Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Fellow Machine Heads, welcome back to the fifth episode of our new video series. Keith Gribbins, publisher and resident guinea pig at Compact Equipment, hosts…

Get Ready for Winter with These Two New Products from Toro

Get Ready for Winter with These Two New Products from Toro

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to get creative in sharing their new equipment and products. Just look at Toro. A couple weeks back…

Picking the Right Equipment for the Job: Toro Breaks Down Compact Utility Loaders vs. Skid Steer Loaders

Picking the Right Equipment for the Job: Toro Breaks Down Compact Utility Loaders vs. Skid Steer Loaders

Different equipment is needed for different jobs, but how exactly do you make the distinction between a skid steer loader (SSL) or compact track loader…

Cold Weather Maintenance, Operation and Upfit Tips for Compact Utility Loaders (a.k.a. Walk-Behind/Stand-On Tool Carriers)

Cold Weather Maintenance, Operation and Upfit Tips for Compact Utility Loaders (a.k.a. Walk-Behind/Stand-On Tool Carriers)

Winter often presents a variety of challenges to contractors. To keep jobs moving as temperatures drop, the ground freezes and snow and ice cover worksites,…

Learn How Articulating Tractors from Steiner and Ventrac Can Improve Maneuverability, Footprint, Hill Climbing and Versatility

Learn How Articulating Tractors from Steiner and Ventrac Can Improve Maneuverability, Footprint, Hill Climbing and Versatility

Whether you’re a farmer, large landowner or even a contractor, you can benefit from the versatility and power small tractors (and their accompanying attachments) can…

Trench Talk: Let’s Discuss Buying a Walk-Behind Trencher

Trench Talk: Let’s Discuss Buying a Walk-Behind Trencher

Walk-behind trenchers are the perfect machines for operators who need to slice through the dirt with precision and ease. They help everyone from contractors and…

Free Training? Yep. Ditch Witch Answers the Call for Affordable, Online Compact Tool Carrier Instruction

Free Training? Yep. Ditch Witch Answers the Call for Affordable, Online Compact Tool Carrier Instruction

There is a ton of training out there for construction equipment operators — even for the small stuff — skid steers, backhoes, excavators, wheel loaders…

Thanks! We Have Much Love for Our Advertisers, So Here’s a Quick and Fun Nod to Our Supporters

Thanks! We Have Much Love for Our Advertisers, So Here’s a Quick and Fun Nod to Our Supporters

It takes a village to publish every issue and every post under the Compact Equipment umbrella, and that village includes our advertising supporters. 2020 has…

Watch: Richard Olson, Chairman and CEO of Toro, Discusses the Company’s New Sustainability Endures Platform

Watch: Richard Olson, Chairman and CEO of Toro, Discusses the Company’s New Sustainability Endures Platform

The Toro Company (TTC) today announced the launch of its Sustainability Endures platform, which will strengthen TTC’s strategic focus on sustainability and its long-standing commitment…

Diversify Your Tool Carrier with These Uniquely Cool Attachments

Diversify Your Tool Carrier with These Uniquely Cool Attachments

How can you do more without spending too much extra cash? Well, maybe your operations can invest in a new attachment to help expand and…

Small but Mighty: Tips for Renting a Compact Tool Carrier

Small but Mighty: Tips for Renting a Compact Tool Carrier

Need a little extra muscle on your next project? Consider renting a compact tool carrier (sometimes called a compact utility loader or mini skid steer…

Two New BOSS Snowplow Attachments Now Available for the Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loader Line

Two New BOSS Snowplow Attachments Now Available for the Toro Dingo Compact Utility Loader Line

Toro recently announced the introduction and availability of all-new snow removal attachments for the Toro Dingo compact utility loader line — the 4-ft and 5-ft…

Wow: The Toro Co. Gives $500,000 to Global Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Wow: The Toro Co. Gives $500,000 to Global Coronavirus Relief Efforts

The Toro Co. announced yesterday that it is giving $500,000 to assist families and communities worldwide that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant…

Enjoy Our Excellent Collection of Attachment Options for a Variety of Compact Tool Carriers

Enjoy Our Excellent Collection of Attachment Options for a Variety of Compact Tool Carriers

For many categories of equipment — skid steers, track loaders, compact tool carriers, tractors and beyond — attachments make the machine. Brooms, buckets, breakers, backhoes,…

Rental Roundup: The Most Interesting Equipment Showcased at The ARA Show Last Month

Rental Roundup: The Most Interesting Equipment Showcased at The ARA Show Last Month

The magic kingdom of Orlando was the destination city for February’s The ARA Show. The rental industry tradeshow is always full of enthusiastic exhibitors who…

Conquering CONEXPO: These Are the Must-See Machines at the Giant Trade Show Next Week

Conquering CONEXPO: These Are the Must-See Machines at the Giant Trade Show Next Week

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is so big it only happens every three years. In 2020, North America’s largest construction trade show — representing asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting,…

More Details on Toro’s Electric-Powered e-Dingo 500 Compact Utility Loader

More Details on Toro’s Electric-Powered e-Dingo 500 Compact Utility Loader

Toro has made a major step into the electric-powered equipment marketplace with the introduction of the new Toro e-Dingo 500 compact utility loader. The e-Dingo…

Come Grow with Us: Toro Continues to Acquire Innovative Solutions for Outdoor Environments

Come Grow with Us: Toro Continues to Acquire Innovative Solutions for Outdoor Environments

The Toro Co. is always eyeing the landscape, looking for complementary equipment to add to its portfolio. Almost every year now, the famous red landscape,…

Toro to Acquire Venture Products, Makers of Ventrac Articulating Tractor Tool Carriers, for $167M+

Toro to Acquire Venture Products, Makers of Ventrac Articulating Tractor Tool Carriers, for $167M+

Acquisition expands product portfolio with leader of articulating turf, landscape and snow equipment The Toro Company recently announced that it has entered into an agreement…

Toro and Ditch Witch Announce Co-sponsorship of The ARA Show 2020 Keynote Session

Toro and Ditch Witch Announce Co-sponsorship of The ARA Show 2020 Keynote Session

Toro and Ditch Witch will continue their recently announced organizational integration by co-sponsoring The ARA Show 2020 Keynote Session on February 10, 2020 in Orlando,…