Trenchers

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The co-owner and general manager of Barbco conducted a seminar at about trench safety.

Rock, Weather, Tight Deadlines are No Match for Horizon Pipeline

Pipeline construction projects across America have flurried in recent years, with miles of natural gas line being added almost daily. The bulk of new lines is being constructed in the prolific Permian Basin, with midstream energy companies, like Targa Resources Corporation, expanding to support growing demand for natural gas and liquified natural gas (LNG) exports.

Trenching In Tennessee

Cleary Construction is involved in a major project to relocate and replace utility lines in Smyrna, Tenn. Moving the utilities is necessary due to a road widening project to improve traffic flow in this growing community located about 20 miles southeast of Nashville.

Trencor Update Strengthens 1400-Series Trencher Line

American Augers/Trencor, a Charles Machine Works company, released the first large-scale upgrade to its proven 1400-series trencher line. The new T14-54/617 offers an emissions-compliant engine, state-of-the-art electronics and customer-requested features. “The T14 pays tribute to the venerable 140..

First Look: Ditch Witch Introduces Unique Track Trencher

Ditch Witch has introduced a new 275-horsepower track trencher named the HT275. With its power and 70,000-plus pounds of mass, the HT275 is significantly smaller than most big track trenchers, can do jobs that smaller trenchers can’t, and is much more versatile than other trenchers of comparable si..

Rock Trenching Water Lines in the Desert

The rippling current of the 2008 U.S. housing market collapse struck more than just new home construction in cities like Phoenix, Ariz. It halted planned infrastructure improvements, and the combination proved fatal to many companies whose livelihood depended on the two sectors. A decade later, the..

Ditch Witch MT16 Microtrencher Saves Time, Money On Fiber Deployments

To increase productivity and improve ROI on fiber job sites, Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, has introduced the MT16 microtrencher. The cost-effective machine creates an ideal trench in a single, quick and efficient pass when working with the Ditch Witch RT55 or RT80 ride-on trenchers,..

Vac-Tron Equipment Develops Game Changer In Micro Trenching

Primarily an installation method for fiber networks, micro trenching involves cutting a narrow and relatively shallow trench, usually on an asphalt roadway. During the process, a vacuum system connected to the cutter wheel cleanly diverts and transports debris away from the worksite. Once the condui..

Trencher Tractor Care Often Overlooked

Trade magazine articles and online content about maintaining trenching equipment often focus on the digging components of the machine. Certainly, failure to maintain trencher drive and digging chain and teeth limits productivity, can cause excess wear of tractor components and risks costly breakdow..

14th Annual Ditch Witch Customer Event Draws 320 Attendees From 24 Countries

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, hosted its 14th annual international customer event at the Ditch Witch Barcelona Support Center in Spain. As one of the largest underground construction events in Europe, 320 customers attended, representing 24 countries across Europe, the Middle East an..

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..

OptiCut Digging System Optimizes Productivity Designed For Walk-Behind Trenchers

Ditch Witch announced its exclusive OptiCut digging system for use behind walk-behind trenchers, designed to enhance machine productivity in all soil conditions, tailored to complement contractor and rental company equipment with its maintenance-free teeth and 19,000-lbs. of tensile strength. The c..

Ditch Witch® to Unveil New Rental Equipment at The Rental Show

Ditch Witch®, a Charles Machine Works Company, will reveal its new C- and CX-Series walk-behind trenchers at The Rental Show, Feb. 22-24 in Atlanta. New Ditch Witch equipment includes a line of walk-behind trenchers with six models – the C12, C14, C16, C16X, C24X and C30X. Each trencher is designed..

New Ditch Witch C- and CX-Series Walk-Behind Trenchers

Designed to Maximize Return on Investment Ditch Witch® , a Charles Machine Works Company, has introduced the new C- and CX-Series walk behind trenchers to provide contractors and rental companies with greater performance, reliability and serviceability. Exclusive to the Ditch Witch organization, t..

Rubber Tire Trencher: Toro

The Toro RT600 riding trencher is built to deliver smooth, consistent performance in tough digging conditions. The RT600 is the only trencher in its class using a flywheel, torsion shaft and planetary gear reduction system. The flywheel minimizes trencher stalls, the torsion shaft absorbs shock load..

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..