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Equipment Roundup: Liebherr intros first battery-powered crawler crane; Cat’s new 657 Scraper; The latest articulated dump trucks; Fecon’s new Stumpex grinder | Dump Truck Company

Fecon Stumpex gets speed boost, removes large stumps fast

Fecon has upgraded its Stumpex stump grinder attachment for skid steers and compact track loaders to increase cutting speed, especially on softer woods.

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Latest Articulated Dump Trucks are Smarter, Stronger, Easier to Operate

Articulated trucks aren’t the first thing that come to mind when considering technological advancements in construction equipment, but there’s no doubt they’re getting smarter.

One goal of this technology is “to remove the guesswork while leaving the operator in control,” says Cory Brant, solutions marketing manager, John Deere.

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A 21% Bigger Cab for Cat’s New 657 Scraper Means More Visibility and More Comfort

The Cat 657 scraper offers a 7% increase in fuel efficiency and a 21% increase in the cab interior over its predecessor 657G, according to Cat.

The largest open bowl scraper in Cat’s line, the 657 has a rated load of 52 tons (46.4 metric tons) and is designed for high volume earthmoving, highway construction and mining applications.

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The World’s First Battery-Powered Crawler Crane Has Arrived From Liebherr

While many manufacturers are introducing electric compact equipment, German manufacturer Liebherr is debuting its second electric-drive large machine: crawler cranes.

The dump trucks charlotte nc says its LR 1200.1 unplugged and LR 1250.1 unplugged models are the world’s first battery-powered crawler cranes.

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