The ARS709 hydraulic puller from Condux Tesmec is ideal for a wide range of underground pulling applications, including power transmission and distribution cable installation. With 20 tons of pulling force, the ARS709 offers features like a negative self-acting hydraulic brake, an integrated hydraulic dynamometer, a hydraulic cooling system, advanced user controls and more, according to the manufacturer.

Yan Wei has three hard and fast rules when he’s driving at work: don’t lock the doors, keep the skylight open and always drive alone. “It’s important to get out quickly if the snowmobile slips into the sea — and if anything bad happens, being alone will keep the lives lost to a minimum,” he said.

Jeremy Angell has joined Aspen Equipment Co. as a project manager for its Bloomington, Minn., location. Angell brings more than 14 years of management experience to Aspen Equipment, along with a passion for managing processes and helping execute accurate policies and procedures to increase customer satisfaction.

The new XL hydraulic and mechanical extendable trailers feature a new main deck design, extend-a-trac technology, and proven durability. The XL HDE is available in a 40-ton (36 t) (80,000 lb. [36,287 kg] overall and 60,000 lb. [27,215 kg] in 10 ft. [3 m] concentrated capacity) and a 45-ton (41 t) (90,000 lb.

The Atlas Copco–Temecula store has recently moved from the Vista area to 42116 Winchester Road in Temecula, Calif. The phone number will remain 760/599-9299 and fax number will remain 951/296-0150. The store will continue to serve customers in the Southern California and Southern Nevada area.

Trail King’s new mechanical detachable gooseneck (MG) trailer delivers lightweight strength, maximum corrosion resistance and long-lasting good looks. The upper deck and the wheel area of the new MG feature aluminum cross members and outer rails as standard equipment, to deliver optimum corrosion resistance as well as significant weight savings.

PT smart belt trainer from Flexco was developed to further enhance the Flexco line of belt tracking products, joining the belt positioner and the heavy-duty PT max belt trainer as an option for “medium-duty” tensioned belts. The PT smart works with both mechanical and vulcanized belts, is made of durable materials and is easy to install.

Tesmec USA Inc., a leader in the design, manufacturing and service of high performance trenchers, announced the opening of its newest sales, service and rental branch in the heart of the Marcellus Shale region. Until now, the Marcellus Shale has been overlooked because the technology to recover the gas did not previously exist.

The M3 — the second machine in the TESMEC Mechanical series of trenchers — is in the 95,000 to 130,000 lb. (43,091 to 58,967 kg) weight class and is dedicated to the mechanical drive system similar to the larger M5. The mechanical drive system allows for a slower chain speed used in digging hard, abrasive rock such as limestone, basalt, lava, malapie and granite.