TAG: Caterpillar

Saluda Hill Landscapes: Efficient and proficient

October 13, 2019By
Saluda Hill’s equipment is ready to go every morning so crews can get started quickly. (Photo: Sean Rayford)

Whether it’s at the shop, in the office, on the road or at the job site, Saluda Hill Landscapes in Lexington, S.C., leaves nothing to chance, especially when it comes to streamlining operations. “Efficiency is the difference between making a profit and not making a profit,” says Wendell Furtick, president and CEO of Saluda Hill Landscapes, which provides 60 percent... read more

Hardscape Solutions: Creating a stellar sportsplex

October 2, 2019By
Sportsplex tennis courts (Photo: Brian Koribanick)

The photos and story behind Landscape Techniques tackled a project involving a sportsplex in their clients' neighbors' old property. read more

Caterpillar rolls out new skid-steer loader, compact track loader models

August 23, 2019By

Caterpillar unveiled 16 new Cat D3 Series skid-steer loader (SSL) and compact track loader (CTL) models. These new machines advance the D and D2 Series’ reputation for quality, comfort and performance and deliver improvements in operator experience and track loader stability, according to the company. Entering and exiting the new D3 Series loaders equipped with an enclosed cab is now... read more

How to use compact, mini excavators to get the job done

August 2, 2019By
Photo: JCB North America

Mini but mighty: Landscape contractors are making use of compact and mini excavators in a variety of new applications read more

Work to do: Tackling the industry’s labor shortage

May 20, 2019By
Photo: Marshall Evan Photography

How companies, manufacturers and industry pros are tackling landscaping's labor shortage. read more

Caterpillar rolls out new land management compact track loader

May 3, 2019By

The Cat 299D2 XHP Land Management compact track loader is purpose-built for demanding vegetation management applications ranging from mulching, brush-cutting, vegetation control and mowing. This machine provides efficiency and economy in specific applications, including site preparation, utility right-of-way clearing, vegetation management for fire prevention, railroad maintenance-of-way, agriculture and forestry. The 299D2 XHP Land Management machine’s Cat C3.8 engine, rated at... read more