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The bulldozer blade is a heavy metal plate on the front of the tractor, used to push objects, and shove sand, soil and debris.

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Turning radius on compact equipment is important when erosion control contractors need to get in tight spots such as between buildings or in areas where it’s important to not disturb any more dirt than one must, such as golf courses or developed areas where some of the landscaping is already

Machine Control: The New Normal

Machine Control: The New Normal

Mike Bowman, president of M & C Excavating in Fountaintown, IN, has used machine control technology in his business for some time. “If you’re going to be competitive, you will have to get into this,” he says. “I don’t think you’re going to have a choice. It’s a big player

Compact Excavators for Small- to Mid-Sized Jobs

Compact Excavators for Small- to Mid-Sized Jobs

If you’re a contractor working on mid-size to smaller projects, there’s good news to be found in the growth of the compact excavators for small- to mid-sized jobs. All the major manufacturers continue to provide the industry with a wide variety of choices in both size and attachment options—especially in

Machine Control: The New Normal

Machine Control: The New Normal

From GX June 2016

Mike Bowman, president of M & C Excavating in Fountaintown, IN, has used machine control technology in his business for some time.

“If you’re going to be competitive, you will have to get into this,” he says. “I don’t think you’re going to have a choice. It’s a big player

Downsizing

Downsizing

If you’re a contractor working on mid-size to smaller projects, there’s good news to be found in the growth of the compact excavator market. All the major manufacturers continue to provide the industry with a wide variety of choices in both size and attachment options—especially in the 2–5 ton range,

Beyond the Line of Sight

Beyond the Line of Sight

Introduction
When it was first invented back in 1960, the laser was described as a “solution looking for a problem.” Laser is an acronym that stands for “light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation.” It releases a beam of monochromatic light (of one specific wavelength) that is coherent (with all of the

The Ins and Outs of Compact Equipment

The Ins and Outs of Compact Equipment

Given the variety of jobs his company tackles each day, Myles Anderson, director of operations for The Erosion Co. in Woodstock, GA, depends on compact equipment to help execute the tasks.

Although the company is based in north Georgia, it also does jobs in Alabama, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

“We take care

CASE Adds Two New Excavators to D Series Lineup

CASE Adds Two New Excavators to D Series Lineup

Two new machines – the CX130D and CX160D – drive operator productivity through faster cycle times, powerful hydraulics and greater fuel efficiency. CASE ProCare and greater feature standardization provide optimal value/lower operating costs.   

Racine, Wis., December 9, 2015  CASE Construction Equipment has introduced two new crawler excavators to its D

Compact Machines Take on the Big Jobs

Compact Machines Take on the Big Jobs

There’s a general idea or misconception that “compact” means low duty. Nothing can be further from the truth. While compact equipment as a whole can’t move the same volume as larger excavators or loaders can, it provides a valuable function nonetheless.

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