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Vanguard adds EFI with e-governing to small block line

Vanguard expands its lineup of electronic fuel injection offerings to include a horizontal-shaft Small Block V-Twin engine. The Small Block engine features an open-loop EFI system with electronic governing engineered for the demands of the commercial construction and rental markets. With the addition of this engine, Vanguard EFI is now available on four engine platforms across nine horsepower ratings varying in output from 23 to 37 gross horsepower.

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Are all excavators the same?

Among the top brands, many believe all excavators are the same. But when you look closely, you can spot the small differences in design that add up to huge differences in productivity and efficiency — differences that can boost your profitability. 


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Hilti Canada wins TCA 2017 Innovation Award for DD-WMS 100 Water Management System

The Hilti DD-WMS 100 Water Management System efficiently takes care of slurry in diamond drilling applications.

Hilti (Canada) Corp was awarded the 2017 Innovation Award by the Toronto Construction Association (TCA). The "Best of the Best" award is in recognition for the innovation behind the DD- WMS 100 Water Management System for Diamond Core Drilling.

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Genie telescopic boom generates electrified performance for Ottawa River powerline replacement

The Genie SX-180 telescopic boom was operated from a barge for a tricky line replacement at the Chenaux Generating Station on the Ottawa River.

The Chenaux Generating Station located on the Ottawa River in Ontario uses the river's current to generate 144 MW of clean, renewable electricity, enough to power nearly 150,000 homes on the grid. Like other hydro-electric power structures, its eight units were built in the mid-twentieth century as a stimulus project to help the country shake off the effects of the Great Depression. 

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GPS capability on Bosch breaker hammers gives site managers real-time location tracking

Bosch's GPS tracking ensures that jobsite managers know where tools are at all times.

Time and money are two of the most important commodities around and ensuring optimum use of these resources means key assets must be available when needed. For many jobsites that require concrete demolition work, a breaker, demolition or rotary hammer needs to be on hand. According to Bosch, their GSH27-26 Brute Turbo is the world's first breaker hammer with GPS tracking that makes sure jobsite managers know where this powerful tool is at all times; a retrofit option (GPS25-4) brings the same capability to all current Bosch SDS-max hammers.

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Atlas Copco PAS pumps make first appearance at The Rental Show

Atlas Copco PAS pumps make first appearance at The Rental Show

Three high-flow pumps from Atlas Copco Power Technique North America are on display at The Rental Show for the first time. The PAS open frame pump systems consist of a highly efficient diaphragm pump with a semi-open impeller and a large separator, allowing the pumps to pass true 3-inch spherical solids. Air is separated from the liquid and sucked by the vacuum pump, making automatic and efficient priming possible. Both wet prime and dry prime options are offered.

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Bosch 360-degree Three-Plane Leveling and Alignment Line Lasers in green beam and red beam versions

The Bosch GLL3-330CG laser level.

Bosch GLL3-330CG, GLL3-330C and GLL3-300 Three-Plane Leveling and Alignment Line Lasers deliver accuracy, long range and convenient all-in-one job layout to meet a variety of levelling and alignment tasks on the jobsite. The self-levelling lasers provide one 360-degree horizontal plane and two 360-degree vertical planes with references that cover the floor, wall and ceiling to serve all levelling needs. The two vertical lines cross at 90-degree angles so the user can quickly arrange and square the layout of the room from one mark.

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Chicago Pneumatic light tower runs up to 90 hours before refuelling

Chicago Pneumatic introduced the V4W light tower at World of Concrete.

At World of ConcreteChicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) introduced the CPLT V4W light tower – which the company says is best in class in high altitude, extreme elements and working conditions – to the North American market. The new light tower is robust and durable, featuring a Kubota 8-kW, three-cylinder watercooled engine and Red Rock enclosure made of polyethylene.

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Three new Atlas Copco electric plug-and-light LED light towers introduced at World of Concrete

The Atlas Copco HiLight V3+ LED light tower is equipped with four 160-watt LED bulbs with specially designed directional glass optics capable of illuminating an area of up to 32,292 square feet.

Atlas Copco introduced three new electric plug-and-light LED light towers at World of Concrete. The HiLight P2+, V2+ and V3+ light towers can be powered directly from an auxiliary power source, a portable generator or the grid. The three energy-efficient additions offer easy portability, safe transportation and durability.

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Vanguard launches first model in single-cylinder horizontal shaft gas engines

Vanguard offers a new line of single-cylinder horizontal shaft commercial gasoline engines.

Vanguard introduces the first in a complete line of all-new single-cylinder horizontal shaft commercial gasoline engines built from the ground up based on customer input. Vanguard developed the new engines around key areas of performance critical to improving overall productivity, including starting, maintenance intervals, service and support, and total cost of ownership. The new line will span from 5 to 13 gross horsepower to meet power requirements for a wide range of global commercial applications.

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How to select a chipper for land clearing projects

The Vermeer AX19 brush chipper.

Land clearing is a big business and requires the right equipment to process wood waste in an efficient manner. In most cases, contractors have a short window of opportunity to clear the trees, brush and undergrowth from a site in order to make way for the sitework to begin.

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Honda Power Equipment to show line of portable generators and pumps at World of Concrete

Honda WT30 construction trash pump.

At World of Concrete 2018, the Honda Power Equipment team will showcase a number of its power products for commercial applications at its outdoor booth #O31200. Front and centre will be the Honda comprehensive line of generators – models providing smooth, dependable power for construction, rental, emergency and recreation applications. All Honda generators are powered by advanced Honda four-stroke engines and incorporate technology that make Honda generators among the world's quietest.

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