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Terex Fuchs machines pick up savings

Eco Mode to be standard equipment on new E Series material handler models

Eco Mode will initially be standard on the Terex Fuchs MHL340, MHL350 and MHL360 material handlers, and will be expanded to other models in the product line as they switch over to E Series production.

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Gehl expands skid loader product line

Three new R Series mid-frame models include an entirely new radial-lift offering

Three new Gehl R Series skid loaders feature all-new operator stations with integrated digital displays, Yanmar-powered Tier 4 engines, several serviceability enhancements, and a new load arm design with increased visibility.

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Caterpillar enhances versatile wheel dozer

Engineering refinements improve machine’s powertrain, operator station and structures

The updated Caterpillar 824K wheel dozer builds on the performance of predecessor models with engineering refinements in its powertrain, operator station and structures.

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Indeco rounds out steel shear product line

Newest heavy-duty ISS shear model will turn a 60-ton excavator into a demolition machine

The new ISS 35/60 steel shear is the culmination of more than 20 years of engineering and manufacturing expertise, says Indeco North America.

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Vermeer expands into forestry equipment

Compact tracked FT100 forestry tractor is the first model in a new line of equipment

Equipped with an above-ground mulcher, the new Vermeer FT100 forestry tractor is designed for tree care and land-clearing contractors who work mostly in residential and municipal clearing applications.

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McLaren takes excavators to ‘NextGen’

High-performance rubber tracks used on compact loaders now available for compact excavators

Unlike competitive jointless cable tracks, the SpoolRite belting technology used in the McLaren’s NextGen TDF rubber track series is a proprietary system that radically increases the tensile strength of the tracks’ internal structure.

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Komatsu unveils new series forestry head

First model in new C-Series fits Komatsu 911.5 and 931.1 forestry harvesters

The increased rearward tilt angle of the new Komatsu C93 forestry harvesting head provides faster feeding performance, while reducing head frame stress when reaching on downhill slopes.

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Terex bolsters compact loader product line

Generation 2 skid steers and compact track loaders feature more than 100 enhancements

Many of the enhancements to Terex’s Generation 2 skid steers and compact track loaders are aimed at increasing machine performance through additional rated operating capacity and loader breakout force, while increasing durability and reliability.

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Volvo excavator is big on efficiency, savings

Tier 4 Final EC480E model boasts lower operating costs for quarries and mass excavation

The Volvo EC480E excavator’s full electro-hydraulics are matched to the engine and controlled by an advanced system that both provides on-demand flow and reduces power losses within the circuit.

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Fecon's Log Jaw available for excavators

Attachment reduces logs and stumps into manageable pieces for chippers and grinders

Fecon’s Log Jaw attachment combines a 40-in. jaw opening tip to tip with 360 degrees of rotation to allow the excavator operator to attack oversized wood from any angle.

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