Equipment

Lengthy Microtunnel Project Beats Schedule By 8 Months

BRH-Garver Uses 2 MTBM To Install Nearly 15,000 Feet Of Force Main The city of Houston has an ongoing program to rehabilitate and maintain its wastewater collection system – no small task considering the system includes more than 6,700 miles of sewer pipelines ranging in diameter from 2 to 144 inch..

Hudco Pneumatic Piercing Tools

Hudco Pneumatic Piercing Tools have been providing horizontal bores under driveways, streets and landscaping for all of that time. They have exceptional power to penetrate tough soils and move quickly. Contractors who install cable, pipe, and wire underground use Hudco piercing tools because of thei..

The DigiTrak Aurora Display Is HDD Industry's First Color Touch Screen

The DigiTrak® Aurora® Display represents the HDD Industry’s first color touch screen. Aurora is DCI’s most rugged design to date and is compatible with all current DCI locating system and future systems. Aurora incorporates DCI’s state of the art telemetry technology for improved performance even in..

Toro Dingo TX 1000 Compact Utility Loader

The Toro Company has announced the newest and most powerful member of its Dingo compact utility loader (CUL) family. TX 1000 has a rated operating capacity exceeding 1,000 pounds, the strongest in the category. Also unique is the vertical lift loader arm, with 81-inch full height, and weight-to-powe..

CASE SV300 Industry's First Vertical Lift Skid Steer Loader

The CASE SV300 was the industry’s first vertical lift skid steer to include selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology, which significantly lowers fuel consumption compared to DPF systems. The SV300 delivers best-in-class torque (282 foot-pounds), bucket breakout force (up to 8,776 pounds) and 3..

Bobcat S595 skid-steer loader Offers Increased Performance

Operators looking for increased performance and productivity in a 74-hp machine will find it in the new Bobcat S595 skid-steer loader. With 2,000-pound rated operating capacity, S595 is ideal for those who need to lift and carry more material, without moving up to a larger machine size. Standard fea..

Superstore Concept Sets Georgia Underground Apart

Twenty-five years ago, David Bartosh quit his job at an equipment rental store to establish an underground construction supply business in the Atlanta, GA, area. Bartosh’s new company was a parts supply and service business operated from his home garage. Operations soon moved to a 700-square-foot r..

Caterpillar Skid Steer Loader D Series Encompasses Models

Caterpillar is rolling out the six-model D Series with rated operating capacity ranging from 1,800 to 3,700 pounds. A completely redesigned cab features first-in-class operator environment and controls for maximum comfort, security and productivity. The new, sleek lift-arm design enhances visibility..

Volvo C-Series Skid Steer Loaders Offer Radial and Vertical Lift

Additions to Volvo’s C-Series are the radial lift MC60C and MC70C, and the vertical lift MC85C, MC95C and MCT85C. Rated operating capacity for these models ranges from 1,350 to 1,900 pounds, and gross engine power from 48 hp to 59 hp. Featuring a unique single loader arm design, the C-Series deliver..

John Deere Mid-Frame E-Series 324E Skid Steer

As the newest addition to John Deere’s mid-frame E-Series, the 324E skid steer packs all of the performance features of its larger-framed siblings into an agile, ultra-efficient compact design. Key highlights of the 74-hp 324E include upgraded controls and boom performance, auxiliary lines that are ..

McLaughlin Introduces New Vermeer ECO Series of Truck Mounted Vacuum Excavators for Utility Market

McLaughlin has introduced the new ECO truck-mounted vacuum excavator series to answer the market’s demand for a compact vacuum excavation system that focuses on performance and improved fuel efficiency. Powered by 49, 85 or 99 horsepower (37, 63 or 74 kW) auxiliary engines, ECO Series vacuum excavat..

CASE Extends Dire States Equipment Grant Submission Deadline

CASE Construction Equipment has extended the submission deadline for the Dire States Equipment Grant to August 19, 2016. The grant will provide one winning community with $25,000 in free equipment use to help offset the costs of building or repairing a critical piece of local infrastructure. Represe..

Record-Setting Pipeline Equipment Auction Set for September

On September 28 – 29, more than 160 pipelayers, along with massive dozers and support equipment, will be sold by Ritchie Bros. This will be Ritchie Bros.’ largest-ever pipeline equipment auction, with the majority of the inventory coming from Sheehan Pipeline Construction Company, in operation for ..

Vermeer S725TX Compact Utility Loader Accommodates Wide Range Of Attachments

The Vermeer S725TX compact utility loader can accommodate a wide range of attachments, including buckets, pallet forks, dirt augers and trenchers. It has a 750-pound, SAE-rated operating capacity; a 2,145-pound tipping capacity; and a 24.8-hp Kubota Tier 4 Final engine. The S725TX is available with ..

SlatTrax Ground Protection For Skid Loaders

SlatTrax ground protection for skid loaders increases work-crew productivity and provides a professional alternative to plywood and mats. The system includes a hydraulically powered attachment that holds dual spools of Trax, each 36” or 42” wide and up to 100’ in length, and rolls out or retrieves e..

Grindex Submersible Pumps For Drainage And Sludge Application

Grindex Pumps offers a complete line of highly efficient and reliable submersible pumps for drainage and sludge applications ranging from 0.6 to 140 hp. These pumps boast solids handling capability of up to 3.2 inch, capacities of up to 375 feet and 5,000 gpm. Stainless steel options are available. ..

Vacuworx Introduces Portable Vacuum Lifting System

The ever-innovative Vacuworx announced the introduction of a completely portable design for its new vacuum lifting system. With a rechargeable battery boasting an 8-hour runtime, rugged lightweight construction and up to 2,200-pound lift capacity, the new PS 1 Portable Vacuum Lifting System from Vac..

MyMaintenance Joins Growing List of John Deere Mobile Applications for Construction Professionals

The new John Deere MyMaintenance mobile application takes preventative maintenance and repairs to the next level for construction maintenance managers. The app enables users to view and document maintenance intervals by calendar date or by machine engine hours right on the jobsite or in the workshop..

Doosan Portable Power Introduces Tier 4 Final-Compliant Air Compressor

Doosan Portable Power introduces the XP825/HP750, Tier 4 Final-compliant air compressor. The model operates at either 825 cfm at 125 psi, or 750 cfm at 150 psi, delivering the pressure and flow options normally brought by two units in a single air compressor. The variety of settings on Doosan’s new ..

Montabert V32 Heavy Range Hydraulic Breaker

The Montabert V32 heavy range hydraulic breaker features variable-speed technology that automatically adjusts impact energy and striking rate in response to changes in material hardness, maximizing productivity. Designed for use on excavators weighing between 39,700 and 66,150 pounds, the V32 hydrau..

Track Trencher Maintenance Crucial To Up-Time

Underground Equipment Maintenance: Track Trencher Maintenance Operation of any type of construction equipment results in wear of essential components. Regular track trencher maintenance and replacement of worn parts when necessary keeps equipment productive and extends a machine’s service life. We..

Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loader Boasts 30 Attachments

The Toro Dingo compact utility loader boasts more than 30 attachments aiming to provide unprecedented versatility to the Dingo product line. The Dingo attachments can assist rental customers in completing various projects, and all attachments feature the Toro Quick Attach System, which allows the op..

Pad Your Trench or Haul Material with Ozzie's Mini-padder

With Ozzie’s Mini-padder, you can pad and backfill your trench or haul and/or handle material with a loader bucket, all with one machine. This mini-padding machine features a quick-connect padding head system that allows it to be quickly converted from a padding machine to a track-powered loader. O..

Vermeer T655 Commander 3 tractor with rock wheel attachment

Cut through tough ground conditions with the Vermeer T655 Commander 3 tractor with optional trencher or bucket wheel attachment which is designed for the installation of small-diameter cross-country pipelines helps increase productivity in soft soils. The Tier 3 John Deere 6090 HF diesel engine prov..

Caterpillar to Close 5 Plants, Cut 820 Jobs

The Associated Press OXFORD, Miss. — Caterpillar Inc. said it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Miss., plant — as the Peoria-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide by cutting capacity. The Oxford plant, with 240 empl..

John Deere 135G Reduced Tail Swing Excavator Delivers Impressive Dig Force

The 97 horsepower, IT4 John Deere 135G reduced tail swing excavator delivers impressive arm force, dig force and lift capacity.  Its reduced-tail-swing design allows it to work closer to objects on congested jobsites, plus it is easy to transport to the next job. And with increased arm force, dig fo..

BJM Pumps Newest Submersible Pumps Designed for Superior Solids Handling

BJM Pumps newest submersible pumps – the XP-SKX Series – designed and engineered for superior corrosion resistance, solids handling and reliability. The series is FM approved in the U.S. and Canada, and the lineup is now offered with an explosion-proof monitor for installation in Class I, Division 1..

Bobcat E45 Compact Excavator Offers True Zero House Tail Swing

The Bobcat E45 compact excavator offers true zero house tail swing with a smoother and more efficient hydraulic system, increased arm breakout force, lift capacity, dump height and slew force. The E45 is equipped with load sense hydraulics which gives a smooth and predictable response to the joystic..

Vermeer CS418B Core Saw by McLaughlin Offers Speed, Minimal Surface Disturbance

The Vermeer CS418B Core Saw by McLaughlin provides utility contractors the ability to cut 4- to 18-inch diameter holes in improved surfaces, including asphalt and concrete, while minimally impacting the surface structure. The vacuum excavation technology can then be used to visually verify the locat..

Volvo Short Swing Radius Compact Excavators Have The Power To Perform

The ECR58D and ECR88D short swing radius compact excavators from Volvo feature automatic two-speed travel for superior traction, and hydraulic travel pedals for easy and accurate track control. Thanks to their reinforced, three-piece, high-tensile steel X-shaped frame undercarriage, they are durable..