Immersive Technologies, Hitachi Construction Machinery extend partnership

Mining equipment simulator supplier Immersive Technologies has announced a consolidated long-term agreement for five years with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co.  The exclusive partnership agreement, which combines technical license and partnership agreements that have been in place since 2007, enables the companies to collaborate in the development of simulator equipment solutions to meet mining industry demand and requirements.  “With 20 years…

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Doosan releases excavator to European industry

Doosan Infracore Europe has unveiled its newest machine for the European industry that pairs best-in-class performance with lower fuel consumption and higher productivity: the DX1000LC-7 crawler excavator. The 100-tonne model is the company’s largest-ever, with the most powerful engine in the 100-t class: the new stage V version of the well-proven Perkins 2806J diesel engine, providing a high power output…

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MINExpo news: Rolls-Royce, Flanders run hybrid

Even more news from the MINExpo show floor: Rolls-Royce has teamed with Flanders Electric to unveil a retrofit concept to hybridize haul trucks and reduce emissions by up to 30%. The design integrates mtu engines, batteries and hybrid control systems alongside drive train solutions from Flanders. The companies’ memorandum of understanding (MoU) announced during the show covers the development of…

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