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Excavators Products October 24, 2017
Thanks to a low profile with a compact telescoping boom, Gradall on/off pavement excavators are balanced for big jobs without the need for outriggers. A low center of gravity enables the telescoping, full-tilting boom to work in any direction. Rubber tires provide mobility on highways or parking...

Case's CX750D mass excavator

CONEXPO-CON/AGG News March 10, 2017
Roads & Bridges visited the massive Case Construction Equipment footprint in the North Hall, following the Infrastructure Insider live event with our own Editorial Director Bill Wilson, to find out what the company has coming down the pike and what it has recently launched.   Here’s what we...
Excavators Products February 24, 2015
Discovery is the industry’s first Crossover Hydraulic Excavator, a cost-effective solution for governments and contractors. Discovery combines Gradall’s full-tilting, telescoping boom with the reliable over-the-road mobility of a Freightliner truck chassis. Discovery is designed to handle projects...
Excavators Products February 10, 2015
Gradall Discovery Series hydraulic excavators are purpose-designed to fit tight municipal budgets and handle typical municipal jobs—ditching, grading, culvert replacement, landscaping, mowing, vegetation control, and curb, gutter, and sidewalk replacement and removal. To accommodate the need for...
Excavators Products January 16, 2015
Gradall crawler excavators have boom forces and cycle times comparable to conventional excavators, but they feature a low-profile design with a telescoping boom that enables work under bridges and beneath multi-story buildings, where knuckle booms cannot work. The entire boom tilts 220 degrees,...
Excavators Products January 16, 2015
  Gradall Series V highway-speed hydraulic excavators can travel at 60 mph to the jobsite, eliminating the need for a lowboy trailer to transport the unit, saving time and expense. They feature a full-tilting, low-profile telescoping boom, stable working platform and mobility on pavement or dirt,...
Excavators Products January 16, 2015
Gradall on/off-pavement wheeled excavators are stable and productive, able to work at the front, rear or either side of the carrier without the need for outriggers. Series V models have Tier-4 Final-compliant Volvo Penta engines powering both the carrier and the full-tilting, telescoping boom....
Excavators Products August 28, 2012
In New England, Gradall excavators make contractors and governments happier than clams at high tide. Excavate, demolish, slope, place barriers. Gradall is the only on/off pavement wheeled excavator with perfect balance, working in any direction without the need to stop and lower outriggers. Click...
Excavators Products July 24, 2012
In Texas, they make no bones about it: today’s powerful Gradall excavators are designed to do the work of many machines, saving time, money and manpower. The Gradall boom swings, telescopes and tilts to do more work with more power, even when there isn’t much overhead room. Click to learn how they...
Excavators Products May 30, 2012
Gradall’s new XL 4100 IV highway speed wheeled excavators introduce AutoDrive with a six-speed automatic transmission and new transfer case. Easier then ever, drive them at speeds up to 60 mph and reposition the carrier on job sites from the upperstructure cab. Models with 6 x 4 undercarriages...
Equipment Article September 07, 2010
Because the undercarriage on your compact excavator works as a system, wear is unavoidable.   “All of an undercarriage’s moving components—sprockets, idlers, chain and pads—are wear items,” said Jesus Santos, product specialist, Terex Construction Americas. “Because these components are costly to...
Equipment Article July 15, 2010
Contractor's Choice Awards Silver Medal Winner - Mini Excavators Bobcat 335 Building retaining walls is tough work. There are long trenches to dig and heavy block to be lifted in place, not to mention extensive grading and backfilling. But a Crescent, Iowa, contractor who works mostly in the Omaha...
Excavators Article January 26, 2010
Operator comfort was a major theme for Bobcat Co. when they introduced the new M-Series skid-steers and compact track loaders and excavators earlier this year. The company invited the media to an event in Bismarck, N.D., the site of one of Bobcat’s largest manufacturing facilities, where the new...
Excavators Article October 23, 2008
Located in north central Wisconsin, Wausau offers the convenience of city living with the beauty and recreation of the north woods just minutes away from any doorstep in town. Keeping traffic on the city streets moving, especially during the winter months, is the job of the Wausau Department of...
Excavators Article September 16, 2008
Take a drive to Port Severn, Ontario—about 90 miles northwest of Toronto—and you’ll come across a recently constructed road and bridge adjacent to Dam G. Most people drive over it without paying any mind to what it took to make the concrete, asphalt and steel piece of infrastructure that helps them...
Road Construction Article December 06, 2007
Roadbuilding is not only done in the public sector. For example, there are large properties that have been subdivided where extensive road systems must be built prior to the site prep work that is carried out for new homebuilding projects. Depending on the location, the interior of the subdivision...
Asphalt Paving Article May 10, 2005
Feel sorry for landfill owners if pavement contractors get a hold of a new report from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Landfill business might go into a substantial decline if more people find out about how pavement can be recycled and used in new roads. The report, Transportation...
Excavators Article September 09, 2004
Manufacturers continue to refine the hydraulic systems in their excavators, along with sophisticated electronics to monitor various parameters. But digging is still a matter of brute force, and power reigns. What follows are brief descriptions of a few of the latest excavator products. Lower...
Demolition Article June 16, 2004
At last, construction at the “Big Dig” (the Central Artery/Tunnel Project) is about to end with the completion date targeted for 2005. News about Boston’s Big Dig is no longer big. For the last 10 years, the public has been inundated with the happenings of this project covered by the news media...
Bridges Article November 14, 2003
Like many major bridges in the San Francisco Bay area--the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, the Benicia-Martinez, the Richmond-San Rafael, the San Mateo-Hayward and the Carquinez Strait--the Golden Gate is undergoing a three-phase renovation to meet seismic requirements. In the case of the Golden...
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