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Engcon Improves Automatic Coupling For Hydraulic Tools

Engcon, a 26-year-old $90 million Swedish firm, is currently updating its fully hydraulic EC-Oil solution, which makes the safe automatic connection of hydraulic tools possible from the operator's seat. The latest EC-Oil is a newly developed blade-type electrical connector with increased contact surfaces. It's been moved to the top of the hitch to protect it better from oil and dirt. EC-Oil's new electrical connector has 12 sturdy pins (6 + 6) that make it even more durable than its predecessor....

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Manitou Americas Releases All-New Edge 72" Open Face Rotary Brush Mower

Manitou Americas, Inc. announces a New EDGE 72” Open Face Rotary Brush Mower to their mower lineup for compact loader attachments. The new EDGE 72” Open Face Rotary Brush Mower is designed to cut through thick brush and glide over rough terrain with ease. From heavy weeds, undergrowth, brush and small saplings up to 3” (76 mm) in diameter, the EDGE open face rotary brush mower is ideal for clearing trails for horses, snowmobiles, skiing or biking in areas that would normally be inaccessible....

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Esco Offers General Purpose Buckets for Wheel Loaders

Esco now offers a competitive line of general purpose (GP) buckets for wheel loaders. The offering ranges from 2.0 to 9.0 cu. yd. (1.5 to 6.9 cu m) capacities for WL20 to WL80 class wheel loaders. The buckets feature curved side reinforcement plates to reduce spillage and AR400 wear protection in high wear areas. All Esco general purpose loader buckets come standard with a spill guard, bolt-on skid shoes, replaceable bolt-on edge, and are available with direct-pin or quick coupler connections....

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New John Deere Light Material High-Capacity Buckets Make Big Impact on G-Series Productivity

Designed to take advantage of the improved performance capabilities and boom design of the G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders (CTLs), John Deere now offers a 90-inch Light Material High-Capacity Bucket (LM90) as part of the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro™ attachments. It features a high back for maximum capacity to cut through piles of snow, mulch or other light materials in large quantities, significantly reducing cycle times versus smaller size buckets....

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John Deere Loads Up on 30 New Bucket Options for Four-Wheel Drive Loaders

Designed to enhance productivity and efficiency, John Deere is debuting its enhanced production series buckets for the 744K-II, 824K-II and 844K-III wheel loader models. The enhanced production buckets offer several new features, including an improved bucket profile, integrated narrow spill guards, bushed static bucket pin joints and optional wear plating. “In speaking with wheel loader users in the field, they drove home the fact they wanted a bucket option that would increase production and offer greater efficiency in material retention,” said John Chesterman, product marketing manager, production class four-wheel drive loaders, John Deere Construction & Forestry....

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Rototilt Gives Genesee County Excavator Added Flexibility

The Genesee County Highway Department in western New York recently purchased a Hyundai 180W-9A 38,000-lb. wheeled excavator equipped with a Rototilt RT60 rotating coupling system from George & Swede Sales & Service, the Hyundai dealer of western New York State. The Rototilt rotating coupling system allows the attachments on the county's new Hyundai excavator to have a full 360-degree rotation, as well as the ability to tilt the attachment up to 40 degrees, which allows the excavator to be far more functional and flexible than has ever before been possible, according to the county....

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Rammer Hammers by Allied are Designed and Built for High-Efficiency Demolition

Rammer Series boom-mounted hydraulic hammers by Allied Construction Products reflect over 70 years of experience producing high performance, high efficiency hammers known for exceptional productivity and reliability. Mid-range and large-range models – designed for carriers from 26,500 to 176,400 lbs. –feature advanced hydraulics and deliver high productivity when breaking over-size boulders, removing slag, tunneling, open pit mining and secondary breaking and trenching....

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CEG Exclusive Guest Blog: 6 Heavy Equipment Accessories You Should be Buying Used

Being in the construction business is hard work. This is especially true if a crew is presented with a task and doesn't have the proper equipment to carry it out. After all, digging, lifting, and drilling all require very specialized tools. If you find your heavy equipment is going to require an extra accessory in order to finish a particular job, the cost of purchasing the new part will cut into your profits....

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Increase Efficiency with the New Vermeer R250C Reclaimer

Vermeer expands its fluid management product lineup with the introduction of the R250C reclaimer — a modular mud reclaimer that can be paired with a variety of directional drills, trailers, pit pumps and gensets on a jobsite. The design of the Vermeer R250C reclaimer helps to reduce the costs to conduct horizontal directional drill (HDD) projects. It is equipped with an innovative 45-degree manifold, a balanced elliptical shaker motion and scaled shaker deck, as well as several serviceability features to help increase overall productivity....

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Streamlined Handling Grapple Reduces Maintenance

Genesis Attachments announces its new Handling Grapple, GHG, designed with streamlined features that require less maintenance. The GHG 125 contains a single, oversized cylinder with dual drag links that minimizes the number of moving parts, simplifying the hydraulic system and reducing maintenance. Easy-to-locate grease fittings in the streamlined tine, frame and linkage design also decrease downtime....

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