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Pettibone’s do-it-all rail crane, the Speed Swing 445F, is now available with the CreepDrive system from Poclain Hydraulics. This optional feature allows the Speed Swing to run high-flow hydraulic attachments while driving the machine at a slower independent travel speed on or off the rails.
December 11, 2020

The new Cat M316 Next Generation wheeled excavator features advanced hydraulics that provide the optimum balance of power and efficiency, offering the control needed for precise working requirements. Today’s M316 gets the job done faster with up to 14% more swing torque, while auxiliary hydraulic options deliver the power and versatility to efficiently use a wide range of Cat attachments. Its dedicated swing pump provides consistent power to the machine for improved multitasking capabilities.
December 10, 2020

The Cat 315 GC Next Gen compact radius excavator boasts a new, larger cab design built for operating efficiency, lowers maintenance costs by up to 25% and reduces fuel consumption by up to 15%. An intuitive-to-operate design allows operators of all skill levels to quickly achieve high production, making this new15-ton excavator the right fit for space-restricted rental, municipal and general all-around excavating applications requiring dependable performance at lower costs.
December 9, 2020

John Deere has released improved rubber tracks for its lineup of compact track loaders, providing a more durable solution for customers. The new rubber tracks feature improvements to the construction and design, boosting performance and durability even when navigating challenging terrain and conditions.
December 9, 2020

With its compact radius design, the Cat 335 Next Gen Hydraulic Excavator brings premium performance and the highest level of standard factory technology to the 35-ton excavator class. The new 335 delivers the tightest tail swing radius in the industry for enhanced maneuverability, making it ideal for working on space-restricted jobsites, such as road projects with lane closures, and excavating next to buildings.
December 8, 2020

The new Cat 317 and 317 GC 17-ton class Next Gen excavators boast improved machine performance, increased efficiencies and lower owning and operating costs than previous models. Offering more power and performance, the new 317 excavator features multiple standard Cat technologies to boost operating efficiencies by up to 45%. The versatile new 317 GC lowers maintenance costs by up to 20%.
December 7, 2020

A spreader truck is simply a snow plow truck that can spread salt, sand and chemicals that melt ice wherever snow and ice management is needed. It may seem fairly simple, but contractors have used spreader trucks to prepare roads and other surfaces for a very long time, and snow and ice management has only grown more sophisticated as the technology advances. Fortunately, by the end of this guide you will know if you need a tailgate spreader or a hopper spreader – and what to fill it with!
December 3, 2020

Skid steer loaders and tractors are the two preferred types commercial snow removal equipment when it comes to plowing deep snow off roads, fields and various worksites. Since both skid steers and tractors have enough speed and traction to operate in the snow, and since they are so commonly found on construction and agricultural sites anyway, it only makes sense to use them as heavy duty snow removal equipment. However, there are many different snow removal attachments and other options to choose from, so follow this guide to find the best snow removal equipment for your business.
November 24, 2020

Waratah Forestry Equipment has introduced the new H424, a highly maneuverable harvester head specially designed for mid-sized wheeled and tracked machines. With an excellent power-to-weight ratio, the H424 makes quick work of second thinnings and early regeneration cuttings as well as processing or debarking applications.

One of the main features of the H424 is the new SuperCut 100S saw unit, which provides automatic chain lubrication and tensioning for improved performance and increased uptime.
November 20, 2020

John Deere is unveiling machine improvements for its L-Series backhoe loaders designed to boost productivity, maximize uptime and reduce operating costs. Ranging across the L-Series Backhoe lineup, the updates, which include engine upgrades, new pressure-compensated load-sensing (PCLS) hydraulics on the 310SL model and machine control improvements, enhance operation and machine performance.
November 18, 2020

Volvo Construction Equipment has updated its Dig Assist machine control application for excavators with new features that make it even faster and easier to create plans and put more information at operators’ fingertips.
November 17, 2020

Waratah Forestry Equipment is adding a mapping technology option to its TimberRiteTM H-16 control system. The all-new mapping feature provides customers with a new jobsite perspective to increase operational productivity and precision.

One of the key benefits of the mapping technology option on the TimberRite H-16 system is how it enables visualization of production on the jobsite. In conjunction with H-16, the mapping links valuable production data and information to location – improving productivity and operational precision.
November 13, 2020

John Deere is expanding the capabilities of its Grade Pro (GP)-Series of motor graders with new technology, including two industry-exclusive features, Blade Stow and Auto-Gain for Cross Slope. The new features, which also include Machine Damage Avoidance, deliver higher productivity, increased uptime and lower daily operating costs during operation.
November 10, 2020

Vermeer is expanding its pile driver product line with the introduction of two new models. The Vermeer PD5R and PD5 pile drivers combine efficient operation and accuracy into a compact, lightweight machine well suited for working on solar installation projects, congested jobsites, and civil fencing and guardrail installation applications.
November 3, 2020

Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced a new attachment kit that allows 14-ton excavators to be converted into rotating pipelayers, offering a simple solution for users who don’t want to buy a dedicated pipelayer and who have been using conventional excavators for the work.
November 2, 2020

SnowEx is bringing its revolutionary HELIXX material delivery system to a new 0.35 cubic yard stainless steel spreader developed specifically to fit UTVs and compact trucks. The HELIXX 0.35 cubic yard offers many of the same features found on SnowEx’s larger stainless steel hopper models.

The advanced corkscrew, or “helix,” design of the HELIXX spreader is designed to help prevent clogs and outperform the material flow of traditional augers. The system is optimized for efficient and cost-effective use of salt and was engineered to operate in the target range for salt spreading best practices. The HELIXX system runs the entire length of the hopper with variable flights to promote even unloading of material.
October 30, 2020

Waratah Forestry Equipment debuted a new model configuration of the HTH623C harvester head. The new HTH623C loader processor (LP) features a wide delimb opening for increased productivity while its short tilt frame improves reach for higher deck piles, making it more maneuverable and ideal for tight spaces.
October 28, 2020

Manitou announced Dual Fuel as an option on the MI 25 G and the MI 30 G Industrial forklifts in North America. This option allows customers to power their industrial forklift with LPG or gasoline with a simple dashboard mounted switch. The dual fuel option on these 5,000 – 6,000 lb. units allow your customers more versatility by being able to choose what energy source is best for their indoor or outdoor applications.
October 26, 2020

Bobcat is expanding its compact tractor attachment offering with the new front-mount snowblower. The front-mount snowblower – available in 49-inch and 62-inch widths – is positioned in front of the machine, rather than behind on a 3-point hitch. The front-mounted attachment provides customers a more comfortable way to clear snow around acreages or barns as they do not need to turn around in their seat to monitor the performance of the attachment.
October 23, 2020

There is a trend emerging as well as a heated debate to go along with it.  People on either side argue the pros and cons, with more and more deciding to replace trommel screens of any size or opt instead to purchase more mobile attachments, namely, the FlipScreen.

The conversation ultimately comes down to costs. Which costs more and which will provide greater profits. There are, however, many more points, that certainly warrant mentioning.
October 22, 2020

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