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Caterpillar chairman and CEO elects to retire in 2017

October 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

After more than 41 years with Caterpillar Inc., chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman has elected to retire, effective March 31, 2017. According to a company press release: “During his time as chairman and CEO, Oberhelman has reinvigorated the company’s focus

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Portable air compressor gives contractors flexibility

October 19, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Atlas Copco Construction Equipment’s XATS 900E electric portable air compressor features four preset flow and pressure selections to give contractors versatility, and rental centers greater flexibility in their fleet offering for improved ROI. The compressor features a high-efficiency 160-kilowatt WEG

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Cat 299D2 offers customization for operators

October 19, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

  The Cat 299D2 compact track loader builds on the engineering advances of its D Series predecessors. Now standard on this model is the Caterpillar heads-up Advanced Display and engine-compartment sealing system for enhanced airflow debris control. In addition to

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What’s new in compact equipment?

October 14, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Contractors who understand the value and versatility of compact machines, have a lot to be excited about. Power, versatility and fuel efficiency continue to be key features. But comfort, ease of use and equipment that requires less maintenance, are also

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Bobcat E32 reaches above and beyond

October 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A popular model in the 3 to 4-ton class, is the 33.5-hp E32 from Bobcat. The Tier-4-compliant compact excavator features a non-DPF engine solution, first-class operator comfort and ample dig depth and reach. Offering conventional tail-swing, this machine performs well

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John Deere G-series offers more power

October 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  Contractors now expect even more power, productivity and uptime on the job with John Deere large-frame G-Series skid steers (330G, 332G) and compact track loaders (331G, 333G). The large frames serve up substantially greater boom and bucket breakout forces.

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Save time and maintenance with JCB 8018 compact excavator

October 5, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The JCB 8018 contractor specification model provides contractors with a compact excavator specifically designed to work on busy urban job sites. Key features include: 500-hour extended greasing intervals, electrical proportional auxiliaries, LED work lights with additional guarding, additional counterweight protection,

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Case F-Series offers maneuverability, versatility and performance

October 5, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  CASE Construction Equipment’s F-Series compact wheel loaders provide improved maneuverability, versatility and performance. These loaders feature CASE’s proven maintenance-free Tier 4 Final particulate matter catalyst solution, and offer a more compact design while simultaneously increasing breakout force and lift

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Hyundai’s 9A series hydraulic excavators are fast and smooth

September 28, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The 9A series of Tier 4 Final-compliant compact hydraulic excavators from Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas includes six models of high-performance, productive, powerful machines that are fast, smooth and easy to control. The boom swing function on the 9A series

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Perfect for confined space applications

September 28, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  Takeuchi’s TB210R compact excavator features a minimal tail swing design. Couple that with a retractable undercarriage, a backfill blade that can go from 40.2-in. wide down to 29.5-in. wide, as well as a new foldable ROPS/TOPS canopy that reduces

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Volvo EC35D allows operators to change buckets without leaving the cab

September 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The Volvo EC35D compact excavator boasts a newly designed hydraulic system that reduces horsepower from 36 to 24 while increasing breakout and tearout forces, so contractors get more performance while saving on fuel. The patented Volvo hydraulic filter ensures oil is

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Gehl compact track loader reaches for the sky

September 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The all-terrain Gehl RT210 GEN:3 track loader can lift and load 2,100 lbs., reaching heights up to 128 in. The dedicated, welded chassis aids in weight distribution, which enhances stability, grading, tractive effort, and ride control. The RT210 GEN:3

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Manitou MT 625 offers comfortable ride

September 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The Manitou MT 625 compact telescopic handler can pick and carry up to 5,500 lbs. and lift up to 19 ft. 2 in. with a maximum reach of 11 ft. 1 in. The machine has full-time four-wheel drive with

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TX 1000 compact utility loader reaches up and over

September 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The Toro Company’s Dingo TX 1000 compact utility loader has a rated operating capacity exceeding 1,000-lbs. When the loader arms are fully extended, the hinge pin measures 81 in. from the ground, allowing the loader to easily reach up

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OpenLot launches Canada’s largest online equipment rental marketplace

September 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

For the first time, construction professionals in the Greater Toronto Region (GTA) can rent construction equipment online from many of the region’s leading equipment rental companies. OpenLot’s online marketplace and smartphone apps make it possible to find, compare and book

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Despite the boom in GPS, contractors are cautiously entering the market

August 31, 2016 David Godkin

The uptake of GPS technology in machine controls has skyrocketed in recent years. According to an advisory board to the U.S. government, the adoption rate of GPS among machine control industries overall has been driven largely by costs and benefits.

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How to prep your wheel loaders for winter

August 31, 2016 Nate Hendley

If you want to use your wheel loaders in winter for removing snow or anything else, you need to ensure your machines can handle cold-weather conditions. An obvious way to protect your equipment in wintertime is to park it in

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Komatsu introduces D85EXi/PXi-18 intelligent crawler dozer

August 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  Komatsu America Corp.’s 264HP D85EXi/PXi-18 crawler dozer is the smart choice for any machine owner looking for intelligence and efficiency beyond what is typically available in machine control systems. Eliminating the need to install and remove blade-mounted sensors each day

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Milling made simple with John Deere cold planer attachments

August 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  Transform your skid steer, compact track loader (CTL) or compact wheel loader into an efficient milling machine with the latest addition to the John Deere Worksite Pro attachment lineup, the D-Series cold planers. These attachments are ideal for customers

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Doosan adds authorized dealer locations serving B.C.

August 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Doosan has expanded its dealer network with the addition of three new locations for Wesgroup Equipment — an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Doosan equipment in British Columbia, Canada. Wesgroup Equipment is the parent company of Williams



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