Tag: skid steer

A skid loader, skid-steer loader, or skidsteer, is a small, rigid-frame, engine-powered machine with lift arms used to attach a wide variety of labor-saving tools or attachments.

How to Control Sediment Erosion on Construction Sites

How to Control Sediment Erosion on Construction Sites

Work on the average construction site disrupts many cubic yards of dirt. All of that disrupted soil poses a big sediment control challenge. Given the unpredictability of storms and rainfall, controlling sediment requires vigilance. It also adds to the cost of construction projects. But if sedimentation is not controlled, the

The Expanding Role of Compact Equipment

The Expanding Role of Compact Equipment

Compact equipment is in greater demand today, and more widely used than ever before, particularly in the North American market. “It’s following in the footsteps of the skid steer,” believes John Comrie, product manager, mini excavators and compact wheel loaders, Volvo Construction Equipment. “It has become the ‘Swiss Army Knife’

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Takeuchi
Takeuchi features their first hybrid dual-powered excavator in its lineup with the TB216H compact excavator. The TB216H features both an electric motor and diesel engine with its own pump group to power the machine’s hydraulics. In diesel mode the machine is powered by a Yanmar Tier 4 Final engine, that offers an output

Lines of Defense

Lines of Defense

Work on the average construction site disrupts many cubic yards of dirt. All of that disrupted soil poses a big sediment control challenge. Given the unpredictability of storms and rainfall, controlling sediment requires vigilance. It also adds to the cost of construction projects. But if sedimentation is not controlled, the

JCB MACHINES FEATURED IN NEW FILM “ALIEN: COVENANT”

JCB MACHINES FEATURED IN NEW FILM “ALIEN: COVENANT”

SAVANNAH, GA (May 16, 2017) — A fleet of more than 20 JCB machines is playing a starring role in the latest installment of a cult film franchise. JCB skid steer loaders, Loadall telescopic handlers and JS excavators were supplied to 20th Century Fox for the making of the new film “Alien:

Kinshofer acquires Solesbee’s

Kinshofer acquires Solesbee’s

Waakirchen (Germany) and Atlanta, GA (U.S.A.), May, 2017

Kinshofer GmbH from Germany and the U.S.A. based company Solesbee’s Equipment and Attachments, LLC. (Solesbee’s) announced today that they have signed a definite agreement to merge. Under the terms of the agreement Kinshofer has acquired more than 96% of the LLC Units of

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,

CELEBRATE BUCK & KNOBBY JCB’S GRAND OPENING

CELEBRATE BUCK & KNOBBY JCB’S GRAND OPENING

SAVANNAH, GA (May 2, 2017) — Buck & Knobby Equipment, headquartered in Ottawa Lake, Michigan, is excited to unveil its new JCB dealership location in Holland, Ohio. To celebrate the grand opening of the new building, the company is hosting an open house at the new dealership, 9127 Airport Highway,

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