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Pros Evaluate “Value-Brand” SDLG Loader
After spending the day with an SDLG L948F loader, Local 649 Operating Engineers Bill Cinnamon and Brad Walker give their impressions of the machine’s...
Vertical lift compact track loaders have become increasingly sought after.
The younger CTL market continues to cut into skid steers as OEMs add sizes and more to their tracked lines
The 11.8 liter 475 horsepower X12 diesel from Cummins
Smaller displacement can be better, especially if the engine’s also lighter but still strong
A solid economy keeps the segment hot, and Trump’s pronouncements could have positive and negative consequences
Local 649 instructor/operators Brad Walker and Terry Slater give their opinions on the new DL200-5’s design and performance
Manufacturers tout cost-saving settings and features to temper more expensive Tier 4 machines
Manufacturers continue to pack loaders with technology for production, fuel efficiency, and lower costs
The electric-powered system captures braking energy that helps propel the trailer to save fuel
With infrastructure work hot, managers have more technology to choose from than ever before
Enhanced aerodynamics and driver-inspired interior amenities are among its advancements
“Basic” rental-friendly units at 74 horsepower stay under the aftertreatment threshold—and come cheaper
Ford puts stronger engines in 2017 models and reduces weight with aluminum for a “delightful” ride
Managers enjoy a growing market for mini excavators fueled by choice and productive pairings with skid steers and CTLs
As the cold planer market heats up, milling machine OEMs add technology and dust supression equipment
Navistar’s new vocational series is much like the now-departed Cat Truck, but costs less.
Operating engineers Chris Yanos and Zip Ackert share their thoughts about the D61PXi-23 dozer and its Intelligent Machine Control system
Mobility, strength, and reach characterize these erection and placement specialists
Will a special trim package create the next sentimental favorite from Peterbilt?
Crawler dozers with horsepower ratings in excess of 300 take on the tough jobs with an efficiency that belies their power and size
A new spec for Stoneway Concrete cuts weight, adds payload and revenue

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