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Yanmar Quick Coupler Simplifies Attachment Changes

A unique feature of Yanmar excavators is a quick coupler, which is provided on all models ViO25-6A and larger. The pin-grabber style quick coupler is used by the operator from within the cab and simplifies the ability to switch easily and quickly between different size buckets and different attachments (such as breakers, mowers, etc.). The distance between pins is adjustable so attachments with different pin distances can be used....

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Polluted No More: $863M Arena Removes Contaminated Soil From Site

Through careful planning, Little Caesars Arena has successfully avoided a toxic vapor issue that has plagued more than 4,000 sites throughout Michigan. State officials required Olympia Entertainment to remove the contaminated soil during construction of the $863 million arena, The Detroit News reported. According to the state's Department of Environmental Quality spokeswoman Tiffany Brown, the dirt on the site specifically contained “polynuclear aromatics, metals and petroleum-related volatile organic compounds.”However, this issue is one that many construction sites face, said Brett McWethy, an Olympia Entertainment spokesman....

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Paving Company Wins Big at Super Bowl LII Stadium

While viewers of Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, 2018 at US Bank Stadium may not notice the exceptional flatness of the field, the crew from Park Construction will know they notched the first NFL win at the stadium. High fives and handshakes celebrated a victory four months before the opening kickoff of the 2016 NFL season at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The reason for the cheering? The paving crew had met the demanding flatness specs set by the NFL for the stadium bowl's asphalt base....

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Virnig's V50 Root Rake Grapple Proves Versatile Attachment Across Industries

Virnig's V50 root rake grapple skid steer attachment is a two-cylinder, single jaw grapple designed for digging, raking, piling and loading debris. The jaw opens more than 40 in. (101.6 cm) and allows the user to back-drag or rake debris; the jaw and rake tines are made from 3/8 in. (.9 cm) Grade 80 steel (80,000 PSI yield strength). No front comb at the tine tips means users can easily drive the bottom of the grapple deep into piles of branches, logs, and debris....

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Esco Develops SXDP Plate Lip Bucket for 20T to 75T Excavators

Esco's SXDP — super extreme duty plate lip bucket was developed for the most severe, high wear applications. It includes all of the Esco XDP bucket features plus an extreme duty wear package providing more cast wear protection than any Esco construction excavator buckets. The buckets feature Esco's Ultralok chisel points for penetration and strength, two cast shrouds on each wing, cast corner wear shoes (heel bands), cast weld-on lip shrouds, AR400 horizontal wear kit and vertical wear pads....

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World of Concrete's Most Innovative Products Awards Showcase Equipment Across 10 Categories

World of Concrete (WOC) 2018 recently concluded its 43rd show in Las Vegas as the largest WOC in nine years. This year's show drew crowds of 58,222 industry professionals who had the opportunity to peruse more than 1,567 businesses throughout the 747,411-sq.-ft. exhibition area. Most Innovative Products AwardsOne key feature that draws the interest of WOC exhibitors and attendees alike each year is Concrete Construction's Most Innovative Products Award Program, which is the only annual award program that recognizes the latest and greatest products in the industry....

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Komatsu to Acquire Quadco, Southstar Operations

On Jan. 26, Komatsu Ltd. signed an agreement to acquire from Prenbec Equipment Inc., a company based in Quebec, Canada, the Quadco and Southstar forestry attachment operations, excluding the forestry equipment businesses of Tanguay and Forespro delimbers. The acquisition will be made through a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu in the U.S. and is expected to close in February 2018, subject to completion of the closing conditions....

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Chicago Pneumatic Launches RX12 Hydraulic Breaker

Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment (CP) has launched the RX12, the newest addition to the RX line of rig mounted, light hydraulic breakers. Featuring a service weight of 1,380 lbs. (626 kg), the RX12 is ideal for a wide range of applications including demolition, building renovation, road construction and rock excavation and quarrying. With an impact rate of up to 950 blows per minute, the breaker delivers dependable power and performance....

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Ransome RSH40 Stump Harvester Helps Delaware Contractor Meet Demand

Owner Jerry Santoro of Jerry's Lawn and Tree, recently purchased a Ransome RSH40 Stump Harvester from Ransome Attachments to improve the efficiency of its lawn, tree and lot clearing services. This new attachment is helping the firm to keep up with southern Delaware's noticeable uptick in development. Having grown up in a New Jersey-based land clearing family, Santoro branched out on his own in 2005 to service customers in Sussex County....

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Rockland Peeler Grapples

Rockland Peeler Grapples were designed by working closely with peeler log operators. The heavy duty design not only survives the intense demands of a peeler log operation, it provides years of dependable service, according to the manufacturer. Rockland peeler grapples feature hinged, replaceable tines that float independently to accommodate uneven ground conditions. Dual cushioned cylinders provide smooth and quiet operation....

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