Terex Corporation reported strong second quarter 2018 sales of $1.4 billion, up 19% versus Q2 of 2017, with increased sales and backlog in all three business segments. The results were driven by continued implementation of the company's Execute to Win business strategy and its focus on meeting the growing needs of customers during a period of broad-based growth.
"Five months of continuous back-breaking work without any downtime," Nabors Drilling Manager David Siljeg succinctly puts it while summarizing how well the Terex RT 90 rough terrain crane performed at a work site in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia. The crane lifted numerous components for drilling rigs, generators, and a power distribution and control centre at the oil field while enduring challenging environmental conditions.
Terex has introduced seven hydraulic transverse cutting units to the North American market. Featuring transmissions with patented gear reduction technology, these attachments are designed for use with the Terex family of excavators (models ranging from 4,400 to 132,000 pounds) and with Terex tractor loader backhoes. Terex hydraulic cutting units are ideal for trenching in pipeline construction.
Powered by a Tier 4 interim compliant Scania DC9 370 hp engine, the new Terex TA300 Generation 9 articulated truck is designed to keep productivity levels high, fuel consumption low and cycle times short. The proven fuel-efficient design of the new TA300 boasts a 12 percent reduction in fuel consumption for fewer refueling stops, as well as more than a two percent rise in horsepower and a six percent increase in peak torque for better overall acceleration, over its predecessor. The TA300 is equipped with a ZF fully automatic with manual override transmission and retarder.