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

Advertiser’s Index

BITCO
www.bitco.com

Brandt Equipment Solutions
www.brandt.ca/Divisions/Equipment-Solutions

ClearSpan Fabric Structures
www.clearspan.com

Efficiency Production Inc
www.efficiencyproduction.com

Extreme Plates
www.extremeplates.com

Federal Signal (Elgin/Vactor)
www.vactor.com

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

Geophysical Survey Systems Inc
www.geophysical.com

Hitachi Construction
www.hitachiconstruction.com

International Attachments
www.haiiusa.com

JCB North America
www.jcb.com

KATO / Compact Excavator Sales LLC
www.ihicompactexcavator.com

KOBELCO Construction
www.kobelcoamerica.com

Kubota Tractor Corporation
www.kubota.com

Steelwrist AB
www.steelwrist.com

Vanair
www.vanair.com

Wastequip/CUSCO
www.wastequip.com

The New Swiss Army Knife

The New Swiss Army Knife

When Takeuchi first introduced the compact excavator in 1971, some people scoffed and criticized that the machine was little more than a toy. Since then, the machine has become an integral part of the construction site, sometimes replacing other machines—and not only on general construction sites but in many other

Scraping By

Scraping By

Tight deadlines and tighter margins, combined with a shortage of skilled operators, have made the addition of advanced technology for heavy equipment such as scrapers and motor graders crucial.

Form and Function

Form and Function

“Form follows function” is a basic rule of architecture, engineering, and industrial design. Transfer trailers serve a specific function. Their large hauling capacities make it financially feasible to transport large quantities of waste over long distances. This allows for the construction and operation of larger, regional landfills replacing dozens of

Backhoes Beyond the Everyday Construction Site

Backhoes Beyond the Everyday Construction Site

Since 1953, backhoe loaders have been commonly found on construction projects due to their superior capability in digging, trenching, excavating, and demolition. The addition of a quick coupler for attachments increased the machine’s versatility, allowing it to use grapples, augers, breakers, and more. Their adaptability, along with their small frame

AED Chairwoman Demands Immediate, Bipartisan Action on Infrastructure

AED Chairwoman Demands Immediate, Bipartisan Action on Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, AED’s 2018 Chairwoman Diane Benck of West Side Tractor Sales Co. demanded congressional action to invest in the United States’ crumbling infrastructure.

Benck’s call to action came during a Capitol Hill press conference where she was joined by a bipartisan group

Pipeline Reclamation: A Growing Field

Pipeline Reclamation: A Growing Field

Increasing miles of pipeline are being built to transport oil and natural gas across the US. More miles of pipeline equals a larger need for reclamation of those rights of way (ROWs) that have been affected by the excavation. Many companies entering the reclamation field or contracting such services have

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

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