JLG

The JLG G5-18A super-compact telehandler features a 5,500-pound maximum lifting capacity and 1,850-pound capacity at its fully extended reach of 11 feet. The unit has a 126-inch turning radius, facilitating work in congested areas. The stowed height of the G5-18A is less than 76 inches, making the unit practical for parking garage construction or any application where overhead height restrictions exist. The unit can be configured to accommodate skid-steer attachments.

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Nissan Forklift Corp.

The Platinum OP Series order picker from Nissan Forklift features Ergolift, which incorporates a secondary mast on the fork carriage that allows the operator to raise and lower the pallet to comfortable heights while stacking and receiving. Ergolift reduces the need for operators to stress their backs with constant bending because pallets are always at the correct height. Dual-control pods allow simultaneous drive and lift/lower functions. The series includes two models with the choice of nine mast heights and capacities up to 2,200 pounds. Standard features include an operator presence system, an anti-fatigue cushioned platform, a plexiglass mast guard and a cantilevered overhead guard. Optional lift limits are available for operations with lower ceiling clearance.

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Utilev Lift Trucks

The Utilev UT25-30P range of diesel and LPG fuel forklift trucks is available in 5,000- and 6,000-pound capacities. Designed to be an uncomplicated material handling unit, Utilev has a range of options. All trucks feature a standard limited warranty of 12 months/2,000 hours.

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Terex

Terex TA2H, TA2SH, TA3H (pictured) and TA35H site dumpers are matched to the bucket capacity of a mini-excavator, and are designed for congested jobsites. The hydrostatic transmissions on the dumpers drive through a new drop box and axles, providing clutchless operation. Operators can select the dumpers' directional drive through the steering column-mounted lever. The TA2H and TA2SH use a proven drivetrain combined with a 32.6-hp Tier 4 interim Kubota water-cooled diesel engine. The TA3H and TA35H are powered by a 43.2-hp water-cooled diesel engine. The units come standard with a gas, strut-operated folding ROPS frame, and a plastic leg guard to protect drivers from jobsite debris.

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Jescraft

Jescraft's mobile bar cradle cart is designed to move heavy loads of pipe, bars, angles or tubes in shops or around jobsites. Capable of carrying or storing up to 4,000 pounds of material, the cart is made of heavy-duty, all-welded steel and features a large, open C-channel cradle that facilitates loading or unloading with a forklift or overhead crane. The mobile bar cradle cart's roller-bearing wheels and casters are positioned in a diamond pattern, allowing it to turn and spin on its own radius. The cart is 60 inches by 28 inches, but custom sizes are available.

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Hyundai Construction

The R27Z-9 and R35Z-0 (pictured) zero-tail-swing compact radius excavators from Hyundai Construction offer a tail-swing radius of 2.7 feet and 2.10 feet respectively. The 6,350-pound R27Z-9 is powered by a 23.1-hp Mitsubishi S3L2 engine, and has a dig depth of 8 feet, 2 inches and bucket-digging force of 4,520 pounds. The R35Z-9 weighs 8,050 pounds and is powered by a 26.5-hp Yanmar 3TNV88, a water-cooled, four-cycle engine. The unit has a dig depth of 10 feet, 4 inches and bucket digging force of 7,050 pounds. Both machines come with either rubber or steel tracks.

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Bobcat

Two updated plate compactor attachments from Bobcat — the PCF34 and PCF64 flat-top plate compactor attachments offer enhanced compatibility with Bobcat M-Series excavators making trench restoration safer and more efficient. Mounting changes to the top of the plate, including a bolt-on breaker cap, enhance the excavator capabilities. Applications for the attachments include compacting trenches, footings and slab areas. The PCF34's length is 26 inches from the excavator arm and its plate width is 18.75 inches. The PCF64's length is 34 inches from the excavator arm with a plate width of 23.5 inches.

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Case Construction Equipment

Case Construction Equipment has upgraded its four largest Alpha Series skid-steer and compact track loaders, which now meet Tier 4 interim emission requirements. The Case SR250 and SV300 skid steers and TR320 (pictured) and TV380 compact track loaders now feature 90-hp, 3.4-liter Case diesel engines with the full high-pressure common rail design to meet T4i requirements. The units feature a new, patented piston design that promotes thorough combustion, and optimizes power and fuel efficiency.

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Genie

Genie introduces a package of design enhancements to its GTH-5519 compact rough-terrain telehandler, including a more comfortable cab, increased load capacity at maximum reach, emissions-control options and a more easily accessible engine compartment. The FOPS grid is now integrated into the cabin structure underneath the glass. The floor-mounted throttle pedal has been repositioned to improve comfort. The unit now lifts 1,900 pounds at 11 feet of horizontal reach, 200 pounds more than the predecessor model.

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Little Beaver

The Kwik-Trench mini-trencher from Little Beaver is offered in two models, the KT200B and KT2400B are able to trench up to 30 feet per minute. The compact design enables the unit to perform landscape edging, root pruning, installations of plumbing and drainage lines, low-voltage wiring, silt fences and sprinkler systems. Featuring carbide-tipped teeth and a powerful drive system, the unit is designed to cut through tough surfaces such as compacted clay, road fill, asphalt and tree roots up to 10 inches thick. Featuring a triple V-belt drive system, the units achieve rotation speed up to 800 rpm.

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Komatsu

The PC35MR-3 compact hydraulic excavator from Komatsu has an operating weight of 7,909 pounds and features a maximum dig depth of 11 feet, 4 inches. The standard thumb-mounting bracket and auxiliary hydraulics simplify hydraulic thumb installation enhancing the machine's capability. The optional power angle blade allows the operator to angle the blade 25 degrees to the right or left, increasing the excavator's productivity; useful when backfilling trenches. The unit is equipped with Komtrax, Komatsu's telematics system.

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Volvo Construction Equipment

The radial lifts MC60C and MC70C (pictured), and the vertical lifts MC85C, MC95C and MCT85C from Volvo Construction Equipment are its new wheeled and track models. The machines feature a unique single-loader-arm design and offer improved visibility, and enhanced side-entry cab access. Side entry eliminates the need for operators to climb onto and over the bucket or attachment, which can be muddy or slippery, and makes it possible for the operator to engage the loader arm support without the aid of a second person.

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John Deere

The two-speed option to mid-frame 318D (pictured) and 320D skid-steer loader models were developed in response to landscaping and snow-removal contractors' need for faster travel speed across jobsites. The new option increases ground speed by as much as 62 percent on manual and E/H-control machines, from 6.8 to 11 mph. Operators can kick into higher travel speeds with a flip of the toggle switch on the left-hand joystick. The units feature 24-percent larger cabs than their predecessors and six more inches of headroom.

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