Rising industrial activity, coupled with the uptick in construction and an anticipated demand in mining sector is expected to drive the demand of tipper trucks in the coming years.
For over 30 years, Traralgon-based Matthews Quarries has built its reputation on an ability to deliver aggregates on schedule. With rising momentum in new road and rail projects in Australia, the company has now added three more Volvo machines to its fleet-an EC750D excavator and two A45G haulers-to meet growing demand and ensure it maintains its hard-earned reputation for reliability.
One of South Korea's biggest aggregate producers, Kyung Boo Corporation Inc, has built a new crusher plant in Gimhae, a fast-growing city in the country's South Gyeongsang province.
Volvo Trucks is the first truck manufacturer in the world to offer automatic engagement of all wheel drive on construction trucks. The Automatic Traction Control function activates the front wheel drive when the rear wheels lose traction on slippery or soft ground.
Atlas Copco is launching a new, 18-tonne capacity underground loader for large operations including development work as well as production mining. Scooptram ST18, the new loader, is expected to be the most productive LHD on the market.