When Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment acquired Bobcat Company in 2007, many wondered how the long-distance relationship with the South Korean manufacturing giant would work out. Now, almost three years later, the answer is clear. Bobcat is reinvigorated and aggressively improving their equipment while continuing to expand the product lines.
PipeLine Machinery International (PLM), Caterpillar’s global pipeline equipment dealer, has recently teamed with Cranesmart Systems and is the exclusive distributor of the Pipelayer System, the industry’s first wireless load monitoring indicator (LMI) system for pipelayers.
TERRA AG has developed a manhole HDD drill that is able to undertake directional bores from manhole to manhole and from manhole to all near-by homes. At 2.5-feet depth, telephone cables can be laid; water lines at 4-inch depth, and gas or power lines at 5 feet.
Leica PowerDigger 3D expands on the unique PowerSnap concept, which provides total flexibility and interchangeability of machine control products and of machines such as excavators, dozers and graders.
The 324 compact excavator is a conventional tail swing unit in the 1.5-ton operating class. Its boom cylinder is attached to the top of the boom instead of the bottom, giving it more protection from damage while digging.
The HL770-9 wheel loader features an all new load sensing hydraulic system with more efficient variable volume pump technology, fully automatic power shift transmission with variable shift control, multi-stage clutch cut-off and integrated payload system.
The EW230C wheeled excavator is built around a new, more robust platform, which is designed to ensure the stability needed to manage bigger loads, for heavy lifting applications, such as laying big pipe for drainage projects, or hard digging.