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Worksaver introduces two new grapples to its lineup

June 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Worksaver, Inc. introduces two new grapples to its family of Sweep Action Grapples, the SATG (Sweep Action Tine Grapple) and SASB (Sweep Action Solid Bottom Construction Grapple). These models feature a patent pending grapple design that sweeps debris into

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John Deere light material high-capacity buckets make big impact

June 14, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Designed to take advantage of the improved performance capabilities and boom design of the G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs), John Deere now offers a 90-in. light material high-capacity bucket (LM90) as part of the ever-expanding lineup

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Kobelco’s SK45SRX offers easy routine maintenance

June 6, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  KOBELCO’s SK45SRX mini excavator packs full-size performance into a portable package. With an operational weight of 10,300 lbs., this machine offers a minimal rear swing radius with zero tail overhang, and allows for excellent handling in confined spaces. Convenient

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Ritchie Bros. and Caterpillar strategic alliance launches

June 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

VANCOUVER, BC and PEORIA, IL – Ritchie Bros. and Caterpillar Inc. have formed a strategic alliance, originally announced in 2016, following the Ritchie Bros. acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets. Under the alliance, Ritchie Bros.

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Deere to Acquire the Wirtgen Group, the Global Leader in Road Construction Equipment

June 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

MOLINE, Illinois  – Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, a privately-held international company that is the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. The purchase price for the equity is EUR 4.357 billion in an

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Takeuchi launches first hybrid excavator

May 23, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Takeuchi-U.S. released the first hybrid dual-powered excavator in its lineup with the TB216H compact excavator. It features both an electric motor and diesel engine with its own pump group to power the machine’s hydraulics. The dual-power feature enables the

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SK1050 mini skid steer offers superior versatility

May 17, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, introduced the construction-grade SK1050 mini skid steer, ideally suited for a variety of demanding landscape, hardscape and irrigation jobs. The unit improves versatility and productivity by directing more hydraulic power to the

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Hyundai adds third tandem-drum model to compaction-roller line

May 9, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announced enhancements and an addition to its compaction-roller product line. A new tandem-drum model, the HR26T-9, joins two previously available models, and Hyundai’s four single-drum rollers – the HR70C, HR110C, HR120C and HR140C – now feature

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All-wheel steer loader designed for productivity

May 2, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Wacker Neuson’s newest all-wheel steer loader is the 8115L, offering the power and capacity for larger jobs, but has a compact design to access hard to reach areas. The AWS wheel loader includes a rigid one-piece chassis that prevents

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ASV offers RT-30 compact track loader

May 2, 2017 On-Site Magazine

ASV LLC, a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, exhibited the Posi-Track RT-30. It is a compact track loader that offers a heavy-duty commercial machine in a small package. The radial lift loader is the

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Tech and innovation front and centre at CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE

April 20, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

A forward-looking vision for construction and infrastructure took centre stage at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017, from the unveiling of the world’s first 3D-printed excavator and the new Tech Experience to the largest show floor in history and a stellar education

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Drones provide new perspective on job sites

April 19, 2017 Jacob Stoller

When PCL Construction needed to assess the condition of an Edmonton rooftop in mid-winter, they chose an alternative approach. “Instead of sending somebody up there to walk on the roof in icy conditions, we flew a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle)

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B.C. invests $7.7 million to advance wood use and grow global markets

April 18, 2017 BC Gov News

The Government of British Columbia is investing $7.7 million to promote the use of B.C. wood, advance wood building systems and products, and expand global markets, Premier Christy Clark announced at the Council of Forest Industries annual convention today. Premier

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CASE unveils “Project Minotaur”

April 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  CASE Construction Equipment introduced the DL450 compact dozer loader – AKA “Project Minotaur” – a fully integrated design that matches the best operating characteristics of a compact track loader (CTL) with a crawler dozer. A launch/production date for the

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Newly designed Doosan mobile generators

April 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Doosan Portable Power unveiled three newly designed models to its mobile generator lineup — G25, G50 and G70. The Tier 4 Final–compliant generators offer improved fuel efficiency, extended runtimes and the industry’s lowest sound levels. These updated models are the

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Editorial: Take care of your tools, big and small

March 16, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

It’s difficult to put an exact number on the total cost of theft to construction companies in Canada, but according to a report from Zurich Canada, it’s safe to say the amount exceeds $46 million per year in insurance claims

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Optimism fuels brisk sales activity at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017

March 15, 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 attendees came to Las Vegas ready to buy as exhibitors said they enjoyed tremendous sales activity throughout the week. As multiple construction and manufacturing industry segments converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 7-11,

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Canada to be bauma 2019 partner country

March 13, 2017 bauma

Canada is one of the world’s most important markets for the international construction machinery, building material plant and mining machine industry. It is the world’s seventh biggest construction machinery market. With a volume of 102 billion and 116 billion euros

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World’s First 3D printed excavator unveiling kicks off CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE 2017

March 7, 2017 On-Site Magazine

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 got underway on March 7 with a glimpse at some of the cutting-edge technologies sure to shape the industry for years to come. Keeping with the show’s 2017 theme (“Imagine What’s Next”), attendees gathered for a demonstration

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Compact design expands versatility of Cat M317F wheeled excavator

March 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Caterpillar’s M317F wheeled excavator offers a compact radius design that expands versatility and enhances productivity in tight work areas. It delivers the same capabilities and efficiencies as its standard radius counterparts. The 390F and 336F XE excavators, both with crawler