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Contents MAY 2019 | VOLUME 34, NUMBER 5





FEATURES 12 The heart of power

Updates to hydraulics and electronics lead to improvements in 20–50 ton excavators.

20 Loader scales put trust in every bucket

30 A better way to locate buried utilities

52 Chasing off cold weather

34 Gantry system gives GO Transit bridge work a lift

56 Virtual reality

Vacuum excavation reduces potential damage to existing underground utilities.

24 Technology, changing approaches 40 Filling the capacity gap to buying push aggregates Ford introduces new chassis cab with industry in new directions 26 Frontline Demo Day

smaller footprint and bigger capability.

B.C. dealer shows off latest crushers, screens, stackers and a removable genset.

Simulated scenarios have real-world impact on jobsite safety. Cover photo: Doosan DX490LC-5 hydraulic excavator.

48 Recycled parts bring new life to machines


SECTIONS 10 Spotlight 12 In-Depth Report 20 Aggregates & Quarries

Heating solutions for heavy equipment solve starting issues, cut down emissions and lower costs.

30 Underground Construction 34 Cranes & Lift 40 Trucks & Transportation

48 Equipment Maintenance & Management 56 Safety Focus

8 Editor’s Letter 61 Industry News 62 Advertiser Index MAY 2019

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