Equipment Type

 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 2015 | Top 100 2014 | Top 100 2013 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2010 | Top 100 2009

products

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
Ask an equipment manager to explain how they ensure fleet age stays at an acceptable level, and most will not answer with reference to a 5-year or...
Big Iron
There’s a fine line between providing you information and trying to sell you something—but when it comes to safety, sharing information never hurts.
Big Iron
All the great benefits of technology are only as good as technology’s adoption rate.
Big Iron
As fleet-using organizations accept and integrate technology across the operations front, equipment will become integrated more closely with...

CE Twitter Feed 

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Caterpillar will consider keeping jobs in the US that would otherwise be shifted abroad. https://t.co/igeYdls9pk...
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The US Navy and DOE have announced approval for a new nuclear waste facility in eastern Idaho.… https://t.co/wiaId3fW6Q
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The age of your fleet matters, and it is crucial to have fleet-replacement plans in place. https://t.co/kkbKMvATSM...
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From the editors 

Rod Sutton @rodsutton
There is a place for autonomous in repetitive tasks, but safety can't be overlooked. https://t.co/cVRY6uvfce
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Rod Sutton @rodsutton
Engaging video on equipment safety. https://t.co/Li2oXA6bqq
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Rod Sutton @rodsutton
If majority of a fleet needs replacement, and budgets can't absorb necessary capital investment...what then? https://t.co/eI7A08qdor
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