JCB launches the new 8018 CTS compact excavator in North America. The new machine incorporates increases productivity and lift capacity, a revised dozer design and improved hydraulic controllability. The load-holding capacity increased by 52 percent thanks to a new hydraulic valve block. Lifting performance over the dozer is increased by approximately 30 percent. Powered by a 19.2-hp engine, the 8018 has a standard triple-section gear pump. Operating weight is 4,017 pounds and the bucket breakout force is 3,642 pounds.