TAG: skid-steers

True workhorses: Skid-steer and compact track loader trends

May 15, 2018By
Skid-steer. Photo: Bobcat Co.

Skid-steer loaders and compact track loaders (CTLs) always have been true workhorses in the field. As they continue to grow in popularity, equipment manufacturers are working to make these machines faster, more powerful and more efficient for landscape crews to operate. “For landscape contractors, it’s all about time and labor savings,” says Perry Girard, product marketing manager for Case Construction... read more

John Deere debuts new equipment, launches contest

January 25, 2018By

John Deere added a new compact wheel loader, compact track loader (CTL) and skid-steers to its lineup. It also launched its “Small Machines, Big Impact” contest. 344L compact wheel loader John Deere introduced the 344L compact wheel loader with Articulation Plus. The 344L offers a travel speed up to 25 mph with smooth auto-shift technology, a full-turn tip load of... read more

JDLink now available on select large-frame Deere models

December 7, 2016By

John Deere made its JDLink available as a factory-installed option on all new John Deere large-frame G-Series skid-steers (330G, 332G) and compact track loaders (331G, 333G). JDLink allows users to remotely connect with their equipment for diagnostic, safety and efficiency checks. “John Deere has invested heavily over the last decade to become a leading technology solutions provider, not just a manufacturer that produces... read more

John Deere adds skid-steers, compact loader

February 5, 2016By

John Deere released four EPA Final Tier 4 G-Series skid-steers and one compact track loader. The new skid-steers models include the 312GR, 314G, 316GR and 318G, and the 317G is the new compact track loader in the series. According to the company, the G-Series machines feature an optimized boom design that enables lift heights over 10 feet on the vertical lift models and... read more

John Deere adds nursery fork attachment

December 23, 2015By

John Deere unveiled a nursery fork attachment for skid-steers and compact track loaders. The nursery fork is the latest addition to the Worksite Pro attachments lineup and is optimized to work with select John Deere E- and D-Series skid-steers, compact track loaders (CTLs) and most competitive models, the company said. The nursery fork features a 3,000-lb. carrying capacity, a 54-in.... read more

Cat, Torc Robotics launch remote control system

December 3, 2015By

Torc Robotics and Caterpillar launched the RemoteTask remote control system for Cat D Series skid-steer and multiterrain and compact track loaders. The RemoteTask system enables operators to control the machines from outside the cab—as far away as 1,000 ft. The remote control interface is designed to closely mimic in-cab machine controls, creating an easy operator transition from manual to remote operation, the... read more