Mixer- and dump-grade T480 tops Kenworth medium duty series

Sources: Kenworth Truck, Kirkland, Wash.; CP staff As a smaller companion to its T880 flagship model for construction and other vocational applications, Kenworth has added a light Class 8 truck whose 107-in. or 109.5-in. bumper to back of cab length nets concrete mixer or dump packages for operators in urban markets or other environments where site conditions necessitate tight turning…

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Clean diesel programs benefit concrete mixer fleets

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The formulation of diesel fuel and its preferred method of combustion in diesel engines have undergone a number of significant changes in the past decade. These changes present a series of new challenges for fleet operators, such as those in the ready-mix concrete business, who must satisfy their demands if they are to keep fleets rolling and out of the maintenance bay.

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Cat dealer-aligned Weiler rolls out namesake mixer truck

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Sources: CP staff; Weiler Inc., Knoxville, Iowa

A manufacturer of asphalt paving machines for Caterpillar dealers worldwide, whose contract production log includes a decade of concrete mixer drum system deliveries, has expanded its branded lines. After acquiring a mixer system design and intellectual property, Weiler is now offering turnkey truck production, showing its first model at the Caterpillar World of Concrete 2015 booth.

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