October 2018

I was back at the factory in Xuzhou last week to have a first look at the E500 4×2 truck. This 18 tonne GVM fully electric features  battery packs between the chassis rails and an integrated, twin motor drive axle.

The first units had an auxiliary battery pack on the deck behind the cabin to run the dust suppression blower.

There was a competition in Shenzhen recently for about a dozen brands of fully electric trucks. The E300 won four of the nine categories including hill climbing seen here. The E300 won the two most important categories of energy efficiency and overall driver rating.

The rigid mining trucks have a new cab design and gas front suspension. This model is rated at 40 tonnes but the owners routinely load 60 tonnes on them which caused some problems for the original front leaf springs.

The 700 tonne excavator was being dismantled to transport to the Bauma exhibition in Shanghai. You can tell it is a big when you need two cranes to remove the counterweight.
If you are going to Bauma have a look at the trucks on the XCMG stand. The new technology that will be released is quite amazing.
Get in touch with me if there is anything in particular you would like to discuss on the XCMG, Mantall or CHL stands.

The 55 tonne telescopic crawler crane can self deploy off two flat deck trucks.

Our first water truck delivery to Fiji is now ready for work.

Another handover ceremony this time for heavy mining equipment to Australia.

I also went back to the agricultural products factory where they had this 140hp steel tracked tractor with a front blade.

Sandford Spreading’s third LW300K nearly ready for trucking. This one is treated with Prolan corrosion protection and has an oil bath pre-cleaner ready for work in fertilizer in Piopio.

We have these oil-bath pre-cleaners in stock. A great addition to extend the life of the paper filters in dusty conditions.

Another of our top selling XE80N’s with a trailer ready for delivery to Building Wash Services.

We have a new 750v DC charger range available for the electric trucks. This one was developed for sale to Europe with 400V input so fully compliant for use in NZ.
30KW single gun           $22,757 + GST
45KW single gun           $29,805 + GST
60KW single gun           $39,700 + GST

Some new XE470D excavators heading off to work in a mine in South Africa

Another 3 tonne forklift heading out to Palmer Group.


Ross Linton
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