Tag: Bobcats

Bobcat Company is an American-based manufacturer of farm and construction equipment, part of Doosan Group of South Korea.

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

Reader Profile: Dale Outlaw

Reader Profile: Dale Outlaw

For many small business owners in the grading and excavation field, Dale Outlaw’s story rings familiar. Outlaw sought an occupation that would give him more of a work-family balance and more time outdoors doing something he loved. With co-owner Jeremy James, Outlaw built his business from scratch in 2010, calling

Bobcat Company Names 2016 Create & Conserve Contest Winner

Bobcat Company Names 2016 Create & Conserve Contest Winner

(WEST FARGO, N.D. — August 2016) Glenn and Judy Stevens, of Unity, Maine, experienced the ultimate land transformation after they were named the 2016 Create & Conserve™ Habitat Event contest winners.

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Bobcat Company, along with partners Rick and Julie Kreuter — co-hosts of the hit television show “Beyond the Hunt”

The Ins and Outs of Compact Equipment

The Ins and Outs of Compact Equipment

Given the variety of jobs his company tackles each day, Myles Anderson, director of operations for The Erosion Co. in Woodstock, GA, depends on compact equipment to help execute the tasks.

Although the company is based in north Georgia, it also does jobs in Alabama, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

“We take care

Grounding Experiences

Grounding Experiences

When Andy Brown’s boss at Freestone Construction LLC saw a three-prong ripper with an unusual tooth design offered by Leading Edge Attachments, he bought one for a midsize 50,000-pound track hoe. That was in December 2012; by January 2013 he had purchased a second one. The Waynesboro, NC-based company, which

Pumping Up for Bulky Waste

Not all trash is small, fitting into a can, cart, or bag. Dead shrubs or tree limbs can be heavy; furniture and appliances wear out, and are discarded. With this year’s digital TV transition, more haulers are seeing various-sized analog televisions at the curb-which, unlike some furniture and white goods,

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

Borrowing from the unofficial motto of the US Postal Service: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night shall keep compact equipment from its appointed tasks. That’s the mantra for many a contractor who simply cannot afford to have equipment idle, even during the toughest winter weather conditions.

Tires and Tracks: Getting the Job Done

In a nutshell, tracks are excellent for flotation and stability. Rubber tracks are even better than steel for flotation, while steel may be more durable. Tires are masters of speed and durability and, depending on the conditions, may be tougher than tracks. They are also usually much less expensive than

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