Engineering & Manufacturing
Komatsu Introduces PC5500-11 Excavator Offering High Productivity
The PC5500-11 excavator feature a robust steel structure to ensure longevity and twin engines for optimal performance.
Komatsu America Corp.
April 30, 2021
Liebherr Introduces New Electric Crawler Excavators
April 19, 2021
New Cat 992 Wheel Loader is 32% More Productive in Mining Applications
March 26, 2021
Epiroc Launches Boomer M20 Drill Rig with Internal Hydraulics
March 15, 2021
Doosan Introduces its Largest Excavator for Mining and Construction
December 11, 2020
Komatsu Introduces New and Redesigned LHDs for Hard Rock Mining
November 19, 2020
Siemens System Simulation Technology Allows Accurate Assessment of Off-Highway Equipment Designs
Simcenter Amesim provides quick simulation capabilities to evaluate interactions between components and their impact on overall machine designs.
May 4, 2021
From the Editor's Desk: Awards Season in the Heavy Equipment Industry
Recent international design award announcements shine a spotlight on engineering and innovation in the heavy-duty on- and off-highway mobile equipment industries.
April 30, 2021
Increased Equipment Demand Leads to Positive First Quarter 2021
Global economic recovery has lead to an increase in heavy equipment demand and a more positive outlook for 2021.
April 29, 2021
Next Generation Cat 785 Mining Truck Features Expandable Technology Platform
Various integrated technologies on the new mining truck such as speed coaching help to monitor and improve productivity and efficiency for operators.
October 2, 2020
Sandvik Reintroduces Toro Loaders and Trucks
The underground mining loaders and trucks will be integrated with Sandvik's AutoMine and OptiMine technologies as well as other advanced features.
July 22, 2020
New Doosan DL580-5 Wheel Loader Reduces Cycle Times
The new DL580-5 wheel loader is able to fill a 24-ton, over-the-road truck in just two passes which offers improvements in efficiency and load-out cycle times.
June 24, 2020
Komatsu Europe Introduces Stage V Compliant HD785-8 Rigid Dump Truck
The new HD785-8 rigid dump truck has an EU Stage V Komatsu SAA12V140E-7 engine with power output of 1,140 hp to meet the needs of mining and quarry operations.
Komatsu Europe International N.V.
May 14, 2020
Next Generation Cat 6060 Hydraulic Mining Shovel Features Increased Performance and Durability
The new Cat 6060 hydraulic mining shovel is an efficient four-pass match with the Cat 793 mining truck and five-pass match with the Cat 794 AC mining truck.
May 6, 2020
New Caterpillar Underground Articulated Truck Offers 5% Payload Increase
An optimized transmission shift strategy on the new Cat AD63 results in smoother uphill driving and greater operator comfort.
May 1, 2020
Epiroc Updates MT65 Mine Truck with New Engine and Ejector Dump Box
The updated MT65 underground mine truck features a new engine which reduces emissions and an Ejector dump box to aid load carrying capacity in tight spaces.
April 29, 2020
P&H 2650CX Hybrid Shovel Ready for Market Launch
Field testing of the P&H 2650CX Hybrid Shovel has demonstrated a 40-50% reduction in fuel consumption compared to hydraulic excavators.
Komatsu Mining Corp. (formerly Joy Global Inc.)
April 22, 2020
New Liebherr Drilling Rig Offers Increased Performance and Flexibility
Liebherr's new LB45 drilling rig features 10% more torque to provide customers with improved performance.
Liebherr-International Deutschland GmbH
April 3, 2020
Epiroc Introduces DM30 II SP Blasthole Drill
The DM30 II blasthole drill can achieve a clean hole depth of 11 m for single-pass applications.
March 11, 2020
New Cat 6030 Hydraulic Shovel Meets Latest Emissions Regulations
Caterpillar's new 6030 hydraulic mining shovel features two Cat C27 engines which meet Tier 4 Final and Stage V emissions regulations.
February 28, 2020
Liebherr Demos the LB16 Unplugged Battery-Powered Drill
Liebherr's battery-powered drilling rig reduces noise and emissions on job sites.
October 25, 2019
Epiroc Introduces New Pit Viper 270 XC Series Blasthole Drilling Rig
Epiroc's new blasthole drilling rig offers a hole diameter range up to 12-1/4 in. (311 mm).
September 30, 2019
Epiroc Upgrades MEYCO ME3 Concrete Sprayer
Updates include increased constant flow of concrete and less pulsation, and a new boom base for improved durability.
June 27, 2019
New Cat R2900 Underground Loader Offers Multiple Emissions Control Options
The R2900 is powered by the fuel efficient Cat C15 engine, available in a number of emissions configurations to meet the needs of mining operations around the world.
May 31, 2019
Liebherr Introduces Battery-Powered Drilling Rig
The machine features not only an alternative drive concept, but it can also be operated by battery without a cable.
Liebherr-International Deutschland GmbH
May 3, 2019
Cat R1700 XE Features Electric Drive
The LHD includes a battery-electric platform and onboard charging to facilitate high production capabilities.
April 30, 2019
Normet Unveils Battery Electric Vehicle at bauma 2019
The machine features a battery electric architecture to provide emissions-free and cost-savings operating in underground environments.
April 17, 2019
China (Changsha) International Construction Equipment Exhibition (CICEE)
May 15, 2019
May 18, 2019
The Fifth China (Changsha) International Construction Machinery Exhibition: Intelligent and Digitized New Generation of Construction Machinery Exhibition
May 19, 2021
May 21, 2021
UzMiningExpo is the leading event in the mining industry of Uzbekistan.
Caterpillar Introduces R1700 Underground Mining Loader with Increased Payload
The new R1700 Underground Mining Loader features a 20% increase in payload capacity compared to predecessor models.
November 30, 2018
Second Generation of Epiroc Zero-Emission Fleet Presented at Power Change Days
The second generation machines include electric battery 14- and 18-tonne loaders to provide emissions-free operation to underground mining companies.
November 14, 2018
Caterpillar Announces Two New Ultra-Class Mining Trucks
The new electric-drive Cat 798 AC and the 796 AC feature four-corner, oil-cooled disc brakes as well as dynamic braking for stable handling and fast stopping.
November 13, 2018
World’s Safest Construction and Mining Truck Debuted at IMARC
Scania Australia debuted the XT mining and construction truck range featuring side curtain rollover airbags to help improve safety.
October 31, 2018
Technology News Tracker: New Cat Drill Increases Productivity and Flexibility
October 23, 2018
New Caterpillar Rotary Blasthole Drill Features Flexibility, Transportability and Performance
The MD6200 can be transported over the road with the mast on, so it can simply roll onto a truck when it’s time to move to another site, and has a small shipping envelope.
October 17, 2018
Artisan Launches All New A10 LHD
The A10 is a zero emission battery powered loader capable of carrying 10 tonnes but is the size of a 7 tonne machine.
September 14, 2018
Epiroc is Ready to Roll-Out its Minetruck MT2200
The MT2200 shares the same dimensions of its MT2010 predecessor, but can capably transport heavier loads up to 22 metric tonnes.
July 5, 2018
Epiroc Launches Minetruck MT2010 Battery
Epiroc's new Minetruck MT2010 Battery includes a high-longevity battery to keep the truck up and running during lengthy shifts.
May 4, 2018
Caterpillar Introduces the AD22 Underground Truck
Caterpillar recently introduced the Cat AD22 articulated truck, a new size that joins its proven lineup of rugged machines designed for underground hard rock mining.
April 30, 2018