Tag: small dozer

A small dozer 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. Small dozers are often smaller than bulldozers.

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

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

If you’re thinking about a new purchase of earthmoving equipment, your timing couldn’t be ­better. Manufacturers have made great strides in the design and performance of their compact products. Whether you’re grading, trenching, digging, clearing, or anything remotely related to earthmoving, you can find a compact product to do the

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

If you’re thinking about a new purchase of earthmoving equipment, your timing couldn’t be better. Manufacturers have made great strides in the design and performance of their compact products. Whether you’re grading, trenching, digging, clearing, or anything remotely related to earthmoving, you can find a compact product to do the

Cutting Landfill Costs-Not Capabilities

The garbage business is generally a good indicator of the economy’s strength. And while the bad news is that waste tonnage is down at most landfills, the good news is that there is a bottom. Most of the drop is due to a slumping construction industry, compounded by less consumer

White Paper: Curing the Diesel Fuel Blues

According to the US Department of Energy, diesel fuel prices have risen 348% since 2002. Diesel fuel cost is problematic for at least six reasons: You cannot operate your heavy machinery without it. You have no control over the price. It is a significant expense. The cost directly affects your

Sizing Up Motor Graders

The very features and characteristics of motor graders that make them such valuable multipurpose machines for grading, shaping, and moving earth and other materials also complicate the job of selecting the right model for your job sites.

Dealing With Metal Wear on Construction Equipment

Keeping construction equipment in good condition isn’t just a matter of maintaining engines, transmissions, and hydraulic systems. Construction companies also need to pay close attention to the metal components on equipment that wear out – loader, excavator, and backhoe buckets, blades, and teeth; pivot-point holes; bulldozer and scraper blades and

Skilled Operators and Improved Machinery Mean Better Dozing

Everybody in the construction company seems to know who the best dozer operator is, just as youngsters know who is best at third base, who owns the best math brain, and who is the best quarterback in the school. We recently talked with a group of construction workers taking a

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