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

2011 Products

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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

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With hot weather on the way for most of the country, it’s time for managers to consider how to protect workers not fortunate enough to spend all day...
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Self-righteous legislators in California now presume to penalize contractors who work on the border wall with Mexico simply because those legislators...
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Alongside all the heavy equipment on a job site, and in some cases outnumbering it, work various sizes of trucks.
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What’s ahead for drones in 2017? A lot more than serving as flying extras for Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show.

CE Twitter Feed 

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From the editors 

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Another exclusive, operator-evaluated look at a machine doing what it says it's supposed to do. https://t.co/k7rsMDMA4X
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Waiting for Godot, though. https://t.co/pVXskbgGz8
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