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Cat Changes Model Names on its Soil Compactors
The new nomenclature is designed to be simpler, focusing on the rollers' weight and removing a letter.
May 16, 2023
Advanced Compaction: OEMs Making Great Strides with Rollers
Compaction monitoring devices, all-electric power and features for easier operation are among the new technologies for ride-on compactors.
April 19, 2023
With RTDensity, Rollers Can Be Retrofitted to Measure Asphalt Density in Real Time
The device can be installed on any vibratory steel-drum roller in about an hour to determine pavement quality in real time.
April 13, 2023
“High Roller” Comes to Vegas: Sany’s SSR120HT Unveiled at ConExpo
The “HT” on the model name for the single-drum soil compactor stands for “high traction.”
March 23, 2023
Hamm Intros 3 New Automation Tools for its Compactors
Hamm's new Smart Compact, free Smart Doc app and collision-prevention system released for its asphalt and soil rollers.
March 9, 2023
BOMAG to Show Electric, Autonomous Rollers, Latest Tech at ConExpo
This will mark the company's largest trade show display with more than 40 machines.
March 2, 2023
Dynapac Rolls Out a Cost-Conscious Compactor at ARA Show (Video)
Available in both smooth and padfoot drum configurations, the 12-ton, 84-inch drum-width Rhino series rollers offer simplified operation at a lower cost.
February 22, 2023
Wacker Neuson RD28-120: The Tandem Compactor with Highest Retained Value for 2022
It is expected to maintain 73% of its value over the next five years – 14 percentage points above the average.
January 31, 2023
Volvo Rolls Out Its First Electric Asphalt Compactor
The DD25 Electric double-drum compactor, which will officially be unveiled at ConExpo 2023, is designed for small compaction jobs.
January 24, 2023
Dynapac to Roll Out Electric Tandem Asphalt Compactors to U.S. Market
Dynapac launches battery-powered tandem-drum vibratory compactors, with full-scale production set for 2023.
October 3, 2022
Hamm to Debut Electric Compactors, Revamped Soil Rollers at Bauma
The company also plans to roll out the world's first pivot-steered tandem asphalt compactor and other compaction innovations at Bauma.
July 21, 2022
The 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Asphalt Pavers and Compactors
Equipment World’s 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Asphalt Pavers and Compactors offers an in-depth look at the latest paving equipment to hit the market.
July 1, 2020
Hamm intros next-generation HP 180i pneumatic tire compactor
This new pneumatic roller is part of the next generation of compactors to replace the Hamm GRW Series. More details here on Equipment World.
May 27, 2020
BOMAG concepts envision electric, LPG BW 120 rollers; fully autonomous ROBOMAG compactor
From electric and LPG drive systems for its BW 120 AD-5 tandem compactor to a fully autonomous roller, check out the latest from BOMAG here on Equipment World.
May 21, 2020
Volvo unveils DD128C double-drum compactor
Volvo Construction Equipment’s new DD128C double-drum compactor, showcased at its ConExpo booth, is designed to provide both smoothness and productivity, says the company. The 79-inch-wide drum with chamfer and radii drum edges gives the machine high compaction performance and reliability, Volvo CE says. With a diameter of 55 inches, the drum has auto-reversing eccentrics to […]
May 6, 2020
Dynapac expands further into oscillation with new CO5200 VI tandem compactor
Dynapac debuted its new oscillation compactor, the CO5200 VI tandem roller, at this year's ConExpo. More details and specs here on Equipment World.
April 24, 2020
Cat Paving unveils simple automatic soil compaction for B-Series compactors
Caterpillar gave a sneak peek of a new automated soil compaction system that allows the operator to simply tap a few buttons to get the compactor automatically rolling, rather than having to input a load of data. The new Command for Compaction system’s touchscreen for Cat’s B-Series vibratory soil compactors enables the operator to set […]
September 24, 2019
BOMAG intros gas-powered BPR 60/65 reversible plate compactor
Offered as a more economical alternative diesel-powered models, BOMAG has introduced the BPR 60/65 reversible plate compactor. BOMAG says the BPR 60/65 consumes less than 1 gallon of gas per hour, is comfortable to operate and compacts large areas of at speeds reaching 91.9 feet per minute. Designed for soil and block paving applications, the […]
September 16, 2019
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A Collector’s 1951 Mead “Mighty Mouse” Dozer and Other Rare Finds
Along with the "Baby Dozer," Robert Dahs of Ohio has restored a 1930 Galion motor roller and a 1955 Duo-Pactor.
Video: Komatsu Unveils Electric Excavators and Wheel Loader
The Adaptable Motor Grader: Models Change to Accommodate Contractors
Mecalac Enters the Compact Loader Market with Six-Model Lineup (Video)
Caution, "Snow Beast" at Work! – Watch Wyoming's New Massive Snowblower
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