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

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.

Healthy Soils

Healthy Soils

It’s an entertaining and yet shocking pastime to read vintage advertisements. Today, we shake our heads in amazement at bygone celebrities who extol the relaxing and “digestive benefits” promised by smoking a particular brand of cigarette, at manufacturers who quaintly promote a children’s “lead party” with their paint icons, and

Three Minutes With John Deere CEO Sam Allen

Three Minutes With John Deere CEO Sam Allen

John Deere & Company was founded in 1837 with a polished-steel plow. In 1918, the company bought the maker of Waterloo Boy tractors, and the tractor became Deere’s basic product. Nearly 100 years later, John Deere celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2012 with net sales and revenue of more than

Modern Scrapers—A Variety of Capabilities

Modern Scrapers—A Variety of Capabilities

When it comes to volumes of dirt moved, the sky is the limit for scrapers, notes Shane Kroeker, vice president of marketing for K-Tec Earthmovers. And, for moving earth on a job site, the scraper serves as a versatile piece of equipment, offering the ability to move a wide range of

Getting the Most Dozer for Your Dollar

Getting the Most Dozer for Your Dollar

Obviously, the basic key to getting the most from your dozer investment is to keep it busy. That depends on projects being available and on your estimators’ ability to bid work successfully. But upstream from the work site, an equipment dealer and manufacturer have also put in many hours to

Advertiser’s Index

Alpine Equipment
www.alpinecutters.com

Bell Trucks America Inc.
www.belltrucksamerica.com

BITCO
www.bitco.com

Carlson Software
www.carlsonsw.com

Caterpillar Inc.
www.cat.com

ClearSpan Fabric Structures
www.clearspan.com

Dirt Logic
www.dirtlogic.com

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America
www.doosanequipment.com

Excavision Inc
www.excavision.com

Frutiger/Mobydick, Wheel Washing Systems
www.mobydick.com/mobydick-wheel-washing-systems

HCSS (Heavy Construction Systems Specialists)
www.hcss.com

Hitachi Construction
www.hitachiconstruction.com

Hyundai Construction Equipment
www.hceamericas.com

Insite Sitework
www.insitesoftware.com

JCB North America
www.jcb.com

John Deere Construction Equipment
www.deere.com

K-Tec Earthmovers
www.ktecearthmovers.com

KOBELCO Construction
www.kobelcoamerica.com

Kubota Tractor Corp.
www.kubota.com

Leading Edge Attachments
www.digrock.com

Liebherr
www.liebherr.com

Mabey Inc.
www.mabey.com

Preco Electronics
www.preco.com

Rogers Brothers Corp.
www.rogerstrailers.com

Rototilt Systems
www.indexatornorthamerica.com

Sakai America Inc.
www.sakaiamerica.com

Sutter Equipment Co.
www.sutterequipment.com

Topcon Positioning Systems
www.topcon.com

Towmaster Trailers/Big Tow
www.towmastertrailers.com

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Scraper Versatility

Scraper Versatility

When it comes to volumes of dirt moved, the sky is the limit for scrapers, notes Shane Kroeker, vice president of marketing for K-Tec Earthmovers. And, for moving earth on a job site, the scraper serves as a versatile piece of equipment, offering the ability to move a wide range of

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