Trimble Earthworks

Trimble Earthworks extends to tiltrotators

The latest version of the Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform offers full support for fully automatic guidance for excavator tiltrotator attachments.  Trimble announced the release of version 1.9 of...
Marion steam shovel

Marion Model 21 three-quarter yard steam shovel

Pictured here in the 1920s is a Marion Model 21 three-quarter yard steam shovel at work in Brantford, Ontario. Johnson Bros. Co. Ltd. started with horses and labourers in 1910 in...

Simex introduces two boom-mounted planers

Simex is aiming to reduce the manual labour often required when milling around manholes.  With the introduction of the boom-mounted planers MHB 300 and MHB 350, Simex has created...
engcon tiltrotator

Engcon develops its own tilt sensors

For years, Engcon tiltrotators from the EC209 and up have been compatible with the major excavator guidance systems for years.  Some of the manufacturers also offer an automatic tilt...
trimble engcon

Going full tilt with Trimble and engcon

A engcon tiltrotator paired with Trimble grade control is helping Shamrock Earthworks shape skateparks in Calgary. The combination of an engcon tiltrotator and Trimble Earthworks is proving to be a...
jcb subcompact telehandler

JCB introduces subcompact telehandler to North America

In response to growing demand in North America for telehandlers in the sub-2,700 kg category, JCB is launching its 504-13 Loadall subcompact telehandler. With an 1,814-kg lift capacity and...
genesis attachements

Genesis Attachments acquired by NPK Construction Equipment

NPK Construction Equipment (NPKCE) has purchased Genesis Attachments LLC (USA), Genesis Holdings (Germany), and Genesis GmbH (Germany).  NPKCE, a subsidiary of Japan’s Nippon Pneumatic Manufacturing Company, announced the acquisition...

Hamm Oscillation evolves to split drums

Hamm introduces split drums, maintenance-free operation and VIO compaction measurement More than 35 years ago, Hamm became the first roller manufacturer to offer a drum with oscillation capabilities.