Equipment Spotlight: Rock Construction Equipment & Tools

May 2011, Vol. 66 No. 5
The Armor Drilling System from Vermeer.

Safely lift irregular shaped objects with the Kenco Triple Tine Mechanical Grapple that features three points of contact. The unique design allows for a wide range of size capability. Kenco’s patented actuator allows for hands-free operation in the lifting, moving and placing of irregular shaped objects such as rock. No hydraulics is necessary. The weight of the load provides the gripping power. The Triple Tine is available in several models, with capacities ranging from 3,000 to 20,000 pounds. 800.653.6069,

Barbco Cutting Heads deliver a 100 percent cutting pattern, reducing drag and torque to your boring machine, maximizing control of line and grade. The BBC35 Flat Face Rock Head with a drift reducing ring features: replaceable bullet bits; wipers to remove cuttings; a replaceable shank; a changeable shank size; and a heavy duty base plate. 800.448.8934,