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A Fresh Look at the Wheels vs. Tracks Debate in Skid-Steer vs. CTLs

A Fresh Look at the Wheels vs. Tracks Debate in Skid-Steer vs. CTLs

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The skid-steer and the compact track loader (CTL): two powerful little workhorses designed to perform the same basic functions—so what’s the difference? Hint: the difference is based on the working conditions each is best suited for. “It all comes down to wheels versus tracks,” sums up Ashby Graham, product manager for JCB.

“Skid-steers are tired machines, whereas  … Read More

From the AEM:  U.S. Construction Equipment Exports Down 25 Percent

From the AEM: U.S. Construction Equipment Exports Down 25 Percent

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AEM Market Update and Analysis 

MILWAUKEE (November 30, 2016) – Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment fell 25 percent overall for the first three quarters of 2016 compared to 2015 January – September, for a total $8.2 billion shipped to global markets.

All world regions were in decline from single-digit drops for Europe  … Read More

Excavators and Robotics

Excavators and Robotics

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Many owners of grading and excavation contracting companies concur: finding enough skilled employees to execute jobs continues to be difficult.

The answer to that challenge may lie in more robotic-like machines. Machines that do more on their own—without human intervention—will require fewer employees. On the other hand, robotics may even attract  … Read More

Introducing the New CV (Competitive VAC) Series

Introducing the New CV (Competitive VAC) Series

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Vac-Tron Equipment is excited to introduce a whole new line to their vacuum excavation equipment. It’s the new CV (Competitive Vac) Series. This series offers the performance you have come to expect from Vac-Tron Equipment while keeping the cost of operation to a minimum.

Standard equipment:

CV GT models: Powered by 27  … Read More

Improvements in Laser and GPS Technology Result in More Precise Paving

Improvements in Laser and GPS Technology Result in More Precise Paving

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People have an amazing ability to adapt to and even become blasé about technological wonders. Things that we take for granted (flying, television, cell phones, the Internet) would seem like something out of science fiction to anyone 100 years ago. Now we can’t imagine what life was like without them.  … Read More


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Doosan
2905 Shawnee Industrial Way
Suwanee
Georgia
30024
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Hitachi Construction
P.O. Box 8806 Heritage Bldg.
Moline
IL
61266
John Deere
One John Deere Place
Moline
IL
61265
KOBELCO Construction
KOBELCO Construction
22350 Merchants Way
Katy
TX
77449
Liebherr
Liebherr
4100 Chestnut Ave.
Newport News
VA
23607
Volvo Construction Equipment
312 Volvo Way
Shippensburg
PA
17257

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