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Atlas Copco subsidiary Epiroc makes World of Concrete debut exhibiting hydraulic attachments

At World of Concrete, Epiroc is promoting tools from its hydraulic attachments division, including hydraulic breakers, combi cutters, concrete busters, pulverizers, multi grapples, compactors, bucket crushers, hydro magnets, steel cutters and drum cutters.

Epiroc AB, the subsidiary of Atlas Copco Group, is exhibiting at World of Concrete for the first time. Operating under its own brand name and logo, Epiroc is showcasing its hydraulic attachments product range at the international event, which runs January 23 – 26 in Las Vegas.

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​New hydraulic mobile shears from Kinshofer feature industry-leading power-to-weight ratio and cycle times

Kinshofer's debut model in the DXS series of hydraulic mobile shears, the DXS-50 is suited for 25- to 35-ton carriers when boom mounted, and 32- to 50-ton carriers when stick mounted.

KINSHOFER, one of the world's leading sources of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, introduces the DXS Series of hydraulic mobile excavator shears. The line features industry-leading in its size class power-to-weight ratios, jaw opening sizes, cycle times and hydraulic efficiency. The attachment series, which debuts with the DXS-50 model, is ideal for scrap processing, tire recycling and demolition.

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Roll-out buckets added to Worksite Pro attachment line

John Deere continues to grow its ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments with the introduction of its new roll-out bucket offerings. The RB72, RB84 and RB96 models are designed to best match the attachment to the machine. Optimized for G-Series Compact Track Loaders and K-Series Compact Wheel Loaders (RB84 and RB96 only), these buckets provide an additional 34 inches of dump reach when fully extended. 

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Engcon supports Trimble excavator guidance system

Engcon, the world's leading manufacturer of tiltrotators - a kind of tilting and rotating quick coupler for excavators - collaborates with most established manufacturers of machine control and excavator guidance systems to bring maximum benefit to customers. Trimble, the machine and excavator guidance systems manufacturer, has recently updated its systems to the new Earthworks Grade Control platform. Engcon today announces that it has already adapted its products for the new Earthworks generation. 

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Atlas Copco hydraulic attachment division joins Epiroc as of January 1

As of January 1, 2018, the Hydraulic Attachment Tools division within Atlas Copco will become part of the Epiroc, the company that Atlas Copco plans to dividend out in mid 2018. The division manufactures excavator attachment tools such as hydraulic breakers, cutters, pulverizers, bucket crushers, shears, grapples and magnets. Also effective from that date, all the division's current products will be delivered with Epiroc product branding.

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Snow fight: skid steers vs. compact track loaders

The equipment industry is still moving notably from traditional skid steers (w/ rubber tires) to rubber-tracked compact track loaders (CTLs). The appeal of compact track loaders is undeniable — lower ground pressure, greater lifting capacities in a comparable footprint, smoother operation over varied terrain — but there are still some applications where skid steers hold an advantage. Dedicated snow removal is one of them.

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Pallet fork frame features integrated walk-through design

Bobcat Company introduces a new pallet fork frame, making it the ideal solution for handling materials of all shapes and sizes. The new Bobcat pallet fork frame features an integrated walk-through design for easier operator entry and exit to and from the loader cab. In addition, the new design provides compact equipment operators best in-class visibility for picking and placing materials.

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Engcon opens new North American headquarters

Engcon opens new North American headquarters

Engcon, a leading manufacturer of tiltrotators - a kind of tilting and rotating quick coupler for excavators - is proud to announce that it has opened its new North American headquarters at 222 Elm St., North Haven, Conn., from which it will establish a distribution network in the US and Canada.

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Universal coupler for mini hydraulic excavators

Universal coupler for mini hydraulic excavators

The new Cat Mini Hydraulic Excavator Universal Coupler expands the range of Cat couplers designed to increase machine versatility and production in a variety of applications. The universal coupler either pins to the stick, or, can be picked up with the Dual Lock Coupler, allowing skid-steer attachments to be interchanged and operated on the excavator.

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Brushcutter aimed at land clearing, right of ways and site prep

The new Cat Industrial Brushcutter expands the current range of Cat brushcutters and is engineered for applications that involve removing or controlling large amounts of brush, small trees, and dense vegetation —such as land clearing, right-of-way maintenance, and site prep. The new attachment is designed for use with skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, Cat Multi Terrain loaders, and compact wheel loaders fitted with a universal coupler.

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Upgrades add durability to planetary auger models

Expanding its lineup of reliable and durable Worksite Pro attachments, John Deere is introducing upgrades to its planetary auger models. The new PA15B and PA30B augers are designed for longer product life to better meet customer needs and application uses. Like all Worksite Pro attachments, these solutions are optimized to work with John Deere skid steers, compact track loaders (CTLs), compact excavators and compact four-wheel-drive loaders, along with most competitive models.

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Volvo partners with Allied for breaker sale and support

Volvo partners with Allied for breaker sale and support

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo) and Allied Construction Products LLC (Allied) have entered into an agreement for the sale and support of Allied hydraulic breakers. The partnership was created to offer customers more options in breakers and other aftermarket attachments in North America, and results in the addition of 40 models to Volvo dealer product offerings, including the Allied flagship Rammer and Hy-Ram hydraulic breakers and Ho-Pac and Skid-Pac compactor/drivers. Comparable Volvo-branded products in North America will be discontinued with this new partnership.

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Crushing Attachments Run Down

Crushing Attachments Run Down

The Okada America, Inc. trommel screening bucket (TMB Series) is ideal for screening C&D debris out of soil and sand to make recycling efficient and keep dumping requirements to a minimum. The TMB Series features two-way drum rotation or operation in a single direction with a drum rotation speed that can be fine-tuned. The TMB Series is offered in four sizes for carriers ranging from 6 to 40 tons.

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