There are many types of compaction equipment designed for different applications. Basically, soil compaction is the conditioning of soil beneath or next to construction. In the case of utility construction, soil compaction provides a solid foundation around and above pipe and other utility lines where a trench is typically used.
JCB is ready to report for duty. The company recently announced that it has won a $50 million contract to supply high-speed backhoe loaders to the United States Army. The High Mobility Engineer Excavators (HMEEs) will be manufactured at JCB’s North American plant in Savannah, Ga., and will be delivered by 2017.