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The new DD110C, featuring a 66-inch drum and 24,350-pound operating weight, is Volvo’s latest rollout of highway-class double drum compactor, rounding out the series which already includes the recently introduced DD120C (79-inch) and DD140C (84-inch) models. Similarly to these two larger compactors, the DD110C is outfitted with state of the art, industry-unique technologies that improve productivity and uptime, including Compact Assist with Density Direct, the industry’s only Intelligent Compaction (IC) system that displays real-time density calculations.
January 10, 2018

As of January 1, 2018, Caterpillar has extended its full-machine warranty for skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, multi-terrain loaders, and mini excavators. The warranty aims to provide more peace of mind to buyers by remaining valid for 24 months or 2,000 hours after the original purchase. This applies to any new machines sold at authorized Cat dealers in the US and Canada.
January 3, 2018

John Deere has recently expanded its Worksite Pro attachments series with its new RB72, RB84 and RB96 rollout buckets. The latter two of the models are both optimized for K-Series Compact Wheel Loaders and G-Series Compact Track Loaders, and can reach an extra 34 inches further when fully extended. Each model is best matched to the attachment of the machine, and switching between attachments is easier than ever before.
December 22, 2017

The new AFW 150-2 Mini Paver by Ammann can pave at widths as narrow as 250 mm and up to 1650 mm. This three-wheeled machine’s fixed hopper can be side-loaded with a skid steer. It also features an optional hopper insert to make loading easier.
December 14, 2017

Ammann is releasing 17 new models of asphalt pavers in three major size groups, with tracked and wheeled versions available. They will be available in compact pavers including the mini paver, city pavers, and large pavers. Screed options include tamping/vibrating, high-compaction and rigid-frame.
December 14, 2017

CASE is improving several features of its N Series Backhoe Loader line. The new Pilot Control hydraulic system has been introduced to improve precision and smoothness, while giving the operator greater control in critical applications. Additionally, the previously-optional fuel economy package is now standard.
December 13, 2017

Building from its 204K and 304K models, John Deere is rolling out its new L-Series compact wheel loaders built for construction contractors, landscapers and rental center operators. The new line was designed to handle tough jobs requiring peak productivity in small spaces and on rough terrain.
December 6, 2017

Caterpillar is building on its industrial engine range with the addition of the Cat C13B. This 12.5-liter engine is designed to meet Stage V and Tier 4 Final emission standards. With its 6 cylinders, it combines upgraded air, electrical and aftertreatment systems to produce a range of powers from 340-430 kW and up to 2640 Nm of torque out of a package that is 30 percent lighter at these performance levels, when compared to previous models.
December 5, 2017

Caterpillar is rolling out a new line of material wheel handlers redesigned with specific applications in mind. The MH3022, MH3024, MH3026 models will also undergo additional enhancements in 2018 to improve performance and return on investment.
December 1, 2017

Compact track loaders (CTL)s can offer distinct advantages over their skid steer counterparts with rubber tires—namely lower ground pressure. But this can place you at a disadvantage if the machine is primarily used for snow removal where skid steers with traditional rubber tires can offer specific perks.
November 30, 2017

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