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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 2015 | Top 100 2014 | 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

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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.
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Manufacturers realize their dealers’ ability to represent them on the front lines has become paramount to brand success.
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One in four equipment purchasers who responded to our survey said they are not yet buying Tier 4-F machines
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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...

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From the editors 

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Small roller action at the #RitchieBros auction in Orlando today. Auctioneer must balance attendee bids w/online bi… https://t.co/lyipwnKrXV
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Did you know #RitchieBros sold $4.3 billion in equipment in 2016? $2.1 billion of that was online. IronPlanet deal expected to close in Q2.
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Touring a giant Ritchie Bros auction in Orlando and today's #crane day. #rborlando Some 10,000 pieces. https://t.co/oP5cpPpbmO
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