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New Geith Quick Coupler Control System Provides Greater Attachment Versatility

With fewer components than the previous model, the new control system for Geith hydraulic quick couplers simplifies the installation process. The versatile mounting bracket allows users to quickly and easily install the compact control box with suction cups or small screws.

Designed for tough working conditions, the dust an

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Paladin Attachments Acquires Kodiak Manufacturing, Inc.

Paladin Attachments today announced the acquisition of Kodiak Manufacturing, Inc. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Charleston, TN, Kodiak is a leading manufacturer of agricultural implements including rotary cutters, soil and gravel movers, tillers and additional tractor implements. The move supports Paladin’s continued product diversification objectives and improves its presence in the ag

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OAIMA Hosts Annual Legislative Reception at Statehouse

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s 17th Annual Legislative Reception was held on Jan. 27 in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse.

The event followed a legislative briefing and offered Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) members an opportunity to meet with Ohio’s elected lawmakers in an informal setting to share their thoughts regarding a variety of

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Atlas Copco Launches New Breaker Attachments for Heavy Carrier Weight Classes

Atlas Copco has added three new hydraulic breaker attachments to its Essential Case-Mounted (EC) range to fit 22- to 49-ton (20 to 44 t) carriers. The new heavy range breaker attachments — the EC 140 T, EC 150 T and EC 155 T — like the full line of EC breakers, give rental centers and contractors fast ROI by simplifying maintenance and operation.

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Wedge Lock Thumbs Expand Doosan Attachment Offering

Doosan has expanded the versatility of its excavators with the addition of eight main pin thumbs and seven pro-link wedge lock thumbs that are compatible with wedge lock attachments. The new Doosan thumb attachments are compatible with the wedge lock buckets and quick couplers, and give more flexibility to operators who use the wedge lock couplers.

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OAIMA Receives Public Outreach Award

The Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) was recently awarded the 2014 Minerals Education-Public Outreach Award from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for its outstanding efforts to raise awareness about the use of aggregates and minerals and their important role in our daily lives.

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Wisconsin Ice Sculptor Aims for Manmade Project to Rival Ice Caves

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) The Iceman has been living since early December in a 32-foot camper trailer down by the river.

The high school dropout gets frequent visitors who bring leftovers of Asian chicken, vegetable soup and spaghetti in reusable plastic containers. One day, venison sticks were delivered and, on another, a full turkey dinner.

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Tried and True: National Attachments Delivers XCP4

Morgan Asphalt of Salt Lake City, Utah, has expanded far beyond its namesake and into a full service infrastructure company that reports that its quality of customer service is rivaled only by the quality product it delivers. Founded in 1996 by Thomas Morgan, Morgan Asphalt is known throughout the industry for its ability to install complicated underground utilities and lay a smooth surface, al

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Montabert Micro CPA 360 Drilling Attachment Fit for Compact Carriers

Designed for use on compact excavators, backhoe loaders and skid steer loaders ranging in size from 8 to 15 tons (7.2 to 13.6 t), the Micro CPA 360 drilling attachment by Montabert provides 360-degree drill rotation, allowing the operator to transition between vertical, horizontal and overhead drilling with ease.

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Geith Heavy-Duty Grapples Handle a Variety of Materials

Designed for use with excavators weighing between 8,000 and 115,000 lbs. (3,628 to 52,163 kg), Geith heavy-duty grapples are ideal for demolition, scrap handling and land clearing projects — handling heavy objects such as broken pavement, oversized branches and large boulders with ease, according to the manufacturer.

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