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 2013

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 2013, including earthmoving, paving, lifting, trucks and more. Top 100 2015 | Top 100 2014 | Top 100 2012 | Top 100 2011 | Top 100 2010 | Top 100 2009

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GOMACO G+ Connect is a CAN-based network using proprietary software to connect all control systems on a GOMACO paver.

According to the company, its 488-horsepower B50D is the largest model sold in North America.

The Thunder Creek Air N Arc 150 is a 3-in-1 welder/air compressor/generator utilizing the “True 2” generator system that allows all three functions to operate simultaneously.

The 4450 Series earth augers feature a new, simpler configuration for attaching the screw bit, which speeds up the installation process and greatly reduces the risk of damage to the earth auger, the company says.

GEMAC has developed its CAN-Bus Tester 2, which, according to the company, fully integrates all functions required for error checking.

Blogs

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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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As equipment managers acquire equipment with new technologies, they must determine how to use those tools.
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The CDC has identified the construction trades as an occupation second most likely to commit suicide, but there is industry-specific help.

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