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Drop-in Anchor

The new Smart DI+ design reduces the amount of force required to set the anchor. What used to take about 20 hammer blows on a typical 3/8-in.-diameter part can now be accomplished in approximately five blows, thus reducing overall labor costs by approximately 50 percent, according to the manufacturer. The cylindrical plug design concentrates more expansion at the bottom of the anchor where it’s needed to maximize performance.

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Cat Vocational Trucks CT660 contest opens

Owners or operators of heavy-duty trucks—including mixer, dump and boom- or knuckle-crane bearing models—can enter the “Win a Cat Truck” contest, August 1–September 30, by submitting a video, essay or audio recording to www.DriveCat.com. Entries are to convey how participants in concrete and aggregate hauling, plus other vocations, use trucks and how a new Cat CT660 will make them more successful.

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Palfinger announces seven-model line

Expanding its presence in the North American market, Palfinger has introduced seven new cranes, ranging from the cost-efficient PK 19502 to the high-performance PK 37002 and PK 46002. Models PK 19502 and PK 22002-EH both have a lifting capacity of 13,440 lbs.

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