Equipment

Wheel loaders: Doosan

The Doosan DL250-5 wheel loaders feature improvements from the “dash-3” iteration, in terms of fuel efficiency, operator comfort, serviceability, reliability and remoting monitoring (also known as telematics). Enhancements to the 171-net-horsepower DL250-5 wheel loader include an adjustable steering..

Wheel loaders: Volvo

The Volvo L150H, L180H and L220H wheel loaders, occupying the 25 to 39 ton weight class, excel in a wide range of jobs. The productivity of the buckets is enhanced by the optional Boom Suspension System, which absorbs shock and reduces spillage when travelling over rough ground, as well as increasin..

Wheel loaders: New Holland

New Holland compact wheel loaders provide a combination of increased versatility, increased comfort and control so you get the job done more quickly and efficiently. SMART precise load control and speed control improves operating efficiency. With big engine and hydraulic power and a choice of bucket..

CASE 821F wheel loader

The CASE 821F wheel loader offers faster acceleration, quicker cycle times, and higher travel speeds while delivering as much as 20 percent better fuel economy. The F Series wheel loaders use SCR technology to meet Tier 4 emissions standards while also providing more powerful and responsive engines...

Hyundai Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October,  began to sell custom pink shirts and wristbands through Hyundai construction and forklift dealers across the U.S. and Canada. All proceeds from Hyundai’s efforts benefitted It’s The Journey Inc., a nonp..

ASHER TSE Cable Scrapper

ASHER TSE Cable Scrapper, ASHER’s newest innovation, features new technology to cut down on job time completion and to enhance longevity. The product will pull, cut and load cable in one continuous operation, saving not only time, but the need for extra equipment. The new Cable Scrapper is equippe..

The Continuing Evolution Of Tier 4

New Emission Standards For 75-Hp Engines And Above Mean More Educational Awareness The evolution of emission standards in the compact equipment industry has been happening for quite some time. In 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has mandated that all 75-horsepower and above nonr..

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..

Doosan

Doosan introduced its first safety training videos for heavy equipment owners, operators, rental companies and dealers who own or operate articulated dump trucks (ADTs), crawler and wheel excavators or wheel loaders. “The goal is to help educate owners and operators about the importance of safety a..

Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco launched new versions of its Cobra PROe and Cobra TTe gas-powered handheld breakers. The breakers are available with two tool shank sizes, which allow rental centers to achieve high utilization rates and ROI by offering customers versatile equipment. The breakers also have high power-to-..

Cat Pipelayers Feature Enhanced Performance

The Cat PL72, PL83 and PL87 Pipelayers – long the standard in the pipe-laying industry for powerful performance, reliability, and durability – feature an integrated, all-Cat power train with differential steering and an electronically controlled hydraulic system that places total control of lifting ..

Rehabilitation New Products

Hibbard Inshore In the water and sewer industry, the aim at Hibbard Inshore is to provide their clients with solutions in areas where the local sewer camera companies may face constraints. They do this by offering a variety of solutions to address inspections in all of the conditions seen in the wa..

Trenchless Pipe Replacement

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment HammerHead pneumatic pipe-bursting systems are being used by underground contractors around the world as an effective method to replace failing, outdated or under sized sewer, water and gas lines. Pipe bursting follows the path of the existing utilities, reducing uti..

New Products

John Deere The Final Tier 4 444K, 524K and 544K utility-class wheel loaders’ PowerTech engine deliver impressive torque, 444K (124 hp), 524K (141 hp), 544K (163 hp), to help maintain good boom and bucket speed in and out of the pile for heaped loads, even in wet or hard-packed material. The K-Seri..

American Augers Introduces Mid-Range Rig, Fluid Recycling System

American Augers has introduced two new horizontal directional drilling (HDD) products – the DD-110 directional drill and M200D drilling fluid recycling system. The 110,000-pound pullback DD-110 represents the “low” end of the company’s mid-range directional drill lineup. The M200D fluid recycling s..

COMPACT TRACK LOADERS

Volvo The Volvo MCT110C is a radial lift compact track loader with a 2,250-pound rated operating capacity. It is equipped with a powerful Tier 4 Final four-cylinder, 74-horsepower engine with an advanced combustion system that cuts emissions while increasing fuel economy. With an automatic idling s..

McElroy Releases its Biggest TracStar® for Large-Diameter Pipe

TracStar 1200 offers environmental, safety upgrades The release of the TracStar® 1200 brings the largest pipe fusion capability to date in McElroy’s popular line of self-propelled, track-mounted fusion machines. The TracStar 1200 has many of the same benefits that make its smaller models work so e..

Underground Companies Participate In ICUEE

ICUEE 2015, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. ICUEE connects utilities and construction contractors with experts from leading manufacturers and service providers to discuss and compare t..

Caterpillar Unveils Host Of New Products In 2015

It’s been a busy year for Caterpillar. The company held two press events, one at their Athens’ fabrication and assembly facility in April and another in Tucson, AZ, in May to announce six new series to their product line up. The new products meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Emission Standards and have new..

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-..

Rehab Products

REHAB PRODUCTS: TT Technologies, ID-TEC TT Technologies TT Technologies’ new winch boom is specially designed to aid in reversible pipe bursting operations. The new boom provides extra clearance in the manhole or exit pit to allow for the easy removal of the pipe bursting expander during reversibl..

PLM Unveils Newest Custom Carrier Solution – The PANTHER T12

PipeLine Machinery International (PLM) announces a new custom equipment solution to the pipeline industry – the PANTHER T12 by PRINOTH. As the latest innovation in a low ground pressure carrier crawler, the PANTHER T12 operates in off-road and various weather conditions offering exceptional performa..

New Tunnel now connected to the Northfolk Shoreline

The Elizabeth River Tunnels (ERT) Project team reached a major construction milestone for the new Midtown Tunnel with the immersion of the last tunnel element, connecting the shorelines of Portsmouth and Norfolk. The project’s design-build contractor, SKW Constructors (a joint venture of Skanska, K..

Spotlight: Mini Skid-Steers

Mini Skid-Steer Loaders: Vermeer, Toro, Ditch Witch, Bobcat Vermeer The S725TX has a 750-pound SAE-rated operating capacity with a 2,145-pound tipping capacity. A 24.8-hp Kubota Tier 4 Final engine features four cylinders producing more torque than models with three-cylinder engines for improved p..

Spotlight: Attachments

Attachments: Bobcat, Toro, CASE, Deere Bobcat Complete landscape installations, underground utilities, septic systems and other excavating applications with Bobcat’s backhoe attachment. The backhoe attachment features digging depths from 6-11 feet and bucket widths from 9-39 inches, making it idea..

Spotlight: Skid-Steer Loaders

Skid-Steer Loaders: Deere, Volvo, Caterpillar, Bobcat, CASE John Deere The 74 hp, 326E skid steer features a flat floor design with 25 percent more foot room than previous models. Low-effort electro-hydraulic controls allow an easy switch to ISO, H-pattern or foot pedal controls for operation with ..