Tag: wheel loader

A wheel loader or a shovel uses a controlled arm to put materials into a dumptruck, onto a conveyor belt or a feed hopper. Possible materials are: asphalt, demolition debris, dirt, feed, gravel, logs, raw minerals, recycled material, rock, sand, wood chips, etc. There are many types and brands of wheel loaders. The most popular brands are Caterpillar, Volvo, Case, Ahlmann and Komatsu. The type most used is a front end loader.

John Deere Loads Up on 30 New Bucket Options for Four-Wheel Drive Loaders

John Deere Loads Up on 30 New Bucket Options for Four-Wheel Drive Loaders

MOLINE, Ill. (May 16, 2017) — Designed to enhance productivity and efficiency, John Deere is debuting its enhanced production series buckets for the 744K-II, 824K-II and 844K-III wheel loader models. The enhanced production buckets offer several new features, including an improved bucket profile, integrated narrow spill guards, bushed static bucket

Wear and Tear

Wear and Tear

Given the rough conditions inherent on landfill landscapes, “anywhere the machine comes in contact with the waste can be a point of origination for wear and tear,” points out Tom Griffith, senior system and waste application specialist for Caterpillar.

VOLVO CE: SAFETY IS IN OUR DNA

VOLVO CE: SAFETY IS IN OUR DNA

World Safety Day may only happen once a year, but at Volvo Construction Equipment, every day is a reason to work towards making the industry a safer place.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) marks Friday April 28th 2017 as World Safety and Health at Work Day, to promote the prevention of

Taking Over the Machines

Taking Over the Machines

The beauty of intelligent machine control is it makes inexperienced operators good, and good operators better,” points out Sebastian Witkowski, product marketing manager for intelligent machine control for Komatsu.

For Skid-steer Loaders, Small Is Smart

For Skid-steer Loaders, Small Is Smart

For a growing number of grading and excavation contractors, skid-steer loaders aren’t an option, they’re a necessity. Here’s a look at how these amazing machines can pay off, as well as some tips for buying the one that’s just right for you.

Carrying the Load

Carrying the Load

From compact wheel dumpers to heavy-duty dump trucks, grading and excavation contractors have choices to move earth in vehicles that feature more efficiencies and innovations than ever before. Bell Trucks America’s B60E is powered by the OM473 577 horsepower Mercedes engine, with a rated payload of 121,254 pounds and a load capacity of 45.8 cubic yards.

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