Compact Equipment

Caterpillar D9 Dozer Lowers Owning, Operating Costs

Available in the fourth quarter of this year, the Cat D9 dozer replaces the D9T model and offers customizable configurations to meet application needs around the world.

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine Partner to Produce Electric Compact Excavators

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine have announced a partnership to produce electric Bobcat compact excavators.

Gardner Denver’s GD 250HDD Pump Enters Horizontal Directional Drilling Market

Gardner Denver has released a new pump to target the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) market.

Volvo Awarded Grant to Test Electric Heavy Equipment in California

Volvo CE has been awarded a $2 million grant from the South Coast Air Quality Management District, funded by the EPA, for a pilot program for two of its electric-powered vehicles.

CASE Unveils Industry First Fully Electric Backhoe

CASE Construction Equipment has introduced the construction industry’s first fully-electric backhoe loader.

Equipment Rental Industry Declining Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

A recent survey from the American Rental Association demonstrates the negative impact on demand for rental equipment across the country as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.

Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge Champion Crowned at CONEXPO 2020

Caterpillar's year-long Global Operator Challenge Competition wrapped up with nine teams from around the world competing at the company's exhibit at CONEXPO 2020.

John Deere Upgrades Small-Frame G-Series Skid Steers, Compact Track Loaders

John Deere enhanced its lineup of small-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders, providing operators with even more power and efficiency on the job site. While the five models (312GR, 314G, 316GR, 317G, 318G) were..

Next-Generation Ditch Witch RT80: Designed for Versatility

Underground construction in urban areas can be a constricting and uniquely challenging experience – especially without a versatile and maneuverable machine. Enabling contractors and operators to overcome these challenges inspired improvements to an already proven Ditch Witch ride-on trencher, the RT..

Vermeer Announces Agreement with MultiOne

Vermeer Corporation announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with MultiOne, a leading manufacturer of compact articulated loaders.

The Toro Company to Reorganize Underground Construction Business

The Toro Company announced it is realigning the organizational structure for its underground construction businesses after its recent acquisition of Charles Machine Works.

CASE Announces Fourth-Annual Dire States Equipment Grant

CASE Construction Equipment has issued the call for entries for the 2019 Dire States Equipment Grant. Submissions can be made at DireStates.com/Grant. The 2019 entry deadline is March 31, 2019, and the winner will be announced in April 2019.

First Look: Utilizing Inertial Navigation Technology for 3D Mapping, Locating, Management

Over the last two decades, significant advances have been made in the quality and application of inertial navigation technology targeted at mapping underground pipe and duct assets. This article provides information on pipeline technologies that are available to map a minimum internal diameter (ID) of 1.6-inch to larger sizes. The pipeline mapping system offers a range of solutions that can map any pipe, regardless of its material, depth or type of utility.