Terex 33-09 Dump truck in Tharsis (Spain). Made in USA by GM in 1993, 663 bhp.
Terex Corporation is an American worldwide manufacturer of lifting and material-handling plant for a variety of industries including construction, infrastructure, quarrying, recycling, energy, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, and utilities.
The company’s major business segments include aerial work platforms, construction cranes, bulk-material hauling machines, road-paving machines, and container-port cranes.
The Terex name has its origin as a division of General Motors. Due to a 1968 Justice Department ruling, General Motors was required to stop manufacturing and selling off-highway trucks in the United States for four years and divest the Euclid brand name.
GM coined the “Terex” name in 1968 from the Latin words “terra” (earth) and “rex” (king) for its construction equipment products and trucks not covered by the ruling.
GAZ Group of Russia operates a joint venture with Terex (RM-Terex). The joint venture is involved in a wide range of works in the road, civil and industrial construction, utilities, mining, forestry, oil and gas industry.