A breaker is a powerful percussion hammer fitted to an excavator for demolishing concrete structures or rocks. It is powered by an auxiliary hydraulic system from the excavator, which is fitted with a foot-operated valve for this purpose. Additionally, demolition crews employ the hoe ram for jobs too large for jackhammering or areas where blasting is not possible due to safety or environmental issues.
Arlington Heights, IL – Avant Tecno USA, the fastest growing articulated, compact equipment company in North America, debuts its full line of multi-functional loaders at the world’s largest international construction trade show, ConExpo-Con/Agg, in Las Vegas, Nevada March 7-11, 2017.
Though Avant Tecno USA is celebrating its 5-year anniversary in North
By Amy Crouse
Few people know concrete as well as Vito Nardi. As director of Verdi Restoration Ltd.—a division of Verdi Alliance, specializing in concrete restoration work—Nardi and his team have overseen some of the largest, most high-profile concrete construction projects in and around Toronto. Fromheavy civil, to foundations and sealing—if concrete is
Your company has successfully bid a job, and it’s time to examine the site for land clearing. What equipment will be essential? What is the process in tool selection for land clearing site preparation? How will the tools’ capabilities fit into that process, and throughout the project? How can common
Nobody ever said that site work would be easy. For every site with easily excavated soft loamy soils, there is another one with hardpan, rocky soils, frozen soils, or even bedrock. Excavating rock is far harder, more time consuming, and much more expensive than soil excavation. For thistype of operation, special tools are necessary.
What do you do when faced with an insurmountable challenge of completing a construction project on the highest peak in the Northeast? Some would shy away from such an endeavor, but not the team at the Mount Washington Cog Railway, and they are proving their point with some help from a
(WEST FARGO, N.D. — December 2015) Bobcat Company will display a number of compact equipment offerings in the Bobcat booth — C5479 — at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual World of Concrete in Las Vegas, February 2 – 5, 2016.
On display will be the new Bobcat® T770
(WEST FARGO, N.D. — November 2015) Doosan will display a variety of heavy equipment in its booth — C5487 — in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual World of Concrete in Las Vegas, February 2 – 5, 2016.
On display will be the new DL220-5
By Sean Daly
Form follows function when it comes to attachments. As hydraulic excavators have evolved, replacing the cable shovels of yesterday, sophisticated, groundbreaking buckets have followed suit. Whether you need a digging implement for soft soil, which requires short, blunt teeth, or something that’s going to penetrate through rock and frost that