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Skid Steers vs. Compact Track Loaders: Which Machine Will Get Your Job Done?
Much ink has been spilled over the years detailing the pros and cons of skid steers and compact track loaders. But know this: Both dig, grade, move materials, run attachments and load trucks.
March 30, 2021
Large and in Charge: This CTL Sets the New Standard For Kubota
With a 3,200-pound rated operating capacity (at 35% tipping load), the SVL97-2 replaces the SVL95-2S.
March 3, 2021
Video: Kioti Aims At Exploding Compact Construction Market With First Skid Steer, CTL
Kioti is excited to enter the construction equipment market with its new skid steer and compact track loader. Details and initial specs can be found here.
December 23, 2020
Bobcat’s Redesigned S62 Skid Steer and T62 CTL Replace Loader Arms and Revamp Durability
The redesigned R-Series skid steer and compact track loader from Bobcat offer a durable design with more power for any job. Watch the video on Equipment World.
December 11, 2020
Kubota’s new BB30 Series box blades for skid steers, CTLs handle rough to precise grading
Kubota's BB30 Series box blades for skid steers and compact track loaders offer rough or precision grading finishes for all different job types. Details here.
December 3, 2020
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Redesigned Takeuchi TL8R2 Has New Creep Mode
The TL8R2 is Takeuchi‘s latest compact track loader and represents a redesign of the previous generation TL8R. In this video we break down everything that’s new on this CTL, including how the new Creep Mode works. Check it out below. Six years ago, Takeuchi introduced the TL8 compact track loader. It was […]
October 8, 2020
New Cat 963 Track Loader Has New Cab, More Power
The cab on the 963 crawler loader also gets an upgrade with suspension seat, adjustable armrests, rearview camera and 10-inch touchscreen.
September 10, 2020
How ASV Reimagined the CTL With New Max-Series
In this video we dig into how ASV essentially reimagined the very idea of the CTL as an operator-centric machine with a bevy of comfort and visibility improvements.
August 19, 2020
Kubota to build CTLs at new Great Plains facility in response to increased construction demand
As part of a $53 million expansion, Kubota North America’s subsidiary Great Plains Manufacturing has bought a 750,000-square-foot building in Salina, Kansas, to support growing demand for Kubota construction equipment, says Kubota. The company says it will launch operations at the facility by the end of 2021 in a phased approach, beginning with production of […]
August 13, 2020
Digga Bigfoot turns mini-skid steer, skid steer, CTL into trencher
If you want to turn your skid steer, compact track loader or compact utility loader (also known as a mini skid steer) into a trencher, Skid Steer Solutions is now offering Digga Bigfoot Trencher attachments. The trenchers, manufactured by Australia-based Digga, come in three models, with max cutting depths ranging from 3 to 4 feet. […]
August 4, 2020
Bobcat Unveils 4 New R-Series Skid Steers and CTLs: S64, S66, T64 and T66 are Stronger, More Durable
Bobcat‘s next generation lineup of skid steers and compact track loaders is expanding with four new 60 frame size, vertical lift models: the S64 and S66 skid steers and the T64 and T66 compact track loaders. The new loaders join the Bobcat R-Series S76 skid steer and T76 CTL unveiled in September 2019 and launched […]
June 10, 2020
Deere’s New 333G CTL With SmartGrade Has Dozer Mode and Integrated Grade Control
As its excavators get 3D grade function, Deere gave its 333G compact track loader mastless machine control last year, along with a six-way dozer blade. Check out our video here.
May 21, 2020
Mecalac MCR skid-excavators combine compact excavator design with CTL speed, attachments
Mecalac's unique machine, which you saw above just got a new thumb, combines a compact excavator with a compact track loader and a side boom.
April 16, 2020
Case Unveils DL550B: Unique 2-in-1 machine is both small dozer and large CTL
At ConExpo 2020 Case followed its unveiling of a fully-electric backhoe with the introduction of the DL550B, a machine that represents an entirely new machine category—the compact dozer loader—and one that has been several years in the making under the code name Project Minotaur.
March 27, 2020
Deere intros 333G compact track loader with integrated grade control, DozerMode
John Deere put its 333G compact track loader with SmartGrade in the center of its ConExpo 2020 booth, highlighting what it says is the first time a fully integrated grade control technology will be available on compact equipment. The 333G is Deere’s largest CTL. The 12,100-pound machine features a vertical-lift design, a 100-hp engine and 3,700 […]
March 24, 2020
New Holland intros 11 models of skid steers, CTLs with new 300 Series
The 11 new New Holland skid steer and CTL models range from 60 to 90 gross horsepower, 1,600 to 4,500 rated operating capacity and more.
March 5, 2020
Case unveils B Series CTLs, skid steers with improved E/H controls, new 8-inch split-screen display
Case Construction Equipment’s is launching its B Series compact track loaders and skid steers with an emphasis on operator controls. The five CTLs and eight skid steers mirror the size and model offering of Case CE’s previous Alpha series, and include both radial and vertical lift patterns. Now available, the B Series debuted at the […]
February 7, 2020
Manitou, Gehl, Mustang offer new 2-year, 2,000-hour warranty
Manitou North America and its brands—Manitou, Gehl and Mustang—have increased the warranty period on U.S.-built compact products to 2 years / 2,000 hours, whichever occurs first. The warranty applies to machines sold and registered within North America. Manitou, Gehl and Mustang equipment covered under the new 2-year / 2,000-hour warranty includes skid steers, compact track […]
January 17, 2020
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Haulotte’s New Electric Sigma Articulating Booms Can Lift 2 Workers Up 46 Feet
They also boast a best-in-class working envelope.
Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Onto D.C. Highway After Truck Crash
Deadly Spring in the Trenches: 6 Dead, 4 Rescued in 10 Separate Trench Collapses
Cat S62 Phone Keeps Rugged DNA, Offers Crossover Design
LiuGong North America to Roll Out New Excavators, Dozers, Wheel Loaders
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
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