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Day 2 of Construction Gifts: A Tool Backpack Designed for Pros
The Destroyer Tech Pack from Dead on Tools offers 34 pockets for an array of tools, tech gadgets and more. Check out this holiday gift here on Equipment World.
December 4, 2020
12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys for the 2020 Holiday Season
With the holiday season in full swing, we’re here to help with a list of 12 great gifts for the construction/trades professionals and equipment-loving kids in your life. Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be revealing one item from the list each weekday. There’s a little bit of everything here including clothing, tools, tech […]
December 3, 2020
Bosch GT400C thermal camera captures offers wide detection range, side-by-side comparisons
New Bosch thermal camera is designed to give electricians, MEP contractors and HVAC technicians a lightweight and convenient detection tool.
October 8, 2020
Hilti’s AG 4S-A22 cordless angle grinder is all about versatility, precision
Hilti’s new cordless angle grinder is the AG 4S-A22, featuring a comfortable grip, ergonomic design, brushless motor and variable speed dial. A slate of disc options is available for this grinder, including a new 5-inch disc option. These disc options in tandem with the grinder’s variable speed dial allow for a high degree of precision […]
September 23, 2020
Milwaukee Tool’s new neck gaiter provides face protection and more
Milwaukee Tool is expanding its work wear lineup to include a new neck gaiter for face, neck and head protection.
July 30, 2020
Does Hilti’s new EXO-01 Signal the Rise of the Construction Exoskeleton?
In this video, we explain the types of exoskeletons, what they’re for, how the EXO-01 works, and what research says about the effectiveness of exoskeletons in construction.
July 29, 2020
Atlas Copco’s new XAS 188 air compressor runs 11 hours straight
Atlas Copco’s newly redesigned XAS 188 air compressor can deliver up to 189 cubic feet per minute of air flow for 11 hours on one tank of diesel fuel.
June 19, 2020
No Base Station? No Problem. Trimble SPS986 and CenterPoint RTX corrections give you a go-anywhere GPS rover
Trimble creates a cost-efficient solution for those interested in a GPS rover for site surveys and more. Get all the details about it on Equipment World.
April 17, 2020
American Eagle Hybrid Power Source gives service trucks a rechargeable battery pack to run crane and air compressor
American Eagle introduced the latest hybrid power source that runs the truck’s crane and the company’s new 30-P electrically driven air compressor.
April 16, 2020
Contractor of the Year
Add a Bulk Master Top to your belly dump trailer for 15-second quick lime unloading
Bulk Master Top is an aftermarket addition to a belly dump trailer that allows contractors to haul quick lime and other moisture sensitive bulk materials
April 8, 2020
New DeWalt cordless hammer hits like a heavyweight
The new DeWalt Flexvolt 60V Max SDS combination hammer hits with 10.5 Joules of energy and 380 rpm to take apart even high strength concrete. The 1-¾ inch combination hammer has an optimized drilling range on bits between 5/8 and 1-¼ inches. Constant speed control maintains rpms regardless of bit size or depth. A variable […]
March 17, 2020
Cut it, scrape it, tie it and clean it; Makita has a tool for almost everything concrete related
During the recent World of Concrete show, Makita had a wide variety of battery powered tools on hand at its booth. Here’s what caught our eye. For comfortable, cord-free demolition, the new Makita 18 volt Power scraper (XKH01) accepts SDS-plus bits and features Makita anti-vibration technology. The vibration absorbing housing moves independently of the hammer system […]
March 10, 2020
VIDEO > Reviewing Cat’s Kinetic Ice+ Boots’ Vibram Ice Traction, Insulation from the Arctic Circle
Recently I had a chance to test out some cold weather boots and gloves in Alaska—north of the Arctic Circle in fact—in temps as low as -30 degrees. Yeah, that’s cold. And yeah, I’m glad I had these boots. The boots are a new product offering from Cat Footwear called the Cat Kinetic Ice +. […]
March 6, 2020
VIDEO > Hilti TE 500-A36 is the first cordless breaker: Makes destruction easier, can be paired with cordless backpack dust collector
Hilti used the World of Concrete to debut what it calls the world’s first cordless breaker, the TE 500-A36. The 36-volt battery powered tool uses the company’s Active Vibration Reduction (AVR) technology to reduce vibration by more than 30 percent. It weighs 17.4 pounds but an adjustable, ergonomic D-handle on the port side helps keep […]
February 18, 2020
VMAC to display Multifunction Power System, stacked air compressor at ConExpo 2020
VMAC, located in booth B8707 in the ConExpo Bronze Lot, will display its 6-in-1 Multifunction Power System with a Cat C1.1 engine. Users can turn off their truck engine while on the jobsite, and the system automatically idles the Cat engine up and down and turns it on and off with air demand. (You can […]
February 7, 2020
Atlas Copco’s new XAS 950 air compressor logs 15% fuel savings
The XAS 950 portable air compressor from Atlas Copco features new technology that matches the compressor’s engine speed, power and torque with air demand. Called pressure adjusted through cognitive electronics, or PACE, the technology leads to a 15 to 20 percent increase in fuel savings, the company says. The technology also enables the compressor a […]
December 26, 2019
12th Day of Construction Gifts: Danner Stronghold boots
Our resident boot reviewer Tom Jackson recently said Danner’s Stronghold boots may be the best boots he’s ever worn. With that in mind, we had to include these in our 2019 list of gift recommendations. These lightweight boots are comfortable out of the box and made from waterproof full grain leather with a Vibram SPE […]
December 23, 2019
11th Day of Construction Gifts: Show off your machine operation skills with a GoPro
One of our favorite pastimes is cruising YouTube for good operation footage. And if you’ve ever seen those videos and thought “I’m better than that guy,” all you need to bring some added exposure to your operation game is a GoPro. GoPro’s latest model is the Hero8 Black. It’s not cheap at around $350, but […]
December 20, 2019
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Bobcat Reduces Tailswing, Lengthens Arm on New E40 Compact Excavator
The 4-metric-ton model boasts less than 2 inches of tailswing, a standard long arm and nearly 4,000 pounds of lift capacity.
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
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