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The founding plant of the Liebherr Group, Liebherr-Hydraulikbagger GmbH, has delivered their 75,000th excavator. The anniversary machine was unveiled to the staff of 1,700 employees during a celebratory event. The A 918 Compact Litronic wheeled excavator received a unique graffiti design by Claudia Walde, aka MadC, one of the world's most well-known graffiti artists. The compact wheeled excavator will join the fleet of Liebherr Rental Services.
September 25, 2017

Genesis Attachments has rolled out their latest excavator attachment for the demolition, excavation and trenching, tunneling/mining and concrete grinding industries with its GCG Cyclone rock and concrete grinder, featuring a two-hose hydraulic system that eliminates the need for a case drain line and simplifies installation.
September 19, 2017

Ammann has four new soil compactors, the ASC 110 T4f, ASC 130 T4f, ASC 150 T4f and ASC 170 T4f, which feature the latest Deutz engine and meet all U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage 4 Final emissions requirements. The new single drum soil compactors provide optimal performance on any jobsite, including motorways, railways, airfields, rock dams, industrial zones, harbours and residential areas.
September 11, 2017

Komatsu America has debuted the second generation PC210LCi-11 hydraulic excavator, with Komatsu's intelligent machine control technology and the eagerly-awaited, machine-control-joystick functionality. The intelligent machine control technology offers up to a 63% improvement in excavating efficiency over a standard PC210LC-11 and traditional stake-plus-grade-checker methods.
September 11, 2017

Ditch Witch has inked a new partnership with Utilicor Technologies to bring the benefits of advanced keyhole technology and reinstatement to contractors, municipalities and utilities. The two organizations developed the Utilicor MTC100 coring attachment, which works exclusively with the SK line of mini skid steers and is the first product entry into the coring market for Ditch Witch. Keyhole coring has proven itself to be a less-costly, safer and less-disruptive approach to underground roadway and sidewalk utility repairs than traditional, large excavation techniques.
August 31, 2017

Work zones along the highway are dangerous places and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has unveiled a work zone vehicle designed to take safety one step further for roadway maintenance crews. The Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle (AIPV) will help improve work zone safety by removing the driver from a truck that is actually designed to be hit. The Impact Protection Vehicle is normally positioned behind road construction crews in order to protect workers from the public.
August 28, 2017

With an operating weight of 82,000 pounds (37,195 kg), the Roadtec SX-8 is capable of cutting up to 20 inches (508mm) deep and 100 inches (2,540mm) wide and is designed for road rehabilitation, cold recycling, or soil stabilization. The SX-8e/ex is the largest in the Roadtec line of soil stabillizer-reclaimer machines.
August 25, 2017

If you've been looking for a top-performing large wheel loader that is more fuel-efficient and cost-effective, then look no further. The new Cat 988K XE wheel loader increases efficiency by 25% overall and by up to 49% in face-loading applications, as compared to the 988K. This reduces costs and helps operations reduce greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint. At the same time, Caterpillar production studies report the new loader delivers up to 10% higher productivity in load-and-carry applications.
August 25, 2017

Ditch Witch has rolled out the new MT9 microtrencher attachment, designed to improve productivity and reduce the cost-per-foot on small fiber jobsites. Developed to work in tandem with the Ditch Witch line of mini skid steers, the system is the ideal solution for tight and confined residential areas, such as street crossings.
August 25, 2017

The John Deere-designed and manufactured 1050K pipelayer-ready (PL) crawlers are now available for pipeline customers. The 1050K pipelayer is available in two configurations for 170,000 pounds (PL170) and 220,000 pounds (PL220) of maximum lift capacity, has 350 horsepower, and a dual-path hydrostatic transmission.
August 24, 2017

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