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A powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers.

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’

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping

The Firestone Grand Prix consists of races featuring open-wheel IndyCars, with each race staged in a different American city. Most of the races are run on tracks, but a few of the courses are on city streets.

Reader Profile: William French

Reader Profile: William French

When his father William French, Sr., started W. L. French Excavating Corporation in Boston, MA, in 1972, the values for building the business continue to serve as a successful blueprint for his son and second-generation president William French, Jr. “We’re honest, loyal, hardworking, and hands-on,” says the younger French.

GEO-BOY BRUSH CUTTER TRACTOR FOR EXPANDED APPLICATIONS

GEO-BOY BRUSH CUTTER TRACTOR FOR EXPANDED APPLICATIONS

PETER, Minn. – The Geo-Boy Brush Cutter Tractor from Jarraff Industries continues to expand its usage into diverse industries and applications. The Geo-Boy has been a mainstay for maintaining a wide range of transportation and utility right-of-ways (ROW), but the unit’s inherent capabilities have helped it become effective in a

Wear and Tear

Wear and Tear

Given the rough conditions inherent on landfill landscapes, “anywhere the machine comes in contact with the waste can be a point of origination for wear and tear,” points out Tom Griffith, senior system and waste application specialist for Caterpillar.

Dozer Operating Made Easy

Dozer Operating Made Easy

On construction sites, few machines are as important—or as challenging to operate—as dozers.

Just ask dozer operators who have struggled to hit grade on their job sites. How many extra passes do operators make to hit the right grade levels on a project? The mistakes of dozer operators can cost contractors

The Technology of Site Clearing

The Technology of Site Clearing

Bill Schafer, VM product manager with Loftness, a manufacturer of attachments for grinders, says the demand for his company’s products, and for material-reduction equipment in general, has been on the rise for several years now. And that demand is only getting stronger today.

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