MACORP digs deep with next generation excavator

DPI, Guyana, Friday, September 28, 2018

In observance of its 25th Anniversary, Machinery Corporation of Guyana (MACORP) today unveiled its ‘next generation’ Caterpillar (CAT) 320 hydraulic excavator.
Present at the demonstration exercise at the company’s Providence, East Bank of Demerara offices were Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin and Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry.

The CAT 320 hydraulic excavator brings premium performance with simple-to-use technologies that will boost operator efficiencies up to 45 per cent – lower maintenance costs of up to 15 per cent and a power system that reduces fuel consumption by up to 25 per cent.

In brief remarks, MACORP’s Chief Executive Officer, Guillermo Escarraga said that the new features on the hydraulic excavator are in keeping with the new Information and Communications Technology (ICT) era.

Escarraga pointed out that MACORP has done a tremendous amount of work to ensure that it stays ahead of technological advancements. He added that the excavator will help its customers to be more productive, safe and get the job done faster.

MACORP’s focus is to be the undisputed leader in supplying sustainable integrated solutions for Mining, Forestry, Agricultural Construction, Power Systems, Oil and Gas, and the industrial sectors of Guyana.

Synieka Thorne

Image: Keno George