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In evaluating products for the Top 100, Construction Equipment editors look for advances in technology, new product lines, significant improvements to existing products, or a product that increases competition in its field. Below you'll find our choices for Top New Products of 2009, including earthmoving, paving, lifting, trucks and more. Top 100 2015 | Top 100 2014 | Top 100 2013 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2011 | Top 100 2010


In addition to the upgrading of its three established models with Tier-3 engines, the last year has produced the addition of an entirely new compact track loader to the Gehl offering.

Among the design enhancements, New Holland’s six new B Series backhoe loaders feature curved booms and flip-up hoods.

IMT says 17 of its 22 articulating cranes are new or improved, with lift capacities ranging from 1,740 to 35,405 pounds.

Manitowoc revived a long-gone crane form with the introduction of the Grove GSK55, which is basically a GMK3055 all-terrain-crane upper mounted on a specially designed on-road trailer chassis. Customers can use the road tractor of their choice to haul the 60-ton crane. “The GSK is a more affordable option for our customers that want Grove all-terrain performance from their cranes but do n...


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As fleet-using organizations accept and integrate technology across the operations front, equipment will become integrated more closely with operations.
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The new oils and forthcoming regulations on greenhouse-gas emissions are just the latest steps in the battle for cleaner air.
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What if a construction worker is alone in a remote area, falls, and is immobilized? How will they be located without the ability to place a call?
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Not much in life is 100 percent certain. Except for drones, maybe.

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Just wrapped up the 2016 Top 100 New Products. Had to create a new category to accommodate the tech products.
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Faultlines in the IoT exploited.
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