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  • Vectorworks, Esri collaborate to bring ArcGIS online services to landscape designers

    November 7, 2019By

    Vectorworks and its partner Esri are bringing Esri’s ArcGIS online services to landscape professionals. The solution offers better and quicker access to GIS imagery, data and geometry and the latest technology available in Vectorworks 2020 software, including Vectorworks Architect, Landmark and Designer. “The process of integrating GIS information with a BIM model became tremendously easier with the ability to incorporate... read more

    MultiOne upgrades 2.3 series mini loader

    November 4, 2019By

    MultiOne upgraded its 2.3 series mini loader. The 2.3 electronic fuel injection (EFI) redesign brings an EFI system, redesigned frame and various upgraded parts. EFI will come standard with the Kohler EFI ECV749 engine, allowing the loader to start easily at any temperature. Advanced sensor technology allows the engine to optimize performance by automatically adapting to operating conditions. MultiOne says... read more

    Hardscape Solutions: Workin’ in a winter wonderland

    November 1, 2019By
    Hardscape project (Photo: Susan Teare)

    Location: Colchester, Vt. Company: Di Stefano Landscaping Di Stefano Landscaping landed a project at a private residence on Lake Champlain when the home’s buyers asked for a landscape professional who could help them reenvision the outdoor space. “The builder had done a nice job with the building but kind of stopped there,” says Chris Di Stefano, president of Di Stefano... read more

    New Holland’s new compact excavator makes its debut

    October 28, 2019By

    Attendees at the GIE+EXPO got a chance to try several new offerings from New Holland, which included the C245, the largest compact track loader in New Holland’s line. “Customers are asking for better traction, longer-lasting tracks,” said Ryan Anderson, New Holland product marketing specialist with skid steer loader and compact track loaders. Future releases, Anderson said, will focus on heavy-duty... read more

    New hydraulic mini excavator highlighted by Caterpillar

    October 28, 2019By

    Caterpillar enters the 6-ton class market with the new Cat 306 CR mini hydraulic excavator. It comes equipped with standard features like stick steer and new LCD monitor. The new mini excavator features heavy-duty main structures, a fuel-efficient engine, load-sensing hydraulics, spacious cab and exclusive Cat Stick Steer system. It shares a similar controls layout and common components with the full... read more

    New Belgard Collections organize, promote paired products

    October 25, 2019By

    Belgard’s display at the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., showcased Collections by Belgard. These collections group products and textures in themes to better help outdoor designers, contractors and homeowners find complementary product offerings that pair with a home’s style or design. Joe Raboine, director of residential hardscapes for Belgard, says the collections are part of a broader trend with consumers seeking... read more