Hipower Systems Announces $42M Manufacturing Facility in Olathe, Kansas

Hipower Systems Announces $42M Manufacturing Facility in Olathe, Kansas

Move expected to nearly triple the firm’s U.S. workforce Hipower Systems, a manufacturer of power generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada,…

Understanding Brush Cutters and Flail Mowers for Compact Excavators

Understanding Brush Cutters and Flail Mowers for Compact Excavators

Mini excavator is almost a misnomer these days. Excavators of all sizes are being used for more than just actual excavation. Take mulching applications for…

PTO Primer: How Does the Power Take-off System Work on Your Compact Tractor

PTO Primer: How Does the Power Take-off System Work on Your Compact Tractor

Compact tractors should not be confused with their bigger brethren. Compact tractors — limited in this case to models with less than 40 PTO hp…

Dominion Equipment Parts Is Selling FIORI’s Italian Compact Dumpers

Dominion Equipment Parts Is Selling FIORI’s Italian Compact Dumpers

FIORI compact dumpers make hauling in tight spaces easier than ever. Dominion Equipment Parts recently announced it was bringing the Italian-built articulated dumper to the United States….

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

Excavator Tech: How Engines, Hydraulics and Hybrids Are Evolving the Mini Ex Market

The long arm of a mini excavator has become a pretty powerful and popular tool for American contractors. Fitted with a bucket, hammer, brush cutter,…

Planning on Buying a Skid Steer or Track Loader? Check Out Our 2017 Loader Market Watch

Planning on Buying a Skid Steer or Track Loader? Check Out Our 2017 Loader Market Watch

High-Spec Units with Undercarriages Continue to Eat Up Market Share Be prepared for an interesting 2017. We have a new reality TV star President who’s…

Innovative Iron Awards 2016: YT3 Series Yanmar Compact Tractors with High-Tech Transmissions

Innovative Iron Awards 2016: YT3 Series Yanmar Compact Tractors with High-Tech Transmissions

The bad news: Future growth in construction and landscaping will require increased skills and productivity to stay competitive. The good news: Manufacturers from Cat to…

Ditch Witch Introduces SK1050 Mini Skid Steer (Compact Tool Carrier)

Ditch Witch Introduces SK1050 Mini Skid Steer (Compact Tool Carrier)

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, just introduced the construction-grade SK1050 mini skid steer (what we call a compact tool carrier), ideally-suited for a…

Check Out the Ultimate GIE+EXPO Landscape Product Showcase (Show Starts Today!)

Check Out the Ultimate GIE+EXPO Landscape Product Showcase (Show Starts Today!)

Check Out Our GIE+EXPO preview here, then find all this equipment on the show floor. Cat XTC Mini Hydraulic Excavator The Cat 304.5E2 XTC mini…

Yanmar Tractors — 2016 Spec Guide

Yanmar Tractors — 2016 Spec Guide

Models Ranging from 21 to 59 HP in Three Series of Tractors Yanmar America Corp., located in Adairsville, Ga., is the regional headquarters of Yanmar…

Yanmar Excavators — 2016 Spec Guide

Yanmar Excavators — 2016 Spec Guide

Eight Powerful and Efficient Models in the ViO and SV Series Since its inception in 1912, Yanmar’s core business has been the production of engines. Following…