Equipment

Vacuum Excavators Help Expose Hidden Utilities and Avoid Damage

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Before breaking ground on a new project, it’s important to know what buried utilities are hiding underground. Services such as One-Call are a great starting point at identifying a utility’s location, but they are not foolproof. Vacuum excavators, on the other hand, can be essential to your fleet, helping to expose utilities so you don’t cause serious and costly damage.

Celebrating Innovation

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Contractors are always looking for a way to do their jobs better. Thanks to the minds behind top manufacturers, new machines, software and products are constantly helping crews streamline operations, work harder and achieve incredible results. But enough talk, let’s take a look at a handful of the most innovative and exciting products released in 2015.

Welder/Generator/Air Compressor Combo Units Are Evolving

Welder/Generator/Air Compressor Combo Units Are Evolving

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Years ago, it was big news when a manufacturer added an air compressor to a welder/generator. Today, OEMs are engaged in an arms race to outfit their equipment with as much functionality as possible. Stakes have been raised with battery chargers, jump starters and hydraulics.

How to Ensure Productivity and Safety when Handling Pipe

How to Ensure Productivity and Safety when Handling Pipe

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Today’s most advanced fusion machines are purposely designed with features to make them easy and efficient for operators to use. When paired with pipe-handling equipment designed specifically to complement these machines, jobsites become even more productive — saving time and money.

Ohio River

John Deere Excavator Helps Clean Up Ohio River

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By the end of 2015, more than one million pounds of garbage will be removed from the Ohio River. That feat will be accomplished by Chad Pregracke and Living Lands & Waters, with the help of their new John Deere 210G LC excavator.