Tag: loaders

A loader (bucket loader, front loader, front-end loader, payloader, scoop, shovel, skip loader, or wheel loader) is a heavy equipment machine used in construction to move aside or load materials such as asphalt, demolition debris, dirt, snow, feed, gravel, logs, raw minerals, recycled material, rock, sand, woodchips, etc. into or onto another type of machinery (such as a dump truck, conveyor belt, feed-hopper, or railroad car).

ASV Offers RT-30 Compact Track Loader

ASV Offers RT-30 Compact Track Loader

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (March 21, 2017) — ASV LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skidsteers, offers the Posi-Track RT-30 compact track loader as a heavy-duty commercial machine in a small package. The radial lift loader is the industry’s smallest sit-on model yet features the same productivity-enhancing

New Battle Ax™ Mulching Attachment Designed for 7- to 15-Ton Excavators

New Battle Ax™ Mulching Attachment Designed for 7- to 15-Ton Excavators

HECTOR, Minn. — Loftness has introduced the Battle AxÔ mulching attachment for 7- to 15-ton excavators to its VMLogixÔ line of products. Featuring a new rotor, exclusive two-stage cutting chamber and direct-drive variable displacement piston motor, the heavy-duty Battle Ax is designed for highly efficient vegetation management, including right-of-way maintenance,

Morbark Shows “What’s Next” at CONEXPO 2017

Morbark Shows “What’s Next” at CONEXPO 2017

“Imagine What’s Next,” proclaims the Association of Equipment Manufacturers of the CONEXPO/CON-AGG trade show, and Morbark® is ready to show the world what’s next! Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of forestry, biomass, tree care, sawmill, and wood recycling equipment, will showcase exciting new products — as well as kick off

Magnets, Electromagnets, and Eddy Current Separators

Magnets, Electromagnets, and Eddy Current Separators

Recycling is not an easy thing to do, and its difficulties increase with scale. For large communities and cities, industrial scale recycling operations are required. This further requires the adoption of industrial methods utilizing specialized machinery that can extract specific materials from the wastestream with sufficient capacity to manage incoming

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

Increasing Machine Utilization With Attachments

Increasing Machine Utilization With Attachments

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of Grading & Excavation Contractor.

Industry experts agree: using a piece of compact ­equipment with multiple attachments turns that one machine into a multipurpose tool for road construction site preparation work that can help contractors complete their jobs more efficiently, bid on

Technology in a Can

Technology in a Can

Challenges and opportunities are coming your way—every system has them. But as a manager, the measure of your success, maybe even your job, can come down to how well you deal with them.

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” or so said the late Peter Drucker. If asked to elaborate,

JCB North America Adds Hendershot Equipment Company to Expanding Dealer Network

JCB North America Adds Hendershot Equipment Company to Expanding Dealer Network

STEPHENVILLE, TX (Feb. 13, 2017) — Hendershot Equipment Company, LLC, a premier agriculture equipment dealership with locations in Stephenville and Decatur, Texas, has added a new, JCB-dedicated division to its operations, Hendershot JCB. The new division will carry a variety of JCB’s industry-leading construction equipment, including backhoe loaders and telehandlers, rough terrain

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