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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
George Ellis explains how Terex Construction has shifted its distribution strategy to rental.
Big Iron
When highway bill time comes, remember that your president hung you out to dry on Keystone…in the name of a handful of alarmists.
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Gwenne Henricks explains how Caterpillar's Innovations Lab will address customer needs.
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Bob Emerrson, in a blog post titled “Enabling the IoT Vision,” suggests that telematics is but a stepping stone to the full service that end-users will eventually enjoy from the technology.

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