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Small equipment increasingly offering big machine performance

September 2, 2019 Doug LeVouger

Smaller machines are making an impact. Visit any job site today and you’ll likely find more than one piece of compact equipment in the fleet. An evolving construction industry has led to an increase in the use of small equipment

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Cat introduces more than a dozen variants of new D3 Series skid steer, compact track loader

August 26, 2019 On-Site Staff

  16 new Cat D3 Series skid steer loaders (SSL) and compact track loaders (CTL) are designed to deliver better performance and an enhanced in-cab experience for operators. Caterpillar said the more than a dozen new versions of its D3

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Small excavators go big: Compact job sites force contractors to do more with less

August 16, 2019 Nate Hendley

Small-sized excavators have hit the big time. And surging growth in the segment isn’t finished yet. According to a research report released this March, the global market for mini-excavators accounted for US$7.2 billion in 2017, with construction making up the

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Drilling down: Concrete cutting and coring equipment advances on the job site

August 13, 2019 Jillian Morgan

Scarcely any structure can be built without concrete, leaving no shortage of work for the crews that cut, core and demolish the ubiquitous building material on a diversity of job sites. The labour-intensive process is necessary to deliver most projects,

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John Deere introduces new high-lift option for 344L compact wheel loader

August 5, 2019 On-Site Staff

  John Deere is reaching for new heights will a new high-lift option on the its 344L compact wheel loader. Taking aim at ag material handling, general construction or landscaping and snow removal tasks, the option offers an additional 0.29

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JLG Industries releases material racks for scissor lifts

July 2, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

JLG Industries Inc. has released its material racks for large rough terrain and rough terrain scissor lifts. The racks feature nylon straps to hold heavy materials in place. Rated for outdoor use, they include a foldable cradle that accommodates a

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Japan-based Yanmar to buy track and skid steer loader maker ASV for US$70.7M

June 27, 2019 On-Site Staff

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—Japanese diesel engine and equipment manufacturer Yanmar Holdings Co. is expanding its footprint in the compact equipment segment with the acquisition of Minnesota-based ASV Holdings Inc. ASV, which makes compact track and skid steer loaders, said June 27

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Allen rolls out PRO430E walk-behind trowel

June 24, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

From Allen, the PRO430E Edger walk-behind trowel features a rotating edge ring designed for troweling along the edges of walls or around protruding pipe and conduit. The ring allows finishing within 5/16 in. of walls or pipes. The trowel features

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Brandt signs deal to become exclusive dealer for American Augers, Trencor in Canada

June 20, 2019 On-Site Staff

REGINA—The Brandt Group of Companies has announced a new deal that will make it the exclusive dealer for American Augers and Trencor equipment across Canada. The Regina-based company said the agreement will give its customers access to the full American

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Volvo teams up with tech firm Nvidia on autonomous trucks, construction equipment

June 18, 2019 On-Site Staff

GOTHENBURG, Sweden—With the market for automated vehicles continuing to gain traction, Volvo Group and U.S. tech firm Nvidia are teaming up on the development of the complex series of systems behind driverless trucks, construction equipment and public transport vehicles. The

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ASV Posi-Track loader offers high torque, robust hydraulic system

May 31, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

ASV Holdings Inc. has released its mid-frame, vertical lift VT-70 high output Posi-Track loader. The loader features 207 ft.-lbs. of torque and a turbocharged 74.3-hp Deutz 2.2-liter diesel engine. Its hydraulic system includes 3,300 psi of auxiliary pressure and a

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Minnich Manufacturing expands Canadian reach as next generation takes the reins

May 24, 2019 On-Site Staff

MANSFIELD, Ohio—Concrete equipment maker Minnich Manufacturing is expanding its distribution network into Atlantic Canada. The company, which makes concrete vibrators, dowel pin drills and concrete monitoring systems, said May 21 it has added Montreal Tractor Inc. and its sister company

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Doosan expands mini excavator lineup

May 7, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

Doosan Infracore North America, LLC has introduced three models to its mini excavator lineup: the DX35-5, DX42-5 and DX50-5, weighing 3.5-, 4- and 5-tons, respectively. Customers can choose between a standard arm or a long-arm option. The long-arm option aims

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Canada’s new tax rules: A game changer for construction companies looking for improved performance and productivity

March 19, 2019 Steve Nielsen, executive vice-president and CFO, Finning International

The 2017 changes to U.S. tax law set Canada’s construction industry reeling, challenging an already resource tapped industry to stay competitive. Deeply tied with the American economy, those in the industry in Canada realized any changes to the U.S. tax

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BOMAG introduces BF 300 series commercial pavers

March 11, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

BOMAG has introduced the BF 300 series of 6 ft. commercial pavers. Powered by a 74-hp engine, the new BF 300 C-2 track paver offers hydraulically variable paving widths from 5.6 ft to 11.2 ft. The company’s screed extensions, available in

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Bobcat nitrogen breakers deliver “powerful” impact energy

February 27, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

Bobcat Company now offers demolition contractors a line of six nitrogen breaker attachments for its compact excavators, compact track loaders, skid-steer loaders and mini track loaders. The breakers feature a single lower bushing and grease ports. The valve design of

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Wacker Neuson offers “big brother” to current skid steer, compact track loader lineup

February 27, 2019 On-Site Staff

Putting the latest in enhanced cab design and accessibility on display at this year’s show, Wacker Neuson displayed its Series II Skid Steer/Compact Track Loaders at this year’s event. The “big brother” to the company’s medium frame line, the series

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Pair of new Volvo mini excavators designed for tight spaces, easy transport

February 27, 2019 On-Site Staff

Premiering a pair of new mini excavators in Vegas, Volvo Construction Equipment introduced its E-Series to North America. The ultra-short swing radius ECR18E is designed to cover a range of smaller job with a low cost of ownership. It features

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Vacuworx premieres improved vacuum lifting system capable of hoisting 1.25 tonnes

February 27, 2019 On-Site Staff

Material handling firm Vacuworx premiered the next generation of its SL 2 Subcompact Vacuum Lifting System this January. Building on the previous version that “revolutionized” the way cut concrete can be handled, the new system features a base unit and

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Minnich Stringer electric flex shaft concrete vibrator designed to meet range of concrete placement needs

February 27, 2019 On-Site Staff

Bringing its latest concrete vibration technology to Las Vegas, Minnich showed off its Stringer electric flex shaft concrete vibrator at this year’s show. Driven by a 14.5-pound double-insulated universal motor, the 15-amp (115-volt) version of the vibrator has a speed