Dozers

The new Cat D9 dozer replaces the D9T model and offers customizable configurations to meet application needs around the world. The new Cat D9 lowers overall costs per unit of material moved by up to 3 percent. Efficiencies gained through a new torque converter with stator clutch reduce fuel consumption by as much as 5 percent, and the new dozer reduces maintenance and repair costs by as much as 4 percent, according to the manufacturer.

Following on from the success of LiuGong's 4180D motor grader, which won a coveted Red Dot Product Design Award in March 2019, the company is celebrating its second win, this time with the all-new Dressta TD-16N, a revolutionary dozer that sets a new benchmark for visibility, according to the manufacturer.

Following on from the success of LiuGong's 4180D motor grader, which won a coveted Red Dot Product Design Award in March 2019, the company is celebrating its second win, this time with the all-new Dressta TD-16N, a revolutionary dozer that sets a new benchmark for visibility, according to the manufacturer.

Addressing the needs of the modern operator, the new John Deere 700L and 750L dozers feature improvements to productivity, reliability and operator comfort. Inspired by customer feedback, the updates include an all-new operator station, increased power levels, low-effort electrohydraulic (EH) controls and a suite of factory grade control solutions.

Three new Cat SMART attachments, the dozer blade, grader blade and backhoe, are designed to add significant versatility to a range of D3 Series Cat skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, and multi-terrain loaders. The control systems for the new attachments allow easily adapting the machine's standard controls to precisely match the recognized SMART attachments' control needs.

The new Cat D7 dozer offers high drive undercarriage design, increased performance and the broadest choice of easy-to-use technology features to help you get the most from your bulldozer. A fully automatic four-speed transmission offers optimal fuel and dozing efficiency, plus ease of operation.

Building on the same base machine platform as their successful predecessors, the new Cat D1, D2 and D3 Next Generation small dozers feature styling changes, technology enhancements and a new low-emission fuel-efficient engine that provides significant value for the customer.

Dressta's new dozer makes its eagerly anticipated debut at ConExpo. The new TD-16N is a revolutionary dozer that sets a new benchmark for visibility. Right from day one, the LiuGong Dressta design team's brief was simple — create the best all-round dozer for the customer.

Case Construction Equipment offers a preview of the new 850N dozer — the first in the upcoming all-new N Series dozer line. Packed with advanced features, the 850N represents the next phase in electro-hydraulic controls in small- to medium-sized dozers.

The National Interagency Fire Center logged at least 48 large fires in 12 states last summer in the United States. When conditions set the stage for fire disaster, heavy equipment helps battle blazes. Putting in fire breaks to slow fire advancement, creating a safe area where firefighters can conduct burnout operations, and clearing out damaged trees are just some of the ways heavy machinery is necessary to fighting wildfires in the United States and abroad.

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