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Atlas Copco intros 2 high-flow dewatering pumps for construction
The new PAS 100 HFS and PAS 150 HFS high-flow pumps from Atlas Copco Power Technique are designed for construction, general dewatering and emergency applications, such as flood cleanup. Both are vacuum prime centrifugal pumps and have Tier 4 Final engines. The 4-inch PAS 100 has a 49-horsepower engine, produces up to 1,230 gallons per […]
January 8, 2020
Xylem’s new NC100S, CD100S ‘smart pumps’ can be operated remotely from anywhere
Xylem has increased the offerings of its Godwin S Series Dri-Prime dewatering pumps with the new NC100S and CD100S models. The 4-inch surface-mounted centrifugal pumps feature Xylem’s latest cloud-based Field Smart Technology, which enables remote operation and monitoring of the pumps from anywhere in the world, the company says. The technology comes standard on the […]
January 1, 2020
Atlas Copco intros QAS 625, its largest mobile generator; updates QAS 250, QAS 330
Atlas Copco Power Technique is boosting its lineup of generators with upgrades to two models while introducing its largest mobile generator, the QAS 625. The new generator features a power rating of 500 kilowatts with a 724-horsepower Volvo Penta diesel engine. The company also boosted power on its smaller QAS 250 and QAS 330 generators […]
November 15, 2019
Makinex Power Box generator boasts quiet, clean power
The Power Box can be wheeled to wherever you need it on the jobsite and is available in a variety of sizes and power configurations, from 4.4 to 17.6 kilowatts.
February 6, 2019
POWR2 offers hybrid system for cleaner, quieter diesel generator operation
The HES allows operators to switch from diesel to electric operation and reduces noise and emissions from diesel generators and cuts fuel and maintenance costs.
November 30, 2018
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Wanco’s WALi compact light tower runs longer, takes up less space
The WALi Compact light tower from Wanco is designed to take up less space, run longer and operate more safely. Read more about it here.
November 14, 2018
Nighttime jobsites, work zones brighter than ever in new era of light towers
LED lights continue to grow in popularity with light tower manufacturers. Check out this new era of light towers for nighttime jobsites here on Equipment World.
October 12, 2018
Himonisa intros two new Silent Plus gen sets
Himonisa introduced the new HRFW S+ and HRSW S+ models of their low-noise, long-running Silent Plus generators. Check them out on Equipment World.
September 14, 2018
Honda’s new EB2800i generator is light enough to carry by one worker
A single construction worker can pick up Honda's brand new lightweight generator and move it wherever they need it on the work site. Details on Equipment World.
July 31, 2018
Atlas Copco intros 3 new HiLight electric LED light towers
At the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Atlas Copco has introduced three new electric LED light tower models. The company says the HiLight P2+, V2+ and V3+ can be “powered directly from an auxiliary power source, a portable generator or the grid.” The LED lamps inside of these three new models have a […]
January 24, 2018
Honda adds power but not noise to EU2200i generator
Honda’s upgraded EU2200i Super Quiet Series generator, scheduled to go on sale in spring, comes with 10 percent more power than its predecessor. Honda says the additional 200 watts of power to the 2,200-watt generator will run a larger saw or industrial fan. The company says technical enhancements have also kept the generator quiet while boosting […]
January 19, 2018
Cat intros INV2000 inverter generator for pro and home use
Caterpillar is again expanding its Home and Outdoor Power lineup of generators with a portable inverter generator. The INV2000 represents the first inverter generator Cat has produced. The compact model weighs only 49 pounds for easy storage and around-the-house use, but boasts enough power for contractor and other professional uses. The INV2000 produces 1,800 watss […]
December 14, 2017
Thompson Pump RECON2000T allows remote pump control, monitoring from a smartphone
Thompson Pump’s new RECON2000T control panel allows users to remotely control and monitor a pump with a smartphone, computer or tablet. The device can eliminate the need for onsite monitoring. It collects engine and pump data, which can be accessed from a password-protected website. It also allows the user to vary pump speed. It has […]
December 11, 2017
Atlas Copco launches 30 new high-flow dewatering pumps
Atlas Copco is capitalizing on its 2016 acquisition of Varisco by adding more than 30 new high-capacity pumps. The new products include three models of centrifugal dry prime pumps that can handle flows up to 6,164 gallons per minute. The pumps come in wet and dry prime models for construction, drainage and emergency conditions. There […]
October 20, 2017
Redesigned Atlas Copco QAS generators smaller, more efficient
Atlas Copco’s eight-model lineup of QAS generators has undergone an overhaul to make them easier to transport, operate and maintain, the company says. They feature Tier 4 Final engines from Isuzu, John Deere or MTU, and the generators take up 20 percent less space than their predecessors. They also come with the new Power Management […]
October 2, 2017
JCB secures $13.2 million deal for gas-powered generators
JCB has made its first major entry into the gas-powered generator sector in England with a deal worth about $13.2 million. JCB will partner with alternative electricity generating company AGR Group to supply 34.5 megawatts of gas-powered generator sets across five sites in England. AGR specializes in low-carbon energy generation for communities and businesses. JCB […]
September 13, 2017
Cat expands portable generator power range with RP12000 E
Less than a year after entering the home/outdoor power market with a lineup of portable generators, Caterpillar is increasing the lineup’s power range with a new model. The new Cat RP12000 E delivers 12kW of power from a 670cc V-Twin engine with a fully pressurized oil system. The all-copper generator delivers up to 15kW of surge power, […]
May 9, 2017
Kohler intros KD Series industrial generators, mobile paralleling box
The big news from Kohler Engines at ConExpo this year is actually back in Wisconsin. The company announced that its new, 23-acre Customer Experience Center is open for business. The new facility will serve as a proving ground where OEMs can test out Kohler engines in their machines in a variety of real world scenarios. […]
March 9, 2017
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