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Cat Vocational Trucks CT660 contest opens

Owners or operators of heavy-duty trucks—including mixer, dump and boom- or knuckle-crane bearing models—can enter the “Win a Cat Truck” contest, August 1–September 30, by submitting a video, essay or audio recording to www.DriveCat.com. Entries are to convey how participants in concrete and aggregate hauling, plus other vocations, use trucks and how a new Cat CT660 will make them more successful.

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Palfinger announces seven-model line

Expanding its presence in the North American market, Palfinger has introduced seven new cranes, ranging from the cost-efficient PK 19502 to the high-performance PK 37002 and PK 46002. Models PK 19502 and PK 22002-EH both have a lifting capacity of 13,440 lbs.

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Onboard scale

Smart Scale system is now available for trucks and tractor-trailer combinations with air-ride or mechanical suspensions. The Smart Scale system features a wireless handheld receiver to allow drivers to maximize payloads and avoid overweight tickets in field loading applications such as aggregate hauling and liquid/dry bulk hauling.

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