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  September 2009
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REPORTS in this issue from:

  • Brazil
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Mongolia
  • Qatar
  • Singapore
  • UAE
  • United Kingdom


Plant & Equipment Roundup - 1

New Cat D6N
New Cat D6NCaterpillar has announced the new model dozer. The Cat D6N introduces a premium package aimed at boosting performance, enhancing operator comfort and reducing costs.

Powered by 6.6-liter, 150-horsepower (net) Cat C6.6 engine, the new dozer features differential steering, SystemOne undercarriage and a choice of implements that include a variable-pitch power angle/tilt (VPAT) blade, Semi-Universal blade, multi-shank ripper and winch PA55.

Electro-hydraulic controls make for fast steering response and precise implement control with comfortable, low-effort levers. Through the navigator board, the operator is able to set some functions, such as blade response or speed level per auto-shift.

Caterpillar Cat D6N Brochure Contractors World Enquiry Form

Compact Wheel Loader
From Komatsu, the new WA50-6 From Komatsu, the new WA50-6 has an operating weight of 3,678 kg, a bucket capacity of 0.6 m³., and features a maximum dump height of 2.46 m

The standard auxiliary hydraulics simplify hydraulic attachment installation improves the capability and versatility of the machine. Productivity benefits from automatic electronic bucket leveling which is controlled by the bucket control lever.

The WA50-6 is equipped with the latest KOMTRAX technology, which sends machine operating information to a secure website utilizing wireless technology.

Komatsu America Contractors World Enquiry Form


Guaranteed Parts
Two years ago Doosan Infracore America announced its 48-Hour Parts Guarantee for their wheel loader and excavator customers.

The program guarantees that Doosan heavy equipment machine owners will receive their “machine debilitating” replacement part, in hand, within two business days or Doosan will pay for a replacement machine rental. Doosan Infracore America will get the part in the hands of the customer, wherever they are in North America.

“This is a different kind of parts guarantee program,” said Michael Stanley, President/COO Doosan Infracore America. “We focus on maximizing the uptime of the customer. It doesn’t matter if you get a free $2.00 part. It matters that you are working and making money for your business.”

Doosan Infracore AmericaContractors World Enquiry Form       


New TEX PE pneumatic hammersNew TEX PE pneumatic hammers
Atlas Copco has developed three unique hammers, containing features such as vibro-reduced housing, multiple gripping surfaces and a large D-handle.

The new range comprises the TEX 05PE chipping hammer, developed for small jobs in soft material, and the medium-weight pick hammers, TEX 09PE and TEX 12PE, designed for medium to heavy applications in brick, concrete or other hard material.

The TEX 05PE comes with a standard hexagonal 19x50 mm shank, while the TEX 09PE and TEX 12PE come in two different versions, one with the standard hexagonal shank 22 x 82.5 mm and one with a round shank 25 x 75 mm.

Atlas CopcoContractors World Enquiry Form


Wacker Neuson now offers its most compact tracked dumper, the 900 kg capacity TD9,New Compact Tracked Dumper
Wacker Neuson now offers its most compact tracked dumper, the 900 kg capacity TD9, with a revised design and increased engine performance and functionality, making it ideal for landscaping and horticultural applications as well as cramped construction sites where its 800 mm width is a benefit.

Power is by the Yanmar L100N diesel engine which offers an increased output of 7.4 kW (10 hp) and a fuel tank with almost double the volume of the previous model.

These features make the TD9 more efficient in handling material, with two travel speeds, low-maintenance hydrodynamic drive and a maximum gradeability of 58% as well as a reduced sound power level (LwA) of 100 dB (A).

Wacker NeusonContractors World Enquiry Form       




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