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How ASV Reimagined the CTL With New Max-Series
In this video we dig into how ASV essentially reimagined the very idea of the CTL as an operator-centric machine with a bevy of comfort and visibility improvements.
August 19, 2020
Kubota to build CTLs at new Great Plains facility in response to increased construction demand
As part of a $53 million expansion, Kubota North America’s subsidiary Great Plains Manufacturing has bought a 750,000-square-foot building in Salina, Kansas, to support growing demand for Kubota construction equipment, says Kubota. The company says it will launch operations at the facility by the end of 2021 in a phased approach, beginning with production of […]
August 13, 2020
Digga Bigfoot turns mini-skid steer, skid steer, CTL into trencher
If you want to turn your skid steer, compact track loader or compact utility loader (also known as a mini skid steer) into a trencher, Skid Steer Solutions is now offering Digga Bigfoot Trencher attachments. The trenchers, manufactured by Australia-based Digga, come in three models, with max cutting depths ranging from 3 to 4 feet. […]
August 4, 2020
Bobcat Unveils 4 New R-Series Skid Steers and CTLs: S64, S66, T64 and T66 are Stronger, More Durable
Bobcat‘s next generation lineup of skid steers and compact track loaders is expanding with four new 60 frame size, vertical lift models: the S64 and S66 skid steers and the T64 and T66 compact track loaders. The new loaders join the Bobcat R-Series S76 skid steer and T76 CTL unveiled in September 2019 and launched […]
June 10, 2020
Deere’s New 333G CTL With SmartGrade Has Dozer Mode and Integrated Grade Control
As its excavators get 3D grade function, Deere gave its 333G compact track loader mastless machine control last year, along with a six-way dozer blade. Check out our video here.
May 21, 2020
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Mecalac MCR skid-excavators combine compact excavator design with CTL speed, attachments
Mecalac's unique machine, which you saw above just got a new thumb, combines a compact excavator with a compact track loader and a side boom.
April 16, 2020
Case Unveils DL550B: Unique 2-in-1 machine is both small dozer and large CTL
At ConExpo 2020 Case followed its unveiling of a fully-electric backhoe with the introduction of the DL550B, a machine that represents an entirely new machine category—the compact dozer loader—and one that has been several years in the making under the code name Project Minotaur.
March 27, 2020
Deere intros 333G compact track loader with integrated grade control, DozerMode
With the push of a button, the CTL goes into DozerMode to function like a crawler dozer.
March 24, 2020
New Holland intros 11 models of skid steers, CTLs with new 300 Series
The 11 new New Holland skid steer and CTL models range from 60 to 90 gross horsepower, 1,600 to 4,500 rated operating capacity and more.
March 5, 2020
Case unveils B Series CTLs, skid steers with improved E/H controls, new 8-inch split-screen display
Case Construction Equipment’s is launching its B Series compact track loaders and skid steers with an emphasis on operator controls. The five CTLs and eight skid steers mirror the size and model offering of Case CE’s previous Alpha series, and include both radial and vertical lift patterns. Now available, the B Series debuted at the […]
February 7, 2020
Manitou, Gehl, Mustang offer new 2-year, 2,000-hour warranty
Manitou North America and its brands—Manitou, Gehl and Mustang—have increased the warranty period on U.S.-built compact products to 2 years / 2,000 hours, whichever occurs first. The warranty applies to machines sold and registered within North America. Manitou, Gehl and Mustang equipment covered under the new 2-year / 2,000-hour warranty includes skid steers, compact track […]
January 17, 2020
ASV to offer base, premium configurations for Posi-Track loaders
ASV is now offering base and premium configuration for its mid-sized Posi-Track loaders. Base configurations will offer a lower-cost option for operators while the premium package will provide additional production and comfort features, the company says. Both configurations will feature ASV’s Posi-Track undercarriage. The options will be provided for these models: RT-65, VT-70 High Output, […]
December 30, 2019
Manitou intros Mustang 1350RT compact track loader with pilot control joystick
Mustang by Manitou’s newest compact track loader features a 1,350-pound lifting capacity and intuitive single joystick control. The 1350RT’s small size comes in handy on tight jobsites. The joystick is designed for one-to-one control and to reduce operator fatigue. The CTL’s design is similar to the Gehl RT135, released earlier this year, and is based […]
December 9, 2019
Deere now selling Level Best laser graders for its skids, CTLs
John Deere dealers are now offering Level Best laser grade-control box blades for the company’s skid steers and compact track loaders. Deere says the Dual Mast PD Series attachments will boost its machines’ productivity. The series is composed of three models: the PD-72, PD-84 and PD-96. The model numbers refer to the box blades’ width […]
December 4, 2019
Cat intros 299D3 XE Land Management CTL for heavy-duty vegetation control
The new CTL has been designed for vegetation-management applications as mulching, brush cutting, vegetation control, and mowing. Details here on Equipment World.
November 14, 2019
Backhoe is Cat’s first Smart Attachment for new D3 Series skid steers, CTLs
On its new D3 Series of skid steers and compact track loaders, Caterpillar is launching its Smart Attachment platform. Cat says the new Smart Attachments are an industry first, and with advanced machine technology, the new D3 Series skid steers and CTLs automatically recognize these smart work tools and tailor machine controls and operator information […]
November 8, 2019
ASV offers 2-year/2,000-hour CTL, skid warranty; guarantees no derailment
ASV has introduced a new warranty for its compact track loaders and skid steers, including what it says is the industry’s first guarantee of no track derailment on its Posi-Track CTLs. The new warranty is for two years or 2,000 hours, whichever comes first. The no-derailment guarantee includes travel and mileage rates offered if ASV […]
November 5, 2019
Cat intros new D5 dozer, new D3-Series skid steers and new 306 CR excavator
Cat has debuted a new D5 dozer, D3 generation of skid steers/CTLs, and the 306 CR excavator. Check out more information on this video here on Equipment World.
October 24, 2019
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Safety & Compliance
Contractor Faces $1.2M Fine After Operator Dies in Building Collapse
OSHA reports a compact excavator being operated exceeded the partially demolished floor's load, causing an 80-foot fall.
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