Construction Equipment

  1. JLG’s 8 New HC3 Boom Lifts Prevent Overloading With Load-Sensing Technology

    JLG’s 8 New HC3 Boom Lifts Prevent Overloading With Load-Sensing Technology JLG is rolling out a new line of telescopic and articulated mobile elevating work platforms with greater reach and higher platform capacities. The HC3 Series of telescopic and articulated boom lifts feature platform heights ranging from 40 to 86 feet. “HC” stands for high capacity. The eight models in the Hi-Capacity lineup are the company’ Read more...
  2. JCB’s Hydradig Is Capable Of Tackling More Than Just Digging

    JCB’s Hydradig Is Capable Of Tackling More Than Just Digging The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury’s recent purchase of a JCB Hydradig will allow the municipality to use the wheeled excavator to tackle the work of two machines. Previously, the Ontario township would use a tractor to cut grass and a mini excavator to handle ditching duties. However, the Hydradig is able to handle both workloads. “When Read more...
  3. How Dealers Should Navigate The Maze Of Manufacturer Partnerships

    How Dealers Should Navigate The Maze Of Manufacturer Partnerships Relationships between manufacturers and dealers take many forms. Some are extraordinarily collaborative and involve a great deal of mutual input regarding equipment, facilities, staffing, markets and other competitive issues, while others take a more “top-down” approach, with the manufacturer dictating most of the rules pertaining to how and Read more...
  4. Compact Equipment Boomed In 2020. These Are The Top New Machines Of The Year

    Compact Equipment Boomed In 2020. These Are The Top New Machines Of The Year Compact equipment boomed in 2020, as evidenced by their dominance in sales figures, but also in reader interest and OEM products and initiatives. Before we delve into specific products, we’d like to take note of three moves that have future implications in the compact market: Cat’s new retail strategy, which involves a significant portion of Read more...
  5. The 2020 Year in Dozers: Cat Dominates With Lineup Revamp, Case Makes Waves With DL550B Dozer Loader

    The 2020 Year in Dozers: Cat Dominates With Lineup Revamp, Case Makes Waves With DL550B Dozer Loader Caterpillar dominated the headlines in 2020 for dozer news. The company launched six new machines – seven if you count one that simply got a name change. Along with that, it continued its new model naming system with fewer letters, for a more streamlined nomenclature the company hopes will be easier for customers to follow. Other major Read more...
  6. Bobcat Equips New R-Series Loaders With A Redesigned Inline Engine

    Bobcat Equips New R-Series Loaders With A Redesigned Inline Engine Bobcat has introduced the new radius-lift-path, 60-frame-size T62 and S62 loader models to its R-Series lineup. Both loaders feature Bobcat’s inline engine and cast-steel lift arm sections for increased performance and durability. These new models join the current R-Series lineup, including two 70 frame-size loaders, as well as the four other 60 Read more...
  7. Kobelco Crawler Deployed On Dublin 2 Development

    Kobelco Crawler Deployed On Dublin 2 Development A new Stage V/Tier 5 compliant Kobelco crawler crane has been deployed at the €350 million (US$425 million) Wilton Park development in Dublin, Ireland. Owned by United Kingdom-based rental company FKL Plant, the CKE900G-3 crawler model is being used by main contractor John Sisk & Son on a 42,000m2 two-storey basement at the development, Read more...
  8. The Muckahi System: Rethinking Hard-Rock Logistics

    The Muckahi System: Rethinking Hard-Rock Logistics The Muckahi monorail system can cut time-to-revenue by 80 per cent It’s been more than 30 years since Fred Stanford first started imagining a more efficient way to get ore out of hard-rock mines. For Stanford, president and CEO of Toronto-based Torex Gold Resources, mining isn’t about drilling, blasting and mucking rock — it’s a logistics Read more...
  9. Caterpillar’s New Wheeled Excavator Boasts Advanced Hydraulics

    Caterpillar’s New Wheeled Excavator Boasts Advanced Hydraulics Caterpillar has equipped its new M316 next generation wheeled excavator with advanced hydraulics, to provide an optimum balance of power and efficiency. The new M316 delivers up to 14 per cent more swing torque, while auxiliary hydraulic options deliver the power to efficiently use a wide range of Cat attachments. As well, its dedicated swing pump Read more...
  10. ConWest Contracting Turns To Wacker Neuson’s Site Dumper For Roadwork

    ConWest Contracting Turns To Wacker Neuson’s Site Dumper For Roadwork Wacker Neuson’s site dumpers have become ConWest Contracting’s machine of choice for dirt management in roadbuilding applications. ConWest is a construction company that has been in business for 35 years. Based out of Vancouver, the company is a specialist in civil contracting in British Columbia, and specializes in site prep, underground Read more...

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