Caterpillar introduces two new hammers

Caterpillar said the new Cat H190 S and H215 S Performance Series Hammers are built for high production on large excavators and deliver consistent breaking power. The OEM noted that an efficient operation cycle results in less waste from internal heat for more power delivered to the tool.  With piston and tool matched in diameter and mass, these new hammers…

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Adapting to the future

By Donna Schmidt Say what you want about the mining industry, it is nothing if not adaptable – be it to the market, the waves of technology and pressures of the future, cost changes, regulatory expectations and any other number of elements that play a role in the success or failure of any operation. This is also true – and…

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Hitachi unveils ZXLink connectivity at no additional charge

Hitachi Construction & Mining Division announced that customers will no longer need to renew their ZXLink connectivity service subscription. Plus, customers can enable ZXLink on compatible machines at no additional charge. Once customers enable ZXLink, they can select to automatically activate it on future compatible models to further streamline fleet management.  With ZXLink, Hitachi customers can access valuable fleet insights…

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Hitachi Construction Machinery dissolves joint venture with Deere

Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) and Deere have announced plans to dissolve their joint venture in the Americas. The dissolution will be completed Feb. 28, 2022. At the same time, HCM is announcing that Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) will assume all product and service operations for the Americas in spring 2022. HCMA will continue to be a wholly…

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