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Check Out Ditch Witch’s New OptiCut Digging System for Walk-Behind Trenchers

Check Out Ditch Witch’s New OptiCut Digging System for Walk-Behind Trenchers

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, introduced its new, exclusive OptiCut digging system to enhance walk-behind trencher productivity in all soil conditions. The digging…

Ditch Witch Releases C- and CX-Series Walk-Behind Trenchers

Ditch Witch Releases C- and CX-Series Walk-Behind Trenchers

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, has introduced a new line of walk-behind trenchers to provide contractors and rental companies with greater performance, reliability…

Ditch Witch Releases Four New Walk-Behind Trenchers, Notes Its Trenchers Have Excellent Resale Value (Video)

I guess today is all about utility construction. The originator of the pedestrian trencher, The Charles Machine Works, more commonly known as Ditch Witch underground…

A Cut Above: Sit-On Trenchers Offer a Versatile View of the Jobsite

A Cut Above: Sit-On Trenchers Offer a Versatile View of the Jobsite

This promotional photo of the Toro RT1200 riding trencher is an eye-opener. The tool-carrier chassis rides on four triangular rubber tracks with a backhoe mounted…

Walk the Line: We Ask the Top Four Pedestrian Trencher Makers About Their Coolest Products

Walk the Line: We Ask the Top Four Pedestrian Trencher Makers About Their Coolest Products

Walk-behind trenchers have been around long enough to have lost their novelty. When was the last time you saw someone laying open a trench with…

From Trenchers to Chains, Two Cool Ditch Witch Products

From Trenchers to Chains, Two Cool Ditch Witch Products

CX-Series Walk-Behind Trenchers The new line of Ditch Witch CX-Series walk-behind trenchers provide rental companies with exceptional return on investment while enhancing ease of use,…

Ride these Soil Slicers: A Market Overview of Ride-On Trenchers

Ride these Soil Slicers: A Market Overview of Ride-On Trenchers

Ride-On Trenchers Can Tackle Long Runs and Other Heavy-Duty Earthwork Buyers and renters of compact trenchers quickly learn that the machines come in various configurations…

Ride-On Trenchers Offer Efficiency and Precision When Placing Utilities

Ride-On Trenchers Offer Efficiency and Precision When Placing Utilities

When installing underground utilities, efficiency and precision are key. A ride-on trencher fits the bill for both. With the ability to traverse tough ground conditions…

We Interview Three Big Players in the Walk-Behind Trencher Market

We Interview Three Big Players in the Walk-Behind Trencher Market

Some 70 years ago, laborers dropped their picks and spades and celebrated the arrival of the first compact trenching machine. The little cup-and-chain-on-a-boom trenchers made…

Walk-Behind Trencher vs. Compact Tool Carrier

Walk-Behind Trencher vs. Compact Tool Carrier

If you need to dig a trench, you have more options than ever. Specifically, compact tool carriers (also called mini skid steers) have grown in…

Walk-Behind Trencher Maintenance

Walk-Behind Trencher Maintenance

Properly maintained construction equipment is more productive, breaks down less frequently on the job and is worth more when the time comes to sell or trade it in. Yet, properly maintaining equipment is a continuing challenge for many owner-operators. Eve

Made for Walking

It was realized long ago that there had to be an easier and more efficient way to dig those short, shallow trenches in confined areas. So in 1949 contractors had their first look at a compact trencher, called the Ditch Witch, that combined the capabilitie

Luby Equipment Joins Toro Dealer Network

Luby Equipment Joins Toro Dealer Network

Now Carrying Compact Loaders, Mud Buggies, and Vibratory Plows Fenton, Mo. Luby Equipment Services, a St. Louis-based Case Construction Equipment Dealer, has joined The Toro…

Recent Ditch Witch Buyer, Toro, Announces New Underground Construction Business Strategy

Recent Ditch Witch Buyer, Toro, Announces New Underground Construction Business Strategy

The Toro Company today announced that it is realigning the organizational structure for its underground construction businesses to better serve customers, maximize synergies and streamline…

The Power to Lead: Today’s Compact Tool Carriers Wield Greater Strength, Lift and Hydraulic Performance

The Power to Lead: Today’s Compact Tool Carriers Wield Greater Strength, Lift and Hydraulic Performance

We want more power in a smaller package. It’s a challenging trend that’s popular in a lot of industries. In off-highway construction equipment, the quest…

More Details on Toro Buying Ditch Witch’s Parent Company for $700 Million

More Details on Toro Buying Ditch Witch’s Parent Company for $700 Million

The Toro Co. continues to grow its construction offerings through acquisition, especially over the last eight years. In 2012, the addition of certain Stone Construction…

Wow: Toro Buys Ditch Witch for $700 Million

Wow: Toro Buys Ditch Witch for $700 Million

The Toro Company today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held The Charles Machine Works, Inc., an Oklahoma corporation and…

Compare Every Manufacturer’s Compact Tool Carrier in Our 2018 Spec Guide

Compare Every Manufacturer’s Compact Tool Carrier in Our 2018 Spec Guide

Sometimes attachments make the machine. Nowhere does that ring truer than with a compact tool carrier (often called a compact utility loader or mini skid…

Bobcat Compact Tool Carriers Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Bobcat Compact Tool Carriers Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Mini Track Loaders are the Smart Choice for Working in Confined Areas Bobcat Co. introduced its first compact tool carrier in 2002 with its mini…

Which Trencher Is Right for You?

Which Trencher Is Right for You?

As seen at ICUEE, trenchers come in many sizes and types. The American Rental Association (ARA) breaks down the different types of trenchers available for…