Caterpillar's Biggest Wheel Loader - The Stats Behind The Size

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Talk about HEAVY equipment! This behemoth from CAT is one of it's latest loaders, here are just some of it's specifications.

2019 National Heavy Equipment Show- Exhibitor Testimonials

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VIDEO: Thinking of exhibiting at the 2021 National Heavy Equipment show held at the International Centre? Check out what some of this year's exhibitors have to say! You''ll hear from major players in the industry like Liebherr, McClosky, United Rentals, JCB, Toromont etc.

2017 NHES - Liebherr Interview with Mechanics Hub

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Jeff Parks, District Sales Manager with Liebherr spoke with Mechanics Hub at the 2017 National Heavy Equipment Show in Toronto about their equipment on display, their features, and some of their newest product offering.

Better Branding Key to Global Recognition for Chinese Companies

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Chinese construction equipment makers believe their biggest barrier to entering the U.S. market is branding. With better name recognition, these manufacturers believe they would finally conquer the west.

This may be true going by reports across the construction equipment industry. Asked whether they recognized various Chinese brands, most American distributors and sellers of construction equipment said they have never heard about the brands.


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Mechanics Hub was super excited to participate for the first time at this year's CONEXPO-CONAGG/IFPE show in Las Vegas. This 5 day show is BIGGER than can be described and is definitely a must for anyone in the construction & aggregate industry. It was amazing to see all the latest equipment, newest technology, and growing trends in the industry. For those that weren't able to make it, here are only a "few" pictures we took. ENJOY EVERYONE!

Lessons the "Big Three" Teaches about Global Equipment Sale Success

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It turns out that when it comes to purchasing construction equipment, the competition isn’t as expansive as some people thought. In reality, three companies, Komatsu, Hitachi, and Caterpillar account for more than 50% of the annual heavy construction equipment sold globally. Of these three, Caterpillar enjoys the highest sales figures.

Renting Vs. Buying Heavy Equipment

Submitted by MHUB on Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:41
As contracting and construction companies continue to take on large projects, the idea of renting equipment might be a better idea that purchasing it. Renting might be a better alternative in comparison to purchasing for multiple reasons. Consider all of the aspects and weigh the possibilities that would be best for the company.

Advantages of renting equipment

  • Access to updated well-maintained equipment

  • Never worry about maintaining the equipment

  • No storage fees to pay
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New HX Series Delivers Power

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International Truck has kept the truck driver in mind when creating a new HX Series complete with four different models to select from. They include HX515, HX615, HX520, and HX620. After many in-depth discussion with some of the leading users in the business, International Truck designed four models motivated towards assisting with more power and making construction work easier and less time consuming.


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CONEXPO-CON/AGG will represent an immense unveiling of all the newest equipment, technology and product breakthrough in construction. From earthshaking big iron to groundbreaking innovations, it’s all assembled in one place to help you work smarter. CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

Dates: March 7th to 11th, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Show Preview

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CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 is where over 130,000 construction industry professionals from around the world go to stay ahead of their competition and showcase earthshaking big iron to groundbreaking innovations. Don’t miss the event that’s so BIG, it happens just once every three years!

Don’t forget to stop by Mechanics Hub’s booth G-7150, located in the Gold Hall for great giveaways! Hope to see you there!

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