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Excavators that suck

February 20, 2018 Nate Hendley

Since 1995, Ontario Excavac has offered vacuum excavating services, primarily for municipalities and hydro companies. Much of the Vaughan, Ont.-based company’s work involves “potholing”— that is, locating underground utilities then removing enough soil in non-destructive fashion to expose pipes and

Bobcat compact track loader
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Bobcat compact track loader offers durability, performance enhancements

February 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The Bobcat T595 compact track loader is part of the M2-Series line of compact loaders featuring durability and performance enhancements that provide operators increased uptime, improved visibility and a more comfortable cab. The vertical lift path provides increased lifting capacity

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Greater comfort and more uptime

February 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The Doosan DL280-5 wheel loader provides operators with enhanced performance and comfort, as well as increased uptime protection. The new model’s wide fin radiator provides more effective cooling with larger fin spacing, which reduces clogging. The heavy-duty axels deliver additional

Cemen Tech volumetric concrete mixer
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Volumetric mixer offers increased accuracy

February 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Cemen Tech launched the latest addition to its C Series volumetric concrete mixer lienup with the introduction of the C60. The new model includes enhanced ACCU-POUR capabilities and Automated Gates as a standard option. ACCU-POUR is the nerve center for

Pettibone traversing boom
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Pettibone introduces Next Gen T944X Telehandler

February 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The Pettibone Traverse T944X telehandler offers an extendable, traversing boom that moves loads by traveling horizontally. Up to 70 in. of horizontal boom transfer allows users to precisely and safely place loads at full lift height through tight openings without

John Deere 344L compact wheel loader
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Faster travel speeds for John Deere compact wheel loader

February 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Combining speed, precision and lift capacity, the John Deere 344L compact wheel loader provides peak productivity for material handling, landscaping, snow removal and construction customers year-round. The 344L offers a faster travel speed with smooth auto shift technology up to

Terek FDC300 Charger
Product ConcreteHeavy Equipment

Game changing mixer truck

February 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Terex unveiled the Advance Charger FDC300 front discharge mixer, a first-in-its-class truck design for delivering ready mix concrete to jobsites in congested urban areas. The new 3-axle city-class front discharge mixer offers a shorter concrete charge height, and delivers the

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Volvo electric excavator prototype promises to be clean, quiet and efficient

January 30, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

From Volvo Construction Equipment, the 100 per cent electric compact excavator prototype, EX2, is made with two lithium ion batteries totalling 38 kWh. The machine can operate for eight hours. EX2 features an electric architecture, including electromechanical linear actuators. The

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Volvo introduces four-model rigid hauler series

January 22, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Volvo Construction Equipment’s rigid hauler series consists of four machines: the 45-ton R45D, 60-ton R60D, 72-ton R70D and the 100-ton R1OOE. R100E offers high capacity and hauling speeds, a V-shaped body and hydraulics. It features an intelligent monitoring system and

Atlantic heavy equipment show
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Dates set for Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

January 16, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

The Altantic Heavy Equipment Show (AHES) will return to the Moncton Coliseum Complex in Moncton, N.B., on April 5 and 6. The bi-annual trade show attracted 14,700 attendees in 2016. This year’s show will feature an additional 80,000 square feet

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Mustang skid steer loader promises added power, improved performance

January 9, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Mustang’s 4200V skid steer loader features a Tier IV certified Deutz 120-hp, 4,200 lb. operating engine. The 4200V offers 354 ft.-lbs. of torque and has an operating weight of 11,665 lbs. It comes with a 14-pin connector, two-speed travel and

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Volvo releases latest double drum asphalt compactor

January 9, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

DD110C double drum asphalt compactor from Volvo has a drum width of 66 in. and a 24,350 lb. operating weight. Powered by a 148-hp Volvo D4 Tier 4 Final engine, DD110C delivers 3,800 vpm. The machine’s on-board display features an

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Doosan crawler excavator features reduced tail swing

January 8, 2018 On-Site

  Doosan’s DX140LCR-5 crawler excavator offers a reduced tail swing and reinforced superstructure. The machine includes permanently sealed and lubricated track links, as well as auto shutdown. It features a 7-in. LCD screen with rearview or sideview options. Critical machine

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John Deere roll-out buckets provide greater dump reach

January 2, 2018 On-Site

  John Deere continues to grow its lineup of Worksite Pro attachments with the introduction of its new roll-out bucket offerings. The RB72, RB84 and RB96 models are designed to best match the attachment to the machine. Optimized for G-Series

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JCB expands dealer network to Saskatchewan and Manitoba

December 18, 2017 On-Site

JCB has added a new dealer, Westcon, to its North American network. The manufacturer hopes this latest expansion will grow its market share throughout Saskatchewan and Manitoba. “We look forward to working with [Westcon] and helping their customers discover how

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Case backhoe loader line receives machine enhancements

December 12, 2017 On-Site

  Updates to the N series backhoe loader line from Case Construction Equipment include cab, drivetrain, hydraulic and electrical system improvements. The machine features additional factory options and a Pilot Control hydraulic system for critical applications. Now standard, the fuel

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers expands advocacy in Canada

December 8, 2017 AEM

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is expanding its advocacy services in Canada after its Board of Directors identified Canadian advocacy as a key strategic priority for the industry. AEM’s increased work in Canada comes at an especially pivotal juncture for

Caterpillar, material handler,
Product ConstructionHeavy Equipment

Caterpillar wheel material handlers promise rapid ROI

December 5, 2017 On-Site

  Caterpillar’s new range of Cat wheel material handlers – MH3022, MH3024 and MH3026 – feature application-specific design and a front push blade for all undercarriage types. Redesigned orange peel grapples aim to reduce fuel consumption by as much as

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Bauma selects Canada as official partner country for 2019 show

November 21, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Bauma, the world’s largest trade show for the international construction machinery, mining equipment, and building material machinery sectors, has named Canada as its official partner country for the April 2019 show. According to organizers Canada was chosen to “reflect the

Product ConstructionHeavy Equipment

Next-generation Vactor HXX vacuum excavator

October 31, 2017 On-Site

  Vactor Manufacturing unveiled the successor to its Vactor HXX vacuum excavator. The concept vacuum excavation truck maximizes legal payload for customers and improves operational efficiency. The placement of the debris body and water tank on the concept’s chassis ensures



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