The tools in the average forestry roading contractor’s shed don’t come much bigger than Kuru Contracting’s new 70-tonne Cat 374FL. While bucket size is an obvious plus-point for Ricky Kuru and his crew in terms of moving more dirt and being more productive day-to-day, other features on this excavator that make it fit-for-purpose in the rugged East Coast forests include the long variable gauge undercarriage for extra stability and large expanses of glass in the cab for great operator visibility.
The Cat 374FL’s track link protects moving parts by keeping water, debris and dust out, and grease sealed in, while under the engine cover a side-by-side cooling system provides for more consistent service in both the extreme hot and cold conditions experienced on the East Coast....
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