Tag: crawler dozer

A bulldozer is a crawler (continuous tracked tractor) equipped with a substantial metal plate (known as a blade) used to push large quantities of soil, sand, rubble, or other such material during construction or conversion work and typically equipped at the rear with a claw-like device (known as a ripper) to loosen densely compacted materials.

For Skid-steer Loaders, Small Is Smart

For Skid-steer Loaders, Small Is Smart

For a growing number of grading and excavation contractors, skid-steer loaders aren’t an option, they’re a necessity. Here’s a look at how these amazing machines can pay off, as well as some tips for buying the one that’s just right for you.

Komatsu America Corp Introduces the New D61-24 Crawler Dozer

Komatsu America Corp Introduces the New D61-24 Crawler Dozer

Improved blade response, faster work equipment speed and new fast-blade mode for exceptional high-speed grading

 Rolling Meadows, Ill., — October 14, 2015 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new D61-24 crawler dozer, a standout choice for any grading or earthmoving application.

The D61-24 crawler dozer features

John Deere Creates GoPush App for 1050K Customers

John Deere Creates GoPush App for 1050K Customers

MOLINE, Ill. (July 1, 2015) — John Deere’s GoPush mobile application is available for download today for 1050K crawler dozer customers. The GoPush app brings convenience to the jobsite, with features to enhance productivity and efficiency.

“The features of the GoPush app were designed with our 1050K customers in mind,” said

Dozer Power for Projects

Dozer Power for Projects

When you think of dozers, you think of strength and power, and rightly so. They are the machines that have, literally, moved mountains, and you’ll find them in most contractors’ fleets of construction equipment. They tend to be the first machines running when a site must be cleared and flattened

Editor’s Comments: I’m Just Saying

Editor’s Comments: I’m Just Saying

About a year ago, I wrote a blog for the Grading & Excavation Contractor magazine website titled, “A Monumental Shift in Heavy Equipment Technology”. It was an April Fool’s day blog that imagined the emergence of a fictional equipment manufacturer named the “Butterfly Company.” I expanded the fiction with details

New 1050K Crawler is Deere Designed and Manufactured

MOLINE, Ill. (Jan. 22, 2015) – Designed and built in Dubuque, Iowa, the 1050K Crawler Dozer is the largest, most powerful dozer ever built by John Deere. Utilizing years of research and extensive customer feedback, the 1050K has the durability, reliability, and productivity needed for mining, quarrying, road building, and

Komatsu America Corp. Launches the New D155AX-8 Crawler Dozer

Rolling Meadows, IL, November 24, 2014-Komatsu America Corp. announces the D155AX-8 crawler dozer with an operating weight of 89,300 pounds. Rated at 354 horsepower net, the D155AX-8 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D140E-7 engine, which is EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified. Komatsu’s Tier 4 Final engines were built on

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