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VIDEO: Komatsu GD655-7 motor grader improves operator control
This model’s unique dual transmission and upgraded controls mean higher efficiency and more operator comfort
3 attachments that turn your compact equipment into a motor grader
These solutions give grading capabilities to machines you already have without the need for a motor grader
Equipment roundup: Latest motor grader models from 5 top brands
We’re spotlighting the features and trends of graders, machines that do a lot for roadbuilding construction
GOMACO’s battery-powered slipform concrete curber works full day per charge
Said to be the ‘world’s first,’ the electric CC-1200e creates zero exhaust emissions with reduced noise and vibrations
Road Widener’s new attachment reduces maintenance ‘by 90%’
Contractors can use the FH-R with skid steers, compact track loaders, road graders and wheel loaders
Curb Roller introduces modular Lynx Screed with adaptable, linkable pipes
This alternative to completing flatwork provides a series of linkable screed pipes to accommodate concrete pours in varying widths from 3 to 22 feet
Wacker Neuson to share its rechargable battery with Bomag
Both companies see the move as a means to further accelerate the adoption of emissions-free construction equipment
Road Widener launches offset roller attachment
Manufacturer’s Offset Vibratory Roller is said to reduce maintenance by 90%
Dynapac updates CS1400 roller
Suitable for use on asphalt courses up to 50mm thick, the machine can be used for medium-size and large-size applications
Wirtgen launches Tier 4 cold recycling mixing plant
Powered by Deutz TXD 6.1 L6 engine, new high-capacity KMA 240(i) produces 240 tons per hour
Custom drums for challenging pours
Curb Roller Manufacturing’s custom solutions pair with its Hydra-Screed 3000 to allow for faster production times and a high-quality finish
JCB claims new solution repairs potholes within eight minutes
Based on JCB’s Hydradig wheeled excavator, PotholePro is said to repair potholes four times faster than standard methods at half the cost
A major bearing on bridge maintenance
When over 200 bearings on a UK motorway bridge needed replacing, hydrodemolition was the solution
Volvo CE expands offering in emerging markets
Equipment manufacturer increases availability of its DD105 and DD105 OSC asphalt compactors
Trimble launches Roadworks 2D
Tech firm introduces a lower-cost asphalt paving control platform to increase efficiency
The road ahead for global infrastructure
A look at what’s new in road building technology and the effects of the worldwide pandemic on this important construction segment
Road project in Nepal presents unique obstacles for equipment
Asphalt mixing plants and roadbuilding machines rise to challenges with grade and altitude
GOMACO curb and gutter machines designed for tight turns
The multi-application Xtreme line features enhanced steering for greater versatility
New trench roller from Weber MT
German manufacturer’s latest soil compactor comes with a ’self-explanatory’ remote control
Concrete equipment: A more exact science
Technology is reducing the potential for human error and the resulting inconsistencies
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