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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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Volvo introduces A45 articulated hauler lineup with the A45G

March 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Volvo expands its articulated hauler lineup with the A45G. The 45-ton payload machine is built on a dimensionally smaller, lighter, more agile platform than other 45-ton trucks, making the machine more nimble, off-road capable and fuel-efficient. On-board weighing comes

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John Deere aggregate handlers deliver exceptional power

March 1, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  The John Deere wheel loader family welcomes the addition of the 844K Series-III and 844K Series-III aggregate handler configurations. These machines offers a 13.5L John Deere PowerTech Final Tier 4 diesel engine that delivers exceptional power at 380 hp

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Worksaver’s SSGB-8B helps grade to tight tolerances

February 28, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  Worksaver Inc.’s patented SSGB-8B grader is designed for asphalt, landscaping, and concrete flatwork contractors.  The unit has an 8-ft., six-way hydraulically controlled moldboard operated by an in-cab remote. With an optional laser system, the grader will maintain grade to tight tolerances.

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Topcon positioning system redefines machine control

February 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  3D-MCMAX is the next generation of Topcon dozer grading solutions that redefines the concept of machine control. The system is driven by dual IMUs (Inertial Measurement Unit) to increase on-grade performance where speed and blade response is maximized, while

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ENERPAC offers “jacked-up” multipoint lifting system

February 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  ENERPAC’s JS250 Jack-Up System is a custom developed multipoint lifting system. It has a lifting capacity of 280 tons (2500kN) per tower with a maximum side load 3 per cent at 10m, and lifting height of 10m. The main

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Liebherr XPower drive system boosts efficiency

February 14, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  Liebherr’s XPower is an integrated, innovative machine concept for the large series of wheel loaders with operating weight from 39,020 lbs. – 71,870 lbs. (L550-L586). The concept sets new standards in terms of fuel efficiency, performance, robust design and

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John Deere excavators loaded with latest features

February 8, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  Capable of working around congested job sites in efficient fashion, the updated John Deere 75G and 85G excavators boast new customer-inspired features, including hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics and the ability to be equipped with a hydraulic coupler that allows

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Hyundai dealer expands into Toronto area with branch in Bradford

January 20, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Ottawa-based Bobcat of Ottawa, an authorized dealer for Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, has announced its expansion into the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with the opening of a new branch office in the suburb of Bradford. Bobcat of Ottawa joined the

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WOC Product Launch: Mack Trucks mDRIVE transmissions gain new performance, safety features

January 17, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Mack Trucks introduced the Mack mDRIVE rolling start and auto neutral, two new features designed to improve jobsite performance and safety of trucks equipped with Mack’s mDRIVE and mDRIVE HD automated manual transmissions. Both features are standard on all Mack mDRIVE and

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Mack mDRIVE HD automated manual transmission boosts productivity

January 11, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Featuring a low-ratio creeper gear, the Mack mDRIVE HD 13-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) helps boost customer productivity thanks to improved performance and reduced weight. Now standard on Mack Granite models, it is available in direct or overdrive configurations, Mack

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SmoothRide combines Topcon technologies to deliver smoothest surface possible

January 3, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

SmoothRide uses a combination of core Topcon technologies designed to deliver the smoothest surface possible, while efficiently managing the quantity of material for each project. SmoothRide starts with vehicle-mounted scanners that collect data at driving speeds without the need for lane

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MRT 2550 Series II replaces 2540

December 14, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The MRT 2550 Series II rotating telescopic handler from Manitou, replaces the MRT 2540, updated with longer stabilizers, increased load capacities at higher lift heights, and more capacity when fully extended. It will lift up to 11,000 lbs. (5,000 kg)

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Ritchie Bros. sells $728+ million of equipment and trucks in Edmonton, AB in 2016

December 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

In 2016 Ritchie Bros. held six auctions at its flagship site in Edmonton, AB, selling 43,500+ equipment items and trucks for $728+ million.  This includes last week’s two-day auction on December 8 – 9, when 4,500+ items were sold for

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Remote-controlled demolition machine offers increased power

November 30, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Brokk 280 remote-controlled demolition machine offers increased power, and includes the all-new SmartPower electrical system. It features a 20 ft. (6.2 m) reach and weighs 6,945 lbs. (3,150 kg). By generating as much as 25 per cent more breaking

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Manitou MRT 2540 updated with longer stabilizers

November 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The MRT 2550 Series II rotating telescopic handler from Manitou, replaces the MRT 2540, updated with longer stabilizers, increased load capacities at higher lift heights, and more capacity when fully extended. It will lift up to 11,000 lbs. (5,000

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Manitou’s MRT 2550 Series lifts heavy loads higher than ever

October 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Manitou’s MRT 2550 Series II Rotating Telescopic Handler replaces the MRT 2540, updated with longer stabilizers, increased load capacities at higher lift heights and more capacity when fully extended. The MRT 2550 Series II will lift up to 11,000 lbs. (5000

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Gehl’s RT250 track loader offers enhanced breakout force

October 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Gehl’s RT250 GEN:3 track loader has a rated operating capacity of 2,500 lbs. (1,134 kg) at 35 per cent tipping capacity. Built from the ground up with a dedicated chassis, the track loader features enhanced breakout forces, an optimized radial

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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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Younger operators, and demand for greater efficiencies drives vocational truck design

October 14, 2016 Nate Hendley

What have been the biggest design trends in vocational trucks in recent years? John Felder, product marketing manager for Volvo Trucks, headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., offers a few suggestions. Felder cites new engine exhaust emission devices, growth in telematics, safety