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John Deere Adds SmartGrade Capabilities to Dozers

North America’s largest Power-Angle-Tilt (PAT) crawler dozer now boasts the benefits of John Deere SmartGrade. Adding SmartGrade technology to the Dubuque, Iowa-manufactured 950K PAT improves the quality of work and job site accuracy through the complete integration of the Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade-Control System. The system is fully incorporated into the machine cabin, structures and software – delivering precise grading performance while eliminating vulnerable external masts and cables.

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Philippi-Hagenbuch Autogate Tailgates Ensure Full Truck Utilization

Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. (PHIL) has designed the Autogate Tailgate specifically to maximize haul-truck utilization, effectively increasing haul capacities by as much as 20 percent while also providing added safety and extended tire life.

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Grayhill Announces Refreshed Display for Vehicles

Grayhill Inc. introduced a refreshed 10.4-in. display for vehicles. Ideal for gauges, diagnostics, cameras, guidance and other vehicle functions in the construction, mining, turf care, specialty and agriculture markets, the display features a scratch-resistant, anti-glare cover glass with optional touchscreen capabilities.

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DSC Delivers Tier-4 Final Dredge

DSC Dredge, based in Reserve, La., delivered its first-ever dredge equipped with a Tier 4 Final C32 ACERT Caterpillar engine to a minerals company located in the United States. This Shark Class Dredge features an 18-in. hull-mounted dredge pump and 300 hp cutter drive assembly, and has a dredging depth capability of 56 ft. DSC supplied stainless steel hydraulic fittings and used anti-corrosion building practices, as the dredge will be working in a corrosive environment. The minerals company also purchased an anchor barge fabricated by DSC, which included a Tier 4 Final engine for the hydraulic winch drive system.

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