Equipment Spotlight

Herrenknecht’s E-Power Pipe Nominated for Major International Award

Herrenknecht was nominated for the bauma Innovation Award 2019 in the “Machine” category. The company’s E-Power Pipe technology is a trenchless method for the economic and environmentally friendly installation of underground cables.

Texas Pipeline Contractor Expands with Horizontal Directional Drilling

Scott Andrews of S & J Contractors has seen boom and bust years over three decades in the industry and believes having the right team of people is the best way to survive those peaks and valleys.

John Deere 300G LC excavator

John Deere designed the 300G LC excavator with a larger hood for improved engine access. The new handrails help maintain contact when climbing the upper structure to service the engine, improving service accessibility and security. Other improvements include a single side ground level fluid filter s..

Doosan DX235LCR-5 crawler excavator

The Doosan DX235LCR-5 crawler excavator has a near-zero reduced tail swing. It is an ideal excavator for working close to buildings and in confined areas without sacrificing performance. The 180-net-horspower DX235LCR-5 crawler excavator is a preferred machine for operating in congested jobsites suc..

Excavators: Hitachi

At Hitachi, efficiency, reliability, and durability are in our genes – built into our large mining excavators and passed down to our line of construction excavators. The ZX470LC-6 is a prime example. The machine’s greater horsepower, combined with optimized hydraulics for bigger arm- and bucket-digg..

Wheel Loaders: John Deer

The John Deere 544K Wheel Loader is equipped with a 163-hp, PowerTech™ EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV diesel engine that delivers impressive torque reserves. The popular model rides on a wide stance that provides additional stability for handling heavy loads and working on rough terrain. The 544..

Equipment Spotlight: Piercing Tools

McLaughlin / Vermeer McLaughlin offers two options in its Vermeer Hole Hammer piercing tool line – a positive-turn reverse design and air-on quarter-turn reverse. Both lines of piercing tools offer contractors a durable, flexible design to handle a variety of utility projects. The popular positive-..