Epiroc Introduces the ER 1500 Drum Cutter

Epiroc AB, a subsidiary of Atlas Copco Group has introduced the ER 1500 drum cutter excavator attachment. The powerful transverse drum cutter is ideal for tunneling, special foundation work, demolition and soil mixing, and features an integrated dust suppression system to help maximize safety and help to achieve OSHA silica dust regulations. Continue reading

Komatsu to Acquire Quadco & Southstar Operations

On January 26, 2018, Komatsu Ltd. (President & CEO: Tetsuji Ohashi) signed an agreement to acquire from Prenbec Equipment Inc. (CEO: Charles MacLennan), a company based in Quebec, Canada, the Quadco and Southstar forestry attachment operations, excluding the forestry equipment businesses of Tanguay and Forespro delimbers. Continue reading

Genesis Introduces the Impact Tools Group

Genesis Attachments introduces the Impact Tools Group, four families of technologically advanced, minimal maintenance products designed for the demolition, construction, utility, excavation and concrete grinding industries. Continue reading

KINSHOFER Acquires Doherty Group

KINSHOFER, one of the world’s leading sources of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, announces the acquisition of Doherty Group, a New Zealand-based excavator attachment manufacturer. Continue reading

New John Deere Roll-Out Bucket Helps Operators Reach New Heights

John Deere continues to grow its ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments with the introduction of its new roll-out bucket offerings. The RB72, RB84 and RB96 models are designed to best match the attachment to the machine. Optimized for G-Series Compact Track Loaders and K-Series Compact Wheel Loaders (RB84 and RB96 only), these buckets provide an additional 34 inches of dump reach when fully extended.
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Kinshofer Introduces the DXS Series Hydraulic Mobile Excavator Shear

KINSHOFER, one of the world’s leading sources of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, introduces the DXS Series of hydraulic mobile excavator shears. The line features industry-leading in its size class power-to-weight ratios, jaw opening sizes, cycle times and hydraulic efficiency. The attachment series, which debuts with the DXS-50 model, is ideal for scrap processing, tire recycling and demolition. Continue reading

Caterpillar Introduces Mini Hydraulic Excavator Universal Coupler

The new Cat® Mini Hydraulic Excavator Universal Coupler expands the range of Cat couplers designed to increase machine versatility and production in a variety of applications. The universal coupler either pins to the stick, or, can be picked up with the Dual Lock Coupler, allowing skid-steer attachments to be interchanged and operated on the excavator. Continue reading

John Deere Strengthens Durability of Planetary Augers

Expanding its lineup of reliable and durable Worksite Pro™ attachments, John Deere is introducing upgrades to its planetary auger models. The new PA15B and PA30B augers are designed for longer product life to better meet customer needs and application uses. Like all Worksite Pro attachments, these solutions are optimized to work with John Deere skid steers, compact track loaders (CTLs), compact excavators and compact four-wheel-drive loaders, along with most competitive models. Continue reading

Vacuum Lifting Technology Lands on White House Steps

National Park Service cites safety and versatility among major considerations when deciding on concrete lifting system manufactured by Tulsa-based Vacuworx to handle recent renovation of South Portico stairways at the White House.  Continue reading

Rockland Announces the Dozer Slope Board

Rockland’s new Dozer Slope Board dramatically increases dozer productivity. Rockland Dozer Slope Boards allow an operator to significantly increase the size of the blade when needed and fine grade while keeping the dozer on level ground. Light grubbing work, finishing slopes, or simply increasing the amount of material that’s able to be moved per pass dramatically increases a dozer’s effectiveness on the job. This adds up to more work done, in less time–reducing cost and increasing profit. Continue reading

Indeco North America Names Two New Dealers in Midwest and Northeast

– Dealerships Will Carry the Full Line of Indeco Fuel-Saving Hydraulic Breakers as well as Redesigned Compactors, Pulverizers and Heavy Duty Grabs – 

Indeco North America, a leading provider of fuel-saving hydraulic breakers, compactors, steel shears, crushers, grabs and pedestal booms for demanding demolition, mining, recycling and road construction applications, has added two new official dealers Continue reading

Rockland Introduces a New Side Dump Bucket

Rockland’s new SDB Side Dump Bucket features a patent-pending removable dump plate that allows operators to transform the Side Dump Bucket into a General Purpose Bucket at a moment’s notice.  The option to safely unload material either conventionally or laterally at a 45-degree angle increases flexibility, efficiency, and reduces cost. Continue reading

New Name for Vacuworx Attachment that is Changing the Game for Contractors

Introducing the SL 2 Subcompact Vacuum Lifting System from Vacuworx. This new name for the popular SS 2, which debuted in February 2016, is a small change, but the company feels it is best for positioning the product as it continues to gain interest around the world and is being utilized with more diverse host machines. Continue reading

Stanley Infrastructure Launches New Breaker

Industry leading hydraulic tool manufacturer, Stanley Infrastructure, has announced the launch of its most recently engineered mounted breaker, the MBF5. While delivering a high standard of power, performance, and durability, the MBF5 is also the more cost effective model in the line of mounted breakers, appealing specifically to the rental industry. Continue reading

Tackle Heavy Lifting With New Severe-Duty Pallet Forks From John Deere

Pallet forks are staple attachments when it comes to getting more versatility and productivity from compact equipment, and now, John Deere has an option for material-handling jobs of every scale with the new severe-duty pallet forks, the latest additions to the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro™ attachments. Continue reading

Brokk Brings More Power and Safety, Less Noise with Darda Rock Splitter

Brokk®, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, introduces the C20 Rock Splitter. The attachment, manufactured by Brokk’s German sister company, Darda®, offers contractors a safe and quiet alternative to explosives and hydraulic breakers. It increases productivity in industries including mining, quarrying, tunneling, construction and demolition. Continue reading

Selecting a Broom / Sweeper Attachment – CASE Construction Equipment

Dust mitigation on jobsites is nothing new – but compliance with new OSHA regulations may impact broom/sweeper selection.

By Perry Girard, CASE Construction Equipment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new rules related to exposure to silica dust on construction sites – those rules went into effect on June 23, 2016, and compliance for construction sites is required by June 23, 2017. These rules apply to any site that will “drill, cut, crush, or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone”. Continue reading