Equipment

PLM’s 71H pipelayer

Pipeline Machinery Intl. 71H pipelayer has the support of Caterpillar®, the engineering expertise of Vanguard Equipment Inc. and Kress Corporation, thus the challenge was met to create a utility-capacity pipelayer in the Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB class, designed for lifting 60,000-lbs. and engine..

Focus on Pipe Bursting From HammerHead® Trenchless at UCT 2016

Pipe bursting contractors now have 99 tons of pulling force for their sewer, water and gas line replacement jobs from the new, powerful, compact HydroBurst® 100XT static pipe bursting system from HammerHead Trenchless Equipment. Featuring tethered remote control, the streamlined 100XT pays out rod v..

Doosan Brings Hydrostatic Drive System To Wheel Loaders

The new Doosan DL200-5 and DL200TC-5 (tool carrier) are the first wheel loaders from Doosan to feature a hydrostatic drive system in place of a traditional torque converter transmission. The wheel loaders replace the -3 models and transition from an interim Tier 4 to Tier 4-compliant diesel engines...

CASE Construction Equipment 850M dozer

The CASE Construction Equipment 850M dozer includes best-in-class drawbar pull, an increased horsepower rating, fuel savings up to 14 percent, industry-leading visibility, new customizable and versatile controls, and a pressurized cab for optimal comfort. The M Series dozers are the first dozers in ..

John Deere

The John Deere 750K and 850K Crawler Dozers not only meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards, but also incorporate value-enhancing features such as EcoMode and an updated Electro-Hydraulic (EH) control system. The 850K is the first John Deere dozer to feature EcoMode that optimizes fuel economy while ..

Rain for Rent Introduces SiteMax

Rain for Rent introduces SiteMax line of portable trash pumps by PowerPrime Pumps into their rental fleet. These patent pending pumps, capable of pumping up to 3,000 gallons per minute and 3-inch solids, feature standard sound attenuation, and are ideal for many pumping applications. The ultra-porta..

Vibratory Plows

Vermeer The Vermeer PTX40 walk-beside service plow with trencher is designed for irrigation and utility installations. It has a minimum width of 40.2 inches and is 84.8 inches long. The PTX40 is powered by a 46.8-hp Kubota WG1605 gasoline engine. The center-articulated PTX40 oscillates at the point..

Ditch Witch mini skid steer, Utilicor attachment

Ditch Witch SK752 Mini Skid Steer Ditch Witch’s new mini skid steer SK752 expands the company’s line of compact equipment with improved features adding confidence, productivity and versatility on the job. Powered by a 24.8-hp Kubota diesel engine, the machine exerts impressive power for all machin..

Wheel Loaders: Caterpillar

Caterpillar’s 966M, 966M XE, 972M and 972M XE Wheel Loaders have EPA Tier 4 Final ACERT engines equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air and after-treatment components. XE technology results in 25 percent lower fuel consumption on average compared to machines with traditional torq..

Wheel Loaders: Hyundai

The HL780-9A wheel loader is part of Hyundai’s new 9A series product line. The loader is built with an electronically controlled, fuel efficient, 351 hp Cummins QSX11.9 Interim Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB engine. The loader has three engine modes – power mode for heavy duty work, standard mode for general ..

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-..