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  • Vancouver marine habitat gets restoration

    Burrard Inlet has been used by Indigenous groups since time immemorial. Captain George Vancouver and his shipmate Sir Harry Burrard in 1792 described Burrard inlet as a relatively shallow coastal fjord separating Vancouver from the North Shore mountains. The Inlet runs directly east from the Strait of Georgia all the way to Port Moody, B.C. […]

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    World’s Largest Wheeled Loader

    The P&H L-2350, a 2,300hp behemoth, has arrived in Europe. Premiered by LeTourneau Technologies at the 2000 MINExpo in Las Vegas, it has taken 20 years for the first L-2350 to come to Europe. One of two new P&H L-series wheeled loaders recently commissioned at the Swedish Aitik copper mine, the other is an equally […]

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    Hitachi’s Captivating ‘Grizzly 2.0’ Takes Foyle & Marine Dredging to Another Level

    There’s something magical and mesmerising about observing man and machine operate in complete harmony. Having spent several days at the Port of Dundee in Scotland watching Foyle & Marine Dredging’s latest acquisition in action, a 180 tonne, 30m reach Hitachi EX1200 that goes by the name of Grizzly 2.0, we here at Awesome Earthmovers were […]

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    The leap in electric drive technology for Collins Earthworks

    The strive to offer more fuel-efficient construction equipment is pushing many leading manufacturers to develop hybrid and electric technology within their product ranges Caterpillar has been one of the leading lights in the field of reducing fuel consumption with the development of hybrid drive systems. 2010 saw the company launch the electric drive D7E, a […]

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    Trimble Earthworks equipped Bobcat T870 with grader attachment

    More and more contractors are now seeing the production benefits and taking the step into equipping machinery with UTS systems. Whether this be guidance systems or going the whole hog and taking full machine control options, the market is quickly moving away from being just for large contracts with smaller companies seeing the benefits available […]

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    BRADPAVE & New Liebherr R934

    The use of machine guidance and latterly, machine control has recently taken another step forward inthe UK with the introduction of the world’s first Liebherr excavator with built-in Leica MC1 machine control interface. The companies announced their collaboration at the start of 2020, just before the World found out about Covid-19 and its devastating effects. […]

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    Canadian Contractor Benefits from Topcon Machine Control

    The Okanagan Valley is the third largest metropolis in British Columbia, Kelowna’s population is roughly 220,000 people, making it the 22nd largest city in Canada. As Kelowna continues to see notable expansion in real estate development and infrastructure spending,the construction marketplace is becoming more competitive with many contractors bidding local work. As the marketplace becomes […]

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    Terex Trucks to showcase new Stage V articulated haulers at Hillhead Digital 2021

    by Terex Trucks (Europe)Terex Trucks is bringing its new Stage V TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers to Hillhead Digital. The machines have been updated with an EU Stage V emission-compliant engine – and now deliver an improvement in fuel efficiency, an even stronger performance, as well as low total cost of ownership.ADVERTISEMENT Articulated hauler specialist Terex Trucks will […]

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