Sidewalks and stringless work are also seeing more action as manufacturers build in additional versatility.
This is a bridge-formula truck aimed at fleet operators of dumpers and mixers who’ll be the CT681’s main customers.
IUOE trainers take a first-hand look at how far Caterpillar's scraper design has progressed
Application diversity, drive-train efficiency, and production technology characterize the middle of the crawler-dozer range
Heavy hauling is one of many tasks for which Kenworth's increasingly popular vocational model has been engineered and outfitted
Manufacturers continue to increase machine versatility while looking ahead to silica dust regulation
Buoyed by Conexpo, OEMs have introduced a mix of new telehandler models and Tier 4-Final upgrades
Large backhoe loaders competently handle the basic tasks of digging, loading, and lifting—while an expanded selection of attachments and refined...
Specialized tractor expands Volvo’s Class 8 lineup to more customers
Higher engine rating and strong chassis allows a Ford SuperDuty pickup to become ‘half an 18-wheeler’
Overall design refinement assists in producing smooth mats and controlling costs
Front-discharge mixer moves fast, maneuvers nicely with cheap natural gas power
Manufacturers offer tips on when to choose them over crawler cranes and big telehandlers, what to consider before buying, and how to keep operating...
Lighter, more agile suspension supplements but doesn’t replace the venerable Camelback
Local 150 operating engineers Mike Evans and Zip Ackert evaluate Caterpillar’s new D-Series skid-steer design
Surging sales and new engine choices give fleet managers greater flexibility
Cost of emissions technology and buyer concern for greater efficiency cause a “fluid”—but still strong—market for 2,200-pound-plus skid-steer loaders
Ford’s big V-10 is strong and fairly quiet as it revs to make horses that feed on natural gas
OEMs note managers’ concerns on fuel consumption and operating costs while safeguarding productivity
Volvo’s AMT has capabilities for getting out of off-road holes, but the driver needs to know about them