Liebherr LCA study: Technology neutrality best emissions reduction course

In order to achieve the international objectives surrounding projected global warming trends through 2100, climate change observers contend, economies worldwide must reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions significantly in all sectors. Recognizing how emissions discipline applies to the construction industry, Germany’s Liebherr Group is working on new, efficient drive concepts for its concrete delivery and earthmoving equipment. The manufacturer enlisted…

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Doosan continues -7 Series loader rollout

Doosan Infracore NA arrived in Las Vegas for World of Concrete 2021 to premier its latest next-generation wheel loader, the DL380-7, sporting a 7 percent greater bucket capacity than the DL350-5 model it succeeds. The beefed-up -7 Series models feature stronger, larger axles and a strengthened box frame than prior offerings, while new axles afford better braking capacity to extend…

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Utility loader line

Manufacturer has expanded its L-Series Wheel Loader lineup with four new utility models. The 444L, 644L, 644L Hybrid and 724L have improvements over prior models to boost performance and productivity, including a redesigned Z-Bar loader linkage; updated, ergonomically designed cab; electrohydraulic controls; and, a more robust heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.

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Small wheel loader series

Manufacturer recently introduced its largest articulated wheel loader, the WL95, and has additional models planned for later this year. The machine’s variable hydrostatic transmission provides traction and high travel speeds (12.4 mph). With a standard 2-yd. bucket and straight bucket tipping load up to 14,394 lbs., the WL95 is capable of quick material movement. Its compact design enables a tight turning radius and generous steering angle, while the articulated joint and a pendulum axle at the rear ensures optimum maneuverability and traction. A return-to-dig function, ride control and reversing fan as standard ensure optimum productivity.

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Hyundai tools loader for product handling


A “Tool Master” version of the standard wheel loader model, the HL740TM-9A features parallel lift, along with a fork attachment, to enable safe and easy a) loading and unloading of large and odd-shaped product such as pipe or, b) palletized brick or concrete masonry transport. The model is part of the 9A series wheel loaders, all featuring what company engineers note are power and productivity improvements from previous models, including certified Interim Tier 4 engine upgrade, and enhanced operator comfort.

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Fuel efficiency marks Case interim Tier IV-compliant loader


Case Construction Equipment announced the 521F wheel loader at World of Concrete in February, citing a 12 percent increase in fuel efficiency over the previous E-Series model, plus faster acceleration and quicker cycle times. The machine is available in standard Z-bar, extended reach and tool-carrier models, and is the latest offering in the company’s F-Series wheel loader line, which boasts premium features and industry-leading performance, productivity and efficiency.

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