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 2011

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 2011, including earthmoving, paving, lifting, trucks and more. Top 100 2013 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2010 | Top 100 2009

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The new Cat 621H, 623H and 627H wheel tractor-scrapers feature a more powerful engine in the tractor, and a more powerful engine in the scraper of the 627H.

Trimble next-generation TSC3 controller’s features and functions combine the benefits of multiple devices into a single handheld, with the TSC3 including a digital camera, integrated communications as well as a GPS navigator, compass and accelerometer.

The 100TCG bulk diesel fuel tank has a capacity of 2,450 gallons. It features an inner fuel container enclosed within a steel-constructed, weatherproof outer wall that claims 110-percent integral secondary containment.

Wireless remote hand and foot controls for welding are designed to improve productivity and safety as well as reduce potential downtime caused by a worn remote cord.

FX Series breakers feature a mono-block design, and with only two moving parts, hammer operation is simplified and the chance of downtime is reduced.

Blogs

Big Iron
I interviewed former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood before he spoke at Caterpillar's media dinner on October 29.
Big Iron
Video illustrates Seattle Tunnel Partners' work plan for repairing Bertha, the SR 99 tunneling machine. The plan includes four major repair and enhancement elements.
Big Iron
I asked Manger about the timing of the skid steer launch, and some unusual product features.
Big Iron
We will publish some of Mike’s classic articles next year in honor of this milestone, and we want you to choose the most useful or meaningful.

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