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Hyundai HL975 wheel loader offers high horsepower, large bucket capacity

January 20, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

The Hyundai HL975 wheel loader is powered by the Cummins QSG12 engine, producing 331 net hp. It is equipped with a standard 6.3 yd3 bucket. The model is designed for digging and loading in quarries, gravel pits, surface coal mines

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Understanding the impact of engine idling

January 2, 2019 Brian Humphrey, OEM Technical Liaison, Petro-Canada Lubricants

Downtime for a construction operation can cause significant disruption and have a real impact on a company’s bottom line. It’s therefore essential to ensure that equipment is running smoothly — even in the most difficult and extreme conditions. There are

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John Deere rolls out two K-Series compact wheel loader models

December 17, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

John Deere has redesigned its K-Series compact wheel loader models with the introduction of the 244L and 324L. The machines feature the Articulation Plus steering system. The 244L achieves an 8-ft., 3-in. full-lift dump height and a full-turn tip load

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Kinshofer introduces HPXdrive system

December 17, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The HPXdrive system from Kinshofer features two shafts which run opposed and have a helix thread. It is hydraulically driven by a single piston. This design aims to allow for full and constant closing force throughout the attachment’s open and

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Cat premieres first high drive electric drive dozer

December 11, 2018 On-Site Staff

  Caterpillar Inc. has introduced an all-new electric drive train in its latest update to the Cat D6 dozer lineup. The D6 XE is the world’s first high drive Electric Drive dozer. The equipment manufacturer says it delivers up to

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John Deere crawler loaders promise lower operating costs, increased productivity

December 11, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

John Deere has unveiled two additions to its crawler loader line: the 655K and 755K. Featuring the company’s Final Tier 4 PVS 6.8-litre engine, the 655K and 755K offer 155-hp and 194-hp, respectively. Both machines feature hydrostatic transmissions and Total

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Caterpillar dealer Finning to buy Canadian on-site refueling firm 4Refuel for $260M

December 11, 2018 by David Kennedy

VANCOUVER—Finning International Inc. is stepping up its on-site services offering with a major acquisition. The Caterpillar dealer said Dec. 11 that it has agreed to buy both the Canadian and U.S. operations of mobile refueling firm 4Refuel for $260 million.

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From the editor… Tech keeps trucking

December 5, 2018 by David Kennedy

Integrating fully autonomous vehicles certainly won’t become standard on work sites for several years, but the prospect is no longer science fiction

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JLG unveils SkyGuard SkyLine control panel protection system

December 4, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

From JLG Industries, Inc., the SkyGuard SkyLine control panel protection system for boom lifts features a slim wire rope design that is bolted to the left side of the platform with an opposing magnetic connection. If the operator contacts the cable,

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CASE adds two models to C Series motor grader line

December 4, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

CASE Construction Equipment has introduced two new models to it’s C Series motor grader lineup. Available in both standard and All Wheel Drive (AWD) configurations, the 836C and 856C achieve Tier 4 Final compliance with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) engine

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Growth to continue in Canadian rental industry; market to top US$6.3B by 2022, report says

November 30, 2018 On-Site Staff

MOLINE, Ill.—The Canadian rental market is expected to be worth nearly US$1 billion more in 2022 than it is today, according to the latest forecast from the American Rental Association (ARA). The trade association, which represents rental houses in both

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Epiroc rolls out two combi cutter models

November 28, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Epiroc has added two models to it’s combi cutter range. The CC 2300 and CC3100 are designed for carriers in the 20-30 ton and 25-40 ton operating weight classes, respectively. Both models are available with two jaw versions: the Universial

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Steqan excavator bucket designed to reduce downtime

November 20, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Steqcan Inc.’s chain bucket for excavators and backhoes features a row of heavy duty chains that continually move to release soil and materials while preventing residue build-up inside the bucket. The bucket is made using heavy-duty Hardox components (a high

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Five Canadian dealers awarded “Diamond” distinction by Case Construction Equipment

November 15, 2018 On-Site Staff

Case Construction Equipment has singled out five Canadian dealers in its annual North American “Diamond Dealer” and “Gold Dealer” awards. The program recognizes dealerships in both the U.S. and Canada that excel in five areas: sales performance, product support, training,

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CASE updates N Series backhoe loaders with new controls, hydraulic thumb

November 12, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

CASE Construction Equipment has upgraded its N Series backhoe loaders with new loader controls, PowerBoost functionality, PowerDrive transmission with Direct Drive, and a factory-installed thumb. PowerBoost offers a momentary boost of increased hydraulic power, while PowerDrive features an automated activation

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Liebherr to unveil Generation 8 crawler excavators in 2019

November 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

With an operating weight between 22 and 45 metric tonnes, the Generation 8 crawler excavators from Liebherr will cover an engine power range from 163-hp to 299-hp. The initial launch period of the new series includes six models: the R

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Cat expands articulated dump truck lineup with 740 GC

November 5, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The Cat 740 GC articulated dump truck includes new controls, transmission-protection features, a hoist-assist system, an advanced traction-control system, a stability-assist system and fuel-saving ECO mode. It also incorporates an automatic retarder-control system. A combined transmission-and-hoist lever aims to provide

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JLG offers cold weather package for SkyTrak telehanders

October 30, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

JLG Industries, Inc. has announced the availability of a cold weather package for SkyTrak telehandlers. The package is designed for use in ambient temperatures down to minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Features of the package include a hydraulic tank heater, battery

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32 metres beneath Toronto: A look underground at the Eglinton Crosstown’s deepest station

October 23, 2018 by David Kennedy

More than 100 feet under busy mid-town Toronto, construction crews are working 24 hours a day on the country’s biggest transit project

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Genie introduces material carrier attachment for DC and RT scissor lift models

October 22, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

From Genie, the Lift Tools material carrier attachment is designed for the company’s  DC and RT rough terrain scissor lifts. It is approved for use on the GS-2669, GS-3369 and GS-4069 models with a capacity up to 700 lb, 500