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Deere 700L PL40 Pipelayer

The 700L PL40 John Deere pipe layer rounds out the company’s lineup with a lift capacity of 40,000 pounds. The purpose-built model accepts a variety of sidebooms.Powered by a ...


Komatsu D155CX-8 Pipe Layer

March 14, 2020
The Komatsu D155CX-8 pipelayer has a 170,000-pound rated lift capacity and an oval track undercarriage designed to balance front/rear and left/right weight distribution. With ...

Caterpillar PL61 Pipelayer

April 10, 2018
The 130-horsepower Caterpillar PL61 pipelayer has 40,000 pounds of maximum load capacity and an operating weight range of 39,890 to 41,095 pounds. A rear vision camera with a ...
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John Deere 1050K Pipelayer

Aug. 24, 2017
The 1050K pipelayer-ready crawler tractor is available in two maximum-lift-capacity configurations: the 170,000-pound-capacity PL170 and the PL220 rated at 220,000 pounds. The...
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Volvo PL3005E Pipe Layer

The PL3005E rotating pipe layer is designed on a 360-degree excavator-based platform that uses a Volvo D8J Tier 4-Final engine. The PL3005E, compared with predecessor models, ...

McElroy TracStar 1200 Pipe-fusion Machine With Onboard Generator

The self-contained McElroy TracStar 1200 is a track-mounted, self-propelled pipe-fusion machine that can handle pipe with outside diameters from 16 to 48 inches.The machine uses...
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Volvo PL4809E Pipe Layer

Volvo has upgraded the excavator-based PL4809E rotating pipe layer with safety-enhancing features, an advanced load-management system, and has made it easier to transport. When...
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Caterpillar PL72, PL83, PL87 Purpose-built Pipelayers With All-Cat Power Trains

Sept. 2, 2015
The Cat PL72, PL83, and PL87 pipelayers feature an integrated, all-Cat power train with differential steering and an electronically controlled hydraulic system that places total...
Volvo PL4809D Pipelayer

Volvo PL4809D Pipelayer

The PL4809D excavator-based pipelayer can lift 90 tons and can rotate 360 degrees. As with others in the line, the machine can convert to an excavator by swapping the pipelayer...

Court Lifts Injunction on Keystone XL Pipeline

June 13, 2019
An appeals court has lifted a judge’s injunction that blocked construction of the $8 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline last Thursday, arguing that it no longer applies after the...

[VIDEO] Trump Signs Order to Speed Pipeline Production

April 11, 2019
President Trump has signed two new executive orders, making it easier for the oil and gas industry to obtain permits for pipeline construction, among other infrastructure needs...

Job Requirements Dictate Pipelayer Style

April 25, 2016
Frank Raczon, Senior EditorPipelaying contractors must choose between crawler dozer bodies with sidebooms or excavator-style pipelayers, where the excavator arm is essentially...