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Weekly recap: Doosan Infracore North America to enter crawler dozer market, Construction leaders want Canadian infrastructure investment and more

A Doosan crawler dozer parked at a job site
According to Doosan, this new dozer will deliver more engine horsepower than any other dozer of its size currently in the market.

A manufacturer entering a new product category always turns heads. It signals a commitment to growing their brand and meeting the needs of their customers. This week, we covered Doosan Infracore North America's entrance into the crawler dozer market, Komatsu's latest technologies, the Canadian Construction Association calls for increased infrastructure investment and the latest industry news. Here are five articles from this week you won't want to miss.

Doosan Infracore North America to enter crawler dozer market in 2022

Doosan Infracore North America is kicking off its new era as part of the Hyundai Genuine group with entry into the small dozer market in 2022. The first model, the DD100, is currently in the prototype stage. The introduction of the company's first dozer is part of its overall initiative to launch more machines in a greater range of product categories.

Learn more about Doosan's entrance into the crawler dozer market in the full article.

Smart Construction Field is a mobile app that allows contractors to easily record job site activity and analyze operational efficiencies.

New Komatsu construction technology tracks job site activity and topography data

Komatsu has added Smart Construction Field and Smart Construction Drone to its suite of job site technologies. The technologies aim to help contractors complete projects on time and on budget through accurate job site activity and topography data. Both technologies are part of Komatsu's Smart Construction solutions, an umbrella of smart applications created to help construction customers optimize their business remotely, and in near real time.

Does Komatsu's latest technology work for your job site? Find out in the full article.

Construction leaders believe that the federal government needs to close the gap between the level of investment currently allocated and what is needed to fix aging infrastructure as well as position Canada for the future.

Construction leaders call on government to increase Canada's economic recovery with infrastructure investment

The Canadian Construction Association's (CCA) annual "Hill Day," a meeting between CCA members and parliamentarians, happened on November 30, 2021. With economic recovery from the pandemic being imperative for Canada, the Canadian construction sector is calling on the federal government to make increased investment in infrastructure a top priority. With 1.4 million jobs, the construction sector is one of Canada's largest employers. It is also a major contributor to the country's economy, contributing 7.5 percent of Canada's gross domestic product.

Learn more about the CCA's call to action in the full article.

eTickets is a contactless, easy-to-use e-ticketing platform designed to eliminate the use of paper tickets

Soil Connect adds time tracking capabilities to e-ticketing platform

Soil Connect – a digital marketplace connecting those who have soil, aggregates and other building materials with those who need it – has added Time Tracking to its growing e-ticketing platform, eTickets. The new time tracking feature allows users to reduce timesheet errors and make accurate and timely payments to haulers.

Find out if Soil Connect's latest feature works for your operation in the full article.

Terramac's purpose-built units have been designed with custom-built frames, supplementary auxiliary and hydraulic equipment and more.

Terramac introduces Back the Track repair and maintenance program for crawler carriers

Terramac's new maintenance program, Back the Track, provides continuous parts, service, and support for customers over the lifetime of their machine. As equipment needs change, Terramac dealers will seek ways to provide the solutions customers require. The growing Terramac dealer network is also equipped and trained to handle preventive maintenance needs and any unforeseen repairs in the field to get machines up and working quickly.

Can your Terramac equipment benefit from the new maintenance program? Find out in the full article.

Company info

2905 Shawnee Industrial Way
Suite 100
Suwanee, GA
US, 30024

Website:
na.doosanequipment.com

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8770 W Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 100
Chicago, IL
US, 60631

Website:
komatsuamerica.com

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1900-275 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON
CA, K1P 5H9

Website:
cca-acc.com

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998C Old Country Road PMB #323
Plainview, NY
US, 11803

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724 Hicks Drive
Elburn, IL
US, 60119

Website:
terramac.com

Phone number:
630-365-4800

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