Tag: mini

CASE will be showcasing at IRE 2017

CASE Construction Equipment will be showcasing the new range of C Series mini excavators at the 4th International Rental Exhibition (IRE) which takes place in Amsterdam, from the 2nd to the 4th May 2017. The line-up will include 3 of the 6 recently launched models: a CASE CX18C, a CX26C and a CX60C.

New C Series, especially suited to the Rental Industry

The C Series mini excavators have been designed to meet the specific needs of rental fleets offering a wide range of advantages for this specific target group.

Wacker Neuson and Caterpillar to end strategic alliance for mini hydraulic excavators under three tons operating weight in 2018

Wacker Neuson has today announced that it has been agreed to terminate the strategic alliance for mini-hydraulic excavators that it has with Caterpillar since 2010 under a joint agreement. In 2010, Wacker Neuson and Caterpillar entered into a strategic alliance which saw Wacker Neuson developing and producing mini hydraulic excavators under three tons operating weight exclusively for Caterpillar.

They do not give any reason for the ending of the alliance. However, Roger Lindley, editor of Contractors World International has commented on what appear to identical products presented in each company’s corporate colours. However, the statement says Wacker Neuson will produce models ‘exclusively for Caterpillar’. (See article “Are Power Packs the Future for Compact Equipment?” page 46 where mini-excavators with a power pack are featured with virutally identical photographs for Caterpillar and Wacker Neuson.)

German Rental Company, Beyer-Mietservice, Invests in 50 New Maeda Mini Cranes

The German rental company, Beyer-Mietservice has placed an order for the latst generation of Maeda Mini Cranes to expand the range of products in this area and make, Beyer-Mietservice one of the largest rental operations outside Japan for mini cranes.

Optimally positioned, the European-wide rental company can meet the requirements of different industries and target groups. Beyer-Mietservice offers a complete mini crane technology supported with factory-trained employees with specialist knowledge in customer service and understanding. This creates an exceptional know-how with individual services and helps differentiates the Beyer Rental operation.

Kobelco expands OEM agreement with Yanmar

Kobelco has had an OEM agreement with Yanmar mini-excators for the domestic Japanese market for many years. Under the revised agreement, Kobelco will begin offering a range of mini-excavators worldwide.

With expanded OEM supply from Yanmar, Kobelco will offer worldwide four short rear tail swing models of 1.0, 1.7, 2.0 and 2.5 tons. Conventional models will be expanded to six machines: 0.5, 0.8, 1.6, 1.8, 2.2, and 2.6 tons. This will expand the total number of OEM machines to 10. No time is given for when the additional minis will be available.