprising the MK 88-4.1 and MK 140. The company says the compact three-axle crane is the answer to… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland m...

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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 members only.Log In Register ...

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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 member...

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