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..

New Vacuworx Hydraulic H Vacuum Lifters Are Cleaner, Quieter

Vacuworx developed its new hydraulic H vacuum lifters to meet customer requests for cleaner, quieter lifters; the models are available for the Vacuworx MC 5 and all RC Series vacuum lifting systems, and feature the same powerful performance of Vacuworx diesel-powered systems with lower operating cos..

Bertha Resumes Digging Seattle’s Route 99 Tunnel

In mid-January, the world’s largest tunnel-boring machine (TBM) sat under downtown Seattle with its large diameter cutterhead completely static due to a sinkhole – it seemed the TBM, dubbed Bertha, couldn’t catch a break on the State Route 99 tunnel project. Bertha was designed to bore a 1.7-mile t..

CASE Introduces High Performance 521F Wheel Loader

CASE 521F wheel loader meets Tier 4 Final emissions standards through the use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. The newest machine from CASE delivers 131 net horsepower with an FPT Tier 4 Final-certified engine, providing quick throttle response and powerful torque. The 22,948-pound..

John Deere SmartGrade Crawler Dozer Promotes Productivity with Innovative Technology

New John Deere SmartGrade crawler dozer is built to improve jobsite accuracy and quality of work with its integration of the Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System, which is fully integrated into the machine’s cabin, structure and software to deliver precise grading performance while eliminating vulnera..

Ramming Tool Extraction Cradles Simplify Key Aspects Of HDD Projects

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment’s wide assortment of ready-made ramming tool extraction cradles are now able to be locked inside. The extraction cradles enable horizontal direction drilling (HDD) contractors to position ramming tools 180-degrees to extract jammed pipe or tooling, assist in product p..

Kubota New SVL95-2s compact track loader

The newest addition to the Kubota compact track loader lineup is the SVL95-2s, which offers more power, improved multi-tasking capabilities and increased hydraulic horsepower that ups the ante in the compact track-loader segment. Powered by a Tier 4 Final turbocharged diesel engine, and equipped wit..

Enviro Services will represent Terramac’s product line in of versatile crawler carriers northern Louisiana

Terramac, a manufacturer of rubber tracked crawler carriers, has expanded its presence in the North American market by including Enviro Services as part of its dealer network; Enviro Services will represent Terramac’s product line in of versatile crawler carriers northern Louisiana. Enviro Services..

John Deere Changes the Product Testing Game

John Deere Construction & Forestry has introduced an interactive game for customers and fans. The “Small Machine vs. Big Jobs Challenge” is an innovative take on consumer involvement, allowing customers to familiarize themselves with machinery in a fresh way. John Deere’s new G-Series Skid Steers a..

Volvo CE Introduces New H-series Compact Wheel Loaders With Increased Versatility, Power

Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) announces two new H-series compact wheel loaders, the L45H AND L50H, built for superior fuel efficiency and enhanced hydraulic flow for faster cycle times at reduced operating costs. The H-series wheel loaders from Volvo CE are equipped with Volvo’s unique Torque P..

Felling Trailers Focus On Relationships Leads To Innovation

Felling Trailers, a family owned and operated full-line trailer manufacturer based in Minnesota, has grown from a small shop to a factory and office complex since its humble beginnings in 1974. Perhaps the sense of community and family-oriented style of business has played a role in the company’s su..