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 2009

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 2013 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2011 | Top 100 2010

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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...

Blogs

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Fuel suppliers may not understand how critical clean fuel is for today's emissions-sensitive diesel engines.
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Instead of talking about the nobility of the career and the number of open jobs, perhaps we should take a more practical, base approach.
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Distributors recognize the potential for providing product-support services to their customers, but it is new territory.

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Fleet size is growing in 2015, but so is the amount of rental. http://t.co/nGPED6AGCa
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Is diesel fuel clean enough for today's engines? One manager says, "NO." http://t.co/HcAw8CC02J
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