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Thursday, October 19, 2017

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Briggs & Stratton Continues to Bring Innovation to Outdoor Power Equipment
Continuing on the path of giving homeowners more power options, Briggs & Stratton offers the Nexcel™ Series lithium-ion battery powerhead. At 82 volt max9, it offers reliable, long-lasting performance with up to 45 minutes of run time....
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MAKITA Brings More Landscaping Solutions to GIE+EXPO 2017
Makita returns this week to the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, KY, with more solutions for today’s landscaper and hardscape contractor....
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ECHO to Feature Full Line of 58V Cordless Products at GIE+EXPO
ECHO’s full line of 58V Lithium-Ion cordless products will be featured at the 2017 GIE+EXPO in Louisville, KY in preparation for the line’s upcoming debut at independent dealers....
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Sponsored News/Product Release

Dig Faster with Bobcat
Digging cycle time can mean the difference between hitting and missing a deadline. That’s why Bobcat® compact (mini) excavators are designed with advanced hydraulics for faster digging. They’re also designed to dig while under load...
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Oregon® Announces 120V Professional Series Cordless Equipment That Delivers the Muscle of Gas with all the Benefits of Battery Power
Until now, battery technology has not been robust enough to serve the commercial landscaping market. That changes today with the announcement of the new Oregon® 120V Professional Series outdoor power equipment line. ...
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STIHL Inc. to expand its Virginia Beach headquarters
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that STIHL Inc. will be expanding its U.S. headquarters in Virginia Beach. A press release received Tuesday morning said the expansion will bring an investment in excess of $25 million to the city....
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Hawthorne Cat Launches New Cat® Rental Store Mobile App
Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat® equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands and the Pacific Region, announces the launch of the new Cat® Rental Store Mobile App. The application allows users to identify available rental equipment, obtain...
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Frontier Wood Chippers Recalled by John Deere Due to Injury Hazard
This recall involves Frontier Wood Chippers with model numbers WC1103, WC1105, and WC1205.The green and black landscaping machines have knives (blades) that grind up tree branches turning them into wood chips or mulch. The model number and “Frontier”...
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Sponsored News/Product Release

CASE celebrates 175 with red skid steer, compact track loader
Sometimes there are larger projects out on the farm where a tractor just won’t do. That’s where CASE Construction comes in....
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After 3 rounds of giant USA vs. Japan robot fighting ... We have a winner
After what seems like an eternity of waiting, it's finally here. MegaBots' Eagle Prime vs. Suidobashi's Kuratas. It's USA vs. Japan in the world's first international giant robot fight. Here's our blow-by-blow battle report....
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CATERPILLAR to enter Utility Vehicle Market
Caterpillar announces plans to enter the utility vehicle market. The company has entered into a manufacturing and supply agreement with Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. and will offer UTV models sold through participating Cat® dealerships starting...
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Court sides with John Deere in barring farm-equipment rival’s use of green and yellow
It took 107 pages for a Kentucky court to explain a ruling that bans any farm-machinery maker except Deere & Co. from using green in combination with yellow for their equipment....
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Volvo CE's New Spirit Magazine Presents Mega Projects That Change People's Lives
The construction projects in Spirit Magazine’s new series ‘The Megaproject Listing’ do not just build and rebuild. They transform people’s livesThey improve connections between communities, enhance transportation and business, and construct smart and...
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Sponsored News/Product Release

The Toro Trench Roller TR-34
The Trench Roller TR-34 is designed with 15,709 lbs. (7,125 kg) of eccentric force for optimum compaction on a single pass. Used for a variety of compaction needs from foundations to utility trenches or excavation work, the TR-34 has the power you demand for any job....
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