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www.wirtgengroup.com Manufacturer introduces the TB1140, a 15-ton hydraulic excavator with an operating weight of 31,370 lb, a digging depth of 18 ft, bucket breakout force of 22,188 lb, reach at ground level of 28.1 ft and a dump height of 20.4 ft. New features include a two-speed travel system that monitors ground conditions and automatically shifts from high to low speed when additional track power is required as well as primary and secondary auxiliary hydraulic circuits featuring thumb-operated proportional controls. Takeuchi Mfg.; 770/831-0661; This WB140PS-2N backhoe loader is one of five models upgraded with excavator-style joystick controls. The excavator-type control system features tiltable joystick control towers, function control buttons and an easy-to-read dash panel. Other recent upgrades to the loaders include increased hydraulic speed, stronger, more advanced components and Tier 2 compliant engines. With operating weights between 16,000 and 19,731 lb, the units can be used in a variety of loading and excavation jobs. Komatsu America Corp.; 800/566-2878; The 7700 truck models are the latest to join the manufacturer’s line of severe service vehicles. Three new models specifically target bridge formula mixer, super dump and block hauler applications. The frame system of the 7700 includes a single 12.25-in. frame that is 400 lb lighter than many double 10-in. frames, says the maker. This feature gives customers the ability to haul greater payloads. International Truck and Engine Corp.; 630/753-2594; www. InternationalDelivers.com The Hamm HD O120V, a larger asphalt compactor that incorporates exclusive oscillation technology, will be introduced to North America this month. The new roller has an operating weight of 26,345 lb, a drum width of 78 in. with an offset working width of 81.5 in. and a working speed of 3.9 miles per hour. The rear drum features oscillation compaction with oscillation force of 46,125 to 62,775 lb. The front drum will feature conventional vibration at a top frequency of 3,000 vpm. Wirtgen America Inc., Hamm Compaction Division; 615/501-0600;