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​New Brokk 170 offers 15 percent more power while retaining compact build

Brokk, the manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, has introduced the Brokk 170. With SmartPower – the company's signature intelligent power management system – the new machine offers 15 percent more power than its predecessor, the Brokk 160, but retains the same compact dimensions. The Brokk 170 is one of four new next generation Brokk remote-controlled demolition machines Brokk is launching at World of Concrete 2019 at booth C4249 in Las Vegas.

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Hilti cordless combihammer has strongest and highest-capacity battery available

Hilti is advancing tool technology with the introduction of a new cordless SDS max combihammer, the TE 60-A36. Powered by the strongest and highest-capacity battery available, the TE 60-A36 drills faster than any corded combihammer in the same size class on the market. Hilti says that it delivers up to twice the work per charge as current competitor cordless solutions, allowing users to get the most demanding jobs done even faster.

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Powr2 launches hybrid energy system

Powr2 has launched their latest energy technology, Hybrid Energy Systems (HES). This sustainable equipment will help power rental companies expand their markets, cut maintenance and fuel costs, improve efficiency and reduce emissions. In addition, the technology will help extend generator life and increase resale value.

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Bosch Wet/Dry Dust Extractor helps users meet OSHA silica dust regulation compliance

The Bosch GAS20-17AH Wet/Dry Dust Extractor is an industrial-grade powerhouse with a maximum 300 cfm (cubic feet of air per minute) capacity that filters fine dust, coarse dirt and liquids. The GAS20-17AH boasts 17-gallon capacity, and auto filter cleaning with HEPA filter to provide a complete package in helping users move toward OSHA silica dust regulation compliance. Its auto filter-clean system activates every 15 seconds and the HEPA filter captures 99.97 percent of particles at 0.3 microns and larger.

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New technology and equipment on display at Hilti Innovation Day

The DSH 600-X is a lightweight but powerful circular saw for concrete, masonry and steel applications.

From cutting concrete to checking heights, contractors have a wide range of products to help them be more efficient and safe on the job site thanks to recent releases by Hilti. The company hosted its annual Innovation Day for media and displayed new and recent introductions, as well as a look into the future at a few innovations still on the drawing board.

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Miller introduces time-saving technology for FieldPro welder

The new XMT 350 FieldPro system features Polarity Reversing - it automatically sets the correct polarity, lead outputs and weld parameters, saving time and money on the job site.

Miller Electric Mfg. has introduced the new XMT 350 FieldPro system with Polarity Reversing. The system's technology eliminates the need to manually swap leads between welding processes — saving time and money and improving safety on the jobsite.

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Caterpillar offers two new utility vehicles with room to seat five

Last year, Caterpillar announced the introduction of its first-ever Cat utility vehicles – the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102 D. To expand that offering, the product line now includes the gasoline-powered Cat CUV85 and diesel-powered CUV105 D. The CUV85 and CUV105 D both feature a spacious second row to accommodate a total of five people. Caterpillar gathered extensive customer and dealer input to build a UTV that delivers the unrivaled combination of durability, comfort and maintenance simplicity. Rigorous vehicle testing ensures both utility vehicles meet the superior quality and reliability customers expect from Caterpillar.

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Generac LED light towers designed for remote locations and extreme environments

Generac Mobile Products is offering a new and improved MLT4060MVD LED mobile light tower. Purpose-designed for applications in remote locations and extreme environments, this light tower includes features that allow for autonomous operation. An extra-large fuel tank and low fuel consumption allow the tower to run up to 533 hours on a single diesel tank fill and a 750-hour oil change interval, minimizing maintenance costs.

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Vermeer BC1500 brush chipper now available with gas engine

Vermeer now offers its BC1500 brush chipper with a gas engine. The new model is equipped with a powerful 165-hp (123-kW) PSI gas engine and delivers comparable chipping productivity to its diesel counterpart. Using a precision-balanced drum with two A8 double-sided knives, the new Vermeer BC1500 gas brush chipper is capable of chipping logs up to 15 inches (38.1 cm) in diameter.

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Chicago Pneumatic's Weda submersible pumps handle liquid with abrasive particles on construction sites

WEDA 60+ Submersible Pump

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) has introduced five new electric submersible pumps to the North American market. WEDA pumps are ideal for dewatering of construction sites, mines, flooded areas and more where small, lightweight, portable and easily maintained pumps are required to perform daily jobs quickly. 

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New comfort handle lowers vibration for operators of Bomag reversible plates

The comfort handle design is now available on all Bomag medium and large reversible plate models, ranging from the BPR 45/55 D to the BPR 70/70 D.

The Bomag BPR 70/70 D reversible plate compactor boasts a specially designed comfort handle that reduces vibration feedback to the operator's hands, reducing fatigue. Rubber vibration buffers connecting the steering rod to both the handle and the base plate drop hand-arm-vibration values to 8.2 ft/s2 (2.5 m/s2), offering enhanced operator protection while using the compactor. This exclusive comfort handle design is now available on all Bomag medium and large reversible plate models, ranging from the BPR 45/55 D to the BPR 70/70 D.

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