New Products

Takeuchi-US has added the TB370 compact hydraulic excavator to its lineup. This machine is the first in Takeuchi's 300 series compact excavator line. The TB370 is in the 6- to 7-ton class and is an ideah machine for a wide range of customers, including general contractors, landscapers, utility contractors and the rental industry, according to the manufacturer.

Most cantilever beams require electrical or hydraulic interface with a crane. Most of them are also not very versatile and efficient. On the job site, Greenfield Products understands the need for efficiency, productivity and safety. Imagine a cantilever lifting beam system that offers a wireless, self-contained, battery-powered solution that doesn't require any electrical or hydraulic interface with the crane.

Mecalac, a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduced the 216MRail, a dedicated compact railroad excavator for railway construction and maintenance. The 216MRail features a leading lifting performance-to-weight ratio for efficiency and productivity on the rails.

Landoll Corporation has introduced an all-new non-ground bearing detachable trailer designed for heavy hauls. The 860-CE construction detachable trailers' standard features include 120,000 lb. capacity within 14 ft., 102 in. wide, hydraulic quick couplers, Grote wiring harness and LED lighting.

Takeuchi-US has launched the TB257FR compact hydraulic excavator. The TB257FR features a side-to-side offset boom combined with a tight tail swing enabling it to rotate fully with very little overhang. This makes it ideal for working in a variety of confined job sites including road and bridge work, city streets and in between buildings, according to the manufacturer.

Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled six new pieces of construction equipment and various attachments for its network of 1,100 authorized dealers at its annual dealer meeting, Kubota Connect, which was held virtually due to the global pandemic. While the format was different, the meeting showed no slow down on Kubota's behalf as the manufacturer rolled out new innovations and engineering in the construction equipment segment, further expanding its offerings to contractors and commercial landscapers.

Nialli Inc. , an SaaS collaboration company, announced its first product, Nialli Visual Planner, a cloud-based application that makes it easy to digitally transform the paper-based planning processes used in lean construction. Nialli Visual Planner is modeled after the Lean Construction Institute's Last Planner System (LPS), a production control system that follows principles such as just-in-time delivery, value stream mapping and pull planning.

Bobcat Company is widening its attachment offering with the introduction of new large excavator attachments. The versatile lineup includes the Bobcat trenching bucket, grading bucket and pin grabber, as well as main pin and pro-link thumb attachments paired specifically with the E145 and E165 large excavators.

Kage Innovation, manufacturer of commercial snowplows based in Osceola, Wis., is introducing the new WingLine laser plow guide this year. The inexpensive and easy-to-install plow accessory, made with municipal markets and city plow trucks in mind, casts a green laser line in front of trucks to indicate where the wing plow will appear so operators can avoid obstacles like mailboxes and guard rails.

LiuGong NA has announced the introduction of a new 9.9 ton (9 t) midi-excavator, the 909ECR. Designed to compete in the critical 8.8 to 11 ton (8- to 10-t) size class, the 909ECR is a limited tail-swing design with wide undercarriage giving operators a versatile, best-in-weight, multi-function tool carrier with greater lift capacity and greater stability, according to the manufacturer.

The John Deere 210L and 210L EP tractor loaders are now available with grade control-ready and grade indication factory options, allowing for faster and more accurate fine grading. The grade technology options combined with an updated box blade result in increases to productivity and efficiency when completing site prep, road building and landscaping jobs, especially in tight areas, according to the manufacturer.