Cat R1700 White Paper (WesTrac)

With a bigger payload and more powerful engine, the new model Cat R1700 underground loader looks on paper to be major step-up from its predecessor. But how do the old and new models compare under real Australian conditions? A new production study undertaken in Western Australia’s goldfields shows the new R1700K offers mine operators major productivity and efficiency gains.


New generation of buyers (Via Appelberg)

With savvy modern B2B buyers increasingly using the Internet to comparison-shop, manufacturers are introducing sophisticated e-commerce offerings to keep pace.


Region of growth (via Appelberg)

If you add them together, the countries that make up South East Asia represent the world’s seventh biggest economy. Regional Vice President Horst Wasel and his team are determined to see that this often-neglected region gets the attention and recognition it deserves.


Scania Legend (via Appelberg)

Long-time Scania operator Warren Good jumped at the chance to field test a Next Generation S620 on his challenging freight run on New Zealand’s South Island.


Meet the mini mills (via Appelberg)

The trend for near-net-shape production and 3D printing is helping to drive demand for extremely small end mills. Far from a niche product, such mills can be found in countless applications.